OUR 2019 STAFF
From the Bay Area, California, Teddy is Cuala Foundation’s communications and social media contact, as well as aspects of Cuala Music. He is a rising senior at UCLA, studying Ethnomusicology and minoring in Music Industry. He loves writing, recording, producing, and performing music, and is interested in the entertainment business as a whole. Teddy’s role with the Foundation includes overseeing our communications and social media strategy, recording audio for video projects, researching and analyzing social media and marketing strategy, and assisting with Cuala Music strategic development.
Christopher E. Grahn
From the small town of Riverton, New Jersey, Chris works as a videographer and video editor with Cuala Foundation. As a rising senior at Muhlenberg College, his dual majors are Media & Communications and Film Studies. His career passions include documentary film, sports broadcasting, and film analysis. Chris’ role with the foundation included video post-production editing, researching and capturing footage at specific locations, and assisting in future online projects.
Kirk is from the Northern suburbs of Chicago and oversees production of Cuala Foundation events in Ireland in 2019 while also completing a research and marketing study for the organization with a focus on branding. Coming into senior year at the university of Iowa Kirk is majoring in Enterprise Leadership with a minor in Business Administration. Outside of school, Kirk has a passion for entrepreneurship and spends his time working on his multiple business startups. Kirks role within the foundation includes analyzing research and data while using creative and efficient solutions to help advance Cuala Foundation.
From Laurel, Maryland, Ayo works as a Project Manager and Research Analyst with Cuala Foundation. As a senior at Towson University, she majors in International Studies with double minors in French and Political Science. Her career passions include legal studies, working in the non-profit sector, and political research. Ayo’s role with the Foundation includes workshop and project planning and research analyst on the Traveller Communities.
Located in the Bay Area, California, Naomi works as a videographer and video editor with Cuala Foundation. A rising sophomore at Seattle University with a major in Film and a minor in Psychology she hopes to go on to create documentaries around various socio-cultural issues around the world. Naomi’s Role at Cuala Foundation includes video editing along with video documentation of programs, events and workshops.