Missy McCabe is the Business Manager of The MindSide and is responsible for the day-to-day operational and financial management of the company. Missy’s daily operational goal is to ensure that The MindSide runs in an efficient manner so that everyone can reach their full potential.
Missy enjoys working in an environment that focuses on improving the lives of others, one of which parallels her former career as a registered nurse. In 2011, Missy retired from nursing to help her husband, Bhrett, open The MindSide.
Missy truly is the glue behind the scenes and ensures that everything runs smoothly for our clients.
Mike Oczypok is the Marketing Coordinator for The MindSide. Mike has a passion for cultivating relationships, telling people’s unique stories, and building brands in the community.
Mike is a graduate from The University of Alabama in 2017, where he earned his MBA while playing baseball for the Crimson Tide. Prior to his MBA, Mike completed his Marketing and Management undergrad degrees in Tuscaloosa as well.
His experience in marketing, event management, and business development has proven to be an asset to The MindSide.
ONLINE EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Brett Basham is the Online Education Coordinator for The MindSide after different stints in collegiate athletics as both a coach and administrator. Most recently, Brett served as the Coordinator of Career & Leadership Development within The University of Alabama Athletic Department for all 17 Crimson Tide athletic teams. He also received a Master’s Degree in Sport Management from Alabama.
Brett graduated from Ole Miss in 2009 where he was also an All-SEC baseball player for the Rebels. He was also drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 2008 and again by the San Diego Padres in 2009, playing in the Padres organization until 2011.
In addition to coordinating the online MindSide Academy platform, Brett also does graphic design and business development for The MindSide.
DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER
Brian Pope is the Digital Media Producer for The MindSide and has a passion for sports, and for telling stories through video.
Brian graduated with a degree in Telecommunication and Film, from the University of Alabama, in 1997, and he and his family are avid supporters of the Crimson Tide.
Brian has spent more than 20 years as a sports producer in the Birmingham television market. At The MindSide, he heads up our video team and produces our Exploring The MindSide podcast.
VIDEO CREATION COORDINATOR
Cherie Olivier is the Video Creation Coordinator for The MindSide. Cherie has a passion for story telling that originates from her time spent in news broadcasting.
A graduate of Samford University, Cherie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism & Mass Communications. She has experience in video production for television news, event and corporate branding videography, as well as knowledge in other areas of digital marketing.
Cherie brings fresh, new ideas to The MindSide team with her creativity and forward thinking. Her talent and passion are a huge asset to The MindSide creative team as we continue to make a statement with our online presence and push our athletes to the best they can be.