like to introduce an integral member of our team, Ginger! She’s the
iPad Master, the Queen of the Bamboo Backs, and
we’re lucky to have her with us.
aka Danger Pennsylvania aka “Gingembre”, hails from central PA. She’s a
dedicated sun worshipper and devoted motivator (some might say
mastermind) of all outdoor activities. Her closet is brimming over with
Springtime games like badminton, a glow-in-the-dark frisbee, and the
ever-dangerous lawn darts!
Last month marked her one-year anniversary at Grove which she celebrated by playing kickball with mascot Sam 2 in the street.
facts about Ginger: She’s a cyclist who eats cheese like it’s candy,
rocks Swayze Crazy Patrick Swayze Night with her buddy Aaron, and knows
the real deal about Paul Newman. Also, her beau has a dashing golden
mane, and above all she loves summer evenings and grilling on the porch.
In the shop, she keep things smart and upbeat with talkies, like Radiolab and Stuff You Should Know. She also rocks out to Loretta Lynn, Bob Dylan, and local Portland
bands like Run On Sentence and Sean Flynn and the Royal We.
backstory: Back in the olden times, Ginger was the barista who made
Grove founders Ken and Joe the coffee that fueled their iPhone case dreams. This was back in the day when Ken’s woodshop was still
in a humble dungeon below a coffee shop, and Joe was engraving out of
back when, she worked for the infamously well dressed woodworker,
George, and slowly began to help Ken and Joe out in their shop when
Grove was just a baby company. The rest is history!
Currently, she is scheming to construct a piñata of an enormous wiener dog. Good luck with your endeavor, Ginger!
by Mike Schultz. He is an oil painter from Ithaca, New York. When he
is not working for Grove, he’s painting and drawing to his heart’s
content. You can see his work on his blog and his website.