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BEN BRANDT
Video Editor
626.304.3781 | benjaminbrandt@fuller.edu


Home town: Kingsburg, CA
At Fuller since: 2013
Favorite quote: "Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen." - Robert Bresson
Five most influential books, movies, or songs: Books: Brothers Karamozov, anything by Tolkien; Movies: Star Wars, The Godfather, How to Train Your Dragon
Playlist for work must include...Daft Punk's Tron soundtrack.
Describe yourself in one word: Receptive
Favorite place in the world: Italy
Coffee or tea? Coffee in the morning, tea at night.
Early bird or night owl? If I could get enough rest doing both, I would.
Pirates or ninjas? Going with the pirates on this one.



Simon

SIMON CASTAGNA

Web Support Coordinator
626.304.3762
| scastagna@fuller.edu


Home town: Grenoble, France
At Fuller since: 2007
Favorite quote/motto: "I don't know, just make one up, Simon." - TJ Lee
Five most influential books, movies, or songs: Godric by Frederick Buechner, Foundation by Isaac Asimov, The Kreutzer Sonata by Tolstoy, The Big Lebowski, "A Night at the Nufonia" by Kid Koala
Playlist for work must include: Tom Waits
Describe yourself in one word: Overweight
Favorite place in the world: Some remote peak in the French Alps of which I forgot the name.
Coffee or tea? There is a time for coffee and a time for tea
Early bird or night owl? Night bird
Pirates or ninjas? Are ninjas even still a thing?



Randy

RANDALL COLE

Creative Director

626.584.5373
| rcole@fuller.edu


Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas
At Fuller since: 1999
Five memorable books and movies: 1812 by David Nevin, Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, anything by Leon Uris, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Playlist must include: NPR
Favorite place in the world: Haven't seen all of it yet (Okay, Sydney)
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Early bird or night owl? It's probably already past my bedtime


 
LAURALEE FARRER

Lead Storyteller and Senior Editor

626.584.5382
| lauralee@fuller.edu


Birthplace: Good Samaritan Hospital in Hollywood, CA
At Fuller since...the Earth cooled.
Personal quote: "Live calm and orderly in your life so that you may be violent and original in your work" --Flaubert
Influences: Ray Anderson, Terence Malick, Rainer Maria Rilke, Joni Mitchell, Annie Dillard
Playlist for work must include...movie soundtracks.
Describe yourself in one word: Verbose
Favorite place in the world: A good museum cafe
Coffee or tea? Coffee and tea
Early bird or night owl? Night owl
Pirates or ninjas? Just one pirate—my greatniece Sophia:


Nate

NATE HARRISON

Video Editor

626.584.5675
| nateharrison@fuller.edu


Home town: Ft. Worth, Texas

At Fuller since: 2007

Favorite quote/motto: "Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny!"  - Margaret Thatcher

Five most influential books, movies, or songs:  Books: The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, Movies: Zoolander, Star Wars Saga, Rudy  

Playlist for work must include: I don't listen to music...

Describe yourself in one word: Positive

Favorite place in the world: The Redwoods

Coffee or tea? Coffee!

Early bird or night owl? Bird Owl

Pirates or ninjas? Ninjas like a champ.




Joyce

JOYCE HIENDARTO

Executive Director

626.584.5215
| joyce@fuller.edu


At Fuller since: 2007
Memorable books, movies, songs: let your life speak - Parker Palmer, Gary Hustwit's Design Trilogy: Helvetica, Objectified, Urbanized
Describe yourself in one word: Eclectic
Favorite place in the world: Manhattan + Lombok
Coffee or tea? Do I have to choose?
Early bird or night owl? Daylight squirrel
Pirates or ninjas? Ninja!



TJ

TJ LEE
Project Assistant

626.584.5291 | tjlee@fuller.edu



Home town: Oakland, CA
At Fuller since: 2011
Favorite quote: "Do or not do.  There is no try." - Yoda
Five most influential books, movies, or songs: The Pearl by John Steinbeck, "Why" by Nichole Nordeman, Nobody Knows (Dare mo shiranai), Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
Playlist for work must include...as much variety as possible excluding death metal
Describe yourself in one word. Sleepy
Favorite place in the world: Mokuakae Bay, HI
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Early bird or night owl? Early bird
Pirates or ninjas? Ninjas. I've actually been to one of the birthplaces of ninjutsu. You know, just sayin'.



KELVIN MARTINEZ
Editorial and Social Media Assistant
626.584.5623 | kelvinmartines@fuller.edu



Home Town: Fayetteville, North Carolina
At Fuller since: August 2012
Favorite quote: "I could watch The Real Housewives for hours." - Friedrich Nietzsche
Five most influential book/movie/songs: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (All three in one answer, boom!)
Playlist for work must include…The Avett Brothers, Queen, The Pixies
Describe yourself in one word. floccinaucinihilipilificating
Favorite place in the world: Roscoes Chicken & Waffles?
Coffee or tea? Put those two together and then we have a party!
Early bird or night owl? Night Owl
Pirates or ninjas? Pirates









MICHAEL MOORE

Video Editor
626.584.5342
| michaelwmoore@fuller.edu


Home town: Rathdrum, Idaho 
At Fuller since: August 2005
Personal quote/motto: "Any man who goes to a big city deserves what happens to him." - Walter Matthau
Five most influential books, movies, or songs: Tommy Boy, Magnolia, The Chronicles of Narnia, "It Is Well", and "Old Friends/Bookends" by Simon and Garfunkel
Playlist for work must include Belle and Sebastian, Mark Mothersbaugh, Sondre Lerche, Stina, Nordenstam, Jon Brion, and Jars of Clay
Describe yourself in one word: Striving
Favorite place in the world: So far, Northern Ireland/Scotland
Coffee or tea? Coffee (most the time)
Early bird or night owl? Whichever is needed.
Pirates or ninjas? Vikings



SAM PERKINS-PRINCE
Web Support Coordinator
626.584.5292 | samuelprince@fuller.edu



Home town: Holland, Michigan
At Fuller since: 1/11/11 (Divine appointment?)
Favorite quote: "Ring the bells that still can ring / Forget your 'perfect' offering / There is a crack, a crack in everything / That's how the light gets in" --Leonard Cohen
Five most influential books, movies, or songs: I get to choose five in each category, right? … [Book] The Naked Now - Richard Rohr, [Movie] Stranger than Fiction, [Songs] Needle and Thread - Sleeping At Last, Burnt Offering - Blue Scholars, Blessed To Be A Witness - Ben Harper, Aqueous Transmission - Incubus, Piano Trio Op. 90 Andante - Dvorak, La Valse D'Amelie - Amelie Soundtrack
Playlist for work must include... A lot
Describe yourself in one word. Alot (read more here)
Favorite place in the world: The ocean … or the forest
Coffee or tea? Yes, please … and thank you!
Early bird or night owl? Penguin
Pirates or ninjas? Google Ninjas



BECKY STILL
Managing Editor and Senior Writer

626.584.5690
| bstill@fuller.edu


Home town: Northridge, CA
At Fuller since: 2004
Personal quote/motto: “May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.” –St. Therese of Lisieux
Favorites & Influences: Henri Nouwen, Frederick Buechner, C. S. Lewis, Fred Rogers, Anne Tyler, Up
Playlist for work must include...Celtic, bluegrass, baroque, brass ensembles
Describe yourself in one word: ISFJ
Favorite place in the world: Home. A nice B&B in Scotland would be a close second
Coffee or tea? Tea convert
Early bird or night owl? Forget birds. I love dogs
Pirates or ninjas? Can’t we all just get along?



SUSAN WOOD

Technical
Editor and Writer
626.584.5320
| swood@fuller.edu


Home town: Torrance, CA
At Fuller:
as a student (1990–99) (MDiv); as part-time Word Processor (1990–92); SOT Faculty Publications Specialist and ECD Coordinator (1994–2012); now with IMC.
Personal motto: My last name is "Wood," no "s," as in "Knock on . . ."
Five most influential books, movies, or songs: All-time favorite book: Cry, the Beloved Country; childhood favorite: A Wrinkle in Time. All-time favorite movie: The Princess Bride. But I'd love to discuss The Adjustment Bureau, Inception, What Dreams May Come, and others. I'll take a spy thriller over a chick flick any day.
Playlist for work anywhere must include...Michael Card.
Describe yourself in one word: I can't think of one word to describe myself, but one Myers-Briggs descriptions calls me "Mastermind."
Coffee or tea? Coffee: half caf–half decaf, with nonfat half-and-half (how do they do that!?).
Early bird or night owl? Frustrated night owl
Pirates or ninjas? Have to say "pirates" -- but how about, "Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya, . . . !"?