Meet our Staff

2013-2014 Executive Board

Phoebe_Gurrola-2

Name: Phoebe Gurrola
Title: Station Manager
Major: Communication Studies
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite USDtv Show: Chow Down
Favorite Movie: National Treasure
Favorite Quote: “If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it wanders.”

 

Bryan_Patrick

Name: Bryan Patrick
Title: Director of Finance
Major: Finance/Marketing
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite USDtv Show: Blackstone
Favorite Movie: Rushmore
Favorite Quote: “If you don’t like what is being said, then change the conversation.”

Stephnie_Barker

Name: Stephanie Barker
Title: USDNews Producer, Director of PR
Major: Communication Studies
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite USDtv show: USDNews…. of course!
Favorite Movie: Almost Famous
Favorite Quote: “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”

 

Katie_Moser

Name: Katie Moser
Title: Chief of Staff
Major: Communication Studies
Hometown: La Crescenta, CA
Favorite USDtv Show: Art Scene SD
Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride
Favorite Quote: “Every new day is a chance to change your life.”

 

Daniel_Sykora

Name: Daniel Sykora
Title: Director of Programming
Major: Biology
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Favorite USDtv Show: USDNews
Favorite movie: The Matrix
Favorite quote: “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”

 

Erk_Quiocho

Name: Erik Quiocho
Title: Director of Arts & Culture
Major: Marketing
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Favorite USDtv Show: Cravism
Favorite Movie: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Favorite Quote: “We are not fully alive unless we are creating.”

 

Ryan_Abary

Name: Ryan Abary
Title: Co-director of Arts & Culture
Major: Business Administration
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite USDtv Show: Art Scene SD
Favorite Movie: The Godfather
Favorite Quote: “It’s not the daily increase, but the daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.”

 

Brandon_Christopher-2

Name: Brandon (AKA JBSC AKA James-Brandon Stephen Christopher)
Title: Director of Marketing
Major: Finance, Marketing, Communication Studies
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Favorite USDtv Show: Art Scene
Favorite Movie: Wall Street
Favorite Quote: “The best things in life are free….The second best are insanely expensive.”