Gina Tenazas joins XPRIZE as an Associate, Human Resources, with more than 12 years in the entertainment industry. Gina’s primary responsibilities center on Payroll and Benefits administration.
Mrs. Tenazas worked in member services for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) for over eight years, specifically for Locals 790 & 847 (Storyboard Artists and Set Designers). During her first year with IATSE, she was able to reduce their outstanding receivables by 75% by developing and creating payment plans crafted around individual members’ needs. Most recently, she worked at Universal Music Group in their Human Resources Department, supporting Distribution, Physical Logistics and Digital Operations.
Mrs. Tenazas received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps, after completing basic training at Paris Island, SC and serving the remainder of her time at the Marine Corps Air Base, El Toro, CA. During her time in the Marine Corps, she earned the Navy Achievement medal for her efforts in automating their accounting systems and training personnel at all levels from enlisted up through officer ranks.