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OUR TEAM

Find Your Grind is built upon a culture of Dreamers and Doers. Our team is committed to helping provide unique opportunities, and unforgettable experiences to next generation youth and the underserved communities in Los Angeles. Each team member brings the expertise, leadership and diversity of thought and experience required to make our dreams a reality.

NICK GROSS

Nick Gross is the Founder of the Find Your Grind Foundation. He current serves on the board of The Gross Family Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the world. The Gross Family Foundation are the largest supporters of Doctors Without Borders, recently launched the Mercy Ships that serve thousands in underserved communities in Africa, and have recently launched the UCI Stem Cell Research center and Women’s Pavilion at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach.

Nick is the drummer in alternative pop rock band Half the Animal and is the founder of STRZ Enterprises, a creative multimedia studio in Los Angeles, CA. He also serves as the VP of Milky Agency, a creative branding and business development agency.

NATASHA BARRITT

Natasha serves as Executive Director of the Find Your Grind Foundation.  In this capacity, she has created several programs, workshops, and experiential learning opportunities to improve the lives of at-risk youth through the arts.  Natasha is in nonprofit work to inspire and enable others to come alive by doing the things they are most passionate about.  

Growing up in coastal Maine, Natasha’s childhood heroes were artists, writers, and directors.  She moved to Los Angeles in 2007 to attend USC’s Marshall School of Business, School of Cinematic Arts Program and pursue a career in the entertainment industry.  In her spare time, Natasha is an avid traveler, yogi, painter, and amateur chef!

MIKE SMITH

Mike Smith is a professional speaker, host, and social entrepreneur. Smith is the founder of The BAY and Skate for Change, promoting positive communities and opportunities for youth development. In addition, he is the host of The Harbor TV. Through his ventures, Smith has combined his passion for skateboarding, music, and art; he continues to use those as a means to help the next generation of mis-fits find their grind. He is based out of Lincoln, Nebraska but regularly tours the country as a motivational speaker. Whether it’s motivating students or employees to change the culture of their school or their workplace; or teaching others how to start and maintain successful brands and organizations; or showing others how easy it is to give back to the homeless and lesser fortunate in their communities; Mike has the experience and expertise to inspire others to be extraordinary. As the Events Director and Ambassador for the Find Your Grind Foundation, Smith is dedicated to supporting programs that focus on positivity and growth for today’s youth.

DINGO

Luke “the Dingo” Trembath is a one of a kind personality, whose fun-loving spirit and con-tagious energy has dubbed him a mainstay on television for years. The former professional snowboarder is a leading voice in the action sports world with a wide array of experiences – from hosting high profile sporting events, to starring in five seasons of Fuel TV’s “The Adven-tures Of Danny & The Dingo”. A true social chameleon, The Dingo’s ability to find common ground with anyone and adapt to any social situation makes him a role model for kindness and acceptance amongst today’s youth. As the Marketing Director for the Find Your Grind Foundation, he hopes to foster a sense of encouragement and excitement for positive social change.