Alex Matisse, CEO/Founder
Sarah W says, "Truly, he'd rather be fishing."
John Vigeland, CFO/COO/Founder
Alex says, “Our path winds steeper and deeper into the unknown; John’s our moral compass, always pointing north.”
Connie Matisse, CCO/Founder
John says, “Connie is a role-model everyone should look to: she's brimming with real self-assurance, has the courage of her convictions to speak and do what is right, and is generous in a way that flows naturally from thoughtful compassion.”
Amanda Hollomon-Cook, Production Manager
Erin says, “I can’t not gush about Amanda’s personal body of work. I love talking to Amanda about her practice and how it is constantly evolving. She approaches everything with inquisitiveness and confidence. Each sculptural piece feels like a unique living being you want to get to know better.
Kyle Crowder, Glaze Chemist/Kiln Lead
Thomas says, "Kyle’s skill set and passion for these skills are as well rounded as an East Fork Mug."
Erin Hawley, Brand Manager
Richard says, “Erin's beaming smile is a wondrous ray of sunshine every time I make deliveries to the store.”
Savannah Devore, Director of Customer Experience
Zoe says, “Savannah can turn a thunderstorm into a pool party.”
Corey Reid, Director of Marketing Operations
Sara M says, “Corey has a big personality and an exquisite taste in film. He knows the greatest movie of all time like the back of his hand!”
Dan Segal, Facilities Manager
Matt says, “I’'m truly envious of the rack on his truck, his craftsmanship exudes class!"
Thomas Cook, Lead Accountant
Cierra says, ”Our dear bookkeeper // He's working on spreadsheets but // Dreams of sourdough."
Joanna Kolton, Executive Coordinator
Amanda says, "Jo comes from Chicago, I wonder if she has seen Monument with Standing Beast?"
Sarah Flickinger, Forming Generalist
Savannah says, "Sarah is the kind of person I'd want to be with in a high stress situation. And she has very kind eyes!"
Cierra Bateman, Forming Lead
Max says, "Cierra really loves her pet cat, but she isn't annoying about it or anything. She's great. Cierra, not the cat. probably the cat too though."
Nicole Lissenden, Graphic Designer
Connie says, "Nicole can make an arrest warrant look good on paper, and she's got great hair."
Matt Rudloff, Mold Maker
Jessie says, "Matt is so easy to work with and he picks up new things very quickly. I also think if you asked him nicely, he would be able to give you a run- down of all three Mad Max movies from the 80s."
Olivia Shealey, Forming Generalist
Dan says, "Olivia likes to think of her relationship with the Ram press as a girl and her dragon."
Zoe Dadian, Director of Retail Operations
Kyle says, "Zoe is like a =iferror formula, she sees a problem and fixes it up nice."
Richard Greathouse, Fullfillment Coordinator
Corey says, "Richard is as good at shipping as Anthony Davis is at playing basketball."
McKenzie Toma, Creative-Marketing Team
Anne says, "In one poem McKenzie wrote, she describes a nice day saying 'it seems like everyone would give each other a bite of their sandwich.' McKenzie offers a bite in a world of too-small sandwiches."
Max Adams, Glaze Lead
Connie says, "Max is like a nesting doll that looks like Max on the outside (big doll) and then inside contains animals that look familiar but you can’t really place, then you get to the innermost doll and it’s Max again, holding two mirrors so that there are an infinite number of Maxes. You realize the joke’s on you."
Jesse Reinerth, Mold Shop Manager
Corey says, "Queen of the Ram Press // The Master of the plaster // But a better friend
Sara Melosh, Glazing Generalist
Jeff Linton says, "Now there’s a person who knows a Coleoptera from an Ensifera!"
Jerome Williams, Glazing Generalist
Full-time rad dad and lover of music, drawing and basketball.
Sarah Walters, Lead Sales Associate
McKenzie says, "Aside from being a very talented seamstress, Sarah is beloved among so many of our customers (and staff too) for her helpful and sweet nature."
Emma Grace Moon, Customer Care Team
Always in snazzy earrings.
Jeff Linton, Forming Lead
Hunky Dads of East Fork
Kirby Wolfe, Asheville Store Manager
Randolph Dexter, Fulfillment Team Member
Whitney Ott, Photographer
Vita Matisse, Team Toddler
Lucia says, "Mama, Dada, Va-ta-ta-ta."
Lucia Matisse, Team Baby
Vita says, "She looks like a strawberry and she's sweet like a strawberry, but also sometimes a little too stinky."