Chief Creative Consultant
Geoffrey Cantor is a classically trained and working actor, director and coach. He graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College in 1984, and studied at the National Theater Institute (Eugene O'Neill Theater Center), and after college, at London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Geoffrey is a creative visionary whose skill set is drawn from the combination of his three years as a social worker in Jersey city, his thirty years as a professional actor, and his extensive experience in the full spectrum of the media production process.
His unique background made him the ideal choice to be the on-air talent (and later de facto co-director) for Kleenex’s award-winning Let It Out™ campaign, in which he was featured as the “Good Listener,” touring the country for a full year interviewing over 800 people on topics ranging from Mother's Day and love, to loss and domestic abuse. As creative consultant for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, he oversaw the development of diverse media with Joanne L. Harpel for their public affairs, programmatic, and development departments, including promos, TV and radio PSA's that helped raise over $9 million in 300 markets nationwide and educational programs that were shown in 300 cities on six continents world-wide. He is currently developing a program to provide Sensitivity training in the workplace with Jeff Pollack of Mintz and Gold, LLP.
Stephen has a diverse background in art and technology. He studied at both the University of North Texas, in Denton and The Art Institute of Dallas. After getting his degree in 3D modeling and animation, he first worked in the video game industry. He transitioned into the world of web design and web development working with some of the largest brands in the Dallas/Fort Worth area as well as many of the outlying cities, and worked for GE developing software for research and development.
Recently he founded CyberShyft LLC, a boutique web and software firm in order to help small businesses, non-profits, and charities with their website and software application needs, and has worked with various organizations from high school drill teams to helping children with birth defects.