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

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.”
Amanda Smock
Head of Moral Support & Positive Reinforcement
“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”
Karen Liu
Eater of Kathy's junkfoods
“\(^O^)/♥ ♥ ♥”
Chelsea Wagenbrenner
Global Paradigm Assistant
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
Heather Wilder
Captain of Feel Goods
“I like bunnies. Let’s make art.”
Ileane Athougies
Chief Monster
“I am a monster!”
Ellie MacBride
Tractor Beam Operator
“Look out!”
Sean Baeyens
Head Vice Senior Associate Guy
“My life goal is to become famous enough that Microsoft Word stops recognizing my name as a spelling error.”
Jesse Wolfe
Vice Assistant Ukulele Tuner
“Does this fix existing problems, or is it just to make new ones?”
Anthony Privitelli
Head of Kirkland Brand Snack Negotiation
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can't change it, add chocolate.”
Tyler Palmer
Lead Momma's Boy
“Isn't he just the sweetest?!.” — Joy Palmer
David Kettler
Chief Lever-Puller
“On your side. ♥”
Sam Morrison
I don't know it's your responsibility
“Coffee?”
Albert Sheu
Sergeant Serious-face
“This is going to be my most likeable code ever.”
Tim Wood
Principal Transmogrifier
“A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.”
Marcos Gaeta
Pet Detective
“In theory...”
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
Jack Conte
Sensitive artist and cry baby
“If it doesn't fit, force it. If it breaks... meh.”
Carly Rose
Baccarat Dealer
“Let's go to the beach.”
Zachary Ennenga
Probably Human
“I am not a cat in a mansuit.”
Dave Hunt
:{
“If you mustache me a question, don’t shave it for later. I’m hair for you anytime.”
Alex Trytko
Resident Middle C Presser
“Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme!”
Lauren Ficklin
Hotdog Choreographer
“They don't think it be like it is, but it do.”
Sean Wang
Stuffed Animal
“Bake him away, toys.”
Johnny Winston
Vice President of Origami / Wizard
“If shorts are called 'shorts' then why aren't pants called 'longs'?”
Derek Reynolds
Electronic Clicky-Typer
“It works on my computer... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯”
George Bonner
Job Title Accuracy Evangelist
“Hello everyone, I am currently employed as a Software Engineer at Patreon.”
Stephen Altamirano
Senior whatever-is-broken Developer
“Not into nodding my noggin, neglecting the detail”
Jim Lee
Chief Spirit Animal
“It's hard not being real and part of everyone's imagination.”
Sam Yam
Señor Senior Secretary of Supreme Secrecy
“How did you know that? No Comment.”
Carlos Cabrera
Model Developer, Giraffe
“Welcome to Giraffic Park.”
Kathy Zheng
Collector of the best junkfoods that you shouldn't eat
“Why is 11 not pronounced onety-one?”
Cassidy Saenz
Coyote in Pants
“Sure it's beautiful! Everything in nature's beautiful! 'Less it's ugly.”

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