Joel was born in Knoxville, TN. He roots for the Appalachian State Mountaineers and counts climbing to the highest point of the Great Wall as his favorite memory. His taco spot of choice is El Taqueria Huracan, though really, he'll eat anything that tastes good. Fair enough, right?
Director of Sales - Global Sun
Amber was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her favorite place is any place with a roller coaster, though she still loves her hometown for its 50 cent tacos. Her spirit animal at heart is the slow loris.
Native New Yorker Alice loves to eat Italian food, get down to the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack and hang out at gas stations in New Mexico off the I-40 (as one does). A quiz determined that her spirit animal is a hedgehog, which Alice says seems about right.
Charisse is our resident GIF expert. She likes to eat anything that tastes delicious but is terrible for you, and her spirit animal is Grumpy Cat.
National Retail Manager
Jason was born in Fountain Valley, California. His favorite place in Los Angeles is anywhere on the beach and he loves to eat chilli-lime flavored treats!
Brett cheers for the Golden State Warriors even though he was born in Denton, Texas. You can find him ordering tinga, pescado, and carnitas tacos, which he also refers to as "the trifecta." His spirit animal is the dolphin. Don't mess.
Tiffany was born in Hong Kong but grew up in California. She loves to eat dim sum, though she has a soft spot for Ave 26 tacos too. You can find her thrifting for grandma sweaters 60% of the time.
Bella finds the best tacos on Vermont & 5th after 10PM, enjoys Korean cuisine a ton, and roots for the Lakers. Her spirit animal is a wolf. She also enjoys ice cream on a hot muffin, which we'll have to try sometime.
EU Logistics Team Lead
Mario was born in Amsterdam but his shirt says it all: it's really California that knows how to party. Naturally, his favorite cities include LA, Lisbon, and Amsterdam. He roots for Benfica all the way, and he is proud to say that his spirit animal is Grey Goose. Who would expect anything else?
Alice is an LA native, but her favorite places are the 3 B's: Berlin, and Barcelona, and her bed. She likes to eat string beans & boba and her spirit animal is a Koala.
Director of Design + Development
Elena was born in Denver, Colorado. Her favorite place in Los Angeles is Moon Canyon, and she swears by the carnitas tacos from La Isla Bonita.
Galina was born in Odessa, Ukraine. Isn't that such a pretty city name? She's into grandma fashion, artful YSL wedges, Tacos Arizas, and scrambled eggs. Her favorite place is Ghost Ranch. When we asked about her favorite team, she was like, "What are sports?" TOUCHÉ.
Chief Operating Officer
Heather was born in New York. She roots for Team Aniston and her favorite candy is Haribo Happy Cola!
Jennie was born in Fresno, California. Her favorite place in Los Angeles is the Griffith Observatory, and she roots for the Dodgers!
Ryan hails from the school of hard knocks and his favorite place is Rancho PQ skatepark. He likes italian beef combos from anywhere on the southside of Chicago. He roots for the Blackhawks!
Senior Art Director
Mark was born in Calgary, Canada. His favorite place in Los Angeles is anywhere west of Lincoln Ave. and his spirit animal is the Rare Unicorn Beaver.
Carina was born SF. Her favorite place is Harry Potter world though she hasn't been yet – it's just a gut feeling. Her favorite tacos are her granny's greasy fried potato ones with green salsa. Which explains why her spirit animal is an 80 year old grandma knitting on the beach. Slay.
Customer Service Assistant
Katy was born in Visalia, CA and attended CSU Northridge. She loves pistachio macarons and Super Taco. Like any true sports fan, her favorite team is whoever is winning atm. Her spirit animal is the narwal, the unicorn of the sea.
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Sales Executive - Midwest
Jessica was born in Arizona and loves beaches. Her spirit animal is Fernet Branca and she loves tacos – breakfast tacos especially!
Adam was born in the suburbs of New York and loves his Mets. Adam is happy so long as it isn't snowing and there are wasabi peas nearby.
Shun was born in Japan and is Team Japan. (His favorite place is Hawaii tho.) (And he'll also root for LeBron).
Garrett was born the year of the Rat in Venice, California. He graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and his spirit animal is the Almighty Carne Asada Taco.
Chief Financial Officer
Bruce was born in New York so it makes sense that he loves to eat Hot Dogs. He shout out his elementary school PS 26, we're choosing to shout his spirit animal, the persian cat.
Larry was born in LA and his favorite places are all islands South Pacific. He likes to eat Giorgio Baldi, and roots for the Dodgers and his daughter's indoor club volleyball team, "Sunshine." His spirit animal is a dolphin.
West Coast Rep
Sonia hails from Manhattan and went to NYU but she likes Japan and Joshua Tree lots too. She's a fan of Guisados (us too!) and her spirit animal is her French bulldog, @louisbastian. Like follow comment and subscribe!
Venice Sales Associate
Yvonne’s favorite place is Rome and she likes eating (you guessed it) food! She loves them homemade soyrizo tacos and her favorite candy is tjoe’s dark chocolate caramel with sea salt. Her spirit animal is a mermaid.
Retail Operations Coordinator
Big Sur is Karena Meyer’s favorite place, but a close second might be Taco Zone. She’ll never turn down a taco but she’ll also snack on anything from the Playa Provisions dessert menu. The owl is her spirit animal of choice.
Victor is our in-house lens whiz. More to come!
Mario was born in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico (right near da beach). His favorite teams are the Kings and the 49ers. His candy of choice is paleta con chile.
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Ricardo was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico but he knows that the best tacos are Leo's Tacos on Venice Blvd. He doesn't have a favorite sports team, but he does love Snickers bars.
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La Brea Sales Associate
Ayron was born in Flint Michigan, so he's tougher then he looks. His favorite place is a dive bar and the best tacos are every taco that's in his hand. His spirit animal is if Lucille Bluth and the two old guys on the balcony in the Muppet Show had a baby that was raised by Grace Jones, and Pageant coached by Dolly Parton.
Sarah went to RISD, so it only makes sense that her favorite place in the whole universe is The Craft and Folk Art Museum. Her spirit animal is the rare but awesome bower bird. Also, when she sets out for road trips, sour straws are a definite requisite.
La Brea Sales Associate
Khoa was born in Houston and likes to eat hamburgers on the regular, though Garrett's tacos are also fair game. His spirit animal is a newborn elephant, and his favorite memories are any that involve his mother. He roots ever so loyally for Team Batman!
Venice Store Manager
Brian’s favorite place is the ever-rad City Lights bookstore in San Francisco. He enjoys bowling alley food with ranch dressing, and as for candy, he celebrates the entire gummy catalog. His spirit animal is Michael Brunswick and he cheers for the Charlestown Chiefs.
Market & Content Coordinator
Freza's spirit animal is the beagle and she roots for the UCLA Bruins. She was born in Cebu City of the Philippines and her favorite place is the redwood forest surrounding her NorCal hometown. Her favorite tacos are over at Guisados – get the cochinita pibil!
Courtney was born in SoCal and her favorite place is a nice one because it's Nice, France. She'll eat anything in a tortilla and her favorite tacos on the planet are the ones made in her house every week. Well, we'll just have to taste test those, won't we?
Juliana joins us from Rio de Janeiro, where she studied at Puc-Rio before transferring to UCLA. Juliana loves tennis (esp. Rafael Nadal!), fish tacos and BOTH the desert and the ocean. Her spirit animal is a hummingbird.
Shaun was born in Malibu, California and graduated from University of California Santa Cruz. His favorite spot in Los Angeles is Point Doom.
Customer Service Representative
Lu was born from a pack of unicorns in the beautiful central valley, but she'll root for whichever team has the cutest mascot. Her spirit animal is Carrie Bradshaw and she went to school at FIDM SF. She can eat ice cream all day errday, and she finds the best tacos at Mondo Taco.
Mookyung was born in Seoul, South Korea. She enjoys Revolutionario tacos, snacking on caco, and collecting odd materials. Her favorite place? Space!
San Francisco Store Manager
Adam Stanton was born in Detroit, which explains why he roots for the DET Tigers all the way. His favorite place is anywhere CA though. As for spirit animals: if Neil Young owns any falcons, he’ll gladly take its place.
EU Director of Operations
Justin was born in LA during the year of '83. His favorite place is nowhere near the States: he prefers Sweden. He's a fan of al pastor tacos though, and his spirit animal is the venerable rainbow trout.
Emma was born in Mongolia but her favorite place is Los Angeles, even though she roots for Chicago sports teams. She'll never turn down a good bowl of borsch.
Sam was born in Palm Springs but you can find her at her favorite place: the dance floor. Her favorite album is Lemonade by Beyonce and her spirit animal is Rogue, a tiny grey cat with white mittens.
Ashlee was born in Milwaukee and went to Mt. Mary College. Like any true Packers fan, her favorite things to eat are beer and cheese, although she thinks the al pastor tacos at Petty Cash are insanely good. Her spirit animal is her dog Noodles.
Sales Rep - Spain
Helena was born in the Canary Islands. She loves to eat jamón ibérico and her favorite candy is ChupaChups.
Director of Sales - Global Optical
Charles was born in Clifton, Virginia but lives in Paris, France. He loves his grandma's homemade fudge bars and his spirit animal is a wolf, of course.
Sales Rep - North America
Jen was born in Malibu, California. She grew up eating Tito's Tacos but now prefers anything her husband cooks for her. Her spirit animal is the dolphin.
Sales Rep - Benelux
Agnes is from Southern Netherlands. She loves the beach and she has a pet bunny, which she claims is her spirit animal.
Sales Rep - Switzerland
Patrick was born in Zurich, Switzerland but his favorite place is Iceland. Hopefully they have good fish up there, because he loves sushi!
Sales Rep - Germany & Scandinavia
Markus is a German who's spirit animal is a penguin. His favorite place in the world is Tulum, Mexico.
Sales Rep - France
Alex was born in Paris, France. You might find her in Capri eating blueberries, two of her favorite things.
Sales Rep - UK, Ireland, Scotland & South Africa
Will was born in Litchfield and loves the beach. He loves to eat chili and cheese, the spicier the better! He’s a fan of all candy.
EU Customer Service Manager
Gaelle was born in Aurillac, France and the best tacos she's ever had were in Atlanta. Her spirit animal is a Dahu.