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Darrell Cross

Chief Financial OfficerMarVista Entertainment

Los Angeles Area

Member Since January 2021


Corporate Finance
Business Management


Darrell Cross is a media and entertainment executive with a broad finance and accounting background in domestic and international business across various industries including entertainment, technology, and telecommunications. As Chief Financial Officer of MarVista Entertainment, Cross is responsible for overseeing financial operations and growth opportunities, leveraging new business models and capital management. Before joining MarVista, Cross was the COO/CFO for Wild Card where he was responsible for the financial operations of the company and oversaw the formation of the 3AM Creative Group, a social media marketing company geared towards the development of new forms of content and marketing for modern, global audiences including strategy analysis, positioning and partner analysis integration opportunities. Prior to Wild Card, he was the chief financial officer for Deluxe Media where he was responsible for all divisional financial operations including financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, and planning/budgeting. These businesses encompassed post-production services for Home Entertainment (DVD/Blu Ray and Digital Distribution), Content Localization (Subtitling, Audio and Foreign Language Dubbing), TV/Film Remastering/Repurposing, Archival, Syndicated TV and Advertising distribution. Prior to joining Deluxe, Mr. Cross was the vice president of finance at TechnoCom, a telecommunications software company, where he oversaw the financial operations including debt/equity financing and was instrumental in the sale of the location equipment division to CalAmp. Before joining TechnoCom, Mr. Cross came from public accounting where he worked with both public and private companies across a wide range of industries including communications, entertainment, and non-profit. Mr. Cross is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Oregon and a Master's of Business Administration degree from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Published content

10 Ways to Make 'Talent Mobility' Work for Your Company

expert panel

Ensuring your employees are fulfilled in their work pays off in more ways than one. In their efforts to retain their employees, many companies are becoming more and more open to “talent mobility” — or letting employees completely change positions or departments in their company. This can have many benefits, such as increased fulfillment and job satisfaction for employees and higher rates of productivity and lower turnover for companies. But moving employees around the company can quickly turn into a complex mess if you don’t have the right plan in place first. To help, 10 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council offer their tips for ensuring this process goes smoothly and is a successful endeavor for all parties involved.

The ROI of Investing in Creative Company Culture


As we begin to draw out plans for a “return to the office,” we should aim to bring a fresh perspective when it comes to culture.

15 Activities to Help You De-Stress and Avoid Burnout in the Modern World

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When your usual outlets aren't available to you, it's important to find alternate coping mechanisms. It’s no question that the last year has been challenging for everyone. Even with the hope of "normalcy" on the horizon, people are finding it difficult to cope with the ongoing pandemic on top of the challenging social and political climate. With many outlets and resources inaccessible at this time, it’s even harder to find ways to de-stress. To help, a panel of Rolling Stone Culture Council members shared activities and methods that can aid in coping with burnout during multiple crises. Follow their advice to find healthy ways to deal with the stress of the modern world.

Company details

MarVista Entertainment

Company bio

MarVista is a global independent studio, producing and distributing a variety of content across the world. With efficient and on-demand development and production capabilities aligned with marketing and distribution, MVE is positioned to see projects through from concept to release. We are the market leaders in selling multi-platform content across over 125 territories to more than 1,000 licensees and have an expertise in distributing all content genres and formats.



Area of focus

Content Producing
Content Development
Content Distribution

Company size

51 - 200

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