CREATIVE DIRECTOR & OWNER
Jordan Thierry is a filmmaker, writer, and activist. He is the owner and Creative Director of Dream Chase Media LLC, a multimedia production company that uses culture, creativity and community as inspirations for compelling storytelling. His most recent feature film, GRANDMA'S ROSES (2021) is a raw, intimate documentary exploring the labor & love women invest in their families and communities. His first feature film, THE BLACK FATHERHOOD PROJECT (2013) received wide community acclaim for its breakdown of the history of the Black family. His first short film, the regional Emmy-nominated FOOTPRINTS IN THE STRUGGLE (2006) tells the story of Beatrice Cannady, Oregon's formidable journalist and civil rights activist. He is also the author of A KIDS BOOK ABOUT SYSTEMIC RACISM, which was selected by Oprah for her "Favorite Things List" and included on numerous "Must Read Kids Books" lists. Jordan is a graduate of the University of Oregon and Howard University and has worked as an educator, philanthropic consultant, policy advocate, and independent filmmaker. He is a co-founder of the Beaverton Black Parent Union, and a board member of the Los Angeles Black Worker Center, and EduExito in the Dominican Republic.
MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST
Laura Garcia is a proud Dominicana who graduated Magna Cum Laude in Civil Engineering from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in Santo Domingo. She has experience in several engineering industries, including architectural, dimensions, and electrical. Laura has also significant marketing and social media content expertise that was developed through leading outreach efforts for her church. She began freelancing after college and joined the Dream Chase Media team in 2021 to lead email marketing and social media engagement. She has a deep passion for starting new projects and making the imagination become possible.
Hussein Al-Baiaty is an author, writing coach, business owner, public speaker, artist, and graduate of Portland State University’s School of Architecture. His book The Art of Resilience (2021) is a number one best-seller on Amazon.com. His passion for design and entrepreneurial spirit has allowed him to turn printing t-shirts from a hobby into a thriving business. Between 2011 and 2021, The Printory grew from an idea to a million-dollar full-service garment design, screen printing, embroidery, and digital printing company. After publishing his own autobiography in 2021, he began coaching authors and creatives to help them launch their projects and cultivate an audience. Hussein served on numerous civic committees, most recently the Oregon Commission on Asian-Pacific Islander Affairs. He continues to volunteer his time to a variety of events and causes throughout the year.
SENIOR DESIGN CONSULTANT
Aldo Juárez is a talented graphic designer with more than 10 years of experience designing books and magazines, especially in educational and human rights institutions. Originally from Veracruz, Mexico, he has had the opportunity to live in various states of the republic, which has given him an open and enriching perspective on diversity and the different realities of the country. Passionate about sports in general and a fervent fan of Chivas, Aldo finds inspiration in both the world of design and sports. His love of cinema is reflected in his favorite film, David Fincher's "Zodiac," which stands out for its intrigue and meticulous approach. With his vast experience and ability to create captivating designs, Aldo Juárez has established himself as a leading professional in his field. His commitment to quality, his open perspective, and his passion for design and sports make him an ever-evolving versatile and creative talent.