Meet the team


We are creative.

We are innovative.

We are world class.


management

 CEO.

CEO.

Russell Wilson

Chief Executive Officer

 CFO for West2East Empire, Co-Founder and Camp Director for the Russell Wilson Passing Academy, and Why Not You Foundation board member.  Growing up, Scott routinely beat Russell in kickball and lays claim as the king of recess from their elementary school days.  Football always has, and will always be his passion, which is why you can catch him coaching up our youth in the local football league during his free time!

CFO for West2East Empire, Co-Founder and Camp Director for the Russell Wilson Passing Academy, and Why Not You Foundation board member.

Growing up, Scott routinely beat Russell in kickball and lays claim as the king of recess from their elementary school days.

Football always has, and will always be his passion, which is why you can catch him coaching up our youth in the local football league during his free time!

Scott Pickett

Chief Financial Officer

 COO for West2East Empire, Russell’s Manager and the Director of Marketing for the Russell Wilson Passing Academy.  Vic is our stedfast leader, a jack of all trades. Need your oil changed? He’s got you covered. Want to build a fort? Give him a call. Vic’s a “get shit done" kind of guy who strongly believes in Russell’s vision to change the world.

COO for West2East Empire, Russell’s Manager and the Director of Marketing for the Russell Wilson Passing Academy.

Vic is our stedfast leader, a jack of all trades. Need your oil changed? He’s got you covered. Want to build a fort? Give him a call. Vic’s a “get shit done" kind of guy who strongly believes in Russell’s vision to change the world.

Vic Wise

Chief Operating Officer

 Lower Merion, PA born and raised. Jordan has worked in management, marketing and production for iconic names in the entertainment industry including Jennifer Lopez and Ridley Scott.  Now LA based, Jordan joins the team with the goal of expanding West2East Empire, and Russell Wilson’s brand, globally through high level and large scale partnership opportunities, major film/tv projects, and new business ventures.

Lower Merion, PA born and raised. Jordan has worked in management, marketing and production for iconic names in the entertainment industry including Jennifer Lopez and Ridley Scott.

Now LA based, Jordan joins the team with the goal of expanding West2East Empire, and Russell Wilson’s brand, globally through high level and large scale partnership opportunities, major film/tv projects, and new business ventures.

Jordan Dinenberg

Chief Brand Officer

 Head of Security, Alipate "Pate" oversees the safety and logistics of West2East's clients and employees.  Born and raised in the Fiji islands, but cannot surf. Pate attended Brigham Young University where he played Rugby.  He is a former professional rugby player who represented the USA from 2006-2010.

Head of Security, Alipate "Pate" oversees the safety and logistics of West2East's clients and employees.

Born and raised in the Fiji islands, but cannot surf. Pate attended Brigham Young University where he played Rugby.

He is a former professional rugby player who represented the USA from 2006-2010.

Alipate Tuilevuka

Head of Security

 Michael serves as Executive Assistant to Carly Young, as well general support for the operations of Why Not You Foundation, West2East Empire and Beauty Marks Entertainment.  His background, education and experience center around politics and healthcare, which serve as the foundation for his passion for social justice, equality and fair treatment of others.

Michael serves as Executive Assistant to Carly Young, as well general support for the operations of Why Not You Foundation, West2East Empire and Beauty Marks Entertainment.

His background, education and experience center around politics and healthcare, which serve as the foundation for his passion for social justice, equality and fair treatment of others.

Michael Bentley

Executive Assistant

 Executive Assistant to the CEO. A true Seattle native, Rohan graduated with a Finance degree from the University of Washington.  He realized fairly early on that he would probably not be playing any professional sports, however that has never stopped him from getting involved with the business and management side of the sports industry.

Executive Assistant to the CEO. A true Seattle native, Rohan graduated with a Finance degree from the University of Washington.

He realized fairly early on that he would probably not be playing any professional sports, however that has never stopped him from getting involved with the business and management side of the sports industry.

Rohan Kumar

Executive Assistant

 Personal assistant to the CEO. Born and raised in Seattle, WA she developed a passion for working with people and helping others at a young age.  Before being part of the West2East Empire team, Tenasha was a flight attendant who loved to make a difference for the travelers she encountered.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and trying new things. And there’s no where she goes where she doesn’t have a smile on her face.

Personal assistant to the CEO. Born and raised in Seattle, WA she developed a passion for working with people and helping others at a young age.

Before being part of the West2East Empire team, Tenasha was a flight attendant who loved to make a difference for the travelers she encountered.

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and trying new things. And there’s no where she goes where she doesn’t have a smile on her face.

Tenasha Trujillo

Personal Assistant

 Executive Director for the Why Not You Foundation.  Carly is dedicated to working with the community and its leaders, to make an impact both locally and nationally.  She is living the dream, all day everyday!

Executive Director for the Why Not You Foundation.

Carly is dedicated to working with the community and its leaders, to make an impact both locally and nationally.

She is living the dream, all day everyday!

Carly Young

Executive Director for Why Not You Foundation


PRODUCTIOn

 Creative Director & Head of Production for West2East.  Daniel has had a camera in his hand since he was 10 years old and has loved telling stories through his lens ever since.  Before he was with West2East, he spent 3 years working for NBC Sports covering the 2016 Olympics, Super Bowl XLIX, 2016 Stanley Cup Finals, and won 4 Emmys as an associate producer on Sunday Night Football.  What's most important to Daniel are the 3 F's, Faith, Family and Football (and sometimes food).

Creative Director & Head of Production for West2East.

Daniel has had a camera in his hand since he was 10 years old and has loved telling stories through his lens ever since.

Before he was with West2East, he spent 3 years working for NBC Sports covering the 2016 Olympics, Super Bowl XLIX, 2016 Stanley Cup Finals, and won 4 Emmys as an associate producer on Sunday Night Football.

What's most important to Daniel are the 3 F's, Faith, Family and Football (and sometimes food).

Daniel Mogg

Creative Director / Head of Production

 Los Angeles native, Adam joined the team as West2East Empire's Photographer and Media Assistant.  He spent the 2016 NFL season as social media Producer/Editor for the NBC Sports Sunday Night Football bus and was voted Ai Orange County's "Best in Show" in the Fall 2014 Graduate Portfolio Show.  He's constantly finding ways to inspire others through the creative process, and is a fan and expert of all aspects media - photo, video, and design.

Los Angeles native, Adam joined the team as West2East Empire's Photographer and Media Assistant.

He spent the 2016 NFL season as social media Producer/Editor for the NBC Sports Sunday Night Football bus and was voted Ai Orange County's "Best in Show" in the Fall 2014 Graduate Portfolio Show.

He's constantly finding ways to inspire others through the creative process, and is a fan and expert of all aspects media - photo, video, and design.

Adam Gatdula

Lead Content Creator

 Henry has worked for West2East Empire, the Russell Wilson Passing Academy, and the Why Not You Foundation since 2015 tackling projects both big and small.  He recently graduated from the University of Washington, earning a double major in both finance and entrepreneurship.  During his free time you can find him playing basketball near Greenlake park, taking & editing photos, or eyes glued to the TV to see what Steven A. Smith is “astonished” by.

Henry has worked for West2East Empire, the Russell Wilson Passing Academy, and the Why Not You Foundation since 2015 tackling projects both big and small.

He recently graduated from the University of Washington, earning a double major in both finance and entrepreneurship.

During his free time you can find him playing basketball near Greenlake park, taking & editing photos, or eyes glued to the TV to see what Steven A. Smith is “astonished” by.

Henry Lindstrom

Project Manager

 Content Creator and Project Coordinator, Maria “Pili” Langman assists West2East empire with any all things production.  Born and raised in Panama City, Panama, she made the jump to the US to attend Florida State University, where she got a Bachelor’s in Communications and a Master’s in Sport Management. Pili spent her last 3 years of school interning for various departments at Florida State Athletics, from sports TV production and marketing/communications, to football operations and recruiting.  If it involves food, friends/family, and/or football, you can definitely count her down!

Content Creator and Project Coordinator, Maria “Pili” Langman assists West2East empire with any all things production.

Born and raised in Panama City, Panama, she made the jump to the US to attend Florida State University, where she got a Bachelor’s in Communications and a Master’s in Sport Management. Pili spent her last 3 years of school interning for various departments at Florida State Athletics, from sports TV production and marketing/communications, to football operations and recruiting.

If it involves food, friends/family, and/or football, you can definitely count her down!

Pili Langman

Project Coordinator / Content Creator


PERFORMANCE

 Janet is a student of the human mind and body. She assists professional athletes to a higher level of performance and is inspired by athletes reaching unknown greater heights.  Daily delights include a good belly laugh and baby goat videos. Come to her if you are looking to play a game of euchre or ultimate frisbee.

Janet is a student of the human mind and body. She assists professional athletes to a higher level of performance and is inspired by athletes reaching unknown greater heights.

Daily delights include a good belly laugh and baby goat videos. Come to her if you are looking to play a game of euchre or ultimate frisbee.

Janet Jin

Physical Therapist

 Angel's specialty is mobility and breath work. Her passion lays in figuring out the personality of a body and helping it move in a way that aligns with longevity and strength.  She enjoys chess drills, traveling with the team, and believes curiosity made the cat's life worthwhile.

Angel's specialty is mobility and breath work. Her passion lays in figuring out the personality of a body and helping it move in a way that aligns with longevity and strength.

She enjoys chess drills, traveling with the team, and believes curiosity made the cat's life worthwhile.

Angel Desantis

Mobility Specialist

 Decker is a personal trainer and sports performance trainer out of San Diego, California. He is a firm believer in Jesus, fitness, and health.  Before working for West2East Empire, Decker trained athletes of all ages, from the 9 year old who dreams to one day be a professional athlete, to the already professional athlete looking to advance their career.  Decker is convinced he will lose his mind if he isn't doing something active or doesn't have food in his belly. He is the best at bringing the sun and good health from San Diego to the Great Pacific Northwest.

Decker is a personal trainer and sports performance trainer out of San Diego, California. He is a firm believer in Jesus, fitness, and health.

Before working for West2East Empire, Decker trained athletes of all ages, from the 9 year old who dreams to one day be a professional athlete, to the already professional athlete looking to advance their career.

Decker is convinced he will lose his mind if he isn't doing something active or doesn't have food in his belly. He is the best at bringing the sun and good health from San Diego to the Great Pacific Northwest.

Decker Davis

Personal Trainer

 Carrie "Healings Hands" Hart is fascinated by the science of the human body and movement. Highly-motivated, she’s constantly learning in every aspect of life, and is always finding ways to help others.  Carrie previously worked for Medical Therapeutic Massage facility with most of her clients being athletes (marathon runners, bicyclists, surfers), or victims to neuromuscular diseases. She’s a LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist), Certified Cupping Therapist, and Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist™ who continues to strive for more.  In her heart, she’s a huge science nerd! She enjoys nature documentaries and knows some really random facts about animals. If you seek any knowledge about nature, she’s your go to cat lady.

Carrie "Healings Hands" Hart is fascinated by the science of the human body and movement. Highly-motivated, she’s constantly learning in every aspect of life, and is always finding ways to help others.

Carrie previously worked for Medical Therapeutic Massage facility with most of her clients being athletes (marathon runners, bicyclists, surfers), or victims to neuromuscular diseases. She’s a LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist), Certified Cupping Therapist, and Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist™ who continues to strive for more.

In her heart, she’s a huge science nerd! She enjoys nature documentaries and knows some really random facts about animals. If you seek any knowledge about nature, she’s your go to cat lady.

Carrie Hart

Massage Therapist

 Better known as “Chef Dre," Andrea is the private Chef for the Wilson family.  She is inspired by clean, crisp and healthy eating, and loves seeing how nutritious eating can positively impact the mind, body and soul.  Prolific Athletes was her first opportunity to cook for professional athletes. Chef Dre enjoys using food as an integral tool to energize, heal and maintain day-to-day training routines.  She enjoys spontaneous dance parties in the kitchen and lives by the motto “if it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

Better known as “Chef Dre," Andrea is the private Chef for the Wilson family.

She is inspired by clean, crisp and healthy eating, and loves seeing how nutritious eating can positively impact the mind, body and soul.

Prolific Athletes was her first opportunity to cook for professional athletes. Chef Dre enjoys using food as an integral tool to energize, heal and maintain day-to-day training routines.

She enjoys spontaneous dance parties in the kitchen and lives by the motto “if it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

Andrea Witton

Head Chef


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