Barbara Madison, R.N., B.S.N., Boulevard Productions, LLC, producer & management consultant. Barbara graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and is the President of Right At Home of St. Louis, a home health industry leader. Barbara has a long history of commitment to volunteerism in her community and has most recently focused on Central American efforts. She has conducted trauma workshops with the women and caregivers at the House of Hope in Managua, Nicaragua where she first met Oscar and April.
Contact: barb@hitmantohero.com
Sarah Schaeffer Bernard, Boulevard Productions, LLC, creative producer and marketing director.Sarah is a commercial actor and marketing consultant with over twenty years of marketing & special event production experience for companies including the Fox Theatre, Ralston Purina and Transformation Sales and Marketing. She is a regular host on STL-TV and in commercial television and film projects. Sarah has a Bachelor's Degree from Kalamazoo College and an Executive MBA from Washington University. www.sarahbernardonline.com
Contact: sarah@hitmantohero.com
Dan Parris, Speak Up Productions, is a filmmaker whose current award-winning feature-length documentary, Give A Damn?, has received widespread media attention. Dan received a Bachelor's Degree from Biola University (California) in Film Production. Dan is currently on a speaking & festival tour with his film, Give A Damn? Among many other accomplishments, Dan's film, Give A Damn?, won Best Documentary at the Cinema St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase in 2011 and was a selection at the 2011 St. Louis International Film Festival, the Omaha Film Festival, the Africa World Documentary Film Festival, the Lower East Side (LES) Festival of the Arts, among others.
Contact: dan@hitmantohero.com
With an interest in cameras starting from childhood, Michael Gualdoni has spent much of his life behind the lens of a camera. Starting from humble beginnings of filming humorous videos with friends, he has gone on to create award winning films as well as a documentary covering the year long struggle of three homeless encampments in the downtown St. Louis area. While Michael finishes his degree in Digital Cinema Arts at Lindenwood University, he plans on doing big things in the future. In today's world where people strive to make a difference, he believes he has finally found his way.
Contact: mike@hitmantohero.com
Marcos A. Contreras was born and raised in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. He studied Film and Television and Sound Design at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. While there he discovered a passion for production sound and moved to Los Angeles, CA after graduation to pursue it as a career. He has been working successfully as a production sound mixer for feature films, documentaries, and commercials for 5 years. Today his resume includes over 100 projects with some of his clients being Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Universal, and Fox to name a few.
Contact: marcos@hitmantohero.com
Emily C. Anderson is acting as a production intern and social media manager for Hit Man to Hero. Originally from Columbus, Indiana, Emily received her Bachelor's Degree in communication from the University of Missouri. With a background in social media and film, Emily comes most recently from work with the True/False Film Festival as well as from independent film projects where she has acted as production assistant and various positions in the assistant director department.
You can follow her on Twitter @EmCAnderson.
Contact: emily@hitmantohero.com

John Hansen serves as Art Director for Hit Man to Hero. John has a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design and Journalism and spent several years as Managing Editor of Campus Magazine in Tucson, Arizona. As a freelance graphic designer and photographer, John stays on top of the Hit Man to Hero project. He finds time to fit in his other work as a Police Officer, where he runs into his fair share of real life drama. Contact: john@hitmantohero.com

Katherine Miller is the graphic designer and artist for Hit Man to Hero. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Katherine is currently studying to get her Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Among other things, Katherine has worked on Dan Parris' feature-length documentary Give A Damn? and EP's for London-based singer/songwriter Laura Boyle and St. Louis-based folk-pop duo Folk of Flight.
Contact: katherine@hitmantohero.com
Molly Schaeffer helms the publicity effort at Boulevard Productions. She has worked in public relations for two decades, working with high-profile sports figures, entertainment luminaries and fortune 500 corporate clients. She was the Unit Publicist on the project "A Day in the Life of Hollywood" which included both a book and a documentary and chronicled the inner workings of the Hollywood entertainment industry over the course of one day. She has recently completed her masters degree in communications ands continues to pursue both personally and professionally her passion for competent communications in a variety of channels. Kyle Montgomery, Administrator for Speak Up Productions, has over a decade of leadership and management experience working for a Top 100 Fortune 500 company. Since 2008, Kyle worked as the creative marketing director for the award winning film, Give A Damn? He currently runs his own small business and loves consulting other Start Up companies. Kyle's real passion comes from serving others and his community. For the past 2 years, he was the leader of a food drive that received and delivered over 20 tons of food in 2011 for underprivileged families.
Jeff Simpson, a St. Louis native, is serving as a production and marketing intern on the documentary Hit Man to Hero. He also involved with Speak Up Productions as an intern. Currently he is attending Meramec Community College but plans to transfer to Columbia College in Chicago to pursue a degree in film. He also is working on a personal documentary about the annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships in Minnesota.
Contact: jeff@hitmantohero.com

Crystal George is a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Central Virginia. Crystal has BS in Commercial Art and also studied at the Art Student's League in NYC. Crystal has been published in various blogs and magazines including: RockNRollBride, Poptastic Bride, Whimsical Wonderland Weddings, "I Do" It Yourself, Hi-Fi Weddings, Hill City Bride, Lynchburg Living, and Clutch. Crystal has enjoyed meeting and photographing Oscar, April, and the women and children at the House of Hope during her many visits to Nicaragua.
Contact: crystal@hitmantohero.com