With a unique blended background in engineering, platform-building, publishing, design, user experience, content development, publicity, and entrepreneurial know-how, our team is a force to be reckoned with.


Crystal Patriarche
Crystal PatriarcheCEO & President
Coca-cola junkie
Master juggler
Originator of brilliant ideas

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Kristin Bustamante
Kristin BustamanteChief Marketing & Brand Officer
Chronic DIYer
Anti e-reader
Hair color commitment problems

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Keely Platte
Keely PlattePublicity Director
Trail runner
Book sniffer
Terry Gross’s #1 fan

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Taylor Brightwell
Taylor BrightwellSenior Publicist
Shopping Enthusiast
Lakers Superfan
Sunset Chaser

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Tabitha Bailey
Tabitha BaileySenior Publicist
Candy lover
Pallet reconstructionist
Creature Caretaker (kid included)

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Madison Ostrander
Madison OstranderAssociate Publicist
Journal Junkie
Earth Enthusiast
Recreational Runner

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Hanna Pollock
Hanna PollockAssociate Publicist
House Plant Queen
Pop Punk Devotee
Ice Cream Connoisseur

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Lydia Tarry
Lydia TarryPublicity Intern
Farmer’s Daughter
Dog Mama
Gilmore Girl at Heart

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Erin Robinson
Erin RobinsonPublicity Intern
Animal Lover
Art Enthusiast
Recreational Musician

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Lauren Fountain
Lauren FountainPublicity Intern
Museum wanderer
Amateur polyglot
Playlist curator

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Christi Jacir
Christi JacirCreative Director
Obsessive sock matchmaker
Loves 80s Troll dolls
Closet Bachelor fan

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Lauren Millea Goveo
Lauren Millea GoveoMarketing & Events Director
Now and then Yogini
Boy Momma
Audible Junky

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Janay Lampkin
Janay LampkinDigital Strategy & Brand Manager
Bubble Bath Believer
Interior Design Obsessed
Coffee Snob

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Maggie Ruf
Maggie RufSenior Graphic & Web Designer
Color scheme enthusiast
Love story junkie
Mermaid in another life

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Christelle Lujan
Christelle LujanContent Marketing Manager
Word hoarder
Wine-thirty initiator
Harry Potter pusher

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Ashley Johnson
Ashley JohnsonContent Editor & Producer
Devoted Dog Mom
Future Stephen King
Sephora Junkie

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Allyson Gerrard
Allyson GerrardSocial Media Specialist
Cat Person
Lover of all things vintage
Enjoys long walks on the beach (really!)

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Courtney Floegel
Courtney FloegelDigital Marketing Specialist
Eternal Optimist
Candle Snob
Diet Coke Fanatic

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Pia Cortez
Pia CortezShe Reads Contributor
Storyteller at heart
Perpetually Curious
Books and Looks Blogger

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Jessica Schram
Jessica SchramDigital Marketing Intern
Avid Journaler
Poetry Junkie
Ranch Enthusiast

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Mackenzie Marchello
Mackenzie MarchelloDigital Marketing Intern
Pursuer of all things creative
Fun Fact Connoisseur
Partial to the color yellow

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Kennedy Hall
Kennedy HallSocial Media Intern
Cat Whisperer
Sushi Indulger
Scary Movie Connoisseur

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Brooke Warner
Brooke WarnerPublisher
Author Champion
To-Do List Obsessed
Outdoorsy Momma

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Lauren Wise
Lauren WiseAssociate Publisher
Book Hoarder
Travel Enthusiast
Rock Music Journalist

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Samatha Strom
Samatha StromEditorial Project Manager
Resident YouTube Expert
Dance Captain
Professional Fangirl

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Shannon Green
Shannon GreenEditorial Project Manager
David Bowie Diehard
Folklore Fanatic
Notebook Magpie

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Megan Latin
Megan Latin Publishing Intern
Coffee lover
Yelp Addict
Comic Fanatic

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Shana Velazquez
Shana VelazquezOffice Manager
Sunglasses Hoarder
Waterfall Chaser
Disney Fanatic

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Gloria Medina
Gloria MedinaOffice Assistant
Fashion Enthusiast
Coffee Connoisseur
Art Lover

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