Creative Team

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Douglas Riccardi

FOUNDER
 

His flag planted firmly in New York restaurant scene for over 20 years, Douglas’ experience in guiding and shaping the image of leaders in the hospitality industry is cemented in the intersection of excellence in design execution and creative storytelling. Douglas is a proud member of the faculty at the International Culinary Center in New York for their Culinary Entrepreneurship program. His work there helps students identify and clarify their unique brand position and sets the stage for it to inform every aspect of their creative and business development.

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Alexandra Valenzuela

DESIGNER
 

Colombian by way of Georgia (thanks to the awesome SCAD…) Alex brings her love of typography, organized chaos, and inquisitive research about global popular culture to the Memo team. Although she claims that arepas are her absolute favorite food on earth her recent meatball binge makes us think that her tastes might be changing now that she’s officially a New Yorker.

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Anna Park

DESIGN INTERN
 

Korean by way of Vancouver, Anna brings a multi-cultural perspective to the office. Deeply versed in global popular culture, Anna keeps one eye on her phone and the other completely focused on the future. She also has an unexplained love for lasagna for lunch.