Sean O’Connor

How do your colleagues describe you?

A seasoned storyteller with a knack for creative marketing strategies. Sean brings passion, innovation, and a deep understanding of small business needs to every project.​​​​​​​​​

Why do you do what you do?

I do what I do because I genuinely love helping small businesses thrive. There’s an undeniable thrill in witnessing an entrepreneur’s vision come to life through strategic storytelling and creative marketing. Every success story fuels my passion for empowering these driven individuals to turn their dreams into reality. It’s what keeps me going after all these years.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Sean O’Connor’s passion for storytelling is deeply rooted in his over two decades of experience as an internationally award-winning visual storyteller. Since 2001, he has dedicated his creative work to crafting socially responsible stories and teaching visual storytelling to businesses and organizations globally.

With an extensive background that includes founding a widely known film production studio, co-founding the Gorge Impact Film Festival, working with non-profits and industry brands, and contributing to regional EMMY®️ awards and PBS broadcasts, Sean brings a unique blend of creative vision and strategic marketing expertise. His accolades, including photography features in leading publications and serving on prestigious juries, further solidify his qualifications in guiding small businesses to craft compelling narratives and achieve success through impactful storytelling.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​