This month’s Employee Spotlight features, Teal Cracraft, our Business Development Manager.  Teal oversees the Customer Service and Communications departments and manages outside sales.  Teal’s colleagues had some great things to say about her:

John Wertz said, “It’s a blast working with Teal. She’s full of energy and has so many great ideas for keeping Fanimation at the forefront of our industry.”

Nathan Frampton said, “Teal is extremely hardworking and loyal.  She always sees the best in people and is driven and committed to success.”

Tom Frampton said, “Teal wants to save the world one fan at a time.  She is hard working and loyal.   She  is also the quickest walker I know, there is no mistaking her footsteps!”

Now let’s get into her interview!

What is your proudest moment at Fanimation? 

Winning the Indiana Companies to Watch award in 2013.

Where is your favorite place to eat?

Right now it’s a tie between Jasmine Thai and Amber Indian.

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation? 

Machu Picchu will be the next stop in my world travels.  

Tell us three things most people don’t know about you…

IPA is my favorite type of beer, I make up nursery song lyrics to sing to my seven month old and I would love to be a storm chaser in my next life.

What’s on your iPod?

M.I.A., Beyonce, Eminem, Lumineers, Beatles, Credence Clearwater Revival, Missy Elliot, Cyndi Lauper, the list goes on.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you?

Jennifer Lawrence.

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? 


What is your favorite drink? 

Um, I think I already answered this one.

If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?

Water desalination device, my family (can I put my husband, daughter and dogs as one thing?), flare gun.

What is your most embarrassing moment?

Showing up at a friend’s surprise party right when she arrived and making the brilliant decision to (slowly) recline my car seat instead of getting out of the car and acting normal. I’m not sure I’ll ever live that one down.

What is the first concert you attended?

Greenday before they were cool 😉

What is your favorite sports team?

The only sport I watch is boxing and there are no teams involved.