ABOUT

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STEVEN SERGIOVANNI

Director

When your parents are Texas ranchers, you develop a taste for quality barbecue sauce. A sauce that is spicy enough to bring tears to one’s eyes yet tasty enough to keep a person eatin’. As a child, Steven thought that barbecue sauce would be his calling. MORE »
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HEATHER DARCY BHANDARI

Director

Sycamores, Pines, Redwoods, Douglas Fir trees, it really doesn't matter which; Heather can identify them all blindfolded. Heather has a world-class sense of smell. She once scored a perfect 700 when measured by a state-of-the-art electro-olfactogram. MORE »
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MONICA HERMAN

Director

Nobody celebrates the music of Booker T. and the MGs quite like Monica Herman. In high school, she once shaved the words "Green Onions" into her head. Her friends thought it was a sideways reference to Dr. Seuss, but she relished the opportunity to tell them just how wrong they were. MORE »
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COURTNEY STRIMPLE

Exhibitions Coordinator

Courtney's father once worked at the Washington Post with noted author Peter Benchley. Courtney cites this as integral to her wanting to become the world’s greatest shark hunter. As a child, she would often be seen in pet stores stalking sea horses and small tropical fish. MORE »
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ROB CARTER

Preparator

Growing up in a dreary place under the oppressive grip of a maniacal queen is no fun, so Rob left the UK for the sunny, welcoming shores of America. He could have chosen to live any place in this great land, but he chose New York City because no one loves the Yankees quite like Rob. MORE »
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MICHAEL GREENBLATT

Designer

When thinking about Michael, you have to ask yourself this question: What would happen if a tsunami were to hit Cleveland? One can only imagine the carnage that would result from such a horrible and unimaginable event. MORE »
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PAIGE WEST

Founder

It's tough to have a name that is a homophone. Paige is not page but you can't write a book about generosity without devoting at least one page to Paige. Mayor Charlie Collins once gave Paige West the keys to the city of New Fallbrook Falls for her lasting commitment to the proper use of construction paper and paste. MORE »