Team

Mikel Elliott - CEO & Co-Founder
Mikel Elliott – CEO & Co-Founder
I graduated from UCLA and am the son of a grip from Burbank. This business is in my blood. I love nothing more than coming to work and conjuring up our next Quixote adventure.
Superpower: The Self Professed Ping Pong Champ

Kaye Michaelson - Chief Financial Officer
Kaye Michaelson – Chief Financial Officer
I’ve been in entertainment finance for 21 years. Working with a smart, ambitious team is ridiculously inspiring.
Secret Weapon: HP12C Engineering Calculator

Jordan Kitaen - Co-Founder
Jordan Kitaen – Co-Founder
I’m an LA-born UCLA grad with 25-years in production services, and passionate as ever about riding for the brand and charging any hill on behalf of our clients.
Superpower: State Welterweight Wrestling Champ, 1996

Jeff Arnone - Sr. Vice President
Jeff Arnone – Sr. Vice President
This is the only industry I have ever worked in. I get a kick out of building an organization of fearless teammates dedicated to stellar customer service.
Superpower: 1997 Regional Cross-Fit Champ

Haryl Deason - Sr. Vice President
Haryl Deason – Sr. Vice President
I’ve been in the film biz for 25 years. What I love most about Quixote is that our leadership team empowers me to feel full ownership of my division. This affords me a deep sense of pride and confidence in getting the job done.
Superpower: The Death Stare

Bart Doll - Sr. Vice President
Bart Doll – Sr. Vice President
I’ve worked in Finance and Accounting for 22 years. Of those: Entertainment/Rental for 12, Other Rental 7, and just plane old other industry for 3. I also spent 4 years as a Navy Corpsman (Combat Medic attached to the Marines) which is pretty helpful around Quixote. I love Quixote’s diverse offering, large footprint and fun culture
Superpower: Invoking the Ancient Gods to change the weather

Cheryl Huggins - Vice President, Studios & Location Rentals
Cheryl Huggins – Vice President, Studios & Location Rentals
I’ve been in the film/photo industry for 16 years and have worn many hats at Quixote for the past 12. Working with enthusiastic people, managing great teams, and knowing that our customer service is unmatched motivates me daily.
Superpower: The Large and Loveable Laugh

Dave Rinell - Vice President, Technology
Dave Rinell – Vice President, Technology
I’ve spent over 25 years building software and systems in the Music and Entertainment industry. The best thing about Quixote is being a part of a great team and implementing new technology to take us to the next level.
Secret Weapon: The Michael Jordan Hoop Earing

Michael Sundstrom - Vice President, Controller
Michael Sundstrom – Vice President, Controller
I’ve spent 15 years in the accounting industry, over 10 at Quixote. I love laughing with all of the amazing friends I have at Quixote.
Superpower: An Uncanny Cher Impression

Ivan Cardenas - Sr. Director, Film Trailer Rentals
Ivan Cardenas – Sr. Director, Film Trailer Rentals
I’ve been building, servicing and booking film trailers for over 20 years. I absolutely love taking care of my transpo customers. Ask me about a hitch, a generator or a location. I got you covered.
Secret Weapon: The Well Worn 569 Levi’s

Sean French - Vice President, Production Supplies
Sean French – Sr. Director, Production Supplies
For the past 12 years, I’ve come to work every morning feeling empowered. Quixote is trusting and gives us the freedom to grow as leaders.
Secret Weapon: Bottega Ricoli Vintage Bomber Jacket

Richard Chang - Sr. Director, Fleet Service
Richard Chang – Sr. Director, Fleet Service
I’ve spent 11 years in fleet management and maintenance. Quixote has afforded me the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive as a leader.
Secret Weapon: The Navy Blue Duluth Polo Shirt