Meet Our Team
Good ideas aren’t magic, but the result of talent, experience and the joining of diverse minds. We don’t have a creative department; we are all creatives.
College in 4 states / Many credits no degree, published novel / Punk Rocker from the Mudd Club to Berlin / Entrepreneurial nature led to runs as a club promoter, film producer and early Cybar creator / Incorporated BRINK 2001 / Produced SPUN 2003, The Last New Yorker 2006, and directed Flor De Muertos 2010 / Married Mary Ann Brazil, 1989 / Rehabs adobe properties / Activist daughter attends Tufts University / Drives 1969 Alfa Romeo / USTA 4.0 tennis player
Former coder turned bossman / Steers the ship away from icebergs / B.S in Marketing from Arizona / Opened the DC office in 2011 / Married with no children / Powered by good music, good film and good whiskey
Wanted to be a writer / Floundered in college / Tried art from the perspective of student and model / Fled the Midwest for the southwest / Desk clerk at Hotel Congress, 1983 / Kissed the doorknob of the old café and Club Congress was born / Friends were all around me / Now I ran the Hotel / Smack dab in the middle of it all / Manager / Fast forward 20 years / Roots in the desert / Husband Danny Vinik and child Zobella / All on the BRINK
Local DC yokel (less 10 years in Oregon) / Seamstress / Always on the lookout for whimsy / Aspirational eccentric sidekick / Culture Vulture / Fabric lover / Martini: Vodka, straight up, dirty, 3 olives
Animator by degree / Graphic Designer by trade / illustrator by passion / minimalist by religion
Born and raised Californian, but has been living the desert life for 4+ years / Bachelors degree in Graphic Design with a minor in Printmaking / Diet Coke addict / Plays roller derby with a bunch of waitresses / Always planning her next vacation / Cat lady who likes to knit / Craft beer enthusiast
BRINK's Maven of Merch / Runs CREAM Print shop / Blogged under the nom de guerre of ”Carne and Queso“ since 2007 / Appreciates the aesthetic intersection of pop surrealism and obvious photoshoppery / Amateur animator and burgeoning motorcycle mechanic / Transcends his earthly form in 2036
7+ years of experience in Web Application/Site development / BS in Physical Science / Car enthusiast and a Gamer / Origin Sri Lanka
Former game developer and digital environmental artist / Heavily experienced in web development / Spare time mobile application developer / Clothing and pillow fabricator / Married with children / Drink of choice: Mountain Dew
Deep roots in Tucson and enjoys talking about them / Descended from cavemen / Alive in the age of information / On a cybernetic quest for fire / Lover of craftsmanship / Especially drawn towards wearables and watchables / Would like to control things with his mind / Enjoys controlling things with code in the meantime
Graphic designer turned front-end developer / Advocate for aesthetics and function / Originally from the UK / 10 years working and living in Southern China / Entrepreneurial and early morning enthusiast / Married with children / Most at home when outdoors
Has run the film distribution arm of BRINK, (BrinkVision) for last 5 years / Has acquired over 50 films for distribution / On a constant search for new content / Director of music videos, and short films / Hosts Kung-Fu movie night / loves whiskey, salami, and reruns of Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Believes that if we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves / Can bake 30 minute brownies in under 22 minutes / Private citizen, yet receives fan mail ? Wrestled Guinea Pigs in Argentina and won / Knows that with sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine / If life were a movie, would be the villain / the kind of villain you would root for
Life Long Musician / Poetry dabbler / Born in VA but raised in AZ / B.A. in Music from Arizona, go Cats! / So many books to read so little time / fan of the Tucson DIY scene / Sinfonian
Born and raised in AZ/ Lives in VA/ Works in DC. I shoot first, ask questions later.
Stitcher of substrates / Singer of songs / Curator of fine art / and just okay art / Designer of installations / Greaser of cogs / Performer / barefoot, / and in Pants / “It is a divine precedent you perpetuate! Roll on, reels of celluloid, as the great earth rolls on!” –F.O.
Writer, scribbler, journalist and bathroom manifesto composer / East coast transplant who doesn’t mind the dry heat / Cynical news junkie who loves to discuss the finer points of golden age hip hop and Mystery Science Theater 3000, preferably at the same time
Arizona born and raised, moved to Tucson 9 years ago to study journalism, graffiti artist turned lazy canvas artist, prefers projects that involve being hands-on, spent recent years helping run kitchens downtown, when free enjoys skateboarding and bike rides, huge fan of bar patios.
Conceptualist / Strategist and graphic designer/ founder of the 80's multimedia art nexus, Club 57/ Spent many years as a touring bass player with the bands Panther Burns and Wreckless Eric / Worked in all aspects of film production, new media and advertising and in 2000 he joined BRINK FILMS as Director of Development / Drink of choice: A fine Austrian Red
E-junkie is a simple e-commerce startup and product of the BRINK lab.
Interface usability maven / National Merit Scholar at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, BA in Philosophy / Webmaster at a leading regional indie ISP during the dot-com boom / Online since 1993 / Post-Rock & Gothic music aficionado / Drives & maintains a 1979 Lancia.
Depending on the corner of the internet Sortelli is synonymous with cyclopean tentacled monstrosities, leather clad devil wrestlers, or the anxious pawn of a dangerous meta-government containment agency. Fortunately none of that is true. / Tucson native / Surrendered to his love of cheesy power metal
The life of a reformed super-villain is tough, but one day at a time right? / Enjoys archeology, history, baking, scotch and secret bases / Kneel before Will... sorry
The vision and brains behind E-Junkie, an elegantly simple E-Commerce solution for people who don't have the means or desire to create their own web shopping carts / Loves code and animals in no particular order / started a non-profit in India to save dogs / Drink of choice: homemade kombucha.