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Our People

Our team has backgrounds as varied as recruiting, HR, training, data analytics, graphic design, creative writing, project management, and internal communications. If it has to do with the employee experience, we’ve got you covered!

Ann Melinger

CEO

Head Honcho. Passion for People. NYC Lifer. Late-Blooming Skier. Broadway Fanatic. Kid Cuddler & Confidant.

Ann Melinger

Ann Melinger

CEO
Head Honcho. Passion for People. NYC Lifer. Late-Blooming Skier. Broadway Fanatic. Kid Cuddler & Confidant.

Jackie Berg

HEAD OF RESEARCH & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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

Jackie Berg

Jackie Berg

HEAD OF RESEARCH & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Visual problem-solver. Numbers geek. Fueled by Diet Coke & chips. Wannabe health nut. Generally conflicted.

Lindsay McCleary

HEAD OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

An Open book. Assumes limitless possibilities. Frequent Bike rider. Aspiring yogi. Mom to King Henry.

Lindsay McCleary

Lindsay McCleary

HEAD OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
An Open book. Assumes limitless possibilities. Frequent Bike rider. Aspiring yogi. Mom to King Henry.

Patty Rivas

VICE PRESIDENT

Workplace Visionary. Boy Mom. Craft Beer Sipper. Knowledge Seeker. List Maker. Peloton Rider. Self-Improver.

Patty Rivas

Patty Rivas

VICE PRESIDENT
Workplace Visionary. Boy Mom. Craft Beer Sipper. Knowledge Seeker. List Maker. Peloton Rider. Self-Improver.

Sara Forner Howland

VICE PRESIDENT

Employee Advocate. Voice Amplifier. Writer. Goat Lover. Joy Seeker. Slow Hiker. Accomplished Eater.

Sara Forner Howland

Sara Forner Howland

VICE PRESIDENT
Employee Advocate. Voice Amplifier. Writer. Goat Lover. Joy Seeker. Slow Hiker. Accomplished Eater.

Anna Downing

PEOPLE OPERATIONS LEAD

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

Anna Downing

Anna Downing

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

Becky Sennett

SENIOR STRATEGIST & RESEARCH LEAD

Employee Research Seeker. Cat Lover. Former DJ. Bookworm-y. Popcorn’s #1 Fan. Self-Proclaimed Home Cook.

Becky Sennett

Becky Sennett

SENIOR STRATEGIST & RESEARCH LEAD
Employee Research Seeker. Cat Lover. Former DJ. Bookworm-y. Popcorn’s #1 Fan. Self-Proclaimed Home Cook.

Farida Habeeb, Ph.D.

SENIOR STRATEGIST

She/Her. DEI Expert. Employee & Pop Culture Enthusiast. Queen of Project Float. Vegan for the Animals.

Farida Habeeb, Ph.D.

Farida Habeeb, Ph.D.

SENIOR STRATEGIST
She/Her. DEI Expert. Employee & Pop Culture Enthusiast. Queen of Project Float. Vegan for the Animals.

Lauren Underhill

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Seeker of Clarity & Purpose. Believer in the Power of Words & Rhetoric. Wannabe Chef & Dog Trainer.

Lauren Underhill

Lauren Underhill

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Seeker of Clarity & Purpose. Believer in the Power of Words & Rhetoric. Wannabe Chef & Dog Trainer.

Sonia Segal-Smith

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Bostonian in Cowboy Land. Coffee-Fueled. Problem Solver. Unofficial Taco Tester. Cat Mom x2. GIFs > Text.

Sonia Segal-Smith

Sonia Segal-Smith

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Bostonian in Cowboy Land. Coffee-Fueled. Problem Solver. Unofficial Taco Tester. Cat Mom x2. GIFs > Text.

Gabriel Galdamez

MARKETING MANAGER & STRATEGIST

Dreamer & Doer. Indoor Jungle Keeper. Aspiring Globetrotter. Fried food Aficionado. Trapeze/Gym Addict.

Gabriel Galdamez

Gabriel Galdamez

MARKETING MANAGER & STRATEGIST
Dreamer & Doer. Indoor Jungle Keeper. Aspiring Globetrotter. Fried food Aficionado. Trapeze/Gym Addict.

Claire Stuart

DESIGNER & PROJECT MANAGER

Creative Problem Solver. Doodler & List Maker. Passionate Equestrian. Amateur Painter. Dog & Plant Mom.

Claire Stuart

Claire Stuart

DESIGNER & PROJECT MANAGER
Creative Problem Solver. Doodler & List Maker. Passionate Equestrian. Amateur Painter. Dog & Plant Mom.

Nicole Ng

PROJECT SPECIALIST

Creative Solution-Maker. True Crime Junkie. Nomadic Tendencies. Artist. Advocate. Curiouser & Curiouser…

Nicole Ng

Nicole Ng

PROJECT SPECIALIST
Creative Solution-Maker. True Crime Junkie. Nomadic Tendencies. Artist. Advocate. Curiouser & Curiouser…

Danni Thaw

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Yardie. Notes Nerd. Truth-seeker. Food-obsessed. Literary Lover. Tabletop Gamer. Wannabe Dancer.

Danni Thaw

Danni Thaw

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Yardie. Notes Nerd. Truth-seeker. Food-obsessed. Literary Lover. Tabletop Gamer. Wannabe Dancer.

Aveen Naicker

MARKETING COORDINATOR

Creative Mind. Free Spirited. Dog Lover. Hot Chicken Addict. Music Festival Enthusiast.

Aveen Naicker

Aveen Naicker

MARKETING COORDINATOR
Creative Mind. Free Spirited. Dog Lover. Hot Chicken Addict. Music Festival Enthusiast.

Aaron Kier

SENIOR STRATEGIST

People-Person's Person. Aspiring Optimist. Hugger. Doodler. Prize-Winning Baking Whiz.

Aaron Kier

Aaron Kier

SENIOR STRATEGIST
People-Person's Person. Aspiring Optimist. Hugger. Doodler. Prize-Winning Baking Whiz.

Alison Harrison

SENIOR WRITER

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

Alison Harrison

Alison Harrison

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

Amy Wang Hernandez

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Boba Drinker. Planner. Mama. Jigsaw Puzzle Lover. Builds IKEA Furniture for Fun. Always Says Yes to Dessert.

Amy Wang Hernandez

Amy Wang Hernandez

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Boba Drinker. Planner. Mama. Jigsaw Puzzle Lover. Builds IKEA Furniture for Fun. Always Says Yes to Dessert.

David Polmer

SENIOR STRATEGIST

STORY FINDER & STORY TELLER. EMPATHIC LISTENER. ANALYTICAL THINKER. GIRL DAD. ATHLETE. MUSIC LOVER.

David Polmer

David Polmer

SENIOR STRATEGIST
STORY FINDER & STORY TELLER. EMPATHIC LISTENER. ANALYTICAL THINKER. GIRL DAD. ATHLETE. MUSIC LOVER.

Ellen English

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Internal Comms Maven. Wordsmith. Strategist. Girl Mom. Dog Mom. Jersey Shore Lover. Disney Expert.

Ellen English

Ellen English

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Internal Comms Maven. Wordsmith. Strategist. Girl Mom. Dog Mom. Jersey Shore Lover. Disney Expert.

Lauren Marcus

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Comms Strategist. Transforms What People Say Into What They Really Mean. yes please To Yoga & Flights.

Lauren Marcus

Lauren Marcus

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Comms Strategist. Transforms What People Say Into What They Really Mean. yes please To Yoga & Flights.

Sally Atz

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Wordsmith. Dog Lover. Wobbling Yogi. Travel Planner. Avid Reader. Theatre-Goer. Recent Empty Nester.

Sally Atz

Sally Atz

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Wordsmith. Dog Lover. Wobbling Yogi. Travel Planner. Avid Reader. Theatre-Goer. Recent Empty Nester.

Shazia Jivraj

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Problem solver. Simplifying the complex. Lifelong learner & avid reader, because words matter.

Shazia Jivraj

Shazia Jivraj

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Problem solver. Simplifying the complex. Lifelong learner & avid reader, because words matter.

Tyana Harte

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Seamstress. Reader. Cat Lover. House Plant Fanatic. Passionate about Thrifting, Travel & Playing Guitar.

Tyana Harte

Tyana Harte

SENIOR STRATEGIST
Seamstress. Reader. Cat Lover. House Plant Fanatic. Passionate about Thrifting, Travel & Playing Guitar.

Vanessa Bortnick

SENIOR STRATEGIST

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

Vanessa Bortnick

Vanessa Bortnick

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

Sharon Nicole Daugherty

TECHNICAL WRITER

She/Her. Wordsmith. Knowledge Management Geek. Painter. Top Chef, Old Movie & Rainy Day Obsessed Mom.

Sharon Nicole Daugherty

Sharon Nicole Daugherty

TECHNICAL WRITER
She/Her. Wordsmith. Knowledge Management Geek. Painter. Top Chef, Old Movie & Rainy Day Obsessed Mom.

Catrina Notari

RESEARCH INTERN

SHE/HER. ARTS AND CRAFTS LOVER. CASUAL GAMER. LIFELONG LEARNER. AVID MOVIE WATCHER. PITBULL MOMMA.

Catrina Notari

Catrina Notari

RESEARCH INTERN
SHE/HER. ARTS AND CRAFTS LOVER. CASUAL GAMER. LIFELONG LEARNER. AVID MOVIE WATCHER. PITBULL MOMMA.

Olivia Orrill

PROJECT MANAGER

Problem-Solving Connoisseur. acclaimed Puppy Snuggler. Avid Sous Chef & Bad Karaoke Vocalist.

Olivia Orrill

Olivia Orrill

PROJECT MANAGER
Problem-Solving Connoisseur. acclaimed Puppy Snuggler. Avid Sous Chef & Bad Karaoke Vocalist.

Rowena Sara

PROJECT MANAGER

Dei & Belonging Champion. Aspiring Cook. Avid Traveler. Dog Mama. equal parts Planner & Adaptable.

Rowena Sara

Rowena Sara

PROJECT MANAGER
Dei & Belonging Champion. Aspiring Cook. Avid Traveler. Dog Mama. equal parts Planner & Adaptable.

Hayley Woodle

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Design enthusiast. Visual problem solver. Hostess with the mostesT. Bootcamp Enthusiast. Mom & wife.

Hayley Woodle

Hayley Woodle

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Design enthusiast. Visual problem solver. Hostess with the mostesT. Bootcamp Enthusiast. Mom & wife.

Neil McLawrence

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Techie. Visual Expert. Less = More. Automotive Aficionado. Pegan. Lover of Pineapple on Pizza.

Neil McLawrence

Neil McLawrence

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Techie. Visual Expert. Less = More. Automotive Aficionado. Pegan. Lover of Pineapple on Pizza.

Rachel Schoenholz

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Flower Fanatic. Reality TV Junkie. Recovering Perfectionist. Mentor To Tiktoking Teens. Wife & Mom.

Rachel Schoenholz

Rachel Schoenholz

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Flower Fanatic. Reality TV Junkie. Recovering Perfectionist. Mentor To Tiktoking Teens. Wife & Mom.

Rob Loud

PHOTOGRAPHER & DIRECTOR

Born & Raised New Yorker. Frequent Flier. Pizza Connoisseur. Professional Air Guitarist.

Rob Loud

Rob Loud

PHOTOGRAPHER & DIRECTOR
Born & Raised New Yorker. Frequent Flier. Pizza Connoisseur. Professional Air Guitarist.

Shane Walker

WEB DEVELOPER

Best girl dad. Blackbelt at dad jokes. Aspiring illustrator. Webflow expert. Frequent flyer of the Brookfield Zoo.

Shane Walker

he/him/his

Problem solver. Iphone user. Animal lover

Shane Walker

WEB DEVELOPER
Best girl dad. Blackbelt at dad jokes. Aspiring illustrator. Webflow expert. Frequent flyer of the Brookfield Zoo.

Sprig Studio

CREATIVE PARTNER

Bringing creative ideas to life. Collaborators. Brainstormers. What-if-ers who get things done.

Sprig Studio

Sprig Studio

CREATIVE PARTNER
Bringing creative ideas to life. Collaborators. Brainstormers. What-if-ers who get things done.

Rogue IT

INTRANET PARTNER

Intranet solutionists. Truth bombers. Technology & business problem solvers. O365 experts.

Rogue IT

Rogue IT

INTRANET PARTNER
Intranet solutionists. Truth bombers. Technology & business problem solvers. O365 experts.

Jennifer Cummins

ACCOUNTANT

Numbers Guru. Straight Shooter. First Child Overachiever. Runner. Multitasking Wife & Girl Mom.

Jennifer Cummins

Jennifer Cummins

ACCOUNTANT
Numbers Guru. Straight Shooter. First Child Overachiever. Runner. Multitasking Wife & Girl Mom.

Liz Kelly

BRILLIANT INK FOUNDER

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

Liz Kelly

Liz Kelly

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