Chris MazzarellaOperations Director

For the past 10 years, Chris has worked as a photographer, artist and small-business owner in central Vermont. He has collaborated with a wide range of nonprofits in the conservation community, providing original video and photographic materials to like-minded organizations including The Audubon Society, Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center, The Willowell Foundation, Northern Woodlands, The Aloha Foundation, and The Bradford Conservation Commission. Email Chris

Tyler WalesMedia Director

Tyler works closely with clients to develop content that moves and inspires. After completing a BA in English and Film & Media Studies from the University of Vermont, Tyler began working as a freelance videographer.
In 2008 he co-founded Red Tide Pictures. Under his direction, Red Tide has produced content for a wide clientele, including Red Bull, Intel, SCOTT, and Finca El Peten, an organic coffee farm based in Nicaragua.
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Emily ShipmanMarketing Strategist

As Artifakt’s marketing strategist, Emily works with clients to strengthen their brand and marketing strategy so that it aligns with their values, their objectives, and their culture.
Emily has worked as a marketer for the Vermont Foodbank, the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, the Geisel School of Medicine, and other mission-driven organizations. She holds an MS in Managing Mission-Driven Organizations from Marlboro College Graduate School. Email Emily

BreukelenChief Relaxation Officer

Breukelen was recently appointed as Artifakt’s Chief Relaxation Officer. Young-at-heart, she helps us keep our priorities straight.
Bounding through the forests and fields of Vermont since she was a puppy, Breukelen reminds us that exercise, fresh air, and joy are fundamental to the creative process.