Team Roster

Organized By Birthday

Amanda Aton (Intern)

Team Member Since: June 2020

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Brief Bio: I attend Grand Canyon University and have explored my love of adventuring and traveling

Amelia Ferrel  (Event Staff)

Team Member Since: August 2019

Birthday:  March 26

Personality Type: The Defender

Introverted – 71%, Observant – 54%, Feeling – 79%, Judging – 67%, Turbulent – 51%

Personality Role:  Sentinel

Personality Strategy:  Constant Improvement

Hobbies: Competitive swimming, hiking/backpacking, cooking and baking, writing

Favorite Candy/Dessert:  Cake & ice cream (any and all)

Favorite Beverage: Iced coffee

3 Random Facts:   I’m also a dietitian and swim coach; have a large but cuddly boxer/mastiff named Bailey Boo (although was a cat person before acquiring an allergic husband and stepdaughter!); last adventure was a bike trip in Ireland.

Brief Bio:  I recently moved from Seattle to Spokane, where I went to high school and college (go Zags!) Before that I worked and went to school in Oregon and Colorado. Colorado was my favorite, but being close to family is worth a little less sun. Excited to be back!

Connor Foster (Event Staff)

Team Member Since: August 2018

Birthday:  March 5

Personality Type: The Campaigner

Extraverted – 65%, Intuitive – 55%, Feeling – 63%, Prospecting – 54%, Assertive – 63%

Personality Role:  Diplomat

Personality Strategy:  People Mastery

Hobbies: Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, hanging with friends, and working in my shop.

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Reese peanut butter cups

Favorite Beverage: Red Bull

3 Random Facts:  1. I have a unconditional love for riding motorcycles 2. I am the youngest (but definitely the most mature sibling) 3. I binge watch Netflix
too often.

Brief Bio: Born in Port Orchard, moved to Spokane in 2013.

Matthew Hieb (Event Staff + Farmers Market)

Team Member Since: August 2020

Birthday:  March 16

Personality Type: Advocate (INFJ-A)

Introverted – 53%, Intuitive –74%, Feeling – 57%, Judging – 51%, Assertive – 67%

Personality Role:  Diplomat

Personality Strategy: Confident Individualism

Hobbies: Programming, Games, Guitar, Music, Reading, and seeing my girlfriend 🙂

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Oreo/Cookies and Cream anything

Favorite Beverage: Anything carbonated

3 Random Facts: I love computer science, I love learning new things, and I watch a lot of YouTube videos

Brief Bio: Born and raised in Spokane, Washington. Currently in High School doing Running Start at SFCC.

Taila Bold (Server/Bartender) 

Team Member Since: September 2020

Birthday: 3/17

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introverted observant,  feeling,  prospecting and  turbulent.

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Angelica Hale (Server/Bartender/Prep) 

Team Member Since: September 2020

Birthday: 3/30

Personality Type: Turbulent Adventurer 

63% introverted, 61% observant, 79% feeling, 63% prospecting and 85% turbulent.

Personality Role: Explorer
Personality Strategy: Constant Improvement

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Savannah Rolston (Event Coordinator & Assistant Banquet Manager) 

Team Member Since: August 2017

Birthday: 4/29

Personality Type: The Consul

Extraverted – 56%, Observant – 72%, Feeling – 79%, Judging – 68%, Assertive – 69%

Personality Role:  Sentinel
Personality Strategy: People Mastery

Hobbies: Hiking, horse back riding, and going on adventures with my dog.

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Big Hunks/Red Velvet cake

Favorite Beverage:  COFFEE

3 Random Facts: 1. I lived in Vegas for five years while going to school. 2. I love dogs more than humans. 3. I’ve never had a cell phone for longer than a year because I always break them.

Brief Bio: Born in California but we moved to Spokane when I was really little so I consider the PNW my home. Attended Lakeside High School. I briefly played college softball.

Jack Helling (Server) 

Team Member Since: September 2020

Birthday: 5/10

Personality Type: The Campaigner 

56% extroverted, 81% intuitive, 64% feeling, 58% prospecting, and 60% assertive.

Personality Role: Diplomat
Personality Strategy: People Mastery

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Tanner Kissinger (Bar Manager)

Team Member Since: September 2016

Birthday: 5/20

Personality Type: The Commander

Extraverted – 64%, Intuitive – 55%, Thinking – 68%, Judging – 67%, Assertive – 72%

Personality Role:  Analyst
Personality Strategy: People Mastery

Hobbies: Playing sports (basketball, football, golf, Pretty much anything), hiking, traveling, seeing/doing things for the first time, reading.

Favorite Candy/Dessert: sour candy and simple cheesecake

Favorite Beverage:   water and gatorade are my most drank beverages, also a fan of cold beer

3 Random Facts:  Played 2 years of jr college basketball, I am partially color blind, Im fascinated with computer science and how computers work.

Brief Bio: Born and raised in spokane washington and graduated from Mt spokane high school in 2013. My entire life has always been centered around sports until two years ago. I am now an EWU student.

Polly Orlov (Farmers Market Associate) 

Team Member Since: August  2017

Birthday: May 18

Personality Type: The Defender

Introverted – 51%, Observant – 84%, Feeling – 75%, Judging – 82%, Assertive – 58%

Personality Role:  Sentinel

Personality Strategy: Confident Individualism

Hobbies: Camping, bike riding, sight seeing

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate

Favorite Beverage:Flavored Seltzer Water

3 Random Facts: I got married at a very young age.I lived in one place for 26 years. I have two girls, 7 and 4.

Brief Bio: I am a newcomer to Spokane, been here for about two years. It has been a really big transition, so its taking me a while to be comfortable enough to do something else with my time, other than tending to my family. I love being outdoors and enjoying nature and the natural beauties we have all around us.

Marina Purdie (Intern) 

Team Member Since: August 2020

Birthday: 6/14

Personality Type: The Consul

Extraverted – 76%, Observant – 86%, Feeling – 54%, Judging – 69%, Assertive – 76%

Personality Role: Sentinel
Personality Strategy: People Mastery

Hobbies: reading, cooking, hiking

Favorite Candy/Dessert:  cupcakes from my hometown Food Co-op

Favorite Beverage:  Pepsi

3 Random Facts:   1. I have two sisters that are twins and I love them a whole lot. 2. I was very involved in theater as a kid. 3. I’ve been to Spain, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Brief Bio: I am originally from Bellingham, WA but was born in Columbia, MO. I am very close to my family and most of them live in Washington. I am graduating this year from Gonzaga University with a degree in Marketing and HR.

Kathy Danforth (Office Assistant) 

Team Member Since: July 2018

Birthday: 6/21

Personality Type: The Consul

Extraverted – 99%, Observant – 76%, Feeling – 81%, Judging – 92%, Assertive – 93%

Personality Role: Sentinel
Personality Strategy: People Mastery

Hobbies: Grandchildren, golf, scrapbooking

Favorite Candy/Dessert:  Tiramisu

Favorite Beverage:  Red wine

3 Random Facts:   1.  Play violin 2. married for 44 years 3.  I have 7 grandchildre

Brief Bio: I just retired from working at SHMC for 44 years.  I have 3 years of college – didn’t finish college to marry the love of my life.  I have 3 children who all live within driving distance (albeit a long drive).  2 Boys – Alan & Greg and 1 daughter Amanda.  I love playing golf, dinner with friends, and spending time with every one of our grandchildren

Cynthia Knuth (Event Staff) 

Team Member Since: June 2018

Birthday: 8/10

Personality Type: The Adventurer

Introverted – 56%, Observant – 62%, Feeling – 76%, Prospecting – 69%, Turbulent – 54%

Personality Role: Explorer
Personality Strategy: Constant Improvement

Hobbies: Crafting, Reading

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Dark Chocolate Nougats from See’s Candies

Favorite Beverage: Fruit Smoothies with greens

3 Random Facts: 1. Moved from CA to WA in September.     2. I can’t turn away a stray or wounded animal.     3. I prefer lakes over the ocean

Brief Bio: I grew up in CA with my three younger brothers. I met my husband, Ryan, at church and we just celebrated 7 years of marriage. I have 2 kids , 4 year old boy and 2 year old girl, with another girl on the way in November. I worked as a nurse in CA before we moved here in September. I enjoy spending time exploring the world with my 2 kiddos – swimming, hiking, camping, playing at parks, meeting new people/friends, hanging out in the backyard getting dirty. I also enjoy food, crafting (all sorts) and reading. I find joy in serving others and I look forward to serving the guests of Commellini.

Desiree Seghetti-Sulpizio (Owner) 

Team Member Since: January 2009

Birthday: 10/12

Personality Type: Commander

Extraverted – 63%, Intuitive – 56%, Thinking – 55%, Judging – 56%, Turbulent – 74%.

Personality Role: Analyst
Personality Strategy: Social Engagement

Hobbies: Hiking, Backpacking, Running, Soccer or playing almost any sport, Thrift Shopping (hello Goodwill!), and traveling as much as possible.

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Not a big candy person beside Happy Hippos, gum (which is my vice) but I love FroYo and anything with Nutella.

Favorite Beverage: Currently on a Kombucha kick.

3 Random Facts: 1. I got married at Commellini’s in September 2017. 2. I have a dog named Bruce Wayne, who is a rescue and an absolute monster. 3. When I was a kid I thought I would be a Microbiologist.

Brief Bio: Born in Spokane, WA. Attended Mead High School. Graduated from University of Washington. I currently work for Commellini’s remotely in San Diego, CA.

Jessica Pieros (Event Staff) 

Team Member Since: July 2019

Birthday: 10/30

Personality Type: Defender

64% introverted, 55% observant, 86% feeling, 56% judging and 74% turbulent.

Personality Role: Analyst
Personality Strategy: Social Engagement

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Jessica Jaderquist (Event Staff)

Team Member Since: May 2018

Birthday: 11/06

Personality Type: The Consul

Extroverted 58%, Observant 59%, Feeling 85% Judging 68% Turbulent 57%

Personality Role: Sentinel
Personality Strategy: Social Engagement

Hobbies: I love to read, run, hike, play games with my family and friends.

Favorite Candy/Dessert: I love junior mints, hot tamales, coconut milk ice cream.

Favorite Beverage: Iced vanilla soy latte—(I need an IV) or iced tea.

3 Random Facts:  1. I have an old man cat named Charlie. 2. I have a son named Eli who is 2 years old and keeps me on my toes. 3. A bowl of cereal at night is my favorite snack.

Brief Bio:  I grew up in Spokane and attended Mead High School. I graduated from EWU with a BA in Elementary ED. I received my Masters in Curriculum Design from GCU in 2013. I am raising my beautiful son. We currently love to hit up all the parks in Spokane. 🙂 I have an incredible family and wonderful friends. I teach 1st grade at Ridgeview Elementary and love my job.

Lauri Seghetti (Owner) 

Team Member Since:  September 2008

Birthday: 11/10

Personality Type: The Protaganist

Extraverted – 87%, Intuitive – 58%, Feeling – 52%, Judging – 98%, Assertive – 58%

Personality Role: Diplomate
Personality Strategy: People Mastery

Hobbies: Hiking, walking the dog, painting, time with family, and listening to business/entrepreneurial podcasts.

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Homemade gooey chocolate chip cookie.

Favorite Beverage: Chai Tea with vanilla creamer or Good Earth Spicy Tea.

3 Random Facts: 1. Married my High School sweetheart. 2. Ran and Interior Design company for 16 years. 3. I have a passion for fashion re-selling/marketing.

Brief Bio: Born in Pasco, WA and moved every 3 years back and forth between Spokane and the Tri Cities. Graduated from Mead High School. After a few years of traveling to remote cities, for my husband’s job, we settled in to Spokane to raise our family.

Jeremiah Colladay (Dish Pit Master)

Team Member Since: December 2013

Birthday: 12/02

Personality Type: The Mediator 

Introverted – 60%, Intuitive – 80%, Feeling – 76%, Prospecting – 65%, Turbulent – 65%

Personality Role: Diplomat
Personality Strategy: Constant Improvement

Hobbies: Playing Guitar and drums, drawing, creating/making/building, learning new hobbies, camping, traveling, wake boarding

Favorite Candy/Dessert: Erin’s homemade chocolate cake with brown butter vanilla frosting. Rocks my socks!

Favorite Beverage: Coffeeeee

3 Random Facts:  Haven’t had a haircut in 12 years, I once hugged a manatee while swimming in a fresh water spring, and I rode a real bull in Texas.

Brief Bio:  Born in Dallas, Texas. moved around a lot until 2013 when I found my new home in Spokane WA. I got married in 2011and started a leather business in 2016.

Jordan Nichols (Event Staff)

Team Member Since:  February 2018 (also worked the summer of 2013)

Birthday: 12/20

Personality Type: The Consul ESFJ-A

Extraverted – 65%, Observant – 73%, Feeling 68%, Judging -75%, Assertive 57%

Personality Role: Sentinel
Personality Strategy: People Mastery

Hobbies: Running, Binge watching TV Shows with my husband, taking a million pictures of my baby

Favorite Candy/Dessert: There isn’t many sweets I turn down, but Vanilla Moose Tracks could be considered a favorite of the favorites.

Favorite Beverage: Iced coffee of many varieties. Also will never turn down a Lemon Drop.

3 Random Facts:  1) I’m two years older than my husband 2) I used to teach special ed and I MISS my kids 3) I can’t have the TV volume on an odd number

Brief Bio:  Spokane born and raised, went to Mead High School, graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in Special Education. Dated my husband for four years then got married July 2014. Taught special ed for five years and quit my job to be a stay-at-home momma to our baby girl Jubilee in February 2017..