The Team

angela

ANGELA N ABSHIER

CO-FOUNDER AND CEO

Angela Abshier co-founder and CEO of the company. She is an intellectual property lawyer by education and a starving artist at heart. She owned and operated her own clothing store during undergraduate school in Laramie, Wyoming, clerked at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC during law school and then moved to [...]

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john

JOHN McCLAIN

CO-FOUNDER AND HEAD OF FUN + GAMES

John McClain is a producer specializing in audio with 22 years experience. His experience ranges from award winning campaigns for companies like Chevrolet and Dodge to a Grammy nomination in 2000 and a Grammy win in 2001 for his work with the late, great George Carlin.  His work with HBO on the series 24/7 brought [...]

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tanja

TANJA NIKOLIC

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Tanja Nikolic Nobert is an award-winning creative executive with 20+ years working with big brands. Armed with a BFA from one of the nation’s finest art schools, CCAD, she’s a Creative Director, Designer, Illustrator, and Fine Artist who’s earned an indisputable reputation as one of the city’s top creatives. She opened her own clever design [...]

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jen

JENNIFER LEVAN VANDERSTEEN

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Jennifer has worked in creative industry for over 15 years and has been drawing as long as she can remember. After earning her BFA in design, she managed marketing and design for the Arizona Girl Scout Council which included participation in girl outreach programs. Jennifer designed and illustrated her way to Addy Award winning work [...]

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nicole

NICOLE FUNK

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Nicole Funk, an online proprietor and lifestyle, music and “mom blogger” with numerous sites including her creation PussycatVintage.net is one of the newest additions to the Gabuduck team. Nicole has proven her skills with social media and digital marketing foster a modern, family friendly and exceptional brand experience. She truly identifies with her audience, knowing the best [...]

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