Meet team Allie

These are the people who help make everything happen behind the scenes.

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Allie Casazza

CEO & Founder

Allie is the creative mind behind everything you see coming from Alliecasazza.com. She comes up with all the ideas for episodes, blog posts, and writes emails to you each week from her front porch. She is the name, the face, and the heart beat of what we do, and her heart beats for the other mamas of the world!

How many kids I have: one thousand. Okay fine, four.

How do you take your coffee?: Strong with a splash of almond milk. Sometimes I’ll just drink it black.

Who's your role model: Lucille Ball. She was a femme pioneer and she was so strong amid so much. I’ve read every book about her. I adore her.

Favorite Quote: “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” -Annie Dillard

Favorite Episode of the Purpose Show: Ep 063: Life Hacks For Moms of Littles. It feels so strange to be out of the super-small-kids season of motherhood! It’s a really nice feeling to be able to help moms with babies and toddlers who are in the thick of it, trying to figure it all out and hear that the simple tips in this episode were game changers for them!

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I haven’t shaved my legs in like 3 weeks and it’s getting rough… #winter

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Hayley Pandolph

COO

Hayley is Allie's right hand man 😉 She is “the implementer”, turning Allie’s ideas into reality. She also oversees all of the business stuff so Allie is free to focus on creating new content and showing up for her community.

How many kids I have: one tiny human

How do you take your coffee? Coffee? I'll take whatever you give me.

Who's your role model: Daren Lindley is my hero! Here's the highlight reel of things he's taught me: love people before productivity, to affirm someone before correcting them, and never lose sight of your vision!

Favorite Quote: "Life is short. I want to live it well." -Switchfoot

Favorite Episode of The Purpose Show: Ep 006: How I Got My Husband Out of His 9 to 5 (Allie has allowed several stay-at-home moms to get their husbands out of their 9 to 5s! My husband included!)

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I'm a pretty calm person, but bugs make me scream and flail like a toddler.

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Ashley Spriggs

PRESS COORDINATOR

Ashley helps Allie snag the best guests in the world for her podcast on top of getting her amazing press opportunities. If Allie is speaking on a stage, appearing on TV, or talking into a microphone ... Ashley coordinated it.

How many kids I have: 2  - Liam and Lucy

How do you take your coffee? As basic as it comes … either an iced white mocha or iced cold brew.

Who's your role model: My husband, Jesus, and Christine Caine.

Favorite Quote: Be you. Everyone else is taken.

Favorite Episode of The Purpose Show: Ep 083: Let's Talk About Working Mom Guilt + Ep. 081: Love In Action with Bob Goff

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I still sleep with the stuffed animal duck I carried around as a child. He is my best friend. My husband hates it. Don’t judge me!

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Amy Tirpak

TEAM MANAGER AND OPERATIONS

Amy manages the team and helps make sure that all of the behind-the-scenes steps happen to help get Allie’s message out into the world. She’s an admin on social media, a walking google of Allie’s content, and ensures that each episode of The Purpose Show is flawless and produced on time for your listening enjoyment.

How many kids I have: 2 - Tenley + Milo

How do you take your coffee? No coffee for me! I don’t even like the smell of it.

Who's your role model: Jesus. Also my husband in a lot of ways. He’s so fun and carefree. We balance each other well. 🙂

Favorite Quote: "The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." - Henry David Thoreau. Anything from Michael Scott on The Office

Favorite Episode of The Purpose Show: Ep 100: What Living An Abundant Life Means to Us (+ How to Do it!) with Brian Casazza

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I drool in my sleep... a lot... like sometimes I wake up in an actual puddle.

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Anna Anderson

COPYWRITER AND SOCIAL MEDIA ADMIN

Anna helps manage Allie’s Facebook page and multiple Facebook groups. She also helps with copywriting and proofing the podcast show notes so you can read them blog-style.

How do you take your coffee? I like a little coffee in my cream

Who's your role model: Ruth Bell Graham

Favorite Quote: The expert in anything was once a beginner.

Favorite Episode of The Purpose Show: Ep: 017 "It's Okay to Change Your Mind!"

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I drop food on my clothes every time I eat. I literally cannot eat and not get something on my shirt. Or on my pants. Or in my hair.

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Kena Roth

CUSTOMER SERVICE, VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Allie's email inbox is a hurricane that is constantly moving and Kena makes sure it is moving efficiently so Allie can focus on creating content. She responds to every email in a timely manner and with the sweetest heart. If you send an email, you are talking to Kena!

How many kids I have: 2 boys - 18 & 16 🙂

How do you take your coffee?  Black & Strong

Who's your role model: I have lots of role models in my life. Each teach me something new everyday.

Favorite Quote: “Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.” ― J. Lynn

Favorite Episode of The Purpose Show: Ep. 074: For The Wife Whose Husband Works Long Hours

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I'm deathly (like freeze up and die) afraid of cats of any size or kind. And, they ALWAYS flock to me no matter what or where I go.

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DJ Tripak

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

DJ creates all of the images that promote Allie’s content. If it’s a graphic in your Facebook feed, an image on the website, or a resource you downloaded, DJ probably made it.

How many kids I have:  2 + a bulldog

How do you take your coffee? At home, a pourover. At Starbucks, salted cream cold foam cold brew.

Who's your role model: So far, The Rock (yes, the wrestler), Chad Hampton, and Paul Briney

Favorite Episode of The Purpose Show: Ep. 006: How My Blog Got My Husband Out of His 9 to 5

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I’m a nose-picker, but a sanitary one. I’m just not skilled with a tissue and I don’t want to spend 3 minutes on something that takes me 4 seconds and a hand wash. Ain’t no body got time for that!

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Brian Casazza

VIDEOGRAPHER, ALLIE'S BACKBONE

Brian is a super savvy video maker and can make a dark room look super well lit with minimal gear. If you have ever seen one of Allie's video, Brian is behind the camera. He’s behind the scenes in more ways than one! He also provides constant, minute-by-minute support, encouragement, and brainstorming for Allie. He’ll drop everything to take a walk and talk out a problem with her (which means he just listens… Allie is an external processor). He truly is the Love Bug 🙂

How many kids I have: one thousand (Allie says this so much it now feels true). Seriously though, four.

How do you take your coffee? Black

Who's your role model: Mat Fraser

Favorite Quote: “I’m gonna do today what other people aren’t willing to, so I can do tomorrow what other people can’t.” -Mat Fraser

Favorite Episode of the Purpose Show: Ep 068: Ask Allie & Brian Anything was so fun to record. We were cracking up the whole time. But Ep 006 is our story. It makes me cry every time I hear it.

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I snore insanely loud when I sleep. In Allie’s loving words, it sounds like a “freight train full of bears coming down the highway at full speed”.

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Sarah Voris

copywriter

Sarah helps transfer all of Allie's ideas and wisdom to the words you see on your screens. She makes sure that Allie's message (and personality) is clear, easy to read, and error-free.

How many kids I have: 3. And the muffin shop is cloooosed for business.

How do you take your coffee? Most days it's black. Unless I'm feeling indulgey and then I froth up some almond milk and maple syrup. Very fancy.

Who's your role model: Katniss Everdeen. Jk, My mom. She's a straight-shooter that will tell you what you need to hear, all wrapped up in the grace of Jesus.

Favorite Quote: “And I knew exactly what to do. But in a much more real sense, I had no idea what to do.” – Michael Scott 

Favorite Episode of the Purpose Show: Ep 4: Positive Words for your Children What a reminder to be intentional with the words we use over our kids!

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: I have a debilitating fear of birds. Like bad. Once a bird landed on my head and now I can't wear those pants anymore.

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Casey King

CFO

Casey handles all things financial on team Allie. She pays all the contractors, watches the bank accounts, and is super organized and fiscally minded - which really comes in handy for Allie who is way the opposite.

How many kids I have: 2  - Elijah (8) and Alexandra (5)

How do you take your coffee? I don't (I know blasphemy)  I prefer tea 🙂

Who's your role model: My Mama.  She was a strong single mom who set a great example to me that I now roll into my role as a single parent.  

Favorite Quote: "Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love." Mother Teresa

Favorite Episode of The Purpose Show: Ep 056: Slowing down in a World of Hurry Up.  I feel like i'm always on the go and taking time to slow down and be present can sometimes be a challenge for me.

What is something embarrassing you don't want the world to know but they are about to see it: When I get really excited about food, I do a little dance that may or may not include a song.