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Meet the Team

Kristi Brocato- Founder & CEO

Favorite Basketry Product: Caymus Celebration
Favorite Movie / TV Show: Deja Vu / anything Top 10 on Netflix Favorite
Cocktail: French 75 with very little sugar
Favorite New Orleans spot: Meril or any rooftop bar
Fun Fact: Bucket list is to see all 32 NFL stadiums 

Alexandra Laux - COO

Favorite Basketry Product: Barefoot Dreams Blanket
Favorite Movie / TV Show: Legally Blonde / Big Little Lies or Sucession
Favorite Cocktail: Margarita or French 75
Favorite New Orleans spot: Oak Wine Bar or Saba
Fun Fact: I consider myself a wine expert and would love to become a Master Sommelier one day.


Ali Fonseca - Production Manager

Favorite Basketry Product: Kendra Scott Earrings or Diva Wash
Favorite Movie / TV Show: Crazy Stupid Love / New Girl or The Office...I can’t choose!

Favorite Cocktail:
Hibiscus Margarita
Favorite New Orleans spot: Meril or Wrong Iron
Fun Fact: I am a huge sports fan and I played sports growing up.


Griffin Joliboix - CMO

Favorite Basketry Product: Corkcicle Whiskey Wedge
Favorite Movie / TV Show: Game of Thrones

Favorite Cocktail:
 Frozen Margarita or a Canebrake
Favorite New Orleans spot: Bayou Beer Garden
Fun Fact: I have gone on 6 mission trips to help orphanages in Mexico.


Ashley Cole - Production Team Leader

Ashley Headshot

Favorite Basketry Product: Capri Blue Candles
Favorite Movie / TV Show: The Labyrinth / RuPaul's Drag Race

Favorite Cocktail:
 Lemon Drop Martini
Favorite New Orleans spot: Verdure Olive Oil Co.
Fun Fact: I used to have 2 pigs, some chickens, some bunnies, and a whole log of kids running around my house.


Kathy Telano - Customer Relations

Favorite Basketry Product: Lampe Berger
Favorite Movie / TV Show: Pride & Prejudice
Favorite Cocktail: wine or Lemon Drop Martini
Favorite New Orleans spot: Audubon Park
Fun Fact: I’m an artist.