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Todd Gertschen

Todd first came to the Hollywood Schoolhouse in 2010 as a parent of twins, Max and Lok. In the following years, he became more involved in the community as a parent volunteer, member of the Board of Trustees, and as Director of Finance in 2016. Todd has lived in Los Angeles since 1994 but he grew up near Memphis, Tennessee. He was an exchange student in Australia for his senior year of high school, and then attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville graduating in 1991 with a BS in Finance. Todd continued his education and received and MBA in International Business in 1993 from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, which is also where he met his husband, Vince Klaseus.

Prior to working at Hollywood Schoolhouse, Todd’s professional career spanned over 20 years and was focused on the entertainment industry including positions at A&M Records, Sony, and Disney. His introduction to Hollywood Schoolhouse inspired him to work in the field of education and led his career in a new direction.

Todd enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends, traveling, playing games, and watching UT Vols football.

Favorite Food:
Spaghetti Bolognese
Favorite Book:
The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger
Favorite Album:
Favorite Song:
My Love Is Your Love (dance mix), Whitney Houston
Favorite HSH Event/Tradition:
Surprise flash mobs at the end of special events