SummitTeam

Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.
- James Cash Penney

 
 
 
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CARA KNOSTMAN

THE PRINCIPAL

TITLE: Herder of butterflies , Polisher of Turds, Mother of Misfits
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Learning on the Fly, Professional Problem Solver
Hobbies: What is a hobby? I'M A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, I DON'T GET TO HAVE HOBBIES!
BEST WAY TO SPEND A SUNDAY: In my hammock on a sunny day reading a good book w/ sweet puppy Tulip
REALLY INTO RIGHT NOW: Vodka cocktails, a fine red wine, yoga, and Fortuna Chamber Mixers
Possession: My Plug-In Prius "Pearl"
Team: SF Giants, My son the Javelin thrower and the Philadelphia Eagles
Music: Punk Rock, Classical, R&B, Jazz, Reggae, Indie
Movie/Character: True Romance and Heathers
4 Legged Friend: Tulip the shop dog

 
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THE OWNER'S HUSBAND

WHAT IS YOUR EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCE? Dealing with humans for over 50 years
HOBBIES? Watching what I say and how loud I say it. Heckling at track meets
BEST WAY TO SPEND A SUNDAY? Practicing my self control
REALLY INTO RIGHT NOW? My inside voice
FAVORITES:
OSSESSION: Demonic
TEAM: San Francisco Giants & Philadelphia Eagles
MUSIC: PUNK ROCK!
MOVIE/CHARACTER: Roller Girl- Boogie Nights
4 LEGGED FRIEND: My two kids.

 
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PHIL HARLAN DALBY

CASH COW

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: I know stuff, have done things and do a lot.
HOBBIES: Being alive and feeding my cat.
BEST WAY TO SPEND A SUNDAY: Working
REALLY INTO RIGHT NOW: Dreaming
Possession: My metabolism
Team: Cleveland Browns
Music: Die antwoord
Movie/Character: Laura Croft
4 Legged Friend: Smokie, my cat

 
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RICK ALVAREZ

Stitch Master "Ninja"

Education: Wouldn't you like to know
Hobbies: Tattoos,Beach days, road trips & doggies
Best Way to Spend A Sunday: Sunny day with all the doors and windows open, cool breeze, dabs and waps
Really Into Right Now: Wire wrapping stones and gems
FAVORITE:
Possession: My ever growing shoe and hat collection
Team: Nothing of Relevance
Music: Anything but country
Movie Character: Tyler Durdan-Fight Club
4 Legged Friend: Aspen  (AKA "stretchy" dog & Lucy (AKA "spotty" dog)

 
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Michelle Doan(ski)

Title: Finder, fixer, spender of $$  My job is to make Cara's life just a little easier

Education: Doctorate at the School of Hard Knocks
Best way to spend a Sunday: Drinking cider at Humboldt Cider Company in the beautiful Humboldt County sunshine, bargain hunting and beach therapy
Really into right now: HOUSE HUNTING!!
Favorite sports team: Whatever softball team I'm playing on
Music: Anything and EVERYTHING!
4 legged friend: Feenie "fuzzy butts"

 

SCOTT PAYDON

INK MONKEY

EDUCATION: Design and screen print crew
HOBBIES: Cars, video games, movies/music
BEST WAY TO SPEND A SUNDAY: Sleeping!
POSSESSION: Wolverine Issue #1
SPORTS TEAM: SF Giants, SJ Sharks
MUSIC: Yep, I like music
MOVIE/CHARACTER: Jack Burton (Big Trouble Little China)
4 LEGGED FRIEND: :( Nikki Paydon R.I.P.

 

Simon Rios

Graphic Designer

Education/Experience: 16 years commercial arts. College art Major with teaching credential in Art and Digital Media. Art teacher for 3 years at East High School.
Hobbies: Comic book illustration, life drawing, figure drawing, painting, mask making, cooking, music, DJ’ing and record collecting.
Best way to spend a Sunday: Playing Dungeons & Dragons or spending time with my wife.
Fav Possession: Health, Contentment and Trust.
Music: Cafe Tacuba, Tom Waits, Parliament/Funkadelic, De La Soul
Movie/Character: Big Trouble Little China
4 Legged Friend: Alley the chihuahua

 
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Tulip

Title: Shop Dog, Lil' Couch Potato

Education/ Experience: I was born to nap and keep everyone in line.
Hobbies: Napping and greeting
Best way to spend a Sunday: Napping with my mom in the hammock in the sun or even better on the couch
Favorite Possession: My toy Monkey
Movie Character: Bolt, Beethoven
4 legged Friend: I am the 4 legged friend