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Every member of the BrainStorm team brings their own unique, invaluable flavor to the mix. We’re made up of rock climbers and book devourers, musicians and filmmakers, pranksters and do-gooders—all under one hilarious roof. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Ciera Black Walker | Associate, Strategic Initiatives

Cello? Is it Ciera you’re looking for? In addition to having the coolest name in the office, Ciera plays cello in a local indie band called Book on Tape Worm—so yeah, she’s kind of a big deal. Our resident rabbit philanthropist has seen any TV show you happen to be binging and is always ready to talk about it.

KRYPTONITE: Snacks meant for kindergarteners

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Erin Eide | Change Manager

Erin Eide doesn’t waste weekends. While the rest of us sleep in, Erin is sewing elaborate, eye-catching costumes that she shows off at conventions around the country. How good are they? Let’s just say she has her own category at the yearly Halloween costume contest to keep things fair.

KRYPTONITE: Coke Zero

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Casey Trujillo | Director, Sales

All kids say their dad can beat up other kids’ dads, but Casey Trujillo’s kids are right. Coach Trujillo is a motivator who has a knack for finding the exact sports video that will make the BrainStorm team’s eyes water. Is someone cutting onions in here?

KRYPTONITE: The McDonald’s Dollar Menu

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Desiree Voight | Sr. Manager, Sales

When boring ol’ land isn’t enough for our Desiree, she takes to the skies. Desiree is a hang glider pilot who lives for the outdoors, photography, and making her coworkers nervous with her airborne, high-flying adventures.

KRYPTONITE: Airport mishaps

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Derek Adams | Chief Technology Officer

Derek Adams loves people but hates hugs, so don’t bother going in for the kill. When he’s not deftly avoiding physical contact (HE LIKES HIS SPACE, OKAY?), he’s motorcycling off into the sunset. Those two things might be related, now that we think about it.

KRYPTONITE: Skyline Chili

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John Wade | Executive Principal

Don’t ever tell John Wade that there’s a movie or TV show you think he’ll enjoy; he’ll inevitably hate it and make you question everything you think you love. John creates the most elaborate Santa Claus traps known to man, which assures us that the Service Solutions team is in capable hands.

KRYPTONITE: Sadistic white elephant gift exchanges

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Eric Farr | Executive Principal

Eric Farr lives life in the fast lane—and living in that fast lane once resulted in his motorcycle getting totaled and a previously alive deer becoming...well, less alive. We’ve decided to keep Eric for his vision, catchphrases, and impressive high kicks.

KRYPTONITE: Diet Coke

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We’re only as great as the players on our team. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for brilliant, motivated, oddball individuals to keep moving BrainStorm forward. If you love to think big, play hard, and prank occasionally, we’d love to meet you.  

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We're Kind of A Big Deal

Yeah, we know—everyone thinks their company is the best. But with awards for workplace culture, corporate giving, and work/life balance, we’ve got the proof to back it up.

From bucket list to reality

TBC | The Boom Campaign

What do father-son sleuths, a chocolatier, and a fisherman have in common? They all got to experience the adventure of a lifetime. Learn how BrainStorm is giving its employees the chance to live life in bold, one bucket list item at a time.

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Giving is a way of life

BGB | Brainstorm Gives Back

One of Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back, BrainStorm believes that changing the world starts with individuals who are committed to making a difference. BrainStorm encourages employees to contribute to their local and global communities through regular service activities and donations to 100+ worthy causes each year.

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What is Change Management? Thoughts from an Expert
Alyce Adams, 07.03.19
Change management is a hot topic right now, and understandably so. But it’s a tough topic to fully wrap your head around. To shed further light on the subject, I recently sat down with an change expert: BrainStorm’s own Chandler Milne.
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BrainStorm Principals John Wade and Eric Farr named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award winners
Jourdan Strain, 06.20.19
EY announced that John Wade and Eric Farr of BrainStorm, Inc. received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Business Services category in the Utah Region.
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Out of Office in Outlook: How to Set It Up in a Flash
Ruth Christensen, 06.04.19
It’s finally vacation time and you’ve just stepped on the plane that will take you away from it all. But wait. Did you remember to set up your Out of Office in Outlook? Not to worry. If you’re using a Microsoft Outlook Exchange account, you can turn on that automatic vacation notice in a flash.
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