Meet Our Team

Zack Yanger

Founder / Executive Producer
zack@breakcontent.com
Zack is an entrepreneurial creative who always finds a way to get the job done. He started his first business in college where he designed and manufactured a snow skiing product that he sold to ski shops all across the country. After college, Zack worked for some of the largest advertising agencies in the world including Ogilvy and mcgarrybowen, where he directly managed digitally driven global campaigns for large-scale brands like Marriott and Chevron Energy. During his time at these agencies, he gained valuable insights into the needs and struggles of big global brands in today's new digital world. He also saw first hand that the big established production companies just weren't setup to be able to produce high quality content without the huge budgets and long lead times they had become accustomed to. You could say this was his "AHA" moment.
Long gone are the days where brands can create a few big TV campaigns per year a still remain relevant. Brands must now be interacting with consumers on a daily basis and creating content that adds real value to people's lives. In order to accomplish this, an entirely new approach to content creation was needed. And so Break Content was born. A Content Production Studio with a completely new approach that allows us to create exciting and engaging content at a fraction of the price of traditional methods, without losing any of the high quality standards that are required by today's largest brands.
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Zack Yanger

Zack Yanger

Founder / Executive Producer

Adam Niedzwiecki

Producer / Music Coordinator
adam@breakcontent.com
Adam recently joined the Break Content Brooklyn team after helping to start and grow our Denver office. From producing some of our biggest projects to composing original music tracks and negotiating our music licensing agreements, Adam plays a key role in getting our content launch ready. When he's not in the office, he can usually be found at a Dead & Company concert.
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Adam Niedzwiecki

Adam Niedzwiecki

Producer / Music Coordinator

Mike Maher

Producer
Mike is a man with a creative vision who bears the tools and know how to bring his ideas to life. Mike has worked alongside networks including Nickelodeon, MTV studios, McDonalds and other large brands across the United States.  He has worked in all facets of the production industry, and plays a big role in producing some of Break Content's biggest projects.
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Mike Maher

Mike Maher

Producer

Tim Tyrrell

Producer
tim@breakcontent.com

<h6>Tim is a person of the people with excellent communication skills. He managed and trained a sales team that used a door-to-door approach selling Jell-O shots to tens of thousands of patrons at concerts and festivals in Denver and Chicago. He created and executed Denver's only Instagram based event that garnished over $25,000 in sponsorships from businesses such as Smashburger, Coors, and The Ginn Mill.  His entrepreneurial spirit is far from conventional.</h6>
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Tim brings a creative passion to the team that entices new business and produces thought-provoking ideas for content marketing. As a producer, Tim will be focused on making sure our productions go off without a hitch. His passions include snowboarding, covering live music for media publications, and guiding hiking and biking tours in North America's most stunning national parks.</h6>

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Tim Tyrrell

Tim Tyrrell

Producer

Sara O'Dell

Producer
sara@breakcontent.com
Sara was born and raised in Florida and decided to trade oranges for apples three years ago when she joined the Break Content team in Brooklyn. Sara comes to the team with a diversified background in sales, marketing, customer service, and over seven years experience as a registered nurse in the NICU. Sara has a strong ability to persevere and overcome any obstacle and will assure clients' expectations are not just met, but exceeded.  Having worked in volitale, high stakes environments, Sara's ability to adapt while never losing focus on clients' needs is second nature. Her passion for making others happy drives her to strive for nothing but the best in order to optimize the outcome.
When Sara's not bouncing around New York City she enjoys hiking, experiencing other cultures, silversmithing, and attending live music events. While health and wellness are another two of her passions, she truly values balance in a healthy lifestyle and can never resist a fancy cocktail.
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Sara O'Dell

Sara O'Dell

Producer

Ryan Riordan

Producer / Business Developer
ryan@breakcontent.com
Ryan started honing his interpersonal skills as a young child growing up in a family of eight in Batavia, Illinois. It proved to be useful practice and using those large-family, midwest roots, he thrives on interacting with people from many different backgrounds and enjoys finding ways to genuinely engage them. Using humor and a personal approach, he aims to find simple helpful solutions to peoples' problems based off of their unique needs.
Ryan has a very diverse set of experience that he brings to the Break Content team. Having worked everything from sales and new business for a variety of tech and startup companies, to working on a salmon tender boat in Bristol Bay, Alaska, he knows how to relate to different types of people and he knows how to get S%&T DONE!
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Ryan Riordan

Ryan Riordan

Producer / Business Developer

Rachel Smalheiser

Producer & Client Relations
Rachel@breakcontent.com
Rachel has the heart of a traveler, and so it’s only natural that her desire to explore and discover inspires her work. She views her roll at Break Content much like a new adventure and enjoys bringing a multi-cultural perspective to the company based upon her many travels around the world. Rachel's unique perspective provide's Break Content with a new global approach to sales, marketing and content production.
During her free time, Rachel can be found exploring the great outdoors, enjoying the perks of the Denver music scene, and eating her way through the city, one gargantuan meal at a time.
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Rachel Smalheiser

Rachel Smalheiser

Producer & Client Relations

Mai Vang

Associate Producer
mai@breakcontent.com
Born and raised in North Carolina, Mai brings her southern hospitality to Break Content as one of the newest members of the Brooklyn team. She's a social media sponge equipped with the skills needed to assist the team with all kinds of content creation. When she's not creating content, she's creating memories exploring her new home in the Big Apple.
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Mai Vang

Mai Vang

Associate Producer

Mike Page

Business Developer
mpage@breakcontent.com
Mike recently joined the Break Content team in the Denver, Colorado and will play an integral role on the business development team as Break Content continues to grow. Mike brings extensive sales experience from several different industries including real estate, property management, and food tech. When he's not working he can be found working out, running, hiking, skiing, or doing just about anything outside.
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Mike Page

Mike Page

Business Developer

David Feinstein

Partner & Advisor
david@breakcontent.com
David Feinstein is an entrepreneur at heart. In college, Zack and David partnered to create a successful ski product that they eventually sold to ski shops across the country. Now, with more than 5 years of corporate experience within the technology community, he brings to Break Content a vast knowledge and understanding of the market research and sales ecosystem. His highly successful sales experience helps David understand the valuable impact that content marketing and innovative market research tactics have on businesses of all sizes.
He has a vast network within the Silicon Valley tech community that will be a key growth driver for Break Content moving forward. In his spare time you will find him exploring the mountains of Colorado.
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David Feinstein

David Feinstein

Partner & Advisor

Tino

CSO (Chief Sleeping Officer)
Hi, I'm Tino! I'm sooo excited to join the Break Content team in Brooklyn. I plan on wearing many different hats but for now my main responsibilities include sleeping, snoring, eating, cuddling and de-stressing the office environment. I'm also planning on helping the New Business team because I've been told I'm so irresistible that nobody can say no to me 🙂 hee hee
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Tino

Tino

CSO (Chief Sleeping Officer)