About

Our Team

Joe Sampson

Joe Sampson

Executive Director

Joe has been an active member of the local business community since relocating to Jacksonville and becoming a downtown resident in 2009. He’s since been selected as one of Jacksonville Business Journal's 40 under 40 while facilitating the rapid expansion of a family of event production companies. With over 13 years of successful marketing and business leadership experience, Joe is passionate about producing amazing events, helping others find success and the rebirth of downtown Jacksonville.

Vince Cavin

Vince Cavin

Director of Operations & Finance

Vince is a Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Party, Benefit & Jam, a local non-profit that raises money and awareness for local charities. He has been involved in a variety of project management roles at large international nonprofits, most recently at Catholic Charities. He holds an MBA from Humboldt State University.

Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy

Customer Solutions Specialist

Patrick is a Jacksonville native with a passion for the development of downtown. Joining the One Spark team has provided him an opportunity to work side by side with like-minded individuals who have the same passion and drive. He has an A.A. in Business from Florida State College at Jacksonville and is currently obtaining his BA in Supervision & Management.

Chad Landenberger

Chad Landenberger

Brand Marketing Manager

Chad is a designer with years of freelance, agency and in-house experience. He is also a former board member of AIGA Jacksonville as well as the founder of I’M BOARD, a local skateboard art show. Chad is a graduate of the University of North Florida with a BFA in Design.

Meredith O'Malley Johnson

Meredith O’Malley Johnson

Public Relations & Volunteer Services Manager

Meredith is a veteran political campaigner, working in various positions including communications, field and finance on eleven state and local campaigns. She has lived all over the country, but fell in love with Jacksonville while earning her BA in political science from the University of North Florida. Meredith also holds a master's degree from the University of Florida in political science with a specialty in campaigning.

Meredith O'Malley Johnson

Brent Fine

Event Manager

Brent has a passion for major events and produced shows with MTV, Billy Joel and other well-known names for the University of North Florida. In addition to events, he enjoys working with companies on their marketing to help them grow and prosper. Brent is a Leadership Jacksonville alumnus and holds a BS in Communication with a concentration of Public Relations from UNF.

Brittany Kurtz

Brittany Kurtz

Executive Assistant

Brittany joined One Spark in 2013 as an intern and is continuing her journey, this year, as executive assistant. As executive assistant, she basically manages our executive director, Joe. Growing up in Jacksonville Beach, she is dedicated to helping Jacksonville and its creators thrive. Brittany graduated from UNF with a BA in Business Management and manages & co-owns KurStar LLC Design & Build. She's also passionate about helping others through nonprofit work, including volunteering with Big Brother Big Sisters and St. Vincent de Paul.

Elton Rivas

Elton Rivas

Co-Founder & President, Board of Directors

Elton has been passionate about collaborative innovation for as long as he can remember. Having worked in both large and small companies, he is a University of North Florida alumni and triathlete in training.

Dennis Eusbio

Dennis Eusebio

Co-Founder & Board of Directors

Jacksonville born and raised, Dennis graduated from the University of Florida in 2004 with a degree in Graphic Design. He has worked for lots of advertising agencies and design boutiques throughout the years before starting his own successful UI/UX design firm, Thought & Theory in 2006.

Varick Rosete

Varick Rosete

Co-Founder & Board of Directors

Varick is a designer/illustrator living in Jacksonville, Florida where he’s officially been in the design business for over 15 years, designing everything for local Mom & Pop shops to worldwide clients like GE, Capital One and AT&T. He's helped them all with a strong sense of branding – heightening the experiences of their consumers. Just recently, his focus has shifted to more animation and motion graphics, while still focusing on straight design and illustration. Oh, and he loves Jacksonville. He knows the potential of Jacksonville and loves being part of a movement to help cultivate it.

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