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Meet the HQ Team

AVNI PATEL THOMPSON
CEO / Co-founder

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Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Fun fact: I can speak 7 languages to varying degrees of comprehension.
Favorite memory as a kid: Reading books under my covers well into the night with my flashlight that was shaped like a red truck.
SARAH BYSTROM
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Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Fun fact: I can out question a two year old.
Favorite memory as a kid: Building forts with my sisters and cousins for HOURS!
REBECCA DREJET
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Hometown: Copenhagen/San Francisco
Fun fact: I moved to a tiny town in Ecuador without being able to speak a word of Spanish.
Favorite memory as a kid: Picking cherries in my grandpa's yard.
NIK SWAIN
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Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Fun fact: I am often mistaken for the marketing coordinator.
Best part about living in PNW: Super friendly people, gorgeous mountains; wet or dry, and craft beer.
BRITTNI LEIGH LIYANAGE
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Hometown: Derry, New Hampshire
Fun fact: I once sang a solo in Carnegie Hall.
Favorite memory as a kid: Summers with my grandparents having cookouts, playing outside with my younger brother and my grandmother trying to teach me to rollerblade (I was very bad).
KATE STOB
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Hometown: Severna Park, Maryland
Fun fact: I brought Shaquille O’Neal’s size 22 sneaker for show and tell when I was in third grade.
Favorite memory as a kid: Vacationing on Kiawah Island- getting up really early to ride bikes down the beach and collect sand dollars.
SARAH AYRE
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Hometown: Billings, MT
Fun fact: When I was a child I posed as an art model for a Batman comic book.
Favorite memory as a kid: Setting up our 9ft Christmas tree by myself and holiday celebrations with my large extended family.
NICOLE SNOW
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Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Fun fact: When I was younger I adopted a cat without my parents knowing and hid it in my bedroom.
Favorite memory as a kid: Going over to my aunt and uncle’s house for the 4th of July and lighting off fireworks!
MEGHAN HARTING
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Hometown: Tucson, Arizona
Fun fact: I snort when I laugh which was passed down from every woman on my mom’s side.
Favorite memory as a kid: Waking up on a Saturday morning to the smell of orange cinnamon rolls, cartoons on the TV, and puzzles to be made on the floor.
SHARON POPE
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Hometown: Air Force bases across the U.S. & Portland, OR
Fun fact: I can make the sound of a kazoo with just my face, and I take requests. (this is genetic — my siblings can also do this, and in harmony).
Favorite memory as a kid: Snow forts and snowball fights as a little kiddo in Colorado.
CHRIS MORSE
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Hometown: Spokane, WA
Fun fact: I owned a pot-bellied pig in college that lived in our basement.
Favorite memory as a kid: Fly fishing with my grandpa in Colorado.
RAVI GROVER
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Hometown: Randolph, NJ
Fun fact: Love dogs, especially my pet Havanese, Oscar, who has an awesome underbite.
Best part about living in PNW: The incredible mountain, water and sunset views, especially during our amazing summers.

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hello@meetpoppy.com

Address

3131 Western Ave Suite 527
Seattle, WA 98121