Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love. Empowering a new generation of creators, Patreon is bringing patronage back to the 21st century.

Meet the team

Erica Castello
Head Evangelist
“Si se puede.”
Dave Hunt
“If you mustache me a question, don’t shave it for later. I’m hair for you anytime.”
Cole Palmer
Senior Daily Inspirational Quote Strategist
“A boat's a boat, but a mystery box could be anything. It could even be a boat. You know how much we have wanted one of those.”
Taryn Arnold
Ms. Popular lol
“I'm just a regular 16 year old kid. I make good grilled cheese and I like girls. ― Justin Bieber”
Amanda Smock
Head of Moral Support & Positive Reinforcement
“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”
Jesse Wolfe
Vice Assistant Ukulele Tuner
“Does this fix existing problems, or is it just to make new ones?”
Tim Wood
Principal Transmogrifier
“A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.”
Chelsea Wagenbrenner
Global Paradigm Assistant
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
Karen Liu
Eater of Kathy's junkfoods
“\(^O^)/♥ ♥ ♥”
Henry Brown
Heisenberg Compensator
“Knowing then what I do now begs the question.”
Sam Morrison
I don't know it's your responsibility
Kathy Zheng
Collector of the best junkfoods that you shouldn't eat
“Why is 11 not pronounced onety-one?”
Anthony Privitelli
Head of Kirkland Brand Snack Negotiation
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can't change it, add chocolate.”
Jack Conte
Sensitive artist and cry baby
“If it doesn't fit, force it. If it breaks... meh.”
Zachary Ennenga
Probably Human
“I am not a cat in a mansuit.”
Sam Yam
Señor Senior Secretary of Supreme Secrecy
“How did you know that? No Comment.”
Jim Lee
Chief Spirit Animal
“It's hard not being real and part of everyone's imagination.”
Albert Sheu
Sergeant Serious-face
“This is going to be my most likeable code ever.”
Marcos Gaeta
Pet Detective
“In theory...”
Tyler Palmer
Lead Momma's Boy
“Isn't he just the sweetest?!. — Joy Palmer”

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