THE TEAM

DOROTHY TORAN

Partner and Executive Producer
Dorothy Toran is an Emmy and Palme d’Or nominated executive producer. Known for her work in producing some of unscripted television’s highest-rated programming, Dorothy’s expertise in storytelling, physical production, and talent management is unparalleled. Her razor-sharp focus and keen understanding of how to scale programming advances content creation, excels profitability, and provides unprecedented cost savings. Dorothy’s dual creative and fiscal expertise has been responsible for sizable success across several network platforms including NBC Universal, Discovery, Viacom, and Warner Bros. Prior to launching Lauren Grace Media, Dorothy served as Executive Producer and Executive In Charge of Production on several Bravo series.

LESLIE D. FARRELL

Partner and Executive Producer
Leslie D. Farrell is an Emmy, Peabody, and two-time duPont-Columbia award-winning executive producer, director, and writer. A veteran storyteller, Leslie has made documentaries, entertainment, scripted and unscripted television for over twenty years. As a former Vice President of Production for NBC Universal, Leslie’s leadership played an integral role in Bravo television’s rise from eleventh to fourth place in ad-supported cable. Leslie has led numerous high-profile PBS series, including season one of Finding Your Roots, which she developed for host Henry Louis Gates Jr. Her programming resume also includes projects for HBO Sports, as well as MTV, BET, CNBC, NBC, History Channel, and several other premium platforms.

SHERAINA VALZORA

Director of Operations and Marketing
A masterful strategist, marketing and social media expert, Sheraina powers Lauren Grace Media as Director of Operations and Marketing. With extraordinary experience in corporate communications across several sectors including diversity and inclusion, communications management, and global brand building, Sheraina’s expert precision provides tremendous strength to the LGM business.