Dave Berning

Project Manager, Producer, Web Developer


Dave Berning was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dave has always been fascinated with technology and wanted to pursue a career in a creative and technical field. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati: Blue Ash College in 2013 with an Associate’s of Applied Science in Electronic Media Technology as well as various professional certificates. His capstone project, ¡Punk You! was awarded the 2013 Web Director’s Award and was placed in the Top 5 in his graduating class. He later went on and graduated from one of the leading conservatories in the world, the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati a BFA in Electronic Media. Dave has worked for Hobsons Educational Solutions as well as for various freelance clients including Ohio Senator Candidate, Angela Beamon.

Brett Valls

Graphic Designer, Web Designer


Brett Valls is a designer based in Cincinnati, Ohio that specializes in brand development and website design solutions. He works as a designer for local agency Clubessential designing websites for the private-membership and hospitality industries. He graduated with a BFA in Electronic Media from the University of Cincinnati.

Brett is an advocate for businesses that believe good design cuts through the hogwash and helps to reach their audience beautifully, intelligently, and meaningfully. He loves to cook but has been often told to stick to his day job.

Special thanks to President Santa Ono, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, Electronic Media Division, Dr. John Owens, Michael Hostiuck, Kenny Hill, Dennis Patel, Colin Lutz, Tim Neumann, Tess White, Dan Marque, Rachel Koch, William Wolkoff, Ben Fraley, Brittany Morgan, Charity Winburn, Tyler Harris, William Greb, Becca Blumer, John Lehenbauer, Mitch Klien and the Bearcast Media General Body. Credit for the development of the site goes to Dave Berning and Brett Valls.