Diversed-Owned, Led, Targeted & Award-Winning

Meet Our Team

Manny Ruiz
Manny RuizCo-Founder / Editorial Director / Executive Producer
Manny Ruiz is the Co-founder of Brilla Media Ventures and Nuestro Stories. He is a Hispanic media pioneer, with over 28 years of experience and numerous industry accolades, including the Pulitzer Prize.
Angela Sustaita-Ruiz
Angela Sustaita-RuizCo-Founder and CEO
Angela Sustaita-Ruiz is Co-Founder and CEO of Brilla Media Ventures and Nuestro Stories. She’s a recognized leader in the U.S. Hispanic market with a track record of award-winning campaigns and pioneering initiatives for Fortune 500 companies.
Alex Hernandez
Alex HernandezBrand Partnerships
Alex Hernandez is strategic marketing leader with 20+ years of experience, adept at driving innovation, building strong client relationships, and leading multicultural initiatives to solve critical business challenges.
Rachel Matos
Rachel MatosDirector, Digital and Influencer Strategy
Rachel Matos is a top strategist in the Latinx influencer marketing space. She directs Nuestro Stories’ digital strategy, leveraging her extensive experience with Fortune 500 brand activations and her background in the arts.
Efrain Gonzalez
Efrain GonzalezPartner/VP of Nuestro Studios
With over two decades in radio, Efrain Gonzalez has mastered various roles from production to program direction. He has contributed to over 60 U.S. stations, garnering accolades such as the New York Broadcasters Association Award.
Felix Montelara
Felix MontelaraAudio Strategies
Felix Montelara is an award-winning digital audio creator and founder of the Latin Podcast Awards, the International Academy Awards for Latino Podcast, and the Audio Dice Network.
Santiago Eljaiek III
Santiago Eljaiek IIILegal Counsel
Santiago Eljaiek III is an established lawyer with over 20+ years experience in mergers and acquisitions, commercial and residential real estate, asset based and structured lending and general corporate agreements.

Putting the Spotlight on Latinos

Through Innovative Content Production, Engaging Marketing Experiences, Influencer Partnerships, and Diverse Platform Distribution.