Brian Stoodley

Operations Coordinator

Email: brian.stoodley@edgelink.com

Brian has been an administrative professional for 4 years. He began his career in the television industry but has now joined forces with the team at EdgeLink, bringing the energy and “can do” attitude that helped him find success in his previous endeavors. Brian has been married to his wife Susan for two years. They have a dog named Harley and are expecting their first child in the summer of 2020. Brian is also a toy enthusiast who spends his free time collecting and photographing his collection. His pictures have been featured in numerous magazines and made appearances at various conventions throughout the world, including San Diego Comic-Con.

Getting the Edge on Brian

First job:
Grocery store stock boy. I still think about my experiences there to this day. The former owner said something that always stuck with me, “Regardless of what your position or rank is, approach each day here like you are the owner.”

Who inspires you?
My wife. The amount of patience and love that she has brought into my life is immeasurable.

Favorite music:
Hard Rock mostly (anything with Mike Patton is gold) but I also get into 80s new wave, classic rock, and 90s rap.

Favorite hobbies:
Toy photography, Pinball, and Chicago Sports. Photography for peace of mind. Pinball and Chicago sports to keep myself humble. 😊

Most desired vacation destination:
New Zealand

Who was your favorite teacher?
Mr. Jones, 5th grade. He was the first teacher to believe and invest in me. It’s amazing what you can accomplish once someone takes the time to get to know how you work and why you struggle.

What are your 3 favorite movies?
Evil Dead 2, Fargo, and Blade Runner. I mostly enjoy dark humor and fantasy.

If you could time travel, where would you go?
1987 Toys R Us. Anywhere USA. As an avid toy collector, this would be the ideal time for me to stock up on all the goodies that are no longer in my collection today!