Staff

Here at Arrowhead Chocolates, our employees are at the heart of the shop.  Each individual who spends time working at Arrowhead brings something unique and vibrant to the team, whether they’ve been here for years or are only joining us for a few months.  We enjoy interacting with our customers and hope to share our love and passion for all things coffee and chocolate! Get to know us!


Fire Goddess of Creation

Erin Baynes

How long with Arrowhead: Since nearly the beginning
Hobbies outside of work: Reading, mixing essential oils, listening to music, concocting new and strange flavors in my kitchen, appreciating art in all of its forms, hiking, traveling, everything and anything equestrian
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: Extra Spicy Cure-All (when I am feeling down.); Double Strength Yerba Mate with Chili and Honey (when I am feeling everything else)

Destroyer of Disorganization

Lauren Alescandra Nebel

How long with Arrowhead: Since May 2015
Hobbies outside of work: Playing oboe and English horn all the time, making reeds for all the oboe and English horn playing, hiking with my uncle’s dog (and my uncle too!), traveling anywhere and everywhere as often as I can, watching movies and hanging with my awesome husband
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: Krishna Tulsi and Yerba Mate tea blend, with a little vanilla and soy creamer

Mold Maker Extraordinaire

Linda M Hilderman

How long with Arrowhead: Since the Dawn of Arrowhead
Hobbies outside of work: Traveling, Indy (the world’s most interesting Poodle), horses, gardening, spending time with kids and having great food
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: Caramel Latte

Shipping Czar

Dallas Day Rogers

How long with Arrowhead: Since April 2015
Hobbies outside of work: Hiking, camping, learning, spending time with his incredible and beautiful fiancée (see: Taylor Dawn Jenkins, Propagator of Plants and All Things Pretty), eating, taking naps whenever and wherever possible, playing guitar, listening to music, reading, eating, absorbing useless information, traveling (oh, and eating)
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: House Chai in the colder months, cold brew coffee or strawberry soda with a splash of balsamic vinegar in the summer

Propagator of Plants and All Things Pretty

Taylor Dawn Jenkins

How long with Arrowhead: Since June 2014
Hobbies outside of work: Painting, music, photography, outdoor activities, spending time with her devilishly handsome fiancé (see: Dallas Day Rogers, Shipping Czar), writing, and cooking
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: Yerba Mate Tea with honey and cream​

Queen of Clean

Bailey Smyth

How long with Arrowhead: Since April 2015
Hobbies outside of work: Photography, reading, spending time with friends
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: White Chocolate Americano

The Arrowhead Sorceresses’ Apprentice

Omega Thiel

How long with Arrowhead: Since November 2017
Hobbies outside of work: Research, Hiking, Traveling
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: House Chai - with a dash of heavy whipping cream, instead of half & half

Dough Puncher

Ehlana Jane Struth

How long with Arrowhead: On ‘n’ off since June 2016
Hobbies outside of work: Reading books, flying my remote control helicopter, writing poetry (preferably while sitting in the sunshine), snappin’ photos of everyday life, sleeping in a hammock, driving long distances in my 92 Subaru, dancing to loud music, digging in the dirt
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: House Chai with soy creamer and SO MUCH honey

The Bebopping Barista

Carrie Chupp

How long with Arrowhead: Since March 2016, with some gaps in the middle!
Hobbies outside of work: Backpacking, running, playing the piano, drawing and painting, cooking for friends, creating fun designs, enjoying quality conversation and listening to Radiohead
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: HOUSE CHAI with extra spice!

Up-and-Coming Precision Chocolate Rock Star

Chase Curtis Nebel

How long with Arrowhead: Since February 2018
Hobbies outside of work: Playing music, listening to music, drawing, building furniture for my wife
Go-to Arrowhead Drink: House Chai