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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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Kevin has over 25 years of project management, application development and operations experience for client-centric agencies working on accounts like Amazon, Google, IBM, Jaguar Land Rover and Salesforce. Kevin's been integral in the creation and refinement of our Tinkerly Innovation Platform. Kevin will lead the charge and take a more active role with Trina as we turn the page into our next Tinker chapter. 

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ABOUT KEVIN MCFARLAND
Co-Owner & Operations

Kevin McFarland
Co-Owner & Operations
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Kate's well-established working relationships with the Global Inventing Community, and account management experience make her an Inventor Relations superstar. 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 Manager

Kate Soanes
Inventor Relations Manager
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ABOUT KAELYN HUTTON

Inventor Relations Coordinator

Kaelyn Hutton has the spirit of an advocate with many years of customer service and client relations expertise. She helps the Tinkers stay buttoned-up and on task by managing a variety of administrative tasks for the team. If your Tinkerly account gets locked, Kaelyn will help you! Not sure what we do? Kaelyn will help explain. Receive some flowers from us? Kaelyn likely sent them. How grateful we are to have such a kind soul on the TinkerTeam to look after us, our clients, and inventors! When she’s not helping us, you’ll find her volunteering at 2nd Chances Rescue, where she rescues, fosters, and advocates for fur babies in need.

Kaelyn Hutton
Inventor Relations Coordinator
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ABOUT CAMRON MCDONALD

Event Producer

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
Event Producer
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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

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