Karen Tilstra
Co-founder
Karen Tilstra wants to live in a world where work is fast, people are free, and chocolate is devoid of calories. Co-founder of AdventHealth Innovation Lab, Karen has taught, spoken and published nationally and internationally. When she’s not creating experiences that ignite creativity she’s hanging out with family, friends and Nick, the world’s wackiest dog. Her latest project, the Orlando Magic Innovation Lab, just celebrated its first birthday.
Enoc Lopez
Experience Designer
Enoc loves planning big events, designing and presenting workshops, and facilitating innovation teams! Before joining AdventHealth Innovation Lab, Enoc worked at the collegiate level teaching leadership to young. After two decades of living in places with harsh winters, he is happy to live in Orlando where people wear coats when it’s 70 degrees. When not at AdventHealth Innovation Lab, Enoc likes to window-shop for cars, play his bass guitar, and discover new restaurants.
Morgan Dickson
Experience Designer
Morgan is an Innovation Catalyst at the AdventHealth Innovation Lab. She drives the internal side of AdventHealth Innovation Lab and leads the Samurai Program. Morgan has a background in Psychology and Service and Experience Design. Her Master’s thesis work concentrated on creating services for foreign, pregnant women adjust to their new culture and receive healthcare services. Morgan loves spending time at the beach, kayaking, and doing stained glass!
Keely Rusinov
Experience Designer
At the AdventHealth Innovation Lab Keely’s work focuses on managing projects and connecting groups to catalysts. Before finding AdventHealth Innovation Lab, Keely worked in healthcare for nearly two years and was a project manager for a creative design firm. She is currently working on her Masters in Organizational Behavior. On the side, Keely skateboards with her dogs, mountain bikes, and has stellar cooking skills!
Trevor Swanson
Experience Designer
Trevor spends his time between internal and external AdventHealth Innovation Lab projects. After graduating from Rollins College, he earned his MBA from the University of Tampa and is an entrepreneur at heart. Along with being a skilled innovator, Trevor loves sailing around the atlantic and gulf coasts.
Richard Paul
Experience Designer
Richard Regan Paul is an Innovator that brings over 20 years of film/TV, live theater, and interactive/improvisational theater experience to AdventHealth Innovation Lab. Richard has performed, taught, devised, directed and consulted hundreds of theatrical troupes, professional groups, and companies such as Price Waterhouse Cooper, Walt Disney World, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, and Siemens. He utilizes improvisational theater toward education, personal/group development, social justice, and innovation since improvisation and Design Thinking as both are human- centered & intuitive in nature. Be on the look out for Richard on the “silver screen” for the upcoming Warner Bros feature film Geostorm coming to theaters everywhere in October 2016!
Patrick O'Connor
Graphic Facilitator
Patrick O'Connor is an organic import from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada, where he learned to paddle canoes, make maple syrup and run huskies in a straight line. Inspired by Saturday morning cartoons, comics and tabletop roleplaying games, he has developed a strong illustration background with work in print, props and digital. A fan favorite at Daily City's Cardboard Art Festival, he's earned recognition for his volunteer design work on the Ivanhoe Promotions Board with the Orlando Mainstreet Award for Volunteer of the Year, the FSCAA Award for Best Overall Design, and a nomination for Partners in Excellence while working at Disney.