Son of the great Harry Manka and named after his Uncle (founding brother Khan Manka who died in 1937), Khan Manka, Jr. has been Chairman & CEO since his father's death in 1976 (when he was a 16-year-old Sophomore at Beverly Hills High School!)
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Manka was a musician playing guitar and drums for several Southern California bar bands.
Called "The Last of the Moguls," legendary Hollywood producer/exective C.J. Siegal has been COO of Manka Bros. on and off since 1976 and CEO Emeritus since 2012.
Prior to that, he was Assistant to the great Harry Manka. After Mr. Manka's death in 1976, Mr. Siegal retired briefly to Mexico only to be brought back by Khan Manka, Jr. to focus on Mr. Manka's paperwork.
Lloyd Grohl joined Manka Bros. in September 2012 and quickly cleaned house - firing many top executives at the studio including C.J. Siegal.
He previously spent ten years with KB Homes as SVP of Existing Home Sales. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and is on the Boards of Big Brothers & Sisters and Rupert Murdoch's M.I.L.K. Charity.
Barb Gonzalez, the first A.I. powered CFO in the entertainment industry (replacing longtime CFO David Chang in 2018), is truly a marvel of science and technology.
Created from a joint venture between the Manka Innovation Center Encino (M.I.C.E.) and Google Technology Ventures, Ms. Gonzalez has succeeded in a world where everyone said it couldn't be done.
Prior to Manka Bros., Ms. Gonzalez was a pile of various metals and minerals harvested by child labor from several mines around the world.
Robin Rafe has been with Manka Bros. for 30 years, starting out as a cashier in the commissary.
Since being promoted to President of the Manka Bros. Theatrical Group in 2012, Ms. Rafe instituted Manka Bros. Writer's Award Program (MBWAP) which gives qualified screenwriters up to 15% top dollar gross of his or her films (after the first $1 billion at the box office).
Jay McBee became President of the Manka Bros. Television Group after winning a random draw nationwide contest in 2012.
A complete novice to television at the time, Mr. McBee previously worked as a cashier at a Radio Shack in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, but he always wanted to be in show business.
New Yorker to the death, Cyrus Weinstein has worked in the publishing world since he was 11-years-old.
He has been President of the Manka Bros. Publishing Group since 1982 when, as a 19-year-old, he was asked to take the job by Khan Manka, Jr.
On the creative side, he recently took a stab at writing for Broadway: Gulag - The Musical starring Joey Levitch (produced by Manka Broadway). It didn't work out...
A trained concert pianist, Emily Sachs spent years trying to make it as a performer.
After deciding to concentrate her efforts on office work, she was miraculously chosen to head up the Manka Music Group in 2012 after previously holding the title of Manager - Jazz Copyrights.
She would like to thank her husband, Robert, and two dogs (Sheba and Max) for their support.
In five short years, Ethan Rubidoux has transformed the once shitty areas of the studio (Manka Bros. Consumer Products, Broadway Manka, Manka Sports and Manka Fun Parks) into strong contributors to the bottom line.
His philosophy is simple: "Why would you make stuff that people don't want to see? It's not that hard."
He has a Master Degree in Folklore Mythology from the University of Wisconsin.