Jim Stephens has joined the distributor of gay and lesbian films and will share oversight duties with co-president Maria Lynn.
Stephens is a member of the PGA and sits on Wolfe’s board of directors. He served as executive producer on Love Is Strange and invested in the 2014 Broadway production of Hedwig And The Angry Inch
“We are thrilled to have Jim on board and leverage his experience as a seasoned executive,” said founder and board member Kathy Wolfe in making the announcement.
‘His passion for LGBT films will add a new perspective to the company as we continue to navigate the challenges and opportunities facing the independent film market.”
Stephens previously served as svp of worldwide sales and field operations at Adobe Systems.
“I am looking forward to working with Kathy and Maria to expand the reach of Wolfe through high-quality LGBT films,” he said. “Wolfe has a bright future, not only because of new distribution platforms, but also because of the increasing quality of LGBT films being made today.”