Ms. Black founded Garnet Girl, LLC in 2007 a firm specialized in bridging private equity to creative, with a niche focus on international co-ventures. Ms. Black has Executive Produced several international independent feature films adding value for private equity client portfolios and a long-standing partnership with the Academy Award nominated writing team of Mark Fergus and Hawk Østby, provides additional creative value. Ms. Black Co-founded the US. NORWAY FILM DEVELOPMENT PROJECT in 2010, a co-venture between the USA and Norway; producing: THE SWIMMER and THE BIRD CATCHER. As a Strategic Consultant, Ms. Black shares her 20 years of Fortune 500 corporate expertise in client relationship, brand marketing and business development to industry executives and economic development officials globally Ms. Black holds an MBA in Marketing and Strategic Leadership. BA in English Literature. Board member of the United States Economic Small & Medium Business Council, 2010. North American Consultant for The European Union Film Commission Network (EUFCN), Board Member of Grassroots Acoustica Foundation in LA.