Jordan Urbanovich finds passion in sharing life experience, assisting others in uncovering their own dreams, and using media & creativity as a means for human connection. After receiving his BA in French, Jordan hit the road and never looked back. Trilingual by 21, he has spent his 20s “figuring himself out” by traveling the world, and now wants to empower others to do the same..
John Hanacek understands that technology is made of our choices, so he chooses to make it augment human understanding, intelligence & collaboration. John thinks that optimism and pessimism are each self-fulfilling prophecies, and that either one is only half of the full. John is working with reality to plot courses toward beautiful futures.
Matt Terwall is a CPA and member of AICPA. With a BA in Business Economy with an emphasis in Accounting from UC Santa Barbara, he has experience in both public and private accounting, including financial consulting. Matt has worked with industries and companies of varying sizes and is currently studying the cryptocurrency fintech space.
John Scalia Jr. is a West Point Graduate in Systems Engineering & Philosophy but has been a Hollywood Comedian and Creator since 2005. He spent his twenties working for visionaries intent on destroying global communities, so he decided to spend his 40s working with visionaries intent on creating global communities.
Tessa Raye is an animal activist who discovered her curiosity and merriment for all things exploratory during her undergraduate studies in Communications from Chapman University. Following a study abroad experience in New Zealand, Tessa traveled to Nepal to learn about permacultural building techniques; traversed the US to expose the devastation of factory farming systems; and grew with the development department of a leading animal rights non-profit.
Daniel Levy is passionate about transformational technology with a wide field of focus in order to achieve his goals in community building. He is lead manager of the villages.cc community currency system and creator of the Humandalas movement meditation workshop & card deck. He is an active community organizer, living on Big island of Hawaii.
Hunter Thornfeldt is a music producer and multi-instrumentalist from Boise, Idaho. Extensively trained in classical guitar, he has since branched out to songwriting, recording, mixing, mastering, and music production. He provides his skills to local artists & humanitarian projects and has recently lent his audio engineering skills to the US National Whitewater Service’s “Explore” series.
Wade Williams is a high school video instructor from Los Angeles, California. He has a teaching credential and a master’s degree in Educational Technology, having studied Video Editing at UCLA. A patron of the arts for his entire life, he has been a part of many productions in any number of capacities. The filmmaking process fascinates him and he loves the collaborative nature of it. He believes introducing youth to “positivity-styled media” has a capacity to do tremendous good as a result of teaching a generation to embrace the good in people & situations and not focus so much on the negative.
Happiest when living in a diverse and accepting environment, Dustin Cooper has experience teaching children at home and abroad, and has called France, Netherlands, and Thailand home as well as San Francisco and Reno. He holds his MA from the University of San Francisco in International Studies with a focus on refugee integration. He is excited to put his non-profit experience and ability to break language & cultural barriers towards building community with PRCPTION Travel.