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

Amanda Farbanish Headshot

Amanda Farbanish

Internship Supervisor

Evan Sheldon Headshot

Evan Sheldon

Editorial Director

Senior

Sam Gladstone Headshot

Sam Gladstone

IT Officer

Mia Herman Headshot

Mia Herman

Nonfiction Editor

Jordan Ryder Headshot

Jordan Ryder

Senior Editor

Anna Suszynski Headshot

Anna Suszynski

Poetry Editor & Trainer

Associate

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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 Assistant & Associate Editor

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Thomas Chisholm

Assistant Web Editor

Bianca Fogah Headshot

Bianca Fogah

Marketing Associate

Maribel Leddy Headshot

Maribel Leddy

Assistant Editor

Jessi Parra Headshot

Jessi Parra

Education Specialist

Nate Ragolia Headshot

Nate Ragolia

Audiovisual Content Producer

Eileen Silverthorn Headshot

Eileen Silverthorn

Assistant Editor

Natalie Wyatt

Frames Prison Program Instructor

Junior

Erin Clements Headshot

Erin Clements

Junior Editor

Viengsamai Fetters Headshot

Viengsamai Fetters

Junior Editor

Ally Geist Headshot

Ally Geist

Grant Writer & Junior Editor

James Craig Hartz Headshot

Craig Hartz

Junior Editor

Delaney Heisterkamp Headshot

Delaney Heisterkamp

Marketing Assistant

Esther Hsu Headshot

Esther Hsu

Junior Editor

Carolyn Janecek Headshot

Carolyn Janecek

Junior Editor

Lauren Lopez Headshot

Lauren Lopez

Junior Editor

Kaitlin Lounsberry Headshot

Kaitlin Lounsberry

Junior Editor

Aoife Lynch Headshot

Aoife Lynch

Junior Editor

Carl McDonald Headshot

Carl McDonald

Grant Writer

Sonya Minner Headshot

Sonya Minner

Research Assistant

Jaclyn Morken Headshot

Jaclyn Morken

Junior Editor

Aisling Omahony Headshot

Aisling O’Mahony

Web Editor & Marketing Assistant

Samantha Samakande Headshot

Samantha Samakande

Junior Editor

Miki Schumacher Headshot

Miki Schumacher

Junior Editor

Amber Sullivan Headshot

Amber Sullivan

Junior Editor

Carissa Villagomez Headshot

Carissa Villagomez

Junior Editor

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

Stefanie Molina Headshot

Stefanie Molina

Advisory Editor

Drew Nolte

Web Designer

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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Aoife Lynch Headshot
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James Craig Hartz Headshot
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Ally Geist Headshot
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Emily Brill-Holland Headshot
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Chase Bailey Headshot
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Vivian Marr Headshot
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Asa Garber Headshot
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Zach Howard Headshot
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Michelle Lockamy Headshot
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Kaitlin Lounsberry Headshot
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Jordan Ryder Headshot
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Thomas Chisholm Headshot
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Jennifer Leong Headshot
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Jon Schindehette Headshot
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Mac Bowers Headshot
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Eileen Silverthorn 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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Amanda Farbanish Headshot
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Sam Gladstone Headshot
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Stefanie Molina Headshot
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Anna Suszynski Headshot
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Suzie Bartholomew Headshot
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Maribel Leddy Headshot
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