The Team at Tinc

Tinc has a core team of full-time project managers and support staff, and an employee base of over 700 talented professionals.  

Our employees are passionate, highly skilled professionals

J. Ryan KirkPresident
Biography
As a former freelance production manager, Ryan excels because of his organizational abilities, interpersonal skills, and exceptional work ethic. He’s served in managerial roles for the majority of his 16 years in the entertainment industry and has coordinated events of every shape and size. He has taught production management on undergraduate and graduate level and worked with many of the largest companies in the world.
Ryan acquired his MBA from Stern school of business at NYU. He also has a passion for cooking, meeting new people, and traveling to little-explored corners of the world.
He is also the acting CEO and owner of Propared, LLC, a software company building a management platform for live event managers.
Contact
Email:  ryan@tincproductions.com


Melissa JohnstonVice President
Biography
Melissa’s focus is ensuring that Tinc is continually moving forward. She constantly pushes Tinc to improve its processes, focus, and employee and client relations with an unshifting focus on efficiency, transparency and creativity.
Previously she production managed live events for various companies in the US and managed global educational events for Goldman Sachs. She has been with Tinc from the very beginning and in her free time she sings, rock climbs, plays Zelda and cuts gemstones.
Melissa is also the acting Chief Operations Officer and owner of Propared, LLC.
Contact
Email:  melissa@tincproductions.com


Duncan NorthernProduction Supervisor
Biography
Duncan is one of Tinc’s lead Production Managers and supervises the Production Department. He is often found working with clients on the logistics of their upcoming projects, and supporting the rest of the production team. Duncan started out freelancing with Tinc when he first moved to New York many years ago. When not working, he can almost always be found on the dance floor.
Contact
Email:  duncan@tincproductions.com


Mallory TriestOperations and Financial Manager
Biography
Mallory manages the underbelly of Tinc and is the reason our employees get paid on time, money gets to where it needs to be, contracts are signed and our clients and staff are all on the same page. Mallory previously worked at the New York Theatre Workshop as the Business Manager, and Manhattan Theatre Club as the Business & HR Associate. Mallory heralds from New England, and has been known to juggle to diffuse stressful situations. She is also Tinc’s resident Office DJ.
Contact
Email:  mallory@tincproductions.com


Dylan LukeProduction Manager
Biography
Dylan heralds from Colorado but made the move to New York initially to be a technical director. After completing numerous technical direction gigs with Atlantic Theater Company, Roundabout Theater Company, and Maximum Entertainment, among others, Dylan was the Production Manager at Williamstown Theater Festival prior to joining the team at Tinc. When not onsite, Dylan enjoys spending his time elbow deep in the engine of his 4×4 truck.
Contact
Email: dylan@tincproductions.com


David PilchmanProduction Manager
Biography
David started his journey with Tinc in the winter of 2015 as an associate production manager. Now he works alongside the production team on various shows and projects throughout the city. David is a graduate from the University of Oklahoma (the best state in the union) with a degree in stage management. He has worked for many companies in the midwest and has done some traveling as a Production Stage Manager with Norwegian Cruise Lines. When David is not working on projects, he is killing it at the karaoke mic. 
Contact
Email: david@tincproductions.com

Erica BlumrosenProduction Manager
Biography
Erica started working with Tinc on the New York Musical Festival ’16. Previously she had worked on the production management team of various shows with Aurora Productions. She can be found putting her degree in Theater Studies from Emerson College to good use by making crazy theater happen in and around the city. When not working on shows, she is usually going on rock climbing adventures or chilling out with a good book.
Contact
Email: erica@tincproductions.com

Jeremy OwensProduction Manager
Biography
Jeremy joined the Tinc team in 2017 on a show all about Elvis impersonators and strives to bring that same giddy excitement to every project he works on. He graduated the College of William and Mary with a degree in Psychology (which he finds very useful in his current role). Jeremy has worked as a lighting designer and technician in addition to Production Management for theater and events. In his free time Jeremy loves to dance, read about science or psychology, and experience all the amazing food this city has to offer.
Contact
Email: jeremy@tincproductions.com


HelixCheerleader / Head of Security
Biography
Let’s not kid ourselves. Helix is really the team member that keeps us going. Her rallying cry never fails to put everything in perspective and reminds you it’s time to take a break (at least twice a day). When you drop by the office, be prepared for a greeting, but don’t worry, we have treats enough for everyone, human and dog alike.
Contact
Email: helix@tincproductions.com