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!


Cultures made more awesome


Team members psyched to help you

Kristi Pastore

Purpose and People Officer
CEO | Founder

Favorite Quote:
“Everything happens for a reason”

Jennifer Owens

HR Consultant

Favorite Quote:

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

Claudia Parker

Branding Operations

Favorite Quote:

“The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There’s only one moment for you to live, and that is the present moment”

Courtney Harrison

Partner Operations Manager

Favorite Quote:

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

Cherie Kitterman

Accounting Manager

Favorite Quote:

“Always stay humble and kind.”

Lea Vergara

HR Generalist

Favorite Quote:

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

Simone Jones

Culture Operations Partner

Favorite Quote:

“Change is the essential process of all existence.”

Amber McQuail

Culture Operations

Favorite Quote:

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

Cymbre Brown

HR Generalist

Favorite Quote:

“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

Sabrina Vonch

L&D Specialist

Favorite Quote:

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Kelly Blasco

HR Business Partner

Favorite Quote:

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

Margie Holmstrom

Senior HR Generalist

Favorite Quote:

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

Maria Barajas

Talent Coordinator

Favorite Quote:

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

Karla Cardenas

Talent Specialist

Favorite Quote:

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

Heather Wyant

Sr. Human Resources Generalist

Favorite Quote:

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

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.”

Heather Lynch

HR Business Partner

Favorite Quote:

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

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!