Our Leadership


    Chris Girardi


    Favorite Movies? 

    The original Willy Wonka with Gene Wilder, Good Will Hunting, and Forrest Gump. 

    Favorite Place to Travel?

    My favorite place internationally has been Italy if only for the food! In the states grew up camping in the Blue Ridge Mountains and it will always be one top spots. 

    Favorite Hobby?

    Djing, wood working/ DIY projects, running

    Unusual Info?

    I once got lost on a run in DC and ended up in the middle of a protest and got quoted in the Washington Post. 




    Favorite Movies?

    Sense & Sensibility, The Shawshank Redemption, Sound of Music, & Armageddon

    Coolest place you have traveled? 

    Glacier National Park & San Diego


    Favorite Hobby? 

    Good Food, Enjoying Nature, Reading, Podcasts & Exercise


    Unusual Info? 

    I once lived in Batman... no not Gotham City. 

  • director of Logistics

    Kevin myers


    Favorite Movies?

    The Great Escape, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

    Coolest place you have traveled? 

    Martinique (beautiful water, French cooking)


    Favorite place to visit? 

    Mission Beach, San Diego ("Slo-Mo" rollerblades there. Look him up on YouTube)


    Favorite Hobby? 

    Cycling. Making someone's day end better than it started. 

  • Julie Sampson

    Director of FLIPT Kids


    Favorite Movies?

    Roman Holiday, Anything belonging to the “Marvel Comic Universe”.

    Favorite place you have traveled? 

    Spain, esp Barcelona


    Favorite Hobby? 

    Reading, Painting

  • april macdicken

    director of grow


    Favorite Movies?

    Pick one? Can't do it. Enduring favs include most of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Great Race, and Kenneth's Branagh's Henry V.

    Favorite places you have traveled? 

    London, Munich, and Budapest - not necessarily in that order.


    Favorite Hobby? 

    Depends on my mood -- I enjoy cooking, yoga, running, tea, and playing Civilization.

     Unusual info?

    I've studied Arabic, I teach analysis and reasoning at the graduate level, and I've co-authored a comic book