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

Founder & CEO

Helen Maimaris Headshot

Helen Maimaris

COO

Jon Schindehette Headshot

Jon Schindehette

Chief Marketing Officer

Leadership

Mia Herman Headshot

Mia Herman

Outreach Director

Andrew Jimenez Headshot

Andrew Jimenez

Publishing Director

Evan Sheldon Headshot

Evan Sheldon

Editorial Director

Senior

Amanda Farbanish Headshot

Amanda Farbanish

Marketing Assistant

Kenneth Fleming Headshot

Kenneth Fleming

Outreach Coordinator

Sam Gladstone Headshot

Sam Gladstone

IT Officer

Kaley Kiermayr Headshot

Kaley Kiermayr

Internship Supervisor

Stefanie Molina Headshot

Stefanie Molina

Managing Web Editor & Grant Writer

Anna Suszynski Headshot

Anna Suszynski

Poetry Editor & Trainer

Associate

Suzie Bartholomew Headshot

Suzie Bartholomew

Outreach Assistant

Mac Bowers Headshot

Mac Bowers

Education Assistant

Johnny Caputo Headshot

Johnny Caputo

Education Specialist

Ariel Fagiola Headshot

Ariel Fagiola

Assistant Editor

Maribel Leddy Headshot

Maribel Leddy

Assistant Editor

Dylan Louis Headshot

Dylan Louis

Outreach Assistant

Zoe Nepolello Headshot

Zoe Nepolello

Marketing Assistant

Jordan Ryder Headshot

Jordan Ryder

Outreach Assistant

Eileen Silverthorn Headshot

Eileen Silverthorn

Assistant Editor

Natalie Wyatt

Frames Prison Program Instructor

Kristen Zory King Headshot

Kristen Zory King

Grant Writer

Junior

Chase Bailey Headshot

Chase Bailey

Marketing Assistant

Emily Brill-Holland Headshot

Emily Brill-Holland

Junior Editor

Thomas Chisholm Headshot

Thomas Chisholm

Junior Editor

Rebecca Hannigan Headshot

Rebecca Hannigan

Junior Editor

Madeline Hosack Headshot

Madeline Hosack

Junior Editor

Carolyn Janecek Headshot

Carolyn Janecek

Junior Editor

Alyssa Jordan Headshot

Alyssa Jordan

Editorial Correspondent

Lauren Lopez Headshot

Lauren Lopez

Junior Editor

Kaitlin Lounsberry Headshot

Kaitlin Lounsberry

Junior Editor

Sonya Minner Headshot

Sonya Minner

Research Assistant

Samantha Samakande Headshot

Samantha Samakande

Junior Editor

Intern

Venus Davis Headshot

Venus Davis

Intern

Viengsamai Fetters Headshot

Viengsamai Fetters

Intern

Ally Geist Headshot

Ally Geist

Intern

Abi Mechley Headshot

Abi Mechley

Intern

Jaclyn Morken Headshot

Jaclyn Morken

Intern

Consultant

Andrew Clark Headshot

Andrew Clark

Consultant to the Board

Ejiwa Ebenebe

Website Artist

Asa Garber Headshot

Asa C. Garber

Legal Advisor

Zach Howard Headshot

Zach Howard

Prison Book Art Director & Co-Creator

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

Catherine Stihler Headshot

Catherine Stihler OBE

UK Trustee

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Jordan Ryder 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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Mia Herman Headshot
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Andrew Jimenez Headshot
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Kaley Kiermayr Headshot
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Johnny Caputo Headshot
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Amanda Farbanish Headshot
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Sam Gladstone Headshot
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