The ladies in Espresso Yourself initially were brought together through their participation with a church drama team in the early 2000s. Creatively they just “clicked,” and deep and lasting friendships grew from there. They went to Ukraine together for short-term missions, worked on multiple projects together, and laughed until they cried more times than they could count. The convergence of distinct personalities and strengths, along with varied life experiences and a shared passion for God, have created a chemistry that’s fun to watch unfold on stage–because it’s real.
Tanya “Tanner” Pinkerman is the Kids Director at Berean Baptist Church. She and her husband live in Lakeville and have two kids. She enjoys golfing and watching sports and theater.
Heather Verstraete is an education professional in Bloomington, has her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, and lives in Minneapolis. She is a personal development and life coach and is the founder of Pivotal Pathways.
Tahni Cullen lives in Hugo MN, is married and has a son. She blogs about her family’s journey with faith and autism on her blog, www.hopingnotcoping.wordpress.com.