About

Our Team

Joe Sampson

Joe Sampson

COO & 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

Event & Operations Director

Vince relocated to Jacksonville from California in 2009. After falling in love with the city he now calls home, he found his calling in a blend of event production and business development. Always seeking to build strong and innovative communities, he is also President and Co-Founder of Party, Benefit & Jam, a local non-profit that raises money and awareness for local charities. He holds an MBA from Humboldt State University.

Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy

Customer Support Manager

Patrick is a Jacksonville native with a passion for supporting great ideas. Working for One Spark has provided him the opportunity to collaborate with individuals who share his same ideals 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

Art Director

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.

Elton Rivas

Elton Rivas

CEO

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.

Varick Rosete

Varick Rosete

Creative Director

Varick is a designer/illustrator with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of North Florida and over 15 years experience, designing everything for local Mom & Pop shops to worldwide clients like GE, Capital One and AT&T. With a start in advertising, Varick's skillsets expanded into web and app design, as well as animation and film, satisfying his needs to push the importance of design, to expand his own creative knowledge and to always keep learning.

Meredith O'Malley Johnson

Meredith O’Malley Johnson

Community & Public Relations Director

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.

Paige Piper

Paige Piper

Sponsorship Support Manager

Paige thrives in having an active role in a movement that is helping her hometown emerge and gain global recognition. She graduated from University of Central Florida and holds a BS in Communication with a concentration in Marketing. She enjoys paying it forward by being involved in several nonprofit organizations.

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