Hayley is a cosplayer and STEM(Science + Technology + Engineering + Math) educator in southern California. She has been cosplaying since 2013 and met her husband during a cosplay photoshoot at San Diego Comic Con. She loves to geek out over Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Disney, Pixar, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Adventure Time, Lord of the Rings, X-Files, Star Trek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Stephen King, and all things true crime.
Melody Strmel works for an environmental non-profit, organizes for Comic Arts Los Angeles, runs the LA chapter of the UN and Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf feminist book club, has published Harry Potter academia, and is a former Disneyland Cast Member (Teamsters Local 495). She typically spends her free time reading, cooking, going to the gym, or visiting museums. Melody is a hardcore Hufflepuff and hopes that you have a really excellent day.
Neil was born in Virginia in 1973 and grew up outside of Denver Colorado. He moved to Idaho in 2004 and then to West Virginia in 2014. He have a son and a daughter, 2 step sons and 2 granddaughters. His been married to his second wife for 10 years. He drove an 18 wheeler for 13 years and then delivered for FedEx for just over 4. In 2018 he was forced to retire due to MS. His hobbies are reading, movies, music and travel.
Growing up loving JEM, Transformers, Disney Afternoons, and the X-men, it was only a matter of time until Sarah fully embraced her Geek-dom. As an Actress and Host, Sarah left Orlando for the bright lights of Hollywood where she does interviews and host segments/after shows on That Hashtag Show and Smells Like Teen Angst. You can even catch her as a nerdy Librarian on Disney Channel's Just Roll With It fulfilling a lifelong dream of being a part of the Disney Film/Television Family.
Vinny Moschetta is an entertainment marketing professional living in New York City with his husband Stephen. A proud geek, he enjoys everything (books, film, series, comics) fantasy, superhero, and Disney, with a little dabbling into Sci-Fi from time to time. He's currently reading the Wheel of Time series (book 12 of 14) and is taking recommendations of what to read next.