Our Mission

By understanding and respecting the communities in which we operate, the LINK Strategic Partners team creates and applies the right tools and strategies to translate challenges into opportunities for hyperlocal success.

Our Core Team

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Michael Akin

PRESIDENT
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Corey Barenbrugge

DIRECTOR | WRITING, RESEARCH & STRATEGY

Molly Barker

Writing and Research Coordinator
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Charlie Brotman

SENIOR ADVISOR

Sydney Clayborn

Associate

Brittany Donald

Associate
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Molly Flores

ASSOCIATE

Julian Flores

ASSOCIATE

Sorcha Harrison-Ramirez

Urban Alliance Intern

Nora Hathan

Associate
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Matt Helfrich

WRITING AND RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Hannah Hickman

Associate
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Jevin D. Hodge

NATIONAL ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Chauncey Johnson

ASSOCIATE

Ben Kanfer

ASSOCIATE
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Josh LaFianza

ASSOCIATE

Josh Lasky

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER | PRACTICE LEAD
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Gabriel (Gabo) Lemos

SENIOR DESIGNER | CREATIVE STRATEGIST

Tray McGhaney

ASSOCIATE

Molly Mitzner

Project Manager

Marissa Moore

Associate

Amy Rose Oechsler

DESIGN ASSOCIATE
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Sheena Pegarido

MEDIA DIRECTOR | PROJECT MANAGER
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Caroline Potolicchio

SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT

Tausif Sanzum

Associate
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Poet Taylor

ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
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Maya Warburg

DIGITAL INITIATIVES DIRECTOR

Thomas Wheet

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES COORDINATOR
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Cindy Wilsbach

ASSOCIATE