Meet Our Team

Brink is run by a dynamic team of experts and industry leaders, bringing together decades of diverse experience in education, literacy, writing, editing, publishing, and prison reform

Executive

Dani Hedlund Headshot

Dani Hedlund

CEO & Founder

Helen Maimaris Headshot

Helen Maimaris

COO

Jon Schindehette Headshot

Jon Schindehette

CMO

Leadership

Evan Sheldon Headshot

Evan Sheldon

Editorial Director

Senior

Amanda Farbanish Headshot

Amanda Farbanish

Internship Supervisor

Sam Gladstone Headshot

Sam Gladstone

IT Officer

Mia Herman Headshot

Mia Herman

Nonfiction Editor

Stefanie Molina Headshot

Stefanie Molina

Managing Web Editor & Grant Writer

Anna Suszynski Headshot

Anna Suszynski

Poetry Editor & Trainer

Associate

Chase Bailey Headshot

Chase Bailey

Marketing Assistant & Grant Writer

Suzie Bartholomew Headshot

Suzie Bartholomew

Outreach Assistant

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Mac Bowers

Education Assistant

Emily Brill-Holland Headshot

Emily Brill-Holland

Executive & Editorial Assistant

Thomas Chisholm Headshot

Thomas Chisholm

Assistant Web Editor

Maribel Leddy Headshot

Maribel Leddy

Assistant Editor

Dylan Louis Headshot

Dylan Louis

Outreach Assistant

Jessi Parra Headshot

Jessi Parra

Education Specialist

Jordan Ryder Headshot

Jordan Ryder

Outreach Assistant

Eileen Silverthorn Headshot

Eileen Silverthorn

Assistant Editor

Natalie Wyatt

Frames Prison Program Instructor

Junior

Ariel Fagiola Headshot

Ariel Fagiola

Assistant Editor

Viengsamai Fetters Headshot

Viengsamai Fetters

Junior Editor

Ally Geist Headshot

Ally Geist

Junior Editor

James Craig Hartz Headshot

Craig Hartz

Junior Editor

Delaney Heisterkamp Headshot

Delaney Heisterkamp

Junior Editor

Carolyn Janecek Headshot

Carolyn Janecek

Junior Editor

Lauren Lopez Headshot

Lauren Lopez

Junior Editor

Kaitlin Lounsberry Headshot

Kaitlin Lounsberry

Junior Editor

Sonya Minner Headshot

Sonya Minner

Research Assistant

Jaclyn Morken Headshot

Jaclyn Morken

Junior Editor

Samantha Samakande Headshot

Samantha Samakande

Junior Editor

Meg Walters Headshot

Meg Walters

Junior Editor

Intern

Aoife Lynch Headshot

Aoife Lynch

Intern

Cassandra Perez Headshot

Cassandra Perez

Intern

Miki Schumacher Headshot

Miki Schumacher

Intern

Amber Sullivan Headshot

Amber Sullivan

Intern

Carissa Villagomez Headshot

Carissa Villagomez

Intern

Consultant

Ejiwa Ebenebe

Website Artist

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Asa C. Garber

Legal Advisor

Zach Howard Headshot

Zach Howard

Prison Book Art Director & Co-Creator

Andrew Jimenez Headshot

Andrew Jimenez

Advisory Editor

Michelle Lockamy Headshot

Michelle Lockamy

Website Artist

Drew Nolte

Web Designer

Mike Raicht

Prison Story Development Consultant

Board

Suzanne Hickox Headshot

Suzanne Hickox

US Board Member

Jennifer Leong Headshot

Jennifer Leong

US Board Member

Ian Leprino

US Board Member

Vivian Marr Headshot

Vivian Marr

UK Trustee

Harriet Moll Headshot

Harriet Moll

UK Trustee

Catherine Stihler Headshot

Catherine Stihler OBE

UK Trustee

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Jordan Ryder Headshot
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Thomas Chisholm Headshot
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Jon Schindehette Headshot
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Mac Bowers Headshot
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Ariel Fagiola Headshot
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Helen Maimaris Headshot
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Dani Hedlund Headshot
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Maribel Leddy Headshot
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