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10-Second Bio: Bara Waters, rockin’ musician

Meet Communications & Training Manager Bara Waters, half of the groovy electric folk music duo Cosmic Spin.


Nicola Gruen

10-Second Bio: Nicola Gruen, violinist

Meet Development Analyst Nicola Gruen. In addition to being a professional violinist who once performed with Eric Clapton, she’s an East Bay native!


10-Second Bio: Rhommel Canare, cooking aficionado

Meet Systemwide Human Resources Fellow Rhommel Canare. Originally from San Diego, he’s motivated by serving the public — and creating inspiring recipes.


10-Second Bio: Matt Hawk, lawyer, MTV actor and theatre geek

Meet Matt Hawk, senior counsel, construction. You may have spotted him on a calendar with Carmen Electra!


10-Second Bio: Nikki Lopez, competitive powerlifter

Meet Business Systems Analyst Nikki Lopez of Procurement Services. She’s passionate about strength training and is on a mission to get barbells into the hands of more women.


10-Second Bio: Jolene Huey, world travel enthusiast

Jolene Huey, executive compensation analyst for Systemwide HR, loves to travel. Next on her list? The Middle East.


Katiria Jimenez

10-Second Bio: Katiria Jimenez, jiu-jitsu athlete and competitor

Meet Systemwide Human Resources Fellow Katiria Jimenez. Originally from Palm Springs, Jimenez is a jiu-jitsu athlete and competitor.


10-Second Bio: Josh Brimmeier, story lover and Comic-Con volunteer

Name: Josh Brimmeier Title:  Director of Student Services Department/Unit: Student Services Location: UCDC When I Started Working At UCOP: December 2012 What I Do for OP in Five Words or Less: Improve student experiences in Washington, D.C. The Best Part About Working for OP: Building fantastic relationships with