BEK - BRAND DIRECTOR/ CREATIVE + PRODUCT INNOVATION DIRECTOR/ MARKETING LEAD
• I am a Mama of 4... I mean 3 (errrm... clears throat... hubby ‘accidentally got caught up in initial head count there!)
• I am Not a Morning person, but I'm really trying to turn that around ha! So I absolutely loooove my coffee time in the morning... it gives me a chance to catch my breath before the day gets going!
• Chocolate & ice cream is definitely my weakness
• A cup of Green Tea ‘cancels out’ all the naughty food I had during the day!
• I looooove afternoon naps (even though I don’t get to have them!)
• Whenever I have ‘free’ time... I spend the whole time trying to decide how to spend it
• I am the most indecisive person on the planet!
I absolutely looove being in the ‘Design’ space… designing new products and seeing them come to life...
I never thought I would ever be able to achieve anything like this, so I really am blown away by the opportunity!
I especially love to hear from our customers. I have built so many online friendships in this space and I am ever so grateful for each and every one of you! I am humbled that you would join us on our journey and support our small biz…. Forever pinching myself everyday!!
SUSIE - BRAND MANAGER + WAREHOUSE MANAGER + HEAD OF SALES (WHOLESALE + RETAIL)
Hi! I’m Mama Bear Susie... I’ve been told quote, “That you don’t often see me in front of the camera Cos I am the ULTIMATE Quiet Achiever! Always making magic happen behind the scenes!
So I’ve been asked to share just a few little things that make me tick!.
• “The thing I love to do the most is love on and spoil my family .
• I have a secret hobby - and that is to restore furniture (although haven’t done much of that since starting the business-
but intend to schedule time for that this year)
• I LOVE to watch movies especially historical movies and anything to do with the Royal family (I get really mad with the media the way they make up hurtful stories about them)
• I LOVE that our whole family (grown up kids with their own families) STILL
all go camping together at holiday time. It’s such a treasured time for me.”
STEFF - SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER/CREATIVE + PRODUCT INNOVATION TEAM/ BRAND REP + AMBASSADOR LIASON
(Executive Assistant Extraordinaire, Model, Creative Genius, Warehouse Manager, Office Manager, Photographer, Comedian, Jack of all trades, Organiser of all of us!! Just to mention a few of her roles in the FDD Office)
• “I’m wife to a teacher/magician which is always interesting! We have two daughters, Jett who is 14 and Juniper who is 3. A big age gap but Jett is such an amazing help with her little sister. I don’t know what I’d do without her!!
• I started helping Bek and Susie one day a week after I had Juni as a way to get out of the house essentially! It’s been so much fun and I have loved seeing FDD grow right in front of my eyes!
• In my spare time I love to bake and as a result started making cakes as a hobby for family and friends. Love letting my creative side out especially when I get to eat the results!! .
• I also love to travel! We've travelled America with my hubby’s family and another fave is NZ!
• And a final random fact about me, I fractured my pelvis falling off a horse a few years ago.”
• Although I love a hot beverage….I have to admit… I am an avid tea drinker and really don’t like coffee… cue the gasps!!!!
RENAE - WAREHOUSE + CUSTOMER CARE
Hi my name is Renae! You may have heard from me a little bit over on the blog section of our website! I loooove the opportunity to express myself through writing!
• I love a good book and it is one of the few things that will keep me up late!
• I enjoy doing puzzles! I don’t get to do them often but any time I do I’m reminded how much I like them.
• I’m a renovating show junkie. There’s just something about a transformation that gets me every time.
• I’m slow and measured. I get this from my mum. If I’m given a task it might not be done the fastest but you know it’ll be done right.
• One of my favourite things to do is to go on scenic drives, exploring new places with my favourite people, my lil’ family. Love them!’
RACHEL - SOCIAL MEDIA + BRAND COMMUNITY
Aloha! I’m Rach! We absolutely looove the FDD tribe that we’ve found ourselves in and value this amazing community more than you know!
• I am a big lover of my family. They are so important to me and are some of the best people I know. I have been given the best gift of all, my beautiful little guy, Jaxon and am about to welcome another little cherub to our family.
• I LOVE music! I know it sounds lame but life wouldn’t be as good without it!
• I am the kind of nerd that loves to rewatch movies that I have seen a thousand times. I am also a sucker for ‘B’ grade movies and also love the oldies. Everything from Singing in the Rain to Sixteen Candles to Star Wars.
• I want to travel the world! I love holidays, I love camping up at Double Island with my hubby and camping with my fam!
• Fun fact for you all; out of all of my siblings, I have broken the most bones.
At one point, I broke both of my arms at the same time.