Transforming what’s possible when strategy, creativity and purpose align.

About Briteweb

About Briteweb

Briteweb is a social impact agency and strategic partner specializing in branding, digital and marketing solutions for nonprofits, foundations and purpose-driven companies.

When it comes to addressing the world’s most intractable problems, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. We’re experts at designing and guiding tailored processes that deliver tangible results and powerful insights, always leading with empathy and emphasizing collaboration, communication and trust.

With headquarters in New York and a carefully curated network of global social impact professionals, we offer the familiarity and attentiveness of a local partner with the breadth of a global agency. Together, we’re transforming what’s possible when strategy, creativity and purpose align.

Where we thrive

Our sweet spot is working with complex organizations and purpose-driven businesses and navigating multi-stakeholder engagements. We have consistently led the creation of groundbreaking projects, such as:

Briteweb offers a combination of expertise, values-alignment and passion that you simply will not find at any other agency in North America. We’re trusted partners for some of the most impactful organizations in the education, health, gender equality, environmental, international aid and philanthropic spaces. We have a track record of delivering lasting value for our clients, regardless of their specific focus area.

Operations & Culture

Briteweb is a pioneer in the future of work, company culture and 21st century organizational strategy. Our team members are tech-enabled, incredibly well connected and led by a world-class project management and administrative team. We work tirelessly to continually improve our processes and the quality of the work we deliver. We consider every challenge to be a learning opportunity and encourage an open and safe environment for everyone on the team to provide ideas and feedback.

We understand that creativity and talent alone aren’t enough when the world’s biggest issues are on the line. Working in the social sector means higher stakes, more complexity and heightened investment from everyone involved. And we’re experts at designing and guiding processes to suit these environments. Our clients appreciate the transparency, budget clarity and peace of mind we offer, even when there may be many unknowns.

We’ve learned that the best results come when we can collaborate closely and openly with our clients. We expect a high level of partnership from our clients and we know you expect the same from us.

Our Values

Briteweb is built on a foundation of strong values, mission and purpose. They guide our hiring process and our approach to ensuring the right fit with the clients we engage with. Our values are more than words on a page for us, they are built into everything we do.

We keep it real.

We say what we mean, and we mean what we say. Feedback and honesty are critical to being our best selves and delivering the best work possible.

We’re in it together.

Our best work is created when we collaborate. This means social equality between staff members as well as our client teams. We don’t play the blame game, instead, we create a safe environment to share challenges and support one another to find solutions.

We’re open-hearted.

Real people, real feelings. In our careers, we’re going to spend a huge amount of time with our colleagues and clients. Teams are happier and more productive when we get to know and care for one another in a meaningful way.

We’re resourceful.

We are nimble, entrepreneurial and prepared for the unexpected. The world is changing at the rate of technology and we need to be open and prepared to solve new problems every day.

We’re accountable.

Trust with clients and each other is critical to our success. We do what we say we’re going to do, and when that’s not possible, we communicate clearly with everyone involved to redefine expectations. Communicating early and often, even when it’s not good news, is critical in our fast paced, team-based environment.

About Briteweb

Founder & CEO

Steve Rio

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When Steve Rio told his agency friends he wanted to start a digital agency focused on social impact, many of them thought he was crazy. He decided to do it anyway, and Briteweb was born – proving it’s possible to be both impact-focused and profitable...

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Director of Strategy

Samantha Langdorf

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Samantha has been with Briteweb since the very beginning. Her deep passion for the social sector inspired her to join Steve Rio in his mission to transform the role of branding in the impact space. Since then, she’s led breakthrough creative work for...

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Director of Client Services

Brodie Wasserman

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A true people person, Brodie cultivates genuine, lasting relationships with our clients, from the day we begin a conversation to the moment we say goodbye. In fact, most of the time we don’t have to say goodbye; 95% of our clients come back to work with...

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Director of Project Operations

Kelly Ostrowercha

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Kelly’s overarching purpose is to make lives easier—both our team’s and our clients’. Her capacity to keep a multitude of projects on track, on time and on budget without missing a beat is remarkable to everyone who works with her, making her the perfect...

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Director of Operations

Zephaniah Wong

Passionate about finding ways to support, inspire and activate the potential in others, Zeph has always been focused on building deep client and team relationships. He brings deep understanding of project delivery and process optimization, enabling him to focus on ensuring that Briteweb's team is supported...

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