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Compendium will be closed for the holidays December 24–January 2.

Our Team

Alicia

Alicia, Accounting Assistant

“A bright moment does not dishonor your loss. A difficult moment does not dishonor your joy.”

—M. H. Clark

Amelia

Amelia, Managing Editor

“...I would always rather be happy than dignified…”

—Charlotte Brontë

Andrea

Andrea, Warehouse Assistant Manager, EDI Coordinator

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

—Katharine Hepburn

Angeline

Angeline, Marketing Manager

“Anything less than the best is a felony.”

—Vanilla Ice

Annie

Annie, Wholesale Channel Coordinator

“The more you know, the more you can create. There's no end to imagination...”

—Julia Child

Arielle

Arielle, Account Coordinator

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

—Unknown

Ashley

Ashley, National Account Manager

“…the time shall come when all men... will think on the murder of animals as now they think on the murder of men.”

—Dimitri Merejkowski

Brooke

Brooke, Warehouse Shipping Supervisor

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”

—Michael Altshuler

Carin

Carin, Director of Sales

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do that. Because what the world needs is more people who have come alive.”

—Howard Thurman

Carly

Carly, Sales & Marketing Coordinator

“Being happy isn’t having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it's about stringing together all the little things.”

—Delia Ephron

Celeste

Celeste, Customer Service Specialist

"...the true meaning of courage is to be afraid and then, with your knees knocking and your heart racing, to step out anyway—even when that step makes sense to nobody but you. I know that’s not easy. But making a bold move is the only way to truly advance towards the grandest vision the universe has for you.”

—Oprah Winfrey

Chris

Chris, Production & Fulfillment

“What we do in life echoes in eternity.”

—David Franzoni, John Logan, and William Nicholson

Dan

Dan, Founder

“Instead of asking, 'What can I get from life?,' watch what happens when you ask, 'What can I give?'”

—The 1 book

Deanna

Deanna, Production & Fulfillment

“Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.”

—Charles de Gaulle

DJ

DJ, Material Handling & Fulfillment

“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.”

—Unknown

Emily

Emily, Graphic Designer

“…the world is incomprehensibly beautiful—an endless prospect of magic and wonder.”

—Ansel Adams

Helen

Helen, Lead Production Artist—The Finisher

“Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes.”

—Carl Jung

Ivan

Ivan, Production & Fulfillment

“Enjoy life, no matter how young or old.”

—Personal motto

Jake

Jake, Production & Fulfillment

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

—Mahatma Gandhi

Jason, Warehouse Manager

“Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.”

—Unknown

Jessica P.

Jessica P., Designer

“Shy people have long shadows, where they keep much of their beauty hidden from intruders’ eyes. Shy people remind us of the mystery of life that cannot be simply explained or expressed. They invite us to reverent and respectful friendships and to a wordless being together in love.”

—Henri Nouwen

Jessica S.

Jessica S., Senior Account Manager 

“...I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect, and beautiful journey of my life.”

—Kerry Washington

Jill

Jill, Designer

“We are mosaics—pieces of light, love, history, stars—glued together with magic and music and words.” 

—Anita Krizzan

Jim

Jim, COO/CFO

“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”

—Henry Ford

Justine

Justine, Designer

“People think that design is styling. Design is not style. It’s not about giving shape to the shell and not giving a damn about the guts. Good design is a renaissance attitude that combines technology, cognitive science, human need, and beauty to produce something that the world didn’t know it was missing.”

—Paola Antonelli

Katie

Katie, Production & Fulfillment

“Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.”

—Unknown

Kayla

Kayla, Production & Fulfillment

“The greatest gift our parents  gave us was each other.”

—Unknown

Kelsey

Kelsey, Marketing Coordinator

“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!”   

—Dr. Seuss

Kim

Kim, Production & Fulfillment

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”

—Helen Keller

Kobi

Kobi, President & CEO

“Looking back over a lifetime, you see that love was the answer to everything.”

—Ray Bradbury

Kristin

Kristin, Associate Editor

“Stung by the splendour of a sudden thought…“

—Robert Browning

Ludylyn

Ludylyn, Customer Service Specialist

“…memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you wish to never lose.”

—Bob Brush

Madison

Madison, Production & Fulfillment

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

—John Hughes

Megan

Megan, Managing Art Director

“I realized many years ago that I was no good at purses, and for quite a while, I managed to do without one.”

—Nora Ephron

Melissa

Melissa, Inventory Analyst

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

—Dr. Seuss

Meredith

Meredith, Chief Storyteller

“We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.”

—Ray Bradbury

Morgan

Morgan, Customer Service Specialist

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style."

—Maya Angelou

Nicola

Nicola, Production Designer

“Never underestimate the healing power of silliness and absurdity.”

—Steve Maraboli

Ramona

Ramona, Warehouse Floor Supervisor

“They may forget what you said—but they will never forget how you made them feel.”

—Carl W. Buehner

Renée

Renée, Sr. Strategic Development Director

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

—H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Rondi

Rondi, Digital Media Strategist & Online Content Writer

“When life gives you lemonade, make lemons. Life will be all like, ‘what?!’”

—Steven Levitan and Dan O'Shannon

Rustin

Rustin, Production & Fulfillment

“He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much...”

—Bessie Anderson Stanley

Ruth

Ruth, Editor

“Don’t gobblefunk around with words.”

—Roald Dahl

Sam

Sam, National Account Coordinator

“Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”

—Roald Dahl

Sarah F.

Sarah F., Senior Designer

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”

—Henry David Thoreau

Sarah Marie

Sarah Marie, Production Coordinator

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”

—Albert Einstein

Sarah P.

Sarah P., National Account Coordinator

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

—Eleanor Roosevelt

Shannon

Shannon, Production Coordinator

“Love is my weapon. Music is my religion. Peace is in my soul.”

—Unknown

Sheila

Sheila, Project Manager

“To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.”

—William Blake

Steve

Steve, Design Manager, National Accounts

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”

—Jim Elliot

Tammy

Tammy, Marketing Director

“Person by person, moment to moment, as we love, we change the world.”

—Samahria Lyte Kaufman

Terry

Terry, Production & Fulfillment

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

—The Golden Rule

Tina

Tina, Production & Fulfillment

“I'm a firm believer that the truth will always come out. You might as well save yourself the energy and just be honest from the start.”

—Unknown

Toni

Toni, Controller

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”

—Unknown

Tote

Tote, Director of Operations

“I love you, Dad.”

—Caden and Carson Yamada

Trisha

Trisha, Production Manager

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love...” 

—Steve Maraboli