About Our Team

Board of Directors

Muzz Skillings

President/Executive Director
Muzz Skillings is the President/Executive Director at Audible for Autism. As one of the founding members of the organization, Muzz translates his experience and expertise in positively and progressively engaging autistic children into a platform of advocacy for the mission of AFA. Muzz is a multi-Grammy Award-winning artist who brings a high level of energy, drive and spirit to Audible for Autism.

Scott Emuryan

Treasurer
Scott Emuryan is a founding member and developer of Audible for Autism. Scott has been a 15 year commercial diver/underwater welder in Philadelphia and a 20 year veteran of semi-pro football in and around the Philadelphia area.

Warren Schmidt

Trustee
Warren is an NFLPA/CFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and has been a driving force at ProStar. Being with ProStar since it opened its doors in 1988, he has been a force in developing relationships across the NFL/CFL as well as many companies and organizations. He has been a member of the Maxwell Football Club and JAKIB Media color commentator for Widner Football for the last two seasons. Warren was a former college safety at Springfield College and Athletic Hall of Fame for Perkiomen School.

Mike Kelly

American gridiron football coach and former player, scout, and executive. He is currently the head football coach at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, a position he has held since 2014. Kelly served as the head football coach at Valdosta State University from 1997 to 1999. In 2009, he was the head coach and general manager for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He has served as an assistant coach at the high school football level, for several college football teams, and for professional teams in the CFL, XFL, and the National Football League (NFL).

Joe Krause

Vice President
Joe is managing partner with JAKIB Media Partners & JAKIB Media Sports, Inc.  He is current Owner of the Philadelphia Yellow Jackets, The (IGL) Indoor Gridiron League and former VP of Sales for the Philadelphia Soul. Joe has extensive experience in media programming and sports management and brings 34+ Years of experience to Audible for Autism.

Lorenzo O’Branty

Secretary
Lorenzo O’Branty is a founder of The Independent Football League (IFL) Semi pro 11 man. He graduated from Frankford High School in 1982, played Semi pro football for a few years, including the Frankford Yellow Jackets. Lorenzo served in the Army Reserves for 12 years, coached little league football, Frankford Chargers and Moss AA. He was the head coach of a women’s Semi pro team, the Philadelphia Firebirds and also the head coach and owner of his own semi pro team The Frankford Chiefs.

Brienne Friedman

VP Website Development

Brienne Friedman is a graduate from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Marketing. She joined her father’s business Carbon, Inc.; a digital strategy and design firm responsible for collaborating with Audible for Autism, where she has elevated her career in skills and accomplishments to her current role as Sr. Director of Design & Development. Having a cousin with Autism, she holds a special place in her heart getting to be able to work with a non-profit that helps make a difference in the lives of these individuals.