Meet the Gotham Staff

Alex Steele

Alexander Steele

President

Five Favorites: Slings and Arrows (TV series), Sunday in the Park With George (musical), The Right Stuff (nonfiction book), The Great Gatsby (novel), Apocalypse Now (movie)

Hogwarts House: Slytherin

Sona Banker

Sona Banker

Financial Officer

Five Favorites: When Harry Met Sally (movie), To Kill a Mockingbird (novel), The Lorax (children's book), Undaunted Courage (nonfiction book), Modern Family (TV show)

Hogwarts House: Gryffindor

Melissa Blumberg

Melissa Blumberg

Director, Communications & Events

Five Favorites: Serial (podcast), Planet Earth (TV series), Bad Behavior (short story collection), Pulp Fiction (movie), The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles (children's book)

Hogwarts House: Hufflepuff

Kelly Caldwell

Kelly Caldwell

Dean of Faculty

Five Favorites: The Adventures of Robin Hood (movie), Ask Me Another (podcast), A Few Short Notes On Tropical Butterflies (short-story collection), Notes of a Native Son (personal essay & nonfiction book), Orange Is The New Black (memoir/TV series)

Hogwarts House: Gryffindor

Ross Gibby

Ross Gibby

Digital Marketing Specialist

Five Favorites: Silicon Valley (TV series), Death of a Salesman (play), Switch (nonfiction book), The Cider House Rules (novel), Slap Shot (movie)

Hogwarts House: Gryffindor

Dana Miller

Dana Miller

Dean of Students, Director of One-on-One Services

Five Favorites: Friday Night Lights (TV series), Wonder Boys (novel), The Tender Bar (memoir), The Sound of Music (movie), “Romeo and Juliet” (song)

Hogwarts House: Hufflepuff

Charlie Shehadi

Charlie Shehadi

Director of Technology

Five Favorites: Law and Order (TV series), The Heart of Darkness (novel), The Third Man (movie), “Can't Buy Me Love” (song), Minnesota Vikings (football team)

Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw

Stephanie Spector

Steph Spector

Director, Contests & Conferences

Five Favorites: Here, Bullet (book of poetry), Foo Fighters (band), Housekeeping (novel), Amélie (movie), “Recitatif” (short story)

Hogwarts House: Hufflepuff

Justin Street

Justin Street

Director, Street Marketing and Tech Support

Five Favorites: East of Eden (novel), Franny and Zooey (novella), The Muppet Movie (movie), The Most Famous Man in America (biography), West Side Story (musical)

Hogwarts House: Gryffindor