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.
Joe Cucinotti is a media production and management professional with more than 21 years of experience in the Dallas/Fort Worth radio market working on and off the air. He co-created, directed, wrote and starred in the short-lived “Variants” web-series about the misfit crew that works in a Dallas comic book shop. Joe is also a Professional Voice Actor and can be heard in “One Piece”, “Star Blazers 2202”, “My Roommate is a Cat”, “Midnight Occult Civil Servants” and “ID: Invaded” and the video game “Max Payne 3”. He co-hosts The Editing Bay podcast where he and his friends, Joel and Tes, talk way too much about movies that probably don’t deserve to be talked about. He loves “Star Wars”, “G.I. Joe”, “Scott Pilgrim” and once sang karaoke with the cast of “Supernatural”. His crowning achievement, however, is being Sara’s husband and Harper and James’ dad.
TonyNagatani is a writer, singer, video editor, podcaster, and reformed electoral-politico. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Tony has spent the majority of his adult life living in Los Angeles working in post production, on TV shows like VH1’s Behind the Music, MTV’s Laguna Beach & The Hills, A&E’s Storage Wars, and Jay Leno’s Garage on CNBC, NBC.com, and YouTube. He has worked on electoral political campaigns in Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon North Carolina, Florida, Washington D.C., and California. Tony is also the co-host of the Model Majority Podcast which covers politics, culture, and life through an Asian American lens. Tony has only recently realized Star Trek > Star Wars, don’t @ him.
Jenni Powell is the Emmy Award-winning producer of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Welcome to Sanditon, lonelygirl15, Emma Approved and The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy. For two years she was Director of Content and Social Media for VidCon and was a producer at Felicia Day’s YouTube Premium Channel Geek & Sundry, where she produced the Geekie Award-Winning Talkin’ Comics Weekly. Most recently, she was Head of Production for NewMediaRockstars before co-founding Discourse Productions, a boutique production company specializing in digital media content and events. She doesn’t have a lot of free time.