Reject cynicism.

Defy apathy

Celebrate good.

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Kate Schmidgall

Founder, Director

Kate is founder and director of BitterSweet Creative, and Editor-in-Chief of BitterSweet Monthly. With more than fifteen years experience, Kate has consulted for global NGOs, U.S. nonprofits, and innumerable companies looking to tell their stories of impact in simple, creative and interactive ways. She was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014 by DC Chamber of Commerce.


Kate Schmidgall

Founder, Director

Dave Baker

Managing Director

Obiekwe "Obi" Okolo

Creative Director

Nolan Burger

Brand Strategist

Avery Marks

Writer + Editor

Zorana Vulevic

Story Producer

Robert Winship

Podcast Producer

Steve Jeter

Video Director

Greg Sitzmann

Senior Designer

Katie Hodge


Chris Baker


Eduardo Menendez

UX/UI Designer

Dave Kriebel

Senior Designer

Kristen Rebelo

Senior Designer

Shannon McMillan

Lead Web Developer

Brandon Bray

Video Director