Steve Goldman ~ Kevin Gallagher ~ Sue Schmidt ~ Dave Ball ~ Jom Hammack
SUSANNE SCHMIDT - CO_FOUNDER
Susanne Schmidt is a standup comedienne, master storyteller and producer for The Moth. She has appeared in The Boston Women in Comedy Festival, The Toronto SheDot Festival and named the “Best of the Valley Voices” by The Academy of Music Theater and New England Public Radio. Susanne is a teaching artist at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, a graduate professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the mother of two amazing young men who would prefer that she stop talking about them on stage. sueschmidtcomedy.com
Kevin Gallagher - Co-founder
Kevin Gallagher is a psychotherapist by day, listening to the stories of life. But in the evenings he transforms into a storyteller, battling with the curse of the Irish: the gift of gab and the misery of insecurity. He lives in Vermont and is blessed with a cat and a partner, Michael and Blossom (you figure out who is who) and they provide much of the laundry and housework that completes his fulfilling life. When he is not in the throws of psychotherapy, he enjoys the lack of macramé he might otherwise endure. Kevin is a two-time Moth GrandSLAM winner.
The Brevity Thing - Steve Goldman, Dave Ball, Sue Schmidt and Jom Hammack, provide a level of entertainment unto itself. Accomplished musicians who write, arrange and perform music throughout Vermont. The "Men of Brevity" join together with the storytellers to provide the perfect soundtrack to a live event.
Sharon O'Neill, our incredible Production Manager, originally hails from Newtown Connecticut but now calls the "peoples republic of Burlington" home. With a degree in art therapy, Sharon is a master weaver and helps Say It Forward bring the many threads of our organization together.