President, Creative Director, Optimist
Corner Booth’s founder, creative director, writer, producer and media consultant, Frank Swoboda brings a wealth of talent and experience to every project. Frank wrote and produced the feature film The Basket, Movie Guide’s Family Film of the Year in 2000. With over 26 years of experience in marketing, advertising, communications and entertainment, Frank is also an accomplished commercial director and his on set direction and interviewing skills are second to none. Frank’s award shelf includes a National Addy and a Best of Show at Show West, among numerous honors. Frank is a Spokane native, Gonzaga University graduate, proud dad of Nick and Emma and married to Johanna, the most beautiful redhead in the world. Frank has worked in 12 countries, in over 40 U.S. states and his all time favorite shoots were filming the Parthenon in Greece and the Great Wall of China. He also secretly thinks he’s Frank Sinatra…and sings like him, too.
Kelli Aspen Green
Production Manager, Editor and Videographer
Zack is a recent Gonzaga University graduate with a B.A. in broadcasting and electronic media studies and a minor in sociology. He is yet another CBM intern that came to us through Gonzaga’s vaunted broadcasting program. Zack is a multiple skilled threat for CBM as shooter, editor, designer and social media expert. The son of a high school coach, Zack loves sports, researching the latest in camera technology and making documentaries and videos in his spare time… wait, isn’t that what he does at work?
Dean is finishing his senior year at Gonzaga as an Act Six Scholar, with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting and Electronic Media. This honor is for emerging urban leaders who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their communities at home. Born in Zenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Dean immigrated to Spokane as a baby with his parents. Dean is a passionate storyteller, editor and videographer with a huge love of laughter – both his and others. He’s a self-proclaimed could-be model and sarcasm specialist. Can sometimes convert Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Thelma Vanden Berg
Business Manager, Number Lover
What is a business without a strong financial manager? Thelma has 25 years in accounting, quietly keeping us impeccable in all matters financial. She is absolutely perfect in our eyes. Thelma happily spends time with her husband, three daughters, two adorable granddaughters, and mentors young girls as well.
Tech Guy and Social Media Coordinator
Chris is a recent Eastern Washington University graduate, with a Bachelors of Arts in film. He is from the East Coast and lived all over the US. For as long as he can remember, Chris was into computers ad technology. He loves cinematography, visual effects, building computers, and photography. One of his documentaries played at Spokane International Film Festival in 2017 and serves on their board. Chris is kind and patient, with the coolest hair and chucks.