Here are the people behind the scenes at 98.9 THE BULL who do all the hard work!

BUSINESS STAFF

Taking Care of Business...

Ken Hadaller

Ken Hadaller
Market Controller
AKA Big Money Wheel

Some say I’m good with numbers

Some say I’m a cat person

I enjoy hiking

Lisa Closterman

Lisa Closterman
HR Director
AKA Referee

I love to walk in crystal clear, shallow rivers looking for rocks

I’m an outgoing Introvert

I love to belly laugh

Shari Kramer

Shari Kramer
Business Manager
AKA I pay all the bills

My dream is to visit all the Disney Properties

As a kid, I ended up with 27 gerbils due to no one being able to tell the difference between the males & females

I love breakfast foods for dinner

Pam Wohlman

Pam Wohlman
Traffic Director
AKA I put all the commercials together like a puzzle and get them on the air!

Vicky VanHout

Vicky VanHout
Traffic Assistant
AKA Dream Catcher

I've been playing violin/fiddle for 19 years

I'm afraid of shipwrecks, but I also love them!

I eat the whole strawberry, stem and all. It tastes like lettuce!

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DIGITAL

Website, Social Media, Video

John Greenland

John Greenland
Digital Sales Manager
AKA Digital World Dominator

When I was 2 I took my mom’s car…I’ve been driving ever since!

I plan to live off the grid but no more than 2 miles from town in case I run out of beer & chips!

I love to surf but fear the water

Janna Ramer

Janna Ramer
Digital Brand Strategist
AKA Keeps us out of Facebook Jail

If I had to live on one food the rest of my life, it would be cheese

Football Season is truly the most wonderful time of the year

I live for the three Cs: Cycling, Coffee, and Cats

Marissa Mararac

Marissa Mararac
Digital Project Manager
AKA Helps Janna keep us out of Facebook Jail

One of my bucket list items is learning how to fly a helicopter

I used to be Director of my college dance team

Attending concerts and music festival is when I'm at my happiest

Nikki Seven

Nikki Seven
Digital Project Manager
AKA Helps Marissa, help Janna keep us out of Facebook Jail

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Seth Thompson
Digital Director
AKA Executor Digitalis

I own over 1000 different transformer toys

I narrate audio books as a side hustle

I was on a hidden camera show called Trigger Happy TV

Dylan Hubber

Dylan Hubber
Videographer
AKA Visual Magician

I have a large collection of board games

I am a hobbyist magician

I’m pretty tall, 5’18 to be exact

KC

KC Fong
Art Director
AKA Makes EVERYTHING around him amazing.  All day, every day

I can speak German.

I love bodybuilding and circus arts.

I have an obsession with carnivorous plants.

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ENGINEERING

Technical Masters

Alex Brewster

Alex Brewster
Chief Engineer
AKA Transmitter Daddy

I used to climb 1000+ foot radio towers for a living

I love using drones for Aerial photography

My grandfather was the Ronald McDonald for Washington state

Rob Purdy

Rob Purdy
Engineer
AKA Undercover Agent for all things technical

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ON-AIR

Fitz In The Morning Show

Fitz

Fitz

Wrote senior paper about Vanilla Ice

Host of the World Famous, Country Top 40

Has aspirations to play a love interest role on The Hallmark Channel

Claire Beverly

Claire Beverly

My all-time favorite TV Show is “Stargate SG-1”

I have a no-cheating crossword-puzzle-a-day streak that’s been going for more than 2 years

My criminal cousin has a “Law and Order” episode about him

Drew

Drew

I had the same address on my driver’s license for 26 years, and I’ve never lived in that house

I race rally cars

Convinced everyone in high school that one of my friends was an adult undercover cop like 21 Jump Street

Ryder

Ryder

I've been collecting comic books since I was 10 years old!

I can't play video games with pants on otherwise I suck

I refuse to eat tomatoes

Shade Giles

Shade Giles
AKA Man in the Box

I grew up on a cattle ranch in rural Utah

I'm kind of a retro video game nerd, and I collect old consoles from the 80s and 90s

My favorite holiday is Halloween

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PROGRAMMING & ON-AIR STAFF

Scott Mahalick

Scott Mahalick
Operations Manager
AKA Head of Horns

I was a scratch golfer in College but can still be deadly on a good day

I speak three languages

I can play the piano and was a cornet player in marching band

Wingnut

Wingnut
10a-2p
AKA Song Picker

Have gone 198 MPH on a bike and in a car on a race track in Shelton

Played drums with Jason Aldean on the Car Toys Aftershock stage in Wilsonville, OR

Spent some time at the original Animal House in Eugene

B-Dub

B-Dub
2p-7p
AKA Smile Generator

I am a self-proclaimed Master Barbecue Expert

I am a blood relative of George Washington and Jefferson Davis

I love road trips and when I moved back to the NW, I drove from Denver, CO to Portland, OR in one day

TicTak

TikTak
7p-Midnight

I don’t have a favorite color. I have two: blue and green

My goal in 2021 is to become a "Skoolie"

I have two boxers and their names are "Pup Pup" and "Sasha"

Natalie Holcomb

Natalie Holcomb
Overnights

I’ve never had a normal job…Beekeeping, houseplant shop, ski instructor, and my main passion, radio

I love to bake and have been told that I should compete in baking shows

Chances are you’ll find me at a BBQ, at the river, or at our buddies farm having a bonfire

Deanna Cruz

Deanna Cruz
Weekend Host

Never have I ever watched an episode of GOT and I'm proud of it

Christmas is my favorite season

I have no problem eating peanut butter with a spoon right out of the jar

Keith Bolender

Keith Bolender
Weekend Host
AKA Mind Dazzler

I originally went to school to become a music teacher

I toured China with the Bellevue College Jazz Band in 2011

When I'm watching a football game on TV, I often say what the announcer is going to say before he says it

Rachel

Rachel McGrath
Voice Over Artist
AKA She is the female voice of the BULL on the cool station promotional announcements

I have my own cooking show! If you like laughing and eating, find me on IG, FB, and YouTube @seerachelcook. Drop me a message!

I hang out with my cats in my backyard, which officially makes me the craziest of cat ladies.

I jumped out of a perfectly good airplane and hated it so much that I cried about it.

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PRODUCTION DIRECTORS

The Ones Who Make All The Commercials

Adam West

Adam West
AKA Maker of ALL things cool

I'm a dog person

I met Jessica Lange and Sara Paulson in New Orleans

I have 15 video game consoles

Steve Mills

Steve Mills
AKA Mix Master

I was born on Friday the 13th

I am a collector of old vintage vinyl 78 records and still play my wind up Victrola

I put green Tabasco sauce on pretty much EVERYTHING

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PROMOTIONS

Your Prize Warriors

Gus Swanson

Gus Swanson
Marketing Manager
AKA Fearless leader of events, prizes and more!

Gus is not my real name. G-U-S are the initials of my first, middle and last names

I used to dress up as a 7-foot fish!

As a KISS fan, I was overwhelmingly speechless when Gene Simmons introduced himself to me

April Hofmann

April Hofmann
Promotion & Event Manager
AKA Makes sure our events look great and YOU get all the cool prizes!

I was born in Alaska and grew up Commercial Fishing with my family

I was not born in April!

10 Things I Hate About You is my favorite movie

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PROMOTION STREET TEAM MEMBERS

The Ones That Make You Smile, Feel Good, and Give You Free Stuff at Events

Haley Ayers

Haley Ayers

I am left handed

I studied math and philosophy in undergrad

I collect records

Joe Hammerschmidt

Joe Hammerschmidt

Performed in a handful of plays in high school and was a natural

Back in school, I could potentially be the final anchor in a swimmer’s relay,

I had to quit coffee years ago and am now mostly a tea guy

Nick Oliver

Nick Oliver
AKA Animator Extraordinaire

My favorite movie is The Big Lebowski

I am an avid Vinyl Record collector where I've lost count of how many I own

I have 2 lovely goats named Dorothy and Blanch who enjoy apples and lettuce

Spencer McCarty

Spencer McCarty

I’m technically an international playwright

I’m learning to animate

My favorite food is pulled pork

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SALES MANAGEMENT

Getting Advertisers Results

Michael Fashana

Michael Fashana
Director of Sales
AKA Head of Results

I love a rooftop cocktail

I fantasize about living Kenny Chesney’s island life

Missed calling in life…a Formula One racecar driver

Cindy Johnson

Cindy Johnson
Sales Team Leader
AKA Queen of Green

I have an extra spleen

I used to sing at weddings

I rode the mechanical bull at Cowgirls and stayed on the entire ride

Julie Judge

Julie Judge
National Sales Manager
AKA Wrangler of the Green

I was born in Germany

I can always find a song lyric, jingle, slogan or movie line to fit into any conversation

When I go to Italy I bring back olive oil, not wine!

Lois Mares

Lois Mares
Sales Team Leader
AKA Queen of Green

I'm a mirror image twin

I’m a Seattle native!

I make a mean peach cobbler

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SALES

Dan Lang

Dan Lang

I was premature when born at 2lb 13 ounces

Raced Bicycles and Motorcycles as a kid, nicknamed “Dustin Dan”

3rd in nation in Judo in High School

Doug Frame

Doug Frame

I like most dogs and the woods better than most humans and suburbs

Lived in AK for 13 years before Seattle, after leaving home in Rochester NY

Haven’t shaved my mustache since I went to college in ’74!

Erica Roney

Erica Roney

I’m a direct descendent of Norwegian Royalty

I can say the alphabet in 3 different ways: English, French and backwards in English!

In elementary school I was the youngest member of the school unicycle club

Erik Krema

Erik Krema

I once delivered Philly Steak sandwiches to The Temptations during a concert

I jumped off the Stratosphere in Las Vegas and lived to tell the tale

I love tomatoes, but can’t stand tomato juice

Jodee Fraser

Jodee Fraser

I love to make homemade cards. (Follow me @stampwithjodee)

Sleeping is overrated – I go to bed most nights at 2am

I ran a marathon in 2001 – haven’t run since

Lori Low

Lori Low

Lived in Saudi Arabia for 3 years

I wanted to be a veterinary when I grew up

I have done over 20 triathlons

Melissa Baker

Melissa Baker

I would love to have lots of land near the ocean or lake so I can have more dogs and chickens

It is rare for me to get more than 3 hours of sleep a night

I can throw an amazing dinner party with what is in my pantry at a moment’s notice

Rob Evans

Rob Evans

As a kid, I lived in Iran from 1974-1977

I caught a fish in the Sea of Galilee where fish stick their heads out of the water!

I can do “The Persian Snap!”

Sally Silvi

Sally Silvi

I once lived on a cranberry bog

Pickled salmon is one of my favorite snacks and I make it at home

I love to make homemade canned jellies

Stephanie Leyson

Stephanie Leyson

My favorite foods are sushi and pizza

My dream is to one day win the lottery

I can’t nap for the life of me!

Tiffany Lundeen

Tiffany Lundeen

I drove a 1975 bright yellow bug in college

I named my daughter after my favorite literary heroine, Elizabeth Bennet from Pride & Prejudice

I will take sugar candy over chocolate every time

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SUPPORT STAFF

Secret Weapons Behind the Scenes

Anna Brown

Anna Brown
National Sales Assistant

I used to fly in a helicopter everyday

I’m a (proud) Air Force brat

My entire school caught me on the 5 o’clock news playing hooky one day

Sigrid von Krosigk

Sigrid von Krosigk
Sales Coordinator/Billing

I was on an episode of Bar Rescue

My favorite Safeway Deli item is their Flauta

I’ve danced with Marshawn Lynch and his mom at the same time

Traci Wright

Traci Wright
Sales/HR Coordinator

My favorite food is frozen finger food

My dream is to one day own a Cat Café in Switzerland

I hate summers and warm weather!

Vice President / Market Manager

Head Honcho

Wheeler Morris

Wheeler Morris
Vice President / Market Manager
AKA Head Honcho

I was named after a mountain, Wheeler Peak

I was a fishing guide in my prior life

I have O- blood