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

Michael Akin

PRESIDENT

Corey Barenbrugge

Chief Operating Officer & Senior Strategist

Molly Barker

Editorial Manager & Digital Strategist

Charlie Brotman

SENIOR ADVISOR

Dexter L. Coburn II

URBAN ALLIANCE INTERN

Joseph (Jae) Early

Associate

Lakina Edwards

Pivot Fellow

Joe Falcone

Associate

Molly Flores

PROJECT MANAGER

Julian Flores

Project Manager

Michelle Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER

Matt Helfrich

Writing & Operations Coordinator

Jevin D. Hodge

National Engagement Coordinator

Jamal Holtz

Project Manager & Assistant to the President

Joshua House

Associate

Carole Lambert

Writer & Editor

Josh Lasky

Managing Director & Chief Strategist

Gabriel (Gabo) Lemos

CREATIVE Director

Chloe Lewis

Associate

Tray McGhaney

DESIGN ASSOCIATE

Jacquelyn Miller

Associate

Molly Mitzner

Director of Community Engagement

Amy Rose Oechsler

DESIGN ASSOCIATE

Richard Palma

Associate

Sheena Pegarido

Vice President, Communications & Events

Caroline Potolicchio

Operations & Executive Support Manager

Rebecca Raslowsky

Associate

Jean-Pierre Roberts

Career Ready Internship

Zamiya Sabour

Associate

Sarah Schwartz

Associate

Kelly Skinner

Research Assistant

Vivien Song

Associate

Poet Taylor

ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Ihamna Cubillos Valencia

Multimedia Director

Victoria Wilcher

Associate

Helen Yu

Design Associate