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.

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Danny Vinik


Prez / Creative Director

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

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Josh Belhumeur


Partner / Strategy Director

Former web developer with 10 years of experience and expert proficiency in a variety of web languages / Graduate of the University of Arizona with a B.S in Business Administration / Opened the DC office for BRINK in 2011 / Responsible for new business and marketing strategy / Married with no children, yet / Amateur drummer and guitarist, played in a jazz band in high school / Loves going to the movies / Drink of choice: bourbon

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Patrick James Cavanaugh


Senior Strategist

Digital marketing, public relations and social media communications professional / Presidential Scholar at the University of Southern California, Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, minor in Performing Arts Studies, and Master’s Degree in Strategic Public Relations / Strategist at BRINK DC / Originally from Miami, dances Spanish cooks French and drinks Irish

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Mary Ann Brazil


Finance Director

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

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John Boutwell


Art Director

Animator by degree / Graphic Designer by trade / illustrator by passion / minimalist by religion

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Caroline Jackson


Engagement Director

Writer and editor turned social media professional / Coordinates content creation and engagement, crafts client’s online personalities / Bachelors degrees in journalism and anthropology from NYU / Background in fashion marketing, merchandising and styling / Aesthetics and culture obsessed / A sometimes zine-maker, model, sewist

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Kai Miller


Senior Developer

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

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Chathura Bamunusinghe


Senior Developer

7+ years of experience in Web Application/Site development / BS in Physical Science / Car enthusiast and a Gamer / Origin Sri Lanka

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Jim Rundel


Senior Producer

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

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David Pike


VP of BRINKvision & Strategist

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

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Sean Madrid


Developer

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

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Pat Foley


Content Specialist

Creates and curates social media content at BRINK / Blogged and designed 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

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Brian Nguyen


Producer

Adventurer, Ultra-Runner and Rock Climber/ Tends to hang off of cliffs with a camera/ Proud Tucsonan and hoping to convince others to be the same/ BA in Film and Television at the University of Arizona/ Always aspiring to get out more and tell stories either by the campfire or on the big screen.

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Justine Hong


Coordinator

Former publicist / BA in Communication at University of Maryland / Enjoys television comedies / Snaps photos in her free time / Films when you aren’t looking / Small obsession with sneakers / Loves interactive art installations .

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Zack Williams


Video Tech Consultant

Undefineable.

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Kai Eric


Business Development, NYC

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 Team

E-junkie is a simple e-commerce startup and product of the BRINK lab.

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Tyson Nuss


Support Guru

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.

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Joshua Sort


Support Monster

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

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William Peterson


Support Ninja

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

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Robin Kohli


Lead Developer

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.



Photographs by Danny Sax.

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