Rabiah Ahmed
Senior Strategist
Rabiah believes our pursuit of peace, justice and prosperity for all connects us to the larger story of our ancestors. With expertise in public relations, campaigns and community advocacy, she continues this story by elevating inclusive, rich and nuanced narratives that move hearts and minds.
Sarah Armstrong
Account Director
Sarah believes partnering with clients to advance social justice starts by working to center impacted communities. She uses her vast experience in public relations and advocacy to tell powerful stories that move hearts and minds.
Tony Baker
Media Specialist
Tony believes in the big picture—and that you get there one step at a time. Whether he's fine-tuning digital campaigns or finding innovative ways to reach underserved audiences on radio and broadcast TV, he does so with complete intention.
Natalie Bonilla
Communications Associate
Natalie believes that reciprocity—with each other and with the earth—is essential to cultivating a better tomorrow. By honoring the lived experience and intergenerational wisdom within us all, she’s creating real change in people’s lives today, and for the benefit of generations to come.
Lydia Bradley
Account Director
Lydia believes in taking the long view. Her career across industries advancing social good has taught her that setbacks aren’t the end of the story. She’s using her tenacious energy, strategic mind and warm, relationship-centered approach to help clients and communities be the author of their next chapter.
Whitney Bradshaw
Senior Project Manager
Whitney believes solutions are rarely found in a vacuum. Through relationship-building, persistence, and ingenuity she finds creative ways to bring clients’ messages to life.
Miranda Brown
Senior Account Manager
Miranda believes big changes take many small steps. With a background in PR and coalition coordination, her curiosity, persistence and organizational excellence drive her in building strong relationships with clients to create a just world for all communities.
Joon Chattigré
Senior Copywriter
Joon believes that while the English language can be a blunt instrument, when shaped with precision, it has the power to express emotional truth that resonates with audiences. He's worked for over twenty years as a copywriter for brands, agencies, freelance clients and non-profit healthcare.
Thy Daniels
Director of Project Management & Resourcing
Thy believes in the power of diverse voices. With project management experience across several industries, she brings consistency through seamless processes, agility in the face of change, and a laser focus on creating room at the table for all communities.
Alesha Delaney
Alesha believes that curiosity is necessary to imagine and build a better world. Through thoughtful research and innovation, she excels at finding human-centered solutions to complex problems.
Sam Feld
Art Director
Sam believes that the right color and type have the power to turn the most complex problems into simple solutions.
Frankie Fernandez-Breedlove
Strategic Communications & PR Writer
Frankie believes a better future isn’t something you wait for. She’s harnessing creative optimism, collaborative storytelling and a deep commitment to restorative justice to co-create lasting change.
Leighann Franson
Creative Director
Leighann believes in the power of storytelling. She has spent her career in shaping brands, strategy and impassioned narratives to empower critical voices and to connect with audiences on a deeply human level.
Ryan Fukuda
Production Manager
Ryan rarely takes the same path twice. He believes visual story-telling requires an openness to possibility, new ways of working with others, and a curiosity about what connects us to each other.
Carina Garcia
Communications Associate
Carina believes that we all play an active role in each other’s liberation. Her thoughtful approach to building relationships honors every person’s and community’s right to lead the change that will affect their lives.
Rita Gonsalves
Senior Designer
Rita believes that when color, type and message come together, it creates a magical harmony that moves audiences. With a curious, multi-disciplinary approach, she’s finding new ways of resolving complex problems with beautiful design.
Diane Goodwin
Director of Integrated Marketing and Campaigns
Diane believes in fairness and equality—and the power of personal narrative to bring about a more equitable America.
Marian Hammond
Marian believes that the way we do our work together is as important as the work we do. When she’s not at the office, you’ll find her on the shore of an Oregon river, supporting trans justice, or finding reasons to belly-laugh with her kiddos.
Lamarra Haynes
Community Engagement Manager
Lamarra believes dismantling systems of oppression happens within the practice of relationship—with herself, those around her, and in the daily work of building a world where liberation is no longer a concept, but a lifestyle for all.
LJ Hernandez
Project Manager
LJ believes everyone can be a change agent. With her ability to juggle multiple tasks at once, she loves discovering how people and jobs are connected, and how each person's role creates the big picture.
Megen Ickler
Director of Digital Strategy
Megen believes you’ve got to start local to make a big impact. With political knowhow, a knack for listening and an authentic voice, she’s advancing community equity and innovating in digital engagement.
Alex Jackson
Associate Creative Director
Alex's super power is her resilience. She believes in invoking it through her art, in the relationships she nurtures, and in the teams and community she builds—leading with empathy and light.
Christine Kan
Project Manager
Christine believes that leaning into our deep, inherent interconnectedness has transformational power. After more than a decade in community advocacy roles in Oregon, she brings a uniquely relational, human-centered and strategic approach to project management at Brink.
Kerry Kavalo
Senior Project Manager
Kerry believes that with organization, commitment and collective action, we can move mountains. With expertise in project management across multiple industries, they thrive when building systems that empower everyone to do their best work and be their whole selves.
Sam Lee
Employee Experience Coordinator
Sam believes in paying attention to detail and helping others succeed. Whether knee-deep in research, streamlining systems or whipping up a batch of waffles on the weekend, she puts people—and her Corgi—first.
Mya Lwin
Director of Operations
Mya believes in the systems view: put things in order, create a process, get the job done. After that, it’s time to eat some good food.
Shay Malcolm
Chief Operating Officer
Shay believes operational excellence can only happen when there’s room left to make mistakes. Showing up as her whole self, she’s always on the lookout for new avenues of learning—and a really great book or movie.
Valentina Martinez
Account Director
Valentina believes in challenging harmful systemic structures within organizations and processes to affect real change and improve people’s lives. With her fundraising and nonprofit management background, she’s inspired by the deeply impactful work teams can achieve when committed to a common cause.
Ali Mayeda
Senior Account Manager
Ali believes there is beauty and power in simplicity. She’s tackling our most pressing challenges with optimism, political savvy and a clear vision.
Olivia Mitchell
Human Resources Manager
Olivia believes her connections to others form how she shows up in the world, how she does her work, and how she practices creating a more just world in which everyone thrives.
Claire Miyamoto
Senior Designer
Claire believes love, healing and joy are important parts of the creative process and that great design always starts with curiosity.
Jamie Morrissey
Digital Strategist
Jamie believes in grappling with complex issues and dilemmas that appear impossible. Comfortable in the unknown, she chips away at problems until she finds a way.
Thomas L. Ngo
Senior Web + Digital Strategist
Thomas believes in using our personal narratives and relationships to enhance the built environment and shape a fairer future. And he believes caffeine, exercise and spreadsheets are what’s needed to get the job done.
Summer Nguyen
Summer believes in creating accessible and impactful design without sacrificing beauty and emotion. They are finding new ways to bring joy and meaning to their work by tapping into the limitless potential of illustration and motion graphics.
Tracy Nguyen-Chung
Director of Production
Tracy believes the best solutions for our most pressing issues come from the people and communities most impacted. Through her strategic communications, public relations, brand development and documentary filmmaking, she captures critical, intersectional stories that bring lasting change.
Helen Qing
Media Director
Helen believes in breaking down barriers. As a media planner, her curiosity drives her to find solutions outside of the box—getting the right message to the right audience.
Jeanette Rawlins
Senior Copywriter
Jeanette believes in the power of complex and inclusive storytelling to celebrate and empower. Her diverse background motivates her to discover what brings people together and inspires her to work for meaningful change.
Cody Romero
Campaign Strategy Director
Cody believes in the impact of communication and cooperation. He’s writing, researching and building relationships to change lives, minds and systems.
Pip Sweikert
Senior Art Director
Pip believes in the power of design to transcend language barriers, having faced many of them during her time working in Asia, Europe, and her native Australia.
Rhonda Teeny
Associate Producer & Casting Director
Rhonda believes in being unabashedly herself. Strengthening teams with her positive energy and deep commitment to collaboration and organization, she pursues excellence while always leaving room for laughter.
Liz Vargas
Associate Director of Business Development
Liz believes in creating safe spaces. Whether authentically collaborating with clients or developing successful communications strategies, nurturing open, curious conversations is where she starts.
Tania Watson
Spanish-Language Senior Copywriter
Tania believes that we all have a story worth telling. She’s amplifying the voices of Spanish speakers and empowering audiences with clear, inclusive language.
Mike Westling
Director of Strategic Communications & PR
Mike believes in urban optimism, helping to build communities with new ideas, clear language and an eye on the political landscape.
Amber Weyers
Account Manager
Amber is passionate about building relationships—in her professional and personal life. With her journalistic and public relations background, she knows the power of a great story to connect people from all backgrounds.
Stephanie Zhang
Media Associate
Stephanie believes that values aren’t just something you believe in, they’re something you act on. Using her background as an activist, organizer, and leader she’s leading with empathy, showing up authentically, and fiercely advocating for justice for marginalized communities.