Founder / Executive Producer
Joel is a seasoned professional with over 45 years of executive level experience in marketing, sales, long-range planning, brand evolution, and consulting in both the healthcare industry and private sector. He is a well respected as an entrepreneurial, creative, accomplished producer, skilled motivator and team leader.
His career has been diverse. He spent 16 years with the largest Vision Benefit Management Company, went on the create today’s EYEMED vision program for Luxottica, and founded many other ventures. Joel’s focus and time for the past 5 years has been around the mental illness crisis in this country. His passion has led to creating LIFELINE PRODUCTIONS.
As President of BRAD!BRYAN Multimedia Inc., he has worked extensively with arts and cultural organizations, medical and mental health organizations, and mission-driven nonprofits. His portfolio centers on impact storytelling, documentary, commercials/PSAs, promos, and viral videos. His honors include multiple American Advertising Awards, Telly Awards, Angel Awards, Best Giving Challenge Video, and Champion of Prevention. An active community volunteer, Brad serves as Board Chairman of The Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's. Brad is a proud graduate of New College of Florida and is excited to be part of the LIFELINE team and to help bring our important stories to the widest possible audience.
Jason is an award-winning actor, director, playwright, improviser, and teacher, as well as a best-selling author and publisher. He has an MFA in Directing, an MA in Drama, and over 25 years experience in the professional theatre. Most recently he served ten years an an Associate Artist at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, FL, and was Producing Artistic Director at Ozark Actors Theatre in Rolla, MO, for four seasons. Jason has 100+ credits as an actor, 120+ credits as a director, and as a playwright, CLOWNS LIKE ME is his eighth produced play. He is a proud member of AEA and SDC.
Do you have a story to tell?
If you have an inspiring story of living with mental illness you would like to share please contact Jason: