Director of THE CAPOTE TAPES. Guest of the online meeting.

Ebs Burnough has nearly two decades of public and private sector experience. He served as an Advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama during the 2008 U.S. Presidential Campaign as well as, serving as Deputy White House Social Secretary to the President and First Lady during the Obama’s first term in the White House. Prior to his tenure with the Obama Administration, he held a variety of senior level positions in legislative and electoral campaigns on behalf of elected officials and organized labor; including Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, former Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland, U.S. Congressman Jerrold Nadler of New York and The Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Additionally, Burnough served as the founding Director of Communications for AERIN, a global lifestyle brand founded by cosmetics entrepreneur Aerin Lauder. There he shaped the company’s image and that of its founder from inception. During his tenure, he launched the multi-national brand creating and overseeing all public relations, government affairs, corporate social responsibility, and brand strategy. He serves on the boards of The Actors Fund, Steppenwolf Theatre and The Sundance Institute. Burnough is a graduate of Northwestern University where he studied theatre. This is his documentary feature film debut.