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We’re Dreamers and Doers Who Make You Look Really Good

WE ARE REVOLUTIONARIES

We’re revolutionizing the employee experience one company at a time to drive the change we want to see in the world. It’s a pretty cool gig. We kick “old school” to the curb thanks to our laser focus on the employee experience — understanding it, defining it and shaping it—so that our clients can make real, lasting changes in their companies, in their industries and in the world.

WE DREAM BIG SO THAT YOU CAN SHINE

Our work creates meaning that extends well beyond your imagination. So if 
you’re looking to make a splash, we’ve got the chops to bring it to life in a kick ass, one-of-a-kind way.

WE GET INSPIRED BY INSPIRING YOUR PEOPLE

Meaningful work stretches us to fulfill our purpose and our passion. Taking 
creative risks, anticipating trends, telling compelling stories, and sharing our best advice are what we do best. We’re more than word nerds; we’re game-changers who are pretty darn fun to collaborate with.

OUR TEAM IS SERIOUSLY BRILLIANT

Ann Melinger

Ann Melinger
CEO

Head honcho. Passionate about people. New York City girl. Broadway addict. Late-blooming schussboomer. Family organizer, social planner and kid cuddler.

   

Kate Brinkerhoff

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VICE PRESIDENT

Veep. Running addict. Creative writer. Employee experience enthusiast. Francophile. NYC nostalgic. SF dweller. Snow seeker.

   

Anna Downing

Anna Downing
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

AKA “The Fixer”. Eternal optimist. Neat freak. Vino aficionado. Super mom. Dance party champion.

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Jackie Berg
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Visual problem-solver. Numbers geek. Fueled by Diet Coke and chips. Wannabe health nut. Generally conflicted.

   

Sara Forner Howland

Sara Forner Howland
SENIOR CLIENT STRATEGIST

Employee advocate. Writer. Joy seeker. Adventurer. Dog lover. Accomplished eater.

   

Jenn Gunst

Jennifer Gunst
SENIOR CLIENT STRATEGIST

Comms strategist. Thinker and planner. Big Green alum transplanted to the Bay Area. Aspiring gardener. Lucky Mama of two littles. Running partner for best dog in the world.

Becky Sennett

Becky Sennett
SENIOR CLIENT STRATEGIST

Employee advocate. Passionate about authenticity and good stories. Music lover, sometimes a DJ. Often found talking about food and healthy living (in a fun way!).

Patty Youngclaus

Patty Youngclaus
SENIOR CLIENT STRATEGIST

Workplace engineer. Music addict. Beer lover. Soul seeker. Risk taker. New (and proud) mama.

   

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Bethany Shepard
CLIENT STRATEGIST

All-in-one designer, writer and researcher. Always laughing. Pop culture and history nerd. Collector of vintage magazines. Cat lady without cats. Ice cream junkie.

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Lindsay McCleary
MANAGER OF CLIENT SERVICES

Energetic Project Manager. Eternal optimist. Assumes limitless possibilities. Aspiring DIYer with questionable Pinterest affinity. Vege-sometimes.

Tess Palladino

Tess Palladino
MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Jack of all trades. Lover of people and words. D.C. transplant. Boutique fitness addict. Will work for truffle potato chips. Red wine and pink lipstick junkie.

Vanessa Bortnick

Vanessa Bortnick
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Coffee fiend. Communication-enabler. Full of wanderlust. Word nerd. Early Bird.

   

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Dina Gomez
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Comms strategist. Writer. Seeker of the simplistic. Multitasking mom to great kids – from college to elementary school! Hot yoga addict and beach lover. Believes red wine cures everything. One of ‘those’ crazy USC Trojan alums. Fight on!

Alison Harrison

Alison Harrison
SENIOR WRITER

Question asker. Expat Brit. Book addict. Political junkie. Dog lover. Cat staff.

   

Tara Johnson

Tara Johnson
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Employee experience strategist. Travel addict. Fitness enthusiast. Jewelry designer. Cupcake connoisseur. Chihuahua mama.

Andrea McMahan

Andrea McMahan
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Storyteller. Writer. Inspiration seeker. Powered by dark chocolate, recharged with tennis. Obsessed with riding my beach cruiser. Boss mom to two boys. Veteran traveler. California native.

Debbie Purcell

Debbie Purcell
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Connector of dots and people, aspiring work-life integrator, mom and carpool karaoke leader, California lover and native. Met my awesome hubby in a laundromat.

Mira Sleilati

Mira Sleilati
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Lifelong learner. Passionate about connecting people. Creator of order out of chaos. Multitasking mom. Lover of cheesy pop songs.

Lindsey Tishgart

Lindsey Tishgart
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Obsessed with words. Live music lover. Devoted Texas Longhorn fan. Uncoordinated bootcamp addict. Mom to two crazy little dudes.

   

Sprig Studio

Sprig Studio
CREATIVE PARTNER

Passionate about bringing creative ideas to life through design, animations and video. Collaborators, brainstormers, what-if-ers who get things done.

Ben Munday

Ben Munday
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Token fella. Foreigner. Scribbler. Beer drinker. Modern pre-fab home advocate.

Rob Loud

Rob Loud
DIRECTOR/PHOTOGRAPHER

Born and raised New Yorker. Frequent flier. Pizza connoisseur. Professional air guitarist.

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Jennifer Cummins
ACCOUNTANT

Numbers guru. Straight shooter. First child overachiever. Multitasking wife and mother to 3 adventurous girls. Runner. Lover of music, food, Texas football and everything outdoors.

Liz Kelly

Liz Kelly
BRILLIANT INK FOUNDER

#1 fan (not in a creepy way). Employee experience revolutionary. Storyteller. Yoga junkie. Hippie mama.

   

THESE ARE OUR VALUES. WE WILL NOT BEND ON THESE.

We walk the talk. Plain and simple. We created our own meaningful employee experience, culture, and way of being by outlining our values together as a team. They’re part of who we are and how we work and live. If you’re looking to get to know us, this is a good place to start.

  • We believe in being the change we wish to see in the world. That’s why we approach ourselves, our clients and our community with a spirit of service, kindness, compassion and generosity.

  • We’ve embraced a new kind of balance that allows us to do meaningful work that enriches our lives, spend time with our loved ones and achieve financial stability.

  • Your differences are respected and celebrated here. Diversity makes our team stronger.

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