Team

Kilburn’s management team has extensive experience in building, acquiring, operating and growing highly profitable companies across a full spectrum of media and entertainment. 

Team

Kilburn’s management team has extensive experience in building, acquiring, operating and growing highly profitable companies across a full spectrum of media and entertainment. 

Mark Manuel, CEO, Partner

Mark Manuel founded Kilburn Media in 2010. Mark is a top tier Hollywood executive and financier and has guided Kilburn to its impressive growth trajectory and investment track record. Under Mark’s leadership, Kilburn has grown from a film production and finance company to a diversified entertainment platform company with rapidly growing, profitable divisions in live events, television, distribution, and select corporate acquisitions. Kilburn has also expanded into select international territories in its bid to grow its media and entertainment presence on a global basis. Previously, Mark was the Executive Vice President of Structured Finance and Corporate Strategy for Lionsgate Entertainment.

Mark has extensive studio-based corporate development and structured finance experience. He has partnered with select family offices, high net worth individuals, institutional investors, and foreign investors and governments in their desire to invest in the film and entertainment industry. He has been recognized as one of the industry’s top corporate strategy executives.

Prior to Lionsgate, Mark was an executive with Paramount Pictures’ International Television Group. Before joining the entertainment industry, Mark worked in the investment banking and consulting industries, covering the media and entertainment industry.

Mark Manuel

CEO, Partner

Mark Manuel founded Kilburn Media in 2010. Mark is a top tier Hollywood executive and financier and has guided Kilburn to its impressive growth trajectory and investment track record. Under Mark’s leadership, Kilburn has grown from a film production and finance company to a diversified entertainment platform company with rapidly growing, profitable divisions in live events, television, distribution, and select corporate acquisitions. Kilburn has also expanded into select international territories in its bid to grow its media and entertainment presence on a global basis. Previously, Mark was the Executive Vice President of Structured Finance and Corporate Strategy for Lionsgate Entertainment.

Mark has extensive studio-based corporate development and structured finance experience. He has partnered with select family offices, high net worth individuals, institutional investors, and foreign investors and governments in their desire to invest in the film and entertainment industry. He has been recognized as one of the industry’s top corporate strategy executives.

Prior to Lionsgate, Mark was an executive with Paramount Pictures’ International Television Group. Before joining the entertainment industry, Mark worked in the investment banking and consulting industries, covering the media and entertainment industry.

John Goff, Partner

John Goff is the Founder and Managing Principal of Goff Capital Partners where he focuses mainly on strategy. 

With a background in accounting, finance, and real estate, John has experience in all forms of investment, including public and private securities in various industries. He co-founded Crescent Real Estate in the early 1990s and led it to its IPO in 1994. As its CEO, he grew it into a multi-billion dollar company, which was acquired by Morgan Stanley in 2007. In 2009, John teamed up with Barclays Capital to reacquire Crescent.

John graduated from the University of Texas where he recently made his single largest donation to their School of Business. When he’s not in Texas, he can be found skiing in Colorado. 

John Goff

Partner

John Goff is the Founder and Managing Principal of Goff Capital Partners where he focuses mainly on strategy. 

With a background in accounting, finance, and real estate, John has experience in all forms of investment, including public and private securities in various industries. He co-founded Crescent Real Estate in the early 1990s and led it to its IPO in 1994. As its CEO, he grew it into a multi-billion dollar company, which was acquired by Morgan Stanley in 2007. In 2009, John teamed up with Barclays Capital to reacquire Crescent.

John graduated from the University of Texas where he recently made his single largest donation to their School of Business. When he’s not in Texas, he can be found skiing in Colorado. 

Ted O’Neal, Partner

Ted O’Neal is a founding partner of Kilburn Media and has helped foster its phenomenal growth. He is active in the production and finance of live events, feature films, partnerships, and company strategy. 

Ted utilizes his  experience and strategic, legal, and financial expertise in capital and structured transactions to build long-term partnerships between Kilburn and private equity groups, family offices, and key partners around the world. He serves and has served as an officer and on the boards of various funds and operating companies, and in various executive and strategic positions for private equity and family office ownership groups, and has founded or co-founded a variety of successful ventures.

Ted graduated from Princeton University with honors where he played golf and volleyball and was an Ivy League Champion and holds his law degree with honors from SMU where he was a published member of the law review.

Ted O’Neal

Partner

Ted O’Neal is a founding partner of Kilburn Media and has helped foster its phenomenal growth. He is active in the production and finance of live events, feature films, partnerships, and company strategy.

Ted utilizes his experience and strategic, legal, and financial expertise in capital and structured transactions to build long-term partnerships between Kilburn and private equity groups, family offices, and key partnerships around the world. He serves and has served as an officer and on the boards of various funds and operating  companies, and in various executive and strategic positions for private equity and family office ownership groups, and has founded or co-founded a variety of successful ventures.

Ted graduated from Princeton University with honors where he played golf and volleyball and was an Ivy League Champion and holds his law degree with honors from SMU where he was a published member of his law review.

Travis Goff, Partner

Travis Goff is President of Goff Capital, a Fort Worth, Texas based family office. Goff Capital is the family office of John Goff which directly invests in public securities as well as private equity in a variety of sectors. The firm also manages Crescent Real Estate Holdings, a real estate private equity firm. Travis manages all existing and potential private and public investments for Goff Capital. 

Travis is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and began his career in the real estate group at Morgan Stanley in New York working in both the investment banking and principal investing platforms. He currently serves as a Board Member of the several companies in the technology, manufacturing, and esports industries.

Travis Goff

Partner

Travis Goff is President of Goff Capital, a Fort Worth, Texas based family office. Goff Capital is the family office of John Goff which directly invests in public securities as well as private equity in a variety of sectors. The firm also manages Crescent Real Estate Holdings, a real estate private equity firm. Travis manages all existing and potential private and public investments for Goff Capital. 

Travis is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and began his career in the real estate group at Morgan Stanley in New York working in both the investment banking and principal investing platforms. He currently serves as a Board Member of the several companies in the technology, manufacturing, and esports industries.

Let’s build something

For the resources, insight, and opportunities to navigate                                           bold, new stories in entertainment, Kilburn Media is here.

Let’s build something

For the resources, insight, and opportunities to navigate  bold, new stories in entertainment, Kilburn Media is here.