Welcome back to our ongoing series, “The Faces Behind COMC”. In this series, we highlight the faces and personalities of our hardworking team members who’s day-to-day efforts help ensure that our customers have the satisfactory experience they know and love in using COMC. This time around we’re featuring members of our Processing Team, the team that is responsible tasks such as opening and verifying your consignment submissions, imaging items, and several other duties. These team members see nearly every single card that COMC receives, and work diligently, consistently and efficiently to process your cards.
Chee (Chee21 on COMC)
For over six years now, ‘Mama Chee’ has not only been a key member of our Imaging Team, but she’s been feeding her co-workers with her delicious homemade dishes and treats Her homemade salsa is to die for! Beloved around the office, Chee is as talented in the kitchen as she is at work, and currently serves as our Imaging Team Lead. Born in Malaysia, some of her hobbies enjoy watching the wild birds that she feeds at home, trying new receipes, and searching for trading cards at local garage sales. Her best ‘flip’ came recently when she found a Derek Jeter card for $1 and resold it for $70 on COMC. In addition to cards, she enjoys collecting stamps, coins, and recipes
Favorite sport: Bowling
Favorite players: Russell Wilson
Favorite Musical Artist(s): Tom Jones
Favorite Movie / TV Show /etc: The Big Bang Theory
Tad joined our team in 2014 after looking for a change of pace from his previous career. In that time, he has since become our go-to Lead for specialty imaging. Born in Seattle, he previously lived in Southern California and has one pet cat named Rico. He collects both baseball cards as well as pint glasses. He prefers the classic rock tunes of bands like Rush, Pink Floyd, among others, who can be heard just about anytime playing in his office.
Favorite sport(s): Football & Baseball
Favorite Player: The late Willie Davis (baseball)
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Musical Artist: Rush
Favorite Movie / TV Show / etc: The Godfather / NFL Redzone
Favorite Card in your Collection: 1969 Topps #65 Willie Davis
Marie joined the COMC Team in fall of 2011 originally as a member of our Shipping Team, but has since transitioned to our Imaging Team. Born close to COMC Headquarters in Everett, WA, she has previously lived in Bremerton, which is across the Puget Sound from Seattle. Away from COMC, she juggles a part time job with raising her 5-year-old, but says that life is more low-key than it is chaotic. She enjoys arts, crafts and hiking, and collects cute pop culture items.
Favorite Food: Pho
Favorite Musical Artist: Michael Jackson
Favorite Movie / TV Show / etc: Any sci-fi or thriller
Heather (Heather714 on COMC)
You may already be familiar with Heather, as she was featured in our COMC Origins video we published earlier this year. Along with her father Steve, she is one the longest tenured employees at COMC, joining the company over 10 years and several locations ago back in 2007. Born in southern California, she considers herself a Disney nerd, and collects Funko Pops and Bath and Body Works candles in addition to trading cards. She has a pet cat and rabbit, and spends her time doing Zumba, completing puzzles, and volunteering for animal rescue groups when not at work.
Favorite Player: Russell Wilson
Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese
Favorite Musical Artists: Josh Grobam, Girl Generation (K-Pop), Lindsey Stirling