Lindsey Deaton is a professional conductor, guitarist, singer, and speaker and a fierce transgender and LGBTIQ+ youth advocate. She is one of the world’s leading experts on the transgender singing voice, and is widely recognized as a leader in building the global trans choral movement. She has spoken and written extensively on how to create a safer choral space for trans and gender non-conforming singers, and has guest conducted the San Francisco Ballet, the Louisville Orchestra, the Spokane Symphony, The Winston-Salem Symphony, the Youngstown Symphony and Chorus, the Schenectady Symphony and numerous orchestras at the Aspen Music Festival, among others. She served as Contemporary Music Director at the Cathedral St. Peter in Chains, Cincinnati, Ohio from 2003 until recently, and now resides in southern California.
Lindsey is married to Joan her wife of 40 years, has two daughters Mary and Joci, and hikes regularly with Joan.
Producer, Owner of TableCakes ProductionsKatherine Spiers
has been a food and lifestyle journalist for almost 20 years (she started in high school), writing for Reuters, Associated Press, Seattle Times, LA Times, and a number of publications that no longer exist, and some that semi-exist: she was an editor at Gawker Media and food editor at LA Weekly.
She currently hosts and produces the culinary history/interview podcast Smart Mouth, and, as majority owner of TableCakes, oversees a number of podcasts on the network.
Audio Engineer | ComposerMeika Grimm
is a Southern California raised musician, audio/video engineer & digital specialist. She studied at the New England Institute of Art and the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. She is certified on numerous softwears and gears, such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Reason, and L-Acoustics KUDO and Soundvision. During her time working in studios, radio, and freelancing, she has had the pleasure of recording and filming a wide variety of talent, such as the Jonas Brothers, Lil’ Wayne, Christian Slater, Ed Asner, Olivia Newton-John, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Bob Costas, and numerous others. She is obsessed with hockey, music, film, Star Wars, video games, and Nintendo Amiibos.
Web Development | Graphic DesignJack Grimm
is a self-taught web developer and designer from the mountains of Southern California. He has been developing websites for over a decade in everything from front-end UX/UI design to back-end coding. He has worked with large Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses and he develops with marketing in mind. He has always had a passion for art, beginning as painting and drawing in grade school to his own fashion line after high school, and through to his work today with boutique graphic design. In his free time he likes to write and play music, ride bicycles, sew, and cook plant based meals. He participates in mutual aid, makerspaces, and is a licensed ham radio operator. He is up for any adventure in business and life.