Brad Reubendale is the executive director of SAME Cafe. He has worked for years in nonprofits including Urban Peak and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). In his spare time, he loves biking and good conversation over a delicious local beer.
Letisha Steele is the chef and operational manager at SAME. She began working in kitchens when she was 15 in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia. Her passion lies in creating gluten free and vegan comfort food, bread, and desserts that are driven by local produce and the flavours of Southern Cuisine. When she is not at SAME, she loves spending time with her dogs, hiking, exploring the mountains, biking around the city, and making delicious food for friends to enjoy
Randa Duffy is the assistant Kitchen Coordinator at SAME Cafe. Her passion for vegan, gluten free cooking and baking has lead her to working at restaurants like City O' City, Beet Box, and Watercourse as well as her own catering company. Outside her professional life, Randa enjoys going to concerts, forming strong opinions on candy flavors, and thinking of ways to turn her cats into internet celebrities.
Ann Cohen is the developmental coordinator at SAME Cafe. She is spending 10 months at SAME, working through the Ignatian Volunteer Corps.
Ben Stevens is the volunteer coordinator and intern at SAME Cafe. A native of Minnesota, he recently graduated from St. Olaf College and is spending a year at SAME as a full-time volunteer through the Urban Servant Corps. He loves coffee, music, reading, and spending time outdoors.
Luis Munoz is the Marketing Intern at SAME Cafe. He is working through DPS and is currently a high school junior. He enjoys urban exploration, playing guitar, and listening to music