Meet the Team

Wallaroo’s team takes pride in everything they do. Stephanie Carter, Wallaroo’s CEO and Co-founder has created an environment where they feel vested in their jobs and are happy to come to work each day. During the year Wallaroo employees participate in team-building activities that support causes they are passionate about. These experiences foster employee bonding and provide opportunities for Wallaroo to interact with the community. Most importantly, Wallaroo is proud to be a Certified B Corp and a company whose mission is to help eliminate the threat of skin cancer through research, education and prevention.

Stephanie Carter

President and Co-Founder

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Hiking, going to yoga, running, skiing and traveling.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Golden latte with cinnamon cashew milk.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

When Harry Met Sally

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Charlie. I wear that all the time. It is just an amazing hat and so easy to travel with.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

An around the world trip that would last for at least a year (summer vacation? What’s that?).

Page Zarecki

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Boating, walking, spending time with my 2 dogs, husband and friends.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

The Wizard of Oz and The Sound of Music

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Petite Gabi is my go-to Wallaroo hat. I am petite and it was made with me in mind. The ivory goes with just about any outfit and it’s UPF 50+.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

The Maldives.

Darby Moore

Director of Finance

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Outside: running, playing tennis, skiing.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Latte.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Goonies

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Aspen Fedora is perfect for my wardrobe. I love fedora hats and fall is my favorite time of year, so the Aspen is a perfect fit. It provides warmth and sun protection!

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

African Safari.

Hillary Fine

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Spending time with our dog, family and friends, enjoying a nice glass of wine, or experiencing all that Colorado has to offer.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Chai tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Classic – Charade, Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant are amazing.
Modern – Captain America, I love a good superhero movie.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Caroline. It can take you from day to night and it’s UPF 50+ for maximum sun protection.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling across Europe and enjoying the beautiful sights, delicious food, and spectacular wine.

Alison Lawrence

Director of ecommerce and technology INNOVATION

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Flowing with spontaneity and enjoying each moment with enthusiasm.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Routine is boring to me and caffeine doesn’t affect me. I like to roam around menu offerings and will often say 'Barista’s Choice'.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Jackie Brown; a twisted comedy of betrayal and greed. Fabulous the first time; bonus of becoming a richer experience with each viewing.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Aspen felt fedora is the perfect fashion accessory which transitions from the mountains to town with ease. Providing confident UPF 50+ sun protection it keeps me covered in style.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

On a secluded warm tropical beach with a slight breeze and yummy tropical delights; my definition of heaven on earth.

Saja Dingler

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Walking my dog, enjoying happy hour with friends, exploring Denver and going to the mountains.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Latte.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

The Princess Bride

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Camille in turquoise. It’s cool on a hot summer day and gives me the perfect amount of shade and I love the turquoise trim.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Going to Tahiti and Bora Bora.

Ashley Minnick

Customer Service

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Probably sewing costumes and drawing.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Coffee, especially mochas.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Batman Returns

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

I like the Palm Beach because it’s a fashionable hat that can be worn for a lot of different occasions.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Go back to Tokyo and see more of the sites.

Stephanie Poole

Customer service

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Playing with my dogs, working in the yard, and making art.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Green tea

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Newsies; Newsboys Strike of 1899 with Christian Bale, suspenders and singing.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Charlotte has a stunning iridescent band and comfortable cotton lining while the drawstring adjusts to fit my small head.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

A work exchange across the world to really immerse myself in the local cultures.

April Rodriguez

Customer Service

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

With my kids.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Iced coffee.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

“Hocus pocus”

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Sydney and Cambria.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Japan, Africa, or Italy.

Gabe Molina

Director of Warehouse Operations

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Riding my Harley.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Black Hawk Down

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Carkella Fairway in light grey.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling to Belize.

Justin Howald

Assistant Warehouse Manager

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Traveling the world.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Latte.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Inception.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Baja.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling to Ireland.

Manuela (Melis) Gutierrez

WAREHOUSE TEAM

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

With my kids.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Toy Story

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Marseille.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Travel.

Ian Hadaway

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Traveling with my girlfriend.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Lattes

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Red Dawn

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Logan in camel.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

A trip to Ireland.

Jeff Kozelka

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Snowboarding, skateboarding, or playing disc golf.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Cocoa – warm and chocolaty, yum!

Your all-time favorite movie is:

South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Logan

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Hanging with the fam, spending time in nature, and doing the things I love while traveling.

Marissa Rodriguez

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Enjoying nature.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Tea.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Jeepers Creepers.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Sanibel and the Marseille in black/natural.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling to Italy.

Anthony Castaneda

warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

At the gym or walking around.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Latte.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

All of the Spiderman movies.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Carter and the Cabo.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling to Turkey.

Jose Gutierrez

Warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

At the gym or in the garden.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Latte.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

Minions

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Logan and the Tulum.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling to Italy.

Matt Anderson

warehouse team

When not busy working your magic at Wallaroo, you’d be:

Watching sports listening to music and podcasts, spending time outdoors, and reading.

Coffee, tea, cacao or latte:

Dark roast coffee.

Your all-time favorite movie is:

The Big Lebowski.

Your favorite Wallaroo hat is:

The Carkella Del Mar.

With no limits, your dream summer vacation would be:

Traveling to Italy.