Clay Graham, co-president, was born in Phoenix,
Arizona and was the head writer and
Executive Producer of “The Drew Carey Show”
for seven years. The show aired on ABC for nine years and is now syndicated throughout
the world. Clay studied Journalism at the Cronkite School at ASU, where he won the
Eugene C. Pulliam Journalism award. He wrote for Mad Magazine while still in college;
wrote and produced the sitcom “Who’s the Boss?” soon after; and is currently writing
his first novel. He lives in Portland, Oregon
and loves playing piano, books, hiking and more books.
Kathy Kinney, co-president, was
born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin and achieved
international fame playing Mimi Bobeck on “The
Drew Carey Show” for nine years. (Kathy is the only member of the Mrs P team who
has had a doll manufactured in her image.) Before playing Mimi, Kathy had guest
starring roles on “Seinfeld” and “Grace Under Fire,”
as well as portraying Miss Goddard, the town librarian, on “Newhart.” She also appeared
in the films “This Boy’s Life” and “Stanley and Iris,”
among others. She currently can be seen in the occasional episode of “My
Name Is Earl.” She lives in Los Angeles,
enjoys traveling, puttering and books.
Dana Plautz, co-president, was born in
New York and raised in Southern California.
She began her career working for producer Norman Lear,
creating new markets for entertainment properties. She later worked as a worldwide
marketing executive for Hanna-Barbera Studios, which produced such animated classics
as “The Jetsons,” “Scooby-Doo”
and “The Flintstones.” Dana became involved in
the Internet and New Media when she accepted a position at Intel. She also has a
strong philanthropic, community and government board service record, with a special
interest in supporting arts and education. Dana lives in Portland, Oregon and enjoys
swimming, rhyming, and watching her husband cook gourmet meals.