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
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 Advertising
Teri O’Neal
Director of Public Relations
Kristie Sheppard
Senior Communications Specialist
Gay Pinder
Senior Media Relations/Communications Specialist
Christina Watson
VIP Visit and Presentation Coordinator
Shawn Nesaw
Verbal/Visual Communications Specialist
Meg O’Hara
Communications Specialist
Cari Ashkin
Communications Specialist
Emily Howell
Senior Communications Specialist, NIDA Team Lead
Brad Kroner
Communications Specialist
Lisa Goodson
Behavioral Health Writer/ Editor
Ryan Ruff
Media Planner
Lisa Condon
Director of Visual Communications
Brian Lobsinger
Director of Visual Communications
Chris LaMartina
Director of Verbal & Visual Storytelling
Matthew Benedict
Production Coordinator/Copywriter
Alison Tagliaferri
Assistant Director of Visual Communications
Eric Bach
Multimedia Specialist / Video Production Team Lead
LeAnne Eck
Interactive Designer / Interactive Team Lead
Jessy Weiss
Senior Graphic Design Specialist
Robyn Koenig
Graphic Design Specialist
Nate Keezer
Videographer & Multimedia Specialist
Corey Warnick
Web Developer
Patrick Sedlander
Graphic Design Specialist
Emily Hennegan
Graphic Design Specialist
Steven Watson
Programming Communications Specialist
Kelly McAdams
Multimedia Specialist
Katie Bouloubassis
Communications Specialist/ Administrative Assistant
Kristy Curry
Executive Administrative Assistant
Rose Brightman
Office Manager
A. Bright Idea Office

If you’re a business or organization looking for a partner to build your brand, look no further. If you’re a fellow creative looking to work with a collaborative team that gets it, look no further.

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