Many people think a company’s culture is defined by lighthearted moments in the office. Ping pong tables, happy hours, and nerf guns. We believe it goes much deeper than that. It is the blending of our values, our passions, and our purpose. At CampMinder, we are proud to celebrate our team culture and to help you bolster your own.
Our culture is defined by our core values and we’re committed to creating a workplace where everyone belongs. We believe in and care about what we do—and, just as important, how we go about doing it. Why does this matter? Because you deserve to know who you’re doing business with. CampMinder is not a product; it’s a culture.
OUR CORE VALUES
Put Team First
With empathy and humility, we seek win-for-all solutions.
We drive for results with passion, grit, and determination. When faced with a challenge, we persevere.
Honoring our word and choosing candor, respect, and kindness.
Seeking to understand with curiosity and vulnerability.
Find A Better Way
A culture of innovation and continuous improvement. Constantly seeking personal and professional growth.
Laugh. Be grateful, positive and hospitable. Make people feel good.
MEET THE CAMPMINDER TEAM
We’re an eclectic mix of artists, foodies, gamers, hipsters, musicians, readers, runners, skiers, dog owners, camp counselors, and all around adventurers.
Fun fact: Alisa really enjoys the jokes on Laffy Taffy wrappers
Fun Fact: Allison's dog Holly, an office regular, won our annual Halloween contest dressed as a taco.
Fun Fact: Amber can wiggle her ears
Strange but true: Amy loves cleaning
Fun Fact: Analiese is on a mission to bake the perfect gluten-free almond butter blondie.
Favorite tradition: Andrew’s fridge is covered in Polaroid photos of every guest who has stayed with his family.
Fun fact: As a child, Anna aspired to be an oak tree.
All about his dogs: Antonio has three German Shepherds named Snowy, Luna, and Nico.
Dream Job: Astronaut
Fun fact: Brad can do the worm
Fun fact: Bryan has flown roughly 1.4 million miles on one airline.
Favorite Food: Pasta. Namely lasagne.
Something he loves that other people hate: Conversation hearts and other chalky candy
Fun Fact: Charles met his wife at camp. He took her sailing under the guise of needing more staff members trained as sailors – the rest was history!
Fun fact: Charly was the champion of her 4th grade checker tournament.
Fun Fact: Chris performed autopsies for 8 years.
Fun Fact: Claire started backpacking with her parents in the Upper Penninsula when she was 2 years old. As a brilliant motivational hack, her dad would hike ahead and place M&Ms on the trail for her and her sister to find. This crucial responsibility has now been passed on to her husband.
Fun fact: Proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Christine can drive tractors and boat trailers and has yet to meet a clutch she can’t master.
Greek Life Fact: Cushé is a proud alum of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Fun Fact: Dan once dressed up as the Hamburglar in NYC and doled out McDonald’s Hamburgers to fans.
Favorite U.S. President: Lyndon B. Johnson
Fun Fact: David’s mom insisted he learn Gaelic as a child.
Secret Skill: Elaine can play the French Horn
Fun fact: Elliot is well-known by family and friends as the cat whisperer and can make friends with almost any remotely friendly cat.
Favorite concert: Phish at Madison Square Garden on New Year’s Eve 2014
Fun Fact: Erik still practices the Swedish tradition of ``fika,`` which means ``to gather around coffee`` with co-workers, friends, and/or family. You'll find him holding court near the coffee machine around 9am and 3pm each day.
Favorite Food: Grilled Cheese
Fun Fact: Frank cries at weddings and when he watches Sleepless in Seattle
What’s on his wall? Sticky notes full of affirmations
Current favorite music: It’s a tie between The Beach Boys and the Jungle Book Soundtrack (which may or may not be influenced by his daughter)
Fun Fact: Janet has a twin sister and loves that they can share life and clothes together!
Camp Nickname: Squirrlee. You’ll have to ask him.
Childhood Aspiration: Investment Banker
Something she’ll never do again: Ride a roller coaster
Fun fact: Jeremy has never gotten a speeding ticket (knock on wood!)
Weirdest accomplishment: Josh once sold a truckload of spoiled chicken (35,000 lbs), and turned a profit.
Fun fact: Jules loves the outdoors and has a degree Recreation Management from Oregon State University
Julia 'Jules' Espericueta
Myers Briggs: INFJ
Favorite band: Her name isn’t Jonas and she doesn’t look like Buddy Holly, but Julia loves Weezer.
Fun fact: In college, she was selected to work at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival.
Best Summer Camp Experience: Watching the moon landing with a bunch of other boy scouts on a small tv in the camp dining room.
Incontrovertible fact: According to Kraig, Peter Gabriel-era Genesis is so superior to Phil Collins-era Genesis that it shouldn’t even be called the same band.
Fun Fact: Kevin refuses to watch broadcast television
Fun fact: Laura's never met a cheese she didn't like.
Special Accomplishment: Levi does pushups daily and estimates that his lifetime total exceeds 30,000.
Fun Fact: Being from upstate New York (home of the buffalo wing), Lukas is a connoisseur of spicy chicken in all its forms.
Fun fact: Marissa spent many years researching native bees and is a published author on the topic!
Ideal dinner and a movie: A burger and fries (done right), and Alien, a Ridley Scott classic
Fun fact: Marty was an 8th grade math teacher before he got hired at camp full time.
Favorite Dance Move: The Running Man
Something he likes that others don’t: Walking in the rain
Favorite food: Chicken Biryani
Skill they sort of have: Beatboxing
Instruments: Guitar, Piano, Bass, Mandolin, Drums
Fun fact: Ryan once lived in a converted train caboose in Seattle, Washington.
Secret skills: Sam can eat a surprising amount of cereal and on a good day can do 10 pull-ups.
Fun fact: Sarah used to be a sports writer and even got to interview her childhood hero, Cal Ripken, Jr.
Sarah 'Snug' Braker
Fun fact: Scott has been sitting Zazen for over 20 years and is passionate about supporting the healing of men and the masculine energy in our society.
Fun fact: Sean canoed the entire Mississippi River in the summer of 2014.
Fun Fact: Shannon identifies with moose in that they are hearty and built for snow.
Fun Fact: Shauna lives in the house she grew up in.
Fun Fact: As a social butterfly, Simon loves parties, especially 80’s-themed parties.
Secret skill: Stacey is a former summer camp Zumba instructor
Favorite Food: Ribeye, medium rare, of course.
Fun fact: Once, just to show himself that he could, Surat ate two entire Chipotle burritos in one sitting, an impressive feat.
Least Favorite Food: Taylor hates whipped cream. He is also allergic to strawberries, so that works out pretty well actually.
Surprising fact: Victoria has 13 tattoos
The thing he’ll never do again: Clean out a crude oil frack-tank in an unbreathable jumpsuit in 103-degree Texas heat.