Our Team

We are a team creating content with a purpose.

Bob Morgan

CEO

Robert has more than 25 years of experience building effective teams and organizations. As an entrepreneur, Robert co-created and grew a $200M national security and business consulting company Morgan Franklin. Robert then turned his passion to building Pivotal Plays, a media company producing short form video stories of uplifting inspiring entrepreneurs, Talaria Media to finance and produce films and documentaries such as Saving the Roar, and Pivotal Moments Media to improve the mental fitness of people around the world. Robert has served on boards for the American Heart Association, Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Penn State College of IST and served as an executive advisor to start ups and Penn State’s Entrepreneurship program.

Sandy Lutton

CRO and Director, Her Journey

Sandy leads strategic growth efforts, partnerships, and channel development for Pivotal Moments Media. Formerly, the Chief Revenue Officer of The Washington Speakers Bureau, Sandy has a proven track record in creating and executing strategic visions that drive sustainable growth. Her focus on strategic planning, developing, and executing growth plans, and building long-term strategic partnerships and client relations, has led to her success. Sandy has held many client facing roles and consulting roles within a variety of industries where she has built go-to-market strategies, transformed sales teams, and driven profitable growth.

 

Erik Ayers

Chief Marketing Officer

Erik has spent over 20 years delivering employee-centered marketing strategies. He has a penchant for big ideas that tap into the human spirit in order to build business and distinguish brands. Erik provides Pivotal Moments with marketing and strategic support to get the word out on our mental health mission, inspiring content, and mission partners. Erik is also the CEO and co-founder of GoodSeeker, and a Pivotal Moments technology partner. GoodSeeker is offered to companies as a platform to collect and promote positive workplace content and employee success stories to build their culture, support DEI&B, reinforce values and empower employees.

Chris Eimas

Interim CFO

Chris supports Pivotal Moments in financial matters, including fundraising and financial planning and analysis. He has 25 years of experience in growing technology companies both PE backed and public. Most recently the CFO of StarCompliance, an enterprise software company owned by Marlin Equity Partners, Chris has supported numerous financing and M&A transactions over the course of his career. He served as CFO/COO at the Washington Speakers Bureau, in the Omnicom Group portfolio, and has held executive roles at Deltek, and AOL.

Erin McNamara

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

Erin helps to promote all of our Pivotal Moments channels.  She works with each channel host to develop and implement social media plans to promote mental fitness. She also works with mission partners and corporate partners to execute sponsorship and co-marketing campaigns.  Erin is a proud recent graduate from Mary Washington University.

Freddie Scott

Director, Educational Production

Current teacher, Former NFL Player and a certified Transition Coach for the NFL Player Engagement program, Freddie also serves as a family expert for the NFL Players Association. Freddie speaks and teaches on such topics as leadership, healthy relationships, character development, personal growth, and parenting.

Ben Morgan

Director, Content Management and Production

Ben serves as the Director of Content Management for Pivotal Moments.  Ben leads efforts to aggregate, produce and deliver education and entertainment content through Pivotal Moments channels and Wellness Education Center.  Ben also assists Talaria Media with the development and production of films and documentaries.  Ben recently graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Information Science and Technology.

Jenn Sherman

Director, We are Everyone Channel

In 2017, Jenn founded The Influencer Collective, a digital asset strategy and podcast production firm. The Influencer Collective is a network of experts and podcast shows that drive social impact. With a focus on building meaningful relationships and facilitating real conversations, Jenn is the host of several podcast shows including A Dose of Your Future, We Are Everyone, and The Influencer Collective Show. Jenn’s experience spans from the business-to-business, business-to-consumer, technology, health and non-for-profit space. She excels at leading integrated marketing and digital media campaigns to help companies increase their overall bottom line.

Lee Elias

Director, GRIT Channel

Elias is a professional speaker, award-winning author, entrepreneur, and coach. As the founder of Game Seven Group, Lee works with teams and leaders in the business, nonprofit, and sports to unlock excellence, and win using the spirit and culture of a professional sports organization.Lee is the award-winning author of Think Like a Fan: Invest in Your Fans So They Invest in YouWin: What Every Team Needs to Know to Create a Championship Culture and co-author of The Business Recovery Checklist: How to Thrive in the Aftermath of COVID19 and Stay in Medicine: How Physicians Can Move Past Burnout and Regain Control.

Howie Cohen

Director, Charlie Mike Channel

Howie has over 42 years of combined military and corporate experience leading change management, communications and intelligence project teams, portfolios and accounts. Howie has a successful track record of building high performing teams by helping organizations establish their vision, set goals, and develop a strategic execution plan to accomplish their goals to high standards. Howie is most passionate about developing effective leaders and high performing teams.

Tamara Alan

Director, Resilience and Pivotal Records

Tamara worked for several years as a successful entertainment attorney, record label owner and artist rep, licensed in California and Tennessee. During her career, she discovered, developed, and managed a variety of acts from Rock to Country to Contemporary Christian. Tamara’s clients have garnered numerous awards, including multiple Grammys. In 2010, upon learning of her college classmate’s diagnosis, Tamara co-founded The Kevin Turner Foundation (KTF), to focus on the connection between ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and repeated brain trauma in athletes. Tamara’s client, Grammy nominated, multiplatinum recording artist, Ty Herndon, used Kevin Turner’s ALS story for his “Journey On” music video, which became the battle cry for the foundation. Tamara now focuses on bringing her expertise and relationships in sports and entertainment to Pivotal Moments Media. Tamara lives in Nashville with husband David, and sons, Will and Beckett.

Will Browning

Director, Business Development

Will is a distinguished business advisor with more than 19 years of experience in the insurance industry helping athletes, entertainers and family offices across the country. He has lead the sales and management of a rapidly-growing telecommunications company, from start-up through its successful IPO. He has helped many C-level executives, business owners and non-profits address challenging issues related to insurance, financial planning, and business strategy. Will has served as Past Chairman of the Leadership Board for The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. Recently, Will was a Co-Executive Producer and instrumental in the production of the inspirational sports documentary Saving the Roar completed in 2020 and is currently working with the same film team on various projects.

JB Spisso

Director, Pivotal Lessons

JB has 30 years of experience transforming individuals into leaders. He is a veteran of the United States Army with 26 years of service, including ten years in Special Operations with the elite 75th Ranger Regiment, leading the Country’s most talented Soldiers in combat. JB retired at the prominent rank of Sergeant Major, the highest and most respected Non-Commissioned Officer position in the military.
JB is a leader, trainer, and educator. He has led team building and leadership training for professional sports teams, including NFL and NHL clubs, and was the first in the NHL to hold the position of Executive Director of Leadership and Cultural Development. He now advises C-Suite executives on leadership and culture and is a sought after speaker for industry gatherings and leadership podcasts. JB understands the rigors, the risk, the teamwork, and the mindset needed for success.JB holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Organizational Management & Leadership from Nyack College and studied under notable sports psychologist Dr. Derek Anderson from 2014-2017. JB has recently published his first book, Warrior Leadership: Steps to Success for Leaders on the Ground