Design team

These impassioned loyalists are the vital links between Steve and Kate’s vision and the vivid reality campers experience.


Barry Wallace - Steve & Kate's Camp

Barry Wallace, Business Operations

Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
What is something about you that would surprise people? I can negotiate with a taxi driver in Luganda.
What is something that you have taught yourself? How to pronounce my name in such a way that people in the California don’t think my name is Byron.
What is something that you want to do? Heli-ski (not just to get chucked out of a helicopter onto some snow, but to land smoothly and nail the rest of the run too)
Email: barry@steveandkate.com

BeckyWaxman

Becky Waxman, accounting & finance

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? My large calculator named Mr. Buttons
What is / was your favorite cartoon or kids’ book? Cat in the Hat
What is something that you want to do? Live in a foreign country
Email: becky@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-524-7269

Callie Rae McCarthy - Steve & Kate's Camp

Callie Rae McCarthy, communication & compliance

Hometown: Orlando, FL
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Boxed mac-n-cheese and books about vampires
What is something about you that would surprise people? In 9th grade, I regularly performed with Mandy Moore (who was even younger) in a singing/dancing troupe.
What’s your mantra? I firmly believe that life would be better if we all acted like we were in a musical and regularly broke out in song and dance.
Email: callierae.mccarthy@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-692-6321

Clint Keller - Steve & Kate's Camp

Clint Keller, Videographer

Hometown: Parrottsville, TN
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? I love SPAM, which is not something I often utter in polite company.
What is / was your favorite cartoon or kids’ book? When I was a kid, my favorite cartoon was “Rocko’s Modern Life” but now I really love “Steven Universe”.
What is something that you want to do? I want to someday take a year off to hike the Appalachian Trail in its entirety.
Email: clint@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-297-0375

David White - Steve & Kate's Camp

David White, videographer

Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Eating burritos in bed.
What is something about you that would surprise people? I had a brief modeling career at the age of 7! (for life insurance…)
What is something that you have taught yourself? How to play guitar while moonwalking.
Email: david@steveandkate.com

Emily Foell - Steve & Kate's Camp

Emily Foell, Site Acquisition & Compliance

Hometown: Fairfax, CA
What is something about you that would surprise people? I’ve had the theme song from “Space Jam” stuck in my head for 20 years.
What is / was your favorite cartoon or kids’ book? The Story of Ferdinand.
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Really bad coffee, and LOTS of it.
Email: emily@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-524-7187

Jaime Wiener - Steve & Kate's Camp

Jaimey Wiener, partnerships & events

Hometown: Marin County, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Overalls – so glad they’re making a comeback.
What is / was your favourite cartoon or kids’ book? I loved the Goosebumps series when I was a child, but now, I’m really digging on Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem by Mac Barnett and Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin.
What is something about you that would surprise people? I’m afraid of ants.
Email: jaimey@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-851-8553

Jim Reynolds - Steve & Kate's Camp

Jim Reynolds, engineer

Hometown: Los Altos, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Juice. Not the fancy kind with kale – the kind from a jug. I really love juice.
What is something that you have taught yourself? Classical guitar.
What is something about you that would surprise people? My friends and I used to co-own a 1977 limousine. We let the MythBusters borrow it and powerslide into a parking spot. They returned it with a new set of tires.
Email: james@steveandkate.com

Kasha Speno - Steve & Kate's Camp

Kasha Speno, front end developer

Hometown: Durango, CO
What is / was your favorite cartoon or kids’ book? Miss Rumphius written and illustrated by Barbara Cooney because Miss Rumphius “traveled to faraway places where she climbed tall mountains where the snow never melted. She went through jungles and across deserts. She saw lions playing and kangaroos jumping.” And then, Miss Rumphius found a home by the sea, got called crazy, and finally found a way to make the world more beautiful.
What is something that you have taught yourself? To dress like a city girl when circumstances require.
What is something that you want to do? Gracefully get a big ol’ barrel at Ocean Beach with the sun shining.
Email: kasha@steveandkate.com

KevinWhite

Kevin White, partner

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? The Voice
What is something about you that would surprise people? I’m half Nicaraguan.
What is something that you have taught yourself? How to install a toilet.
Email: kevin@steveandkate.com

Maida Soehl - Steve & Kate's Camp

Maida Soehl,research & design

Hometown: Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA
What is something about you that would surprise people? In high school I was a mathlete, chess club connoisseur, on the debate team and started the chemistry club #nerdalert
What is something that you have taught yourself? I’ve taught myself how to play multiple instruments, although I’m quite certain I resemble Animal of the muppets when I play drums
What is / was your favourite cartoon or kids’ book? Goodnight Moon is a forever favorite. I grew up on a steady diet of Nancy Drew and Doug.
Email: maida@steveandkate.com

MikeSaperstein

Mike Saperstein, partner

Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? The Proposal, I mean come on, how cute was that?
What is / was your favorite cartoon or kids’ book? Garfield. I like anyone who likes to indulge in food.
What is something that you want to do? Get yelled at by Gordon Ramsay.
Email: mike@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-389-5437

Patrick Trigg - Steve & Kate's Camp

Patrick Trigg, operations

Hometown: Waukegan, IL
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? App Updates
What is something that you want to do? Deliver a baby
What is something about you that would surprise people? I was a classically trained in ballet for 15 years.
Email: patrick@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-860-9359

RyanBoehm

Ryan Boehm, accounting & finance

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Spam in a can.
What is something about you that would surprise people? I’ve flown a plane.
What is something that you want to do? Have my own beehive. I will continue to pester my landlord until he gives in.
Email: ryan@steveandkate.com
Phone: 415-524-7247

Steve & Kate's Camp - Sara O'Hearn

Sara O’Hearn, Product Manager

Hometown: Toronto, Canada
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about?  I will determinedly walk the entire length of the airport (maybe even twice), just to “review all my options” for snack food.
What is something about you that would surprise people? In my past lives, I have been a Russian interpreter, danced in a gogo troupe, and sold wind-up toys on the sidewalk.
What is something that you have taught yourself? How to make a roman shade.
Email: sara.ohearn@steveandkate.com

Sean Kramer - Steve & Kate's Camp

Sean Kramar, people

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Pie charts. Also, the word, “quadrant.”
What is / was your favorite cartoon or kids’ book? James and the Giant Peach
What is something that you want to do? Build a log cabin in the woods and stock it with a lifetime supply of hot chocolate.
Email: sean@steveandkate.com

Spencer Gulbronson, Engineer

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? Eating plain marshmallows as a snack. Most people like s’mores, but I don’t need an excuse!
What is / was your favorite cartoon or kids’ book? Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester
What is something that you have taught yourself? Conversational Hindi
Email: spencer@steveandkate.com

Valerie Tower - Steve & Kate's Camp

Valerie Tower, program design & research

Hometown: Stillwater, OK
What is something you like that you are embarrassed about? I love glitter. I really do.
What is something about you that would surprise people? I can weld!
What is something that you have taught yourself? I taught myself how to sew in high school so that I could make a flying squirrel costume. I really stepped it up in college when I made a fuzzy pink llama costume.
Email: valerie@steveandkate.com