Seattle Coffee Gear's Crew

True to our customer-centric mission, our entire crew is focused on helping you navigate the seemingly complex world of home espresso machines. With our knowledgeable, frank advice and excellent service, we are all available to assist you in selecting your machine, learning how to pull a perfect shot of espresso or adding accessories to your existing setup. In addition to serving you, each of us contributes to Seattle Coffee Gear in different ways -- learn more about our HQ employees below. Or read up on our retail staff!

Sales & Customer Support

Edgar Salazar-Sanchez 

Superpowers: Buying advice, tips & tricks, customer service

Digs: Playing sports, hanging out with friends, going out

Drinks: Mojito

Stephen Scheiff

Superpowers: Buying advice, tips & tricks, customer service

Digs: Board games, beer making, and reading

Drinks: Coffee

Michael Little

Superpowers: Buying advice, tips & tricks, customer service

Digs: Hiking, classical music, literature and writing

Drinks: Organic English Breakfast Tea

Tyler Marshall

Superpowers: Buying advice, tips & tricks, customer service

Digs: Hiking, Theology & Philosophy books, Photography

Drinks: Siphon brewed single origin coffee, single malt Scotch

Heather Swerk

Superpowers: Building relationships, partnership, customer service

Digs: Travel with the kids, Food, Running

Drinks: Chai Latte


Our Repair, Warranty Support and Technical Services Team


Trevor Strobeck

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Rocket League, Golf, Magic the Gathering

Drinks: Sprite

Andrew Heike

Superpowers: Machine repair

Digs: Music, motor sports, and paintball

Drinks: Coca-Cola

Amanda Howard

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Outdoor adventures, shows, mini road trips

Drinks: Smoothies!

Jonathan Candelario

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Playing guitar, drums, piano; Playing basketball, soccer, volleyball; Aerospace, airplanes, space & military craft

Drinks: Lemonade with honey

Lena Jernigan

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Reading, boardgames, movies with friends

Drinks: Dirty Hippie

Jeremiah Godfrey

Superpowers: Machine repair and wearer of funny t-shirts

Digs: Hunting, hiking, camping

Drinks: White chocolate + peanut butter latte

Jessie Lind

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Guitar, painting, reading

Drinks: Dirty Chai

Austin Davis

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Playing music, Going to the movies, Playing video games

Drinks: Mocha

Brendan Swenson

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment, recycling & driving

Digs: Running, playing drums, playing ladder golf in the sun

Drinks: Two shots in the dark

Peter Stackhouse

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Watching football, camping, hiking

Drinks: Drip coffee or Coke

Corey Fisher

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Jazz, Blues, & NPR News

Drinks: Wine

Brendan Ramirez

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Video games, Working with my hands, Music

Drinks: Dr. Pepper

Frederick Frost

Superpowers: Machine refurbishment

Digs: Gaming, Hiking, and Rafting

Drinks: Coffee

Andy Moffitt

Superpowers: Machine repair

Digs: Gaming, Wood working, prop making, electrical engineering

Drinks: Ginger beer

Erik Bryar

Superpowers: The ability to have fun just about anywhere

Digs: Boating, Playing with his dogs, Road trips

Drinks: AM: Triple Americano, PM: Whiskey, 1 ice cube

Adam Sweets

Superpowers - Seeing things people can't see, because I'm closer to the ground

Digs - The beat, Being lazy with his wife, Family "Loyalty, Loyalty, Loyalty"

rinks - The first cup of coffee in the morning, nothing like it


Marketing & Communications

Victor Gehlen

Superpowers: Marketing, product management, operations

Digs: Cooking, biking, guitar

Drinks: Dry Cappuccino

Trent Waterman

Superpowers: Video & branding, shutter sage

Digs: Biking, Songwriting, and Hiking

Drinks: Stout & cold press

Joshua Stollenmaier

Superpowers: Product marketing, writing

Digs: Cooking, bouldering, movies

Drinks: Root beer

Michelle Stoffel

Superpowers: Buying advice, customer service

Digs: Traveling, gardening, sewing

Drinks: Berry Smoothies


Commercial Sales


Daniel Louthain

Superpowers: Buying advice, customer service

Digs: Guitar, writing, and brewing beer

Drinks: Espresso with a side of water

Operations Management

Carolyn Bartlett

Superpowers: Office management, A/R, A/P, HR, herds cats

Digs: Motorcycle travel, gardening

Drinks: Huckleberry Slump latte

Spencer Booth

Superpowers: Parts & returns guru

Digs: Collecting vinyl, playing drums & percussion, hanging with the kids

Drinks: Espresso

Joe Brink

Superpowers: Jack of all trades!

Digs: Basketball, hangin' with the lady, video games

Drinks: Shot in the Dark

Nick Buxton

Superpowers: Purchasing Ninja

Digs: Hiking, writing, playing The Legend of Zelda

Drinks: Dark roasts prepped via French Press + milk

Brandon Dettmers

Superpowers: Rapid fire shipping, receiving, inventory management

Digs: Guitar, skateboarding, riding his motorcycle

Drinks: Drip coffee + double or triple shot (depending on how wild he's feeling)

Leslie Woodworth

Superpowers: Accounting wonder woman

Digs: Playing bass, cuddling with her dog, everything outdoors

Drinks: Americano

Gail Williams 

Superpowers: Equipment education & troubleshooting, buying advice

Digs: Power boatin'!

Drinks: Dry cappuccino... or anything with half and half

Sarah Miller

Superpowers: Order review, returns, customer service & sales

Digs: Knitting, Reading, & Hiking

Drinks: Latte

Ryan Davis

Superpowers: Shipping & receiving

Digs: Soccer, reading, cooking up a storm

Drinks: Coffee, straight up

Riley Shaw

Superpowers: Shipping & receiving

Digs: Surfing, outdoors and hiking, video games

Drinks: Banana milkshake

Miranda Godfrey

Superpowers: Order management, training, special projects

Digs: Butterfly anything, being a queen of sweets, laughing

Drinks: Peppermint soy cold brew!

Mike Atkinson

Superpowers: Operations guru

Digs: Camping, Traveling, & Golf

Drinks: Cadillac Margarita

Nikol Fiala

Superpowers: Getting it done specialist

Digs: Singing, Sailing, Skiing, Surfing, Traveling, and Gardening

Drinks: The "Classic" Macchiato

Nate Gonzales

Superpowers: Shipping & receiving

Digs: Running, Writing, Video Games

Drinks: Iced white mocha with caramel syrup

Trevor Conway

Superpowers: Returns guru

Digs: Music, Food, Dogs

Drinks: Rainier



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