Our Awesome Team.

Our team is dedicated and pretty damned fun

We are dedicated tireless hard-working hilarious

What We’re ALL ABOUT.

If you work at Culture Works you know, we practice what we preach.  We value our team for who they are, dedicate resources to leadership growth and development and we like to have some fun!  Our work culture centers around knowing that each one of us can fundamentally improve the work life of hundreds of people each month just by doing our jobs well.  It’s a lot of responsibility.  And we love it!

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Cultures made more awesome

18+

Team members psyched to help you

We curse because we care.

Sure, we’re an HR compliance team, and a culture building team, and a recruiting strategy team…  we’re also a group of fun-loving, easygoing people and yes, that means we too, fire off the occasional F-bomb.  HR compliance isn’t about policing the words of a workforce, it’s about creating the environment of support, leadership, and accountability that makes employees feel comfortable being who they are at work. We meet you where you are. If that’s a no-cursing environment, we do that too. For us, the right intention and making people feel comfortable in their space is what really matters.

A SCARED WORKFORCE IS AN UNPRODUCTIVE WORKFORCE. 

Meet The Team

Kristi Pastore

CEO | Founder

Favorite Quote:
“Everything happens for a reason. Live it, Love it, Learn from it.”

Integrative HR

Kelley Blasco

HR Business Partner

Favorite Quote:

“All it takes is one moment of courage, one step forward, one decision, to change your life.”

Heather Stewart

HR Business Partner

Favorite Quote:

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”

TIM STRYSKO

HR Business Partner

Favorite Quote:

“IT’S NOT WHAT WE DON’T KNOW THAT GETS US INTO TROUBLE, IT’S WHAT WE KNOW FOR SURE THAT JUST ISN’T SO.”

MOLLY MILIONI

HR Coordinator

Favorite Quote:

“TO KNOW EVEN ONE LIFE HAS BREATHED EASIER BECAUSE YOU HAVE LIVED. THIS IS TO HAVE SUCCEEDED.”

Lea Vergara

HR Generalist

Favorite Quote:

“Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.”

Margie Holmstrom

Senior HR Generalist

Favorite Quote:

“Aim for the sky, but take it slow and enjoy the ride!”

Jennifer Owens

HR Generalist III

Favorite Quote:

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

Talent Acquisition & Development

Karla Cardenas

Talent Specialist

Favorite Quote:

“Each of us can make a difference, together we can make a change.”

Maria Barajas

Talent Coordinator

Favorite Quote:

“We cannot all do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”

Rachel Bianchini

Talent Scout

Favorite Quote:

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Cocco Monroy

Learning & Development Specialist

Favorite Quote:

“Why do I need feet when I have wings to fly?”

Operations

Amber McQuail

Sales Operations

Favorite Quote:

“Never trust your fear, they don’t know your strength.”

Simone Jones

Operations Manager

Favorite Quote:

“Change is the essential process of all existence.”

Cherie Kitterman

Accounting Manager

Favorite Quote:

“Always stay humble and kind.”

Preston Pastore

Videographer

Favorite Quote:

“Logic will get you to A to B but imagination will take you everywhere.”

Interested in becoming part of our team?

We’re looking for a few good men… and women.. and gender neutral people… to join our team and make cultures across SoCal better and more effective.  If you want to love where you work, fill out an application and let’s talk!