The Spy Hop Team

Adam Sherlock (he/him)

Director of Learning Design

Adam White (he/him)

Associate Development Director

Adriana McGrath (she/her)

Office Manager

Alecia Cenaruzabeitia (she/her)

Spy Hop Rooftop Manager

Alesha Sevy (she/her)

Marketing Director

Alexa Wrench (she/her)

Youth Prevention and Coalition Director

Alfonso (Fonzy) Belloso (he/him)

Statewide Media Arts Mentor

Anthony Rodriguez (he/him)

Community Program Mentor

Beth Branson (she/her)

Development Director

Cathy Foy (she/her)

Lead Musical Arts Mentor

Colby Bryson (he/him)

IT Specialist

Dan Doppstadt (he/him)

Audio Mentor

Dayana Arellano (she/her)

Student Services Coordinator

Don Barfuss (he/him)

Phase 2 Director

Elizabeth Schulte (she/her)

Lead Design Mentor

Jonny Landeros (he/him)

Equipment & Technical Operations Manager

José Manzo (he/him)

Lead Film Mentor

Kasandra VerBrugghen (she/her)

Executive Director

Larissa Trout (she/her)

Associate Director

Lillie Cummings (she/they)

Program Coordinator

Lisa Sewell (she/her)

Finance Manager

Loren Brunken (she/her)

Film Mentor

Lou Ruegner (they/them)

Radio Production Mentor

Marlee Madsen (she/her)

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Mercedes Roberts (she/they)

Design Mentor

Myke Johnson (he/him)

Education Director

Nicole Dumas (she/her)

Statewide Programs Director

Ricky Vigil (he/him)

Teen Outreach Program/Media Arts Mentor

Shaandiin Powell (she/her)

Graphic Designer

Xitlally Garcia Barajas (they/them)

Community Engagement Intern

Board of Directors

Daela Taeoalii-Higgs (Licensed Medicare Agent, Senior Benefits Insurance) — Chair
Annie Quan (Managing Director, Union5) — Vice Chair
Nastaran Alimadadi (VP, Fund Controller, Bridge Investment Group) — Treasurer
Laura Sellers (Strategic Customer Success Manager, Beamery) — Secretary                                                                                                            Bri Ray Aupiu (Raising Me Foundation, Enso Rings, Voice Straw)    Brent Bowen (CEO, Bowen Studios)
Luna Banuri (Executive Director, Utah Muslim Civic League)
Missy Greis (Owner, Publik)
Richard Leverett (Consultant, Attorney, Advisor)
Victoria Luman (Attorney, Parr Brown Gee & Loveless)
Holly Peck (Attorney, Ward | Molloy)
Jennifer Plumb (M.D., Primary Children’s Medical Center)
Amy Redford (Filmmaker, Producer, Sundance Institute Board Member)
Omar Riney (HR Specialist)
Jorge Robles (IT Specialist, Powdr Corp.)

Advisory Board

Tessa Arneson (Owner, Maven) – Chair                                        
Jennifer Berger (Realtor, The Group Real Estate)
Bryan Clifton (Owner, Redman Movies & Stories)
Erika Cohn (Director/Producer/Independent Filmmaker & Spy Hop alum)                                                                                                
Geralyn Dreyfous (Producer, Utah Film Center Founder)
John Esplin (Owner, Centeva)
Janie Franks (Franks Family Foundation)
Kevin Gruneich (Impart Parters, ret.)                                                Lewis Francis (Attorney, Jones Waldo)
Jean Irwin (Director of Arts Education, Utah Division of Arts and Museums)
Chris Le (Co-founder & Creative Director, RTFKT Studios)
Carolyn Leone (Costume Designer)
Hunter Metcalf (Photographer & Spy Hop alum)
Peter Pilafian (Cinematographer/Filmmaker) 
Dylan Shepherd (Lincoln Financial)
Ken Verdoia (Executive Producer KUED, ret.)
Rick Wray (Co-Founder, Spy Hop)