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Meredith Turits

Partner + Co-FOUNDER
 

Meredith has worked as a founder and brand developer for more than a decade. She has held managing editor, editorial director, special project editor, and general manager roles at companies including BBC, Time Inc., Bustle (where she was also a founder), Glamour, Fundera, JPMorgan Chase, and more. Her freelance writing on culture and sports has appeared in BBC, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, ELLE, the New Republic, The Paris Review Daily, and more.

Meredith focuses on copywriting, editing, SEO, brand positioning, market analysis, and media communication. Contact Meredith at meredith[at]brunch.money.

 
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Brian O’Connor

Partner + Co-Founder
 

Brian is the former director of digital strategy at Morgan Stanley and director of digital innovation at Student Loan Hero. Previously, he served as deputy web editor at Foreign Affairs at the Council on Foreign Relations, politics editor at Palgrave Macmillan, and within STEM publishing at Springer Nature. Brian's freelance writing has appeared in publications including TIME, BBC, the New Republic, The Awl, and Paste.

Brian focuses on digital advertising and analytics, SEO, email marketing, social media strategy, and deck design. Contact Brian at brian[at]brunch.money.

 
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Elyse Franko-Filipasic

Associate
 

Elyse is a freelance writer and digital strategist based in Berlin, Germany. She has a strong background in communications for global nonprofit health policy and development, and has worked in Washington, DC, Istanbul, Berlin, and more. She earned her B.A. from American University, and her Master’s at University College London. Elyse is fluent in German, Turkish, and English.

Elyse focuses on translation, copywriting, editing, social media, research, and strategic communication.

 
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Caroline Goldstein

Associate
 

Caroline is a freelance writer and editor. Her experience spans small business finance, culture, style, literature, and health and wellness. Her writing has appeared in publications including The Spruce, Men's Health, Prevention, Bustle, Refinery29, Fundera, and JPMorgan Chase. She received her MFA in Fiction from New York University, where she taught undergraduate creative writing.

Caroline focuses on writing, editing, content strategy, and creative direction.

 
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Yoonji Jung

Designer
 

Yoonji is a graphic designer with a background in business administration and marketing. She specializes in branding and designing communication materials for both print and digital. She has a specialized background creating for non-profit organizations.

Yoonji focuses on graphic design, visual identity, and creative direction.

 
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Christian Gilbertsen

Associate
 

Christian is an associate strategist at Accenture Interactive. He is a former strategist at Geometry Global, the third most effective agency in North America, and worked throughout media, communications, and PR. As a consumer insights and market research specialist for Brunch Money, he draws from his work on projects for American Express, Castrol, Chase, Colgate-Palmolive, Dannon, Ford, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark, Volkswagen, Unilever, and more. He’s written for The Drive and MediaPost.

Christian focuses on brand strategy, market research, consumer insights, and copywriting.