Director of Business Development
Juan Castro has been with Haydenfilms, LLC since November 2006. Juan Castro was named Director of Business Development for the Haydenfilms Institute. In his new leadership position, he has developed a plan to improve upon and showcase HFI’s existing relationships, as well as develop new international strategic partnerships. Through targeting niche markets and attracting sponsors from the corporate and university sectors, Juan has provided a platform for the development of innovative and revolutionizing projects.
The preservation of our sponsorships and endorsements will allow the Haydenfilms Institute to continuously execute the institute’s mission of empowering, educating, and funding student and independent film makers across the globe.
Before joining the Haydenfilms Institute, Juan worked as a Clinical Supervisor and a Program Coordinator at a pediatric clinic in Los Angeles, CA. He was responsible for structuring and managing various programs that serviced families and children with special needs. In addition, he assisted the agency with developing new relationships with numerous funding sources across the Los Angeles County.
Juan graduated summa cum laude from Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, with a major in psychology. In January 2009, Juan graduated with the highest distinctions from National University, where he earned a master’s in Education with a specialization in Applied Behavioral Analysis.