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Trina's varied experience in the Inventor Relations role across multiple companies has given her flexibility with style, backed by a foundation of institutional knowledge and best practices. She has created, managed and refined inventor outreach initiatives for Disney Consumer Products, Jakks Pacific, Fisher Price, and Mattel prior to launching TinkerTini. Her unique blend of approachable humor, know-how, and no-nonsense practicality make her extremely effective working with inventors and executives alike. She has developed far-reaching and trusting relationships with the global inventing community. Trina is known for results, ethics, passion for product, taking time to give thoughtful feedback, and helping others refine their ideas and find success.

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ABOUT TRINA MCFARLAND

Owner & Managing Director

Trina McFarland
Owner & Managing Director
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Prior to joining TinkerTini, Amanda managed Inventor Relations for Jakks Pacific. Amanda currently oversees operations, inventor onboarding, client reporting and contract administration while also flexing her creative skills in web design, photoshop and making epic TinkerTOONS to help educate our 500+ and quickly growing global inventing network. Amanda is the operational backbone of TinkerTini! 

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ABOUT AMANDA MELENDEZ
Inventor Relations

Amanda Melendez
Inventor Relations
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Kate's well-established working relationships with the Global Inventing Community, and account management experience make her an Inventor Relations super star. She's already well known in the industry to bring the pieces together everyday for inventors and our clients to increase the odds of success for all. 

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ABOUT KATE SOANES

Inventor Relations 

Kate Soanes
Inventor Relations 

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ABOUT CAMRON MCDONALD

Inventor Relations 

Camron brings 20+ years experience in global event production for clients such as Google, eBay and Zoom to the TinkerTini team. Camron has a deep appreciation of client relationships and proven project management experience in an even faster paced, more stressful industry than toys: live events! Camron is also a strong believer in toys, play and child development. In short, she was destined for Inventor Relations and brings much needed experience to the TinkerTeam as the world opens back up!

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Camron McDonald
Inventor Relations 
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Scott’s been an integral part of TinkerTini’s story, helping us launch and offering guidance as we’ve grown. He’s well versed in all areas of IP commercialization, and understands both inventor, IR, and manufacturer perspectives to bring reliable and consistent clarity. He’s an absolute pleasure to work with, and reliable provider of necessary, grounded gut checks. 

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ABOUT SCOTT LANDSBAUM

Legal Guy

Scott Landsbaum
Legal Guy
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Todd is the all knowing tech support guru for everything on our Tinkerly Innovation Platform!

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ABOUT TODD JAMES

Tinkerly Support

Todd James
Tinkerly Support