Meet the StoryFile Team

Experience the power of conversational video with our team.

Ask a few questions about their role and who they are.


Stephen Smith

Chief  Executive Officer

Heather Smith

Chief  Visionary Officer

Sam Gustman

Co-Founder & Treasurer


Val Jones

Chief  Technology Officer

Matthew Everitt

Chief  Financial Officer

Ari Palitz

Chief  Creative Officer

Julia Campbell

SVP of Innovation & Growth Strategy

Brianna Swartz

Head of Technical Operations

Sara Shuman

Head of Design

Glenn Harless

Head of User Experience

Hiroki Lee

Senior Product Technical Analyst

Jana Kotysan

UI/UX Designer

Jesse Lehrhoff

Head of Experimental Projects, Animation, & VFX

Denise Campbell

Head of Growth & Strategy

Theodore Taylor

Prototypes and Exhibits Manager

Lauren Gutierrez-Gentile

Client Engagement Manger

Weston Gaylord

Associate Creative Director

Josephine Mendoza

Customer Support Manager

Kia Hays

SVP of Studio & Content

Nicholas Irizary

Head of Studio Editing

Heather Flynn

Head of Camera

Bonnie Samotin

Lead Researcher and Interviewer

Zoe DeVore

Studio Project Manager

Tania Lazo

Production Manager

Moira Hamilton

Production Manager

Andrea Csabai

Senior Producer

Jonathan Cicoski

Content Specialist

Laiylaly Mandujano

Content Specialist

Michelle Wakeland

Senior Business Development Executive

Eylul Savas

Social Media Manager

Colleen Mahan

Executive Office Manager

Jordan Means

Head of HR and Legal Counsel

Lara Bradshaw

Interim Chief of Staff

Natalia Smith

Senior Business Analyst – Strategic Planning and Analysis

Danielle Miller

Senior Business Analyst – Strategic Partnerships

Kristyn Lizardi

Systems and Budget Analyst