Chad Parks // Executive Producer
Chad Parks is a serial entrepreneur. Getting his BS in Hospitality Management and Minor in International Relations from Florida International University, then his MS in finance from Golden Gate University, Chad had a career as a retail stockbroker at Piper Jaffray, then independent broker/manager, consulting with Financial Engines, founded by Nobel Prize winner Bill Sharpe. Chad launched The Online 401(k) in 1999 at the age of 28, and evolved his role to become an outspoken advocate in Washington D.C. and across America for the underserved 40 million people without access to a retirement plan. Venturing into new territory in the name of his cause, Chad took on the role of Executive Producer for the independently produced Broken Eggs Film: The Looming Retirement Crisis in America.
Sylvia Flores // Producer
Sylvia Flores is a seasoned writer and creative with nearly two decades of experience in leading marketing, advertising, and creative efforts for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. As one half of the brainchild behind the Broken Eggs Film project, Sylvia gathered the initial talent for the road trip, while managing the day-to-day operations for the film. Sylvia has one other documentary series in process and is in working on launching a major medical company. For her daughter.
Emily Probst Miller // Producer
Emily Probst Miller is a producer and writer with a decade’s worth of award-winning documentaries, enterprise investigations and breaking news specials for CNN’s signature talent. Her storytelling fearlessly takes on the most complicated social issues of our time, including an Emmy-nominated documentary on the mortgage meltdown and an unprecedented in-depth investigation into veterans’ disability payments.
Heather O’Neill // Producer
Heather O’Neill is an Emmy award-winning journalist and producer, with more than 17 years of documentary experience. She has produced, directed and written more than 20 long-form specials for CNN’s award-winning documentary series, CNN Presents, creating powerful stories with unforgettable characters.
Jon Boal // Director and Cinematographer
Jonathan Boal started his filmmaking journey, by pursing his undergraduate degree in filmmaking from NYU. Okay, it actually started in his hometown where he would make crude, poorly shot home movies with his friends, but we won’t discuss that time period. In 2006, Jon shot and directed the documentary feature E-@thletes, which spanned ten countries and three continents, following the USA’s top two professional video game teams. E-@thletes played at several festivals and is distributed by Passion River Films. After college Jon worked as a freelance shooter and editor in both New York and Philadelphia. He has produced content for companies like Intel, Puma, Maxim, Microsoft, Caterpillar and many others. Over the last few years he’s shot a couple features and dozens of industrials, shorts and music videos. In 2010, Jon moved to Los Angeles and got an MFA in Cinematography from the American Film Institute.
Andrew Moore // Videographer and Editor
Andrew Moore produced his first feature film, STAR winning him the Best Directors Award at the 2005 Santa Cruz Film Festival. In addition Andrew has directed TV commercials for Union Bank of California, and produced an online artist video series in collaboration with Pigman Gallery, San Francisco. Some of his clients include; Jack Astor’s, Wine Taste TV, Marin Ventures, Visitation Valley, Solano County, Ozone Advertising, Start Fitness, 499 Commute and Farm to Fit. Recently, Andrew went to Cuba to film Deconstructions, a documentary on photographer Charles Anselmo, and wrote and directed a children’s TV show called Frozen Forward: The Now Adventures of Lewis And Clark.
Albert Crim // Screenwriter
After his graduate studies in Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, Albert Crim decided to give up the fast cars and glitz and glamor of the academic world to pursue a life in Hollywood. He attended the American Film Institute Conservatory, where he received his MFA with a concentration in screenwriting. His short thesis film, “The Monster and the Peanut,” received an Alfred P. Sloan production grant, was awarded an Emmy by the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences for “Outstanding Student Drama,” and played in festivals across the country. He currently has several screenplays in development, and travels back and forth between Los Angeles and his home in Eugene, Oregon.
Joe Peery // Animator
Joe Peery is a veteran animation director and illustrator, in the business for over 25 years. He has created animation for Cartoon Network, TNT and Turner Sports as well as Comedy Central and F/X. He is traditionally trained in both animation and illustration, and has expanded into digital media to create work for Internet uses as well as television. He enjoys collaborating with clients to create a variety of styles and new approaches for every project.
Dave Timko // Editor
Dave Timko is a multi-award winning television journalist, having recently departed CNN following a distinguished 27-year career as a documentary filmmaker. In his combined roles as producer, shooter and editor, Timko has nearly 40 full-length titles to his credit, including God’s Warriors, Black in America, Battle for Blair Mountain and Grady’s Anatomy. Timko specializes in compelling first-person story telling with meaningful editorial messages as recognized by his 5 National Emmy Awards including the very first “President’s Award” for a decade of outstanding documentary production.
Rob LeRoy // Social Writer + Analyst
Rob LeRoy is writer, comedian, thinker and wanderer. He has worked extensively in social media and has written for several popular blogs, with topics ranging from political commentary and real estate investing, to travel guides and dating advice. Broken Eggs is his first foray into film, however, Rob is working on several other film and documentary projects.
Andrew Meadows // Retirement Expert + Voice
Andrew Meadows has a history in broadcast journalism and now in financial services as the guru of all things retirement (#coolest401kguy). As Andrew’s first foray into film, he was instrumental in the cross-country interviewing process, while continuing to serve as a voice around the subject of the looming retirement crisis via social media and press outlets.