ABOUT 2018-03-26T14:10:00+00:00

Meet Our Team

GoodCity has worked hard to assemble an eclectic, well-rounded team who all have a unique function and purpose in the video production process. Coming from all walks of life, from sales to music to videography, we are here to make every aspect of your video powerful and unique.

As seen in the pictures each member of our team is holding up their “Enneagram” number. At its core, the Enneagram helps us to see ourselves at a deeper, more objective level and can be of invaluable assistance on our path to understand and know not only ourselves but others as well. Learn more about enneagrams.

Stephen Burks
Stephen Burks Creative Director/Principal
Enneagram 6: The Loyalist
Stephen has spent 30 years bridging enterprise and creativity, making him the wise sage and Obi Wan of GoodCity. In the mid-2000’s, Stephen began to produce corporate videos and documentary films. In 2011, because of his newly discovered passion and his extensive background in media production, Stephen launched Good City Productions, a video production company based in Cleveland, Ohio.
Henry Ortlip
Henry Ortlip Cinematographer/Director
Enneagram 7: The Enthusiast
With a postgraduate degree in Screenwriting from the prestigious UCLA Film School. Henry is also a consummate storyteller behind the camera. His Screenplay “The Big Bear” won top prize in the UCLA Professional Program Competition. During the decade Henry spent in Southern California Henry worked on numerous productions and worked on staff at Universal Studio’s The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.
 Kaytie Leonard
Kaytie Leonard Production Assistant
Enneagram 4: The Individualist
Kaytie received her degrees in Film Studies and English Literature from Trinity College, The University of Dublin where she was Head of Editing for Trinity TV, the college’s broadcast society. Over the course of her career Kaytie has worked on a variety of projects, from studio managing for Emmy winner Bob Caldwell to Assistant Director on a LeeAnn Womack music video, she has written and directed her own short films, but enjoys editing most of all.
Marcus Nealy Burks
Marcus Nealy Burks Brand Ambassador
Enneagram 1: The Reformer
Marcus cut his teeth on brand identity marketing and client relations during a formative tenure under the mentorship of Cleveland Entrepreneur and community leader, John Gadd at his dynamic Hot Cards, Inc. Regularly interfacing with varied clients including Jack Casino, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, the Hard Rock Casino, the IX Center and more, Marcus’s creative soul, sharp intellect and engaging sense of humor was a key to his success. He brings a youthful excitement and optimism formed in the crucible of real life challenges to the GoodCity team.
Gavin Sterkel
Gavin Sterkel Audio Technician and Original Score Composer/Musician
Enneagram 2: The Helper
Gavin’s musical and audio career began in Cleveland, Ohio as a recording and touring artist. His career quickly caught the attention of a management company that carried his prospects to Los Angeles, where he continued to write, record, perform and produce other artists. While in LA, Gavin worked closely with producer Aaron Johnson (The Fray, Colby Calait) and many of the industry’s top recording artists. Gavin returned to the Cleveland music scene and joined the GoodCity team in early 2017 as an on-set sound technician and original score composer.