Meet Us

 

terry

Terry

Year Started: 1992

Position: Owner & President

Location: All

Favorite Department and why: Crafts Dept. for girls and the Science Dept. for boys because they engage the mind and encourage creativity while learning.

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? The customers are great! Everyone is coming in for a happy occasion-a birthday, a holiday, a treat, a baby gift. And of course, we also get to play with toys.

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: Ceramics-I especially like doing animal sculptures in clay, Interior design, and Buddy our wonderful dog!


 

havyn

Havyn

Year Started: 1992

Position: Operations Manager & Book Buyer

Location: All

Favorite Department and why: The Science department. It’s great that a toy can be fun, as well as educational.

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? Getting to see all of the fun new toys that come in. There is always something new!

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: Enjoying outdoor activities with my husband & grandchildren.

 


joel

Joel

Year Started: 2013

Position: Store Manager

Location: Falls Church

Favorite Department and why: The Game section. Problem solving and strategy in a social setting is just fun.

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? You get to learn about all the great toys they make now.

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: I used to play music professionally and it still makes a great hobby.


Caroline

Year Started: 2012

Position: Store Manager

Location: Springfield

Favorite Department and why: Board Games. Many of the games we carry encourage children to learn as they play and develop social skills. And they are so much fun!

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? Learning about all the new products.

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: cooking, reading, dog sitting, crosswords, and spending time with my family.

 


 

 

 

Angela

 

Angela

Year Started: 2005

Position: Shift Leader/ Key Holder

Location: Springfield

Favorite Department and why: Baby section because we sell really cute merchandise. My favorite brands are Mirari and Plan Toys.

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? There is always something to do, and there is a wide variety of tasks. You can’t get bored.

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: music, nature, animals, and food.


deanna

Deanna

Year Started: 2009

Position: Sales Associate (the corner store expert)

Location: Falls Church

Favorite Department and why: Books because we have such a good selection. It is such a nice and important activity for parents to read to their children, and most kids love it.

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? Opening new shipments. It’s like Christmas every day. Toys familiar and Toys new. Toy companies are always coming up with new ideas; I love to see what’s new.

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: I am an avid gardener; both flower and vegetable. I like a lot of color and texture in my flower beds with something always blooming. And the vegetables are just so good to eat, and more fun when you grow them yourself. I also like to read; fiction mostly and a lot of it.

 


jessi

Jessi

Year Started: 2015

Position: Key Holder/ Stock Room Master

Location: Falls Church

Favorite Department and why: The Crafts department. I love to create and our craft section is just wonderful.

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? Being able to flex my creativity while making other people happy.

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: painting, crochet, jewelry making, and blogging.


steven

 

Steven

Year Started: 2015

Position: Shift Leader/ Key Holder

Location: Falls Church

Favorite Department and why: Legos. I loved playing withthem growing up. What boy doesn’t love building & legos?

Best part of working at Doodlehopper? Getting to play with cool new toys.

Hobbies/Interests outside of work: music, and I am Student a GMU.

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