Alex Brouwer

Audio Specialist

Alex Brouwer is an audio specialist. Experienced in editing, mixing, mastering, producing, and composing, he draws on his wide range of skills to bring audio projects to the next level. Alex’s audio chops have been trusted by the likes of ABC, NBC, Wondery, Spotify, Spoke Media, Burnett Music, Pray, and many other companies. He spends his days in his home studio polishing sound into digital greatness.

Ray Hennessy

Wildlife Photographer & Cinematographer

Our resident wildlife videography specialist, Ray has captured exceptional film of dozens of species all around the country. He’s also an active still photographer, with wedding and society studios in New Jersey and Florida.

Kay Hung


Made in Taiwan, Kay was a proud product of the 80s.  After studying Cinematography at the School of Visual Arts in New York  (BFA, 2008) and the American Film Institute in Los Angeles (MFA, 2014).  Kay has worked in both narrative and documentary film, mentored by iconic cinematographers including Frederick Elmes, (Blue Velvet), Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), and Igor Martinovic (House of Cards).  Her own credits include the HBO series The Night Of, and the Jim Jarmusch film Paterson.

Matthew Cusimano


From 2012 – 2014 Matt worked as a teacher in South America with the U.S. Peace Corps, having specialized in literacy development, documentary, and art activism in partnership with various NGOs and the State Department. This transformative experience led Matt to focus strictly on nonfiction film and modes of media representation.

Matt holds a B.A. in Film & Video (Directing) from Columbia College Chicago & M.A. in Documentary from New York University, where he trained with renowned filmmakers and anthropologists. In addition to developing short & feature-length films, he shoots about 100 live events per year.

Courtney Moore

Graphic Designer

Courtney Moore is a freelance graphic designer and an illustrator based out of Brooklyn New York. She is a graduate of Parsons The New School for Design and received a BBA in design and management.

Garrett Tiedemann

Audio Engineer

Garrett Tiedemann is an award-winning audio engineer, producer, and composer with additional expertise in film and theater production. He’s a classically trained guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has also worked in film and radio/podcasting for most of his life. With a continuing desire to experiment and test the boundaries of what audio and film can achieve, Garrett has found a home across mediums and frequently works with non-profit organizations to expand the way their stories are told. In addition to his work with CitizenRacecar, he currently handles production and post-production responsibilities for a number of shows including Darknet Diaries, Crimes of the Centuries, and Connecting ALS.

Tania Mohammed


Tania’s career spans the technology, media & non-profit worlds, having worked as a developer, event & project manager, producer and fundraiser. She established herself in Los Angeles, working with the South Asian Film Festival, LA Shorts Festival, and the Pacific Council, a USC-based think tank. After moving to New York City, Tania joined SciMed Media and then went on to work at the MSG station, FUSE TV. In addition to her work with CitizenRacecar, she currently focuses on fundraising for nonprofit organizations in Queens, where she lives with her husband and two children.

Charlotte Moore

Creative Lead

Charlotte is a writer, editor, and content strategist with experience crafting compelling narratives for both brands like as Burt’s Bees, IBM, and Krispy Kreme and nonprofit organizations such as Foundation for Hope.

She also helps organize the fantasy literature conventions MultiverseCon and DragonCon and is an artist, actor, singer, and bona fide social media star, with more than 230,000 people on TikTok following her videos on science, language, culture, and social justice.

David Hoffman

Principal & Creative Director

Since founding CitizenRacecar in 2012, David has been responsible for shaping and growing the company, and supervising the content and creative direction of all of its client work.

Beforehand, he built careers as both a producer of media and events and as a professional writer and musician. He played a significant role in the production of events including the PROJECT Global Trade Show, Photoville, the New York Photo Festival, the DUMBO Arts Festival, The FiFi Awards, fundraising Galas for Dress for Success and the Bedford Academy, and mobile marketing programs for Diageo, Pepsico, and Nature’s Way; and created commercial music for clients including New York University, City University of New York and Fast Company.

He has also written, produced, and directed theatrical pieces in both New York and Washington, DC, and composed music that has been performed at the Folger Shakespeare Theater and by groups including the Capital Wind Quintet, and the New York Shakespeare Exchange.

He graduated Cum Laude from the Berklee College of Music, and also studied Music Theory and Composition at Shenandoah University and the University of Maryland, and visual art with the nationally-renowned teacher Walter Bartman.

He lives in Queens, NY with his wife, a nonprofit executive, and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, birdwatching, and playing bass in the locally-famous rock and roll band The Lowers.