Creative inspiration comes in all forms

At A. Bright Idea, we thrive in our creative playground so in the end, we deliver results for our clients.


Building on the strength of our diverse backgrounds and skill sets, we fully embrace our culture of collaboration. It’s how the creative roles of many directly impact our clients and team in a positive way.

Anita Brightman
Founder and CEO
T.J. Brightman
Agency Principal Advisor
Chad Schwartz-Mitchell
Chief Financial Officer
Cobey Dietrich
Executive Vice President Verbal and Visual Communications
Melissa Mauldin
Vice President of Verbal Communications
Katie MacNichol
Director of Strategic Marketing
Teri O’Neal
Director of Public Relations
Kristie Sheppard
Senior Communications Specialist/Proposal Manager
Cari Ashkin
Communications Manager
Megan Olson
Assistant Director of Advertising
Jamie Abell
PR Specialist
Danielle Rothouse
Media Buyer/Planner
Katie Bouloubassis
Media Buyer and Planner
Shawn Nesaw
Senior Creative Content Strategist
Michelle Griffin
Health Publications Editor, NIDA
Chris Fitzgerald
Kristina Cooper
Records Management
Erin Bolling
Visits and Events Coordinator
Tammy Gray
Administrative/Document Control
Rosemary Patterson
Outreach Specialist
Mary Ann Beane
Visual Information Specialist
Shawn Dhanak
Senior Communications Specialist
Lisa Condon
Senior Director of Graphic Services
Brian Lobsinger
Senior Director of Brand & Web Development
Eric Bach
Director of Video Creative
Alison Tagliaferri
Director of Visual Communications
Robyn Koenig
Graphic Design Project Manager
LeAnne Eck
Interactive Designer/Interactive Team Lead
Nate Keezer
Videographer/Production Coordinator
Corey Warnick
Web Developer
Patrick Sedlander
Graphic Design Project Manager
Brian Foy
Graphic Design Specialist
Sam Karolenko
Video and Animation Specialist
Taylor Goad
Motion Graphics Designer
Rose Brightman
Office Manager
Sherida Peifley
Office Manager
A. Bright Idea Office

210 Archer Street, Bel Air, MD 21014 | (p) 410.836.7180 | (f) 410.836.0186
13750 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, Sonoma, CA 95442 | (p) 707.935.1377 | (f) 410.836.0186
348 E. Olive Avenue, Suite E, Burbank, CA 91502 | (p) 818.736.5696 | (f) 410.836.0186