Team

Alex Matisse Alex Matisse

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Alex Matisse, CEO/Founder

Sarah W says, "Truly, he'd rather be fishing."

John Vigeland John Vigeland

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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 Connie Matisse

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 Amanda Hollomon-Cook

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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 Kyle Crowder

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 Erin Hawley

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 Savannah Devore

Savannah Devore, Director of Customer Experience

Zoe says, “Savannah can turn a thunderstorm into a pool party.”

Corey Reid Corey Reid

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 Dan Segal

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Dan Segal, Facilities Manager

Matt says, “I’'m truly envious of the rack on his truck, his craftsmanship exudes class!"

Thomas Cook Thomas Cook

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Thomas Cook, Lead Accountant

Cierra says, ”Our dear bookkeeper // He's working on spreadsheets but // Dreams of sourdough."

Joanna Kolton Joanna Kolton

Joanna Kolton, Executive Coordinator

Amanda says, "Jo comes from Chicago, I wonder if she has seen Monument with Standing Beast?"

Sarah Flickinger Sarah Flickinger

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 Cierra Bateman

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 Nicole Lissenden

Nicole Lissenden, Graphic Designer

Connie says, "Nicole can make an arrest warrant look good on paper, and she's got great hair."

Matt Rudloff Matt Rudloff

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 Olivia Shealey

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 Zoe Dadian

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 Richard Greathouse

Richard Greathouse, Fullfillment Coordinator

Corey says, "Richard is as good at shipping as Anthony Davis is at playing basketball."

McKenzie Toma McKenzie Toma

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."

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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 Jesse Reinerth

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Jesse Reinerth, Mold Shop Manager

Corey says, "Queen of the Ram Press // The Master of the plaster // But a better friend

Sara Melosh Sara Melosh

Sara Melosh, Glazing Generalist

Jeff Linton says, "Now there’s a person who knows a Coleoptera from an Ensifera!"

Jerome Williams Jerome Williams

Jerome Williams, Glazing Generalist

Full-time rad dad and lover of music, drawing and basketball.

Sarah Walters Sarah Walters

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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 Emma Grace Moon

Emma Grace Moon, Customer Care Team

Always in snazzy earrings.

Jeff Linton Jeff Linton

Jeff Linton, Forming Lead

Hunky Dads of East Fork

Kirby Wolfe Kirby Wolfe

Kirby Wolfe, Asheville Store Manager

Randolph Dexter Randolph Dexter

Randolph Dexter, Fulfillment Team Member

Whitney Ott Whitney Ott

Whitney Ott, Photographer

Vita Matisse Vita Matisse

Vita Matisse, Team Toddler

Lucia says, "Mama, Dada, Va-ta-ta-ta."

Lucia Matisse Lucia Matisse

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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."