Who We Are
Duff Goldman
Chef/Owner

Duff Goldman founded Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, MD in March of 2002. Before CCC, Duff was a pastry chef, Chef, grafitti/street artist and a metal sculpture artist. Duff has a large collection of brightly colored sneakers, and probably more shoes than anyone else at Charm City Cakes.

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Mark Muller
Studio Manager

Before working at Charm City Cakes West, Mark was born in Baltimore, MD, studied literature and law at the University of Maryland, where he received his BA, then worked for four years at Baltimore’s Charm City Cakes. He has written about Baltimore’s regional music, worked for the Public Defender’s Office of Baltimore City, and is excited to experience Los Angeles.

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Beverly Langran
Operations Director

Beverly was raised on the sunny beaches of South Florida. She earned an MFA degree from Baltimore’s own Maryland Institute College of Art in 2010. When she’s not having fun with the rest of the CCCW team, Beverly can probably be found painting in her studio. She’s glad to call Los Angeles home and looks forward to hearing all about your cake idea!

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Neal Reinalda
Artist

Neal is an artist who lives in Los Angeles CA. He loves to work.

 

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Sara Gonzales
Cake-making Extraordinaire

Sara has been baking since a young age but got her professional start in San Francisco while earning her Health Science degree from San Francisco State.  After deciding that she would rather pursue baking over sitting at an office job, she continued to work in pastry in Austin, TX, and now back in her home area of Los Angeles.  She is happy to be back in Southern California, the only proper                                                                              place to get a burrito and visit the                                                                                      beach year-round, and is very excited                                                                              to be a part of the CCCW team.

 

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Katlyn Beggs

Katie is a California native, raised in Mira Loma, CA. She joined the CCCW team in 2013. When she’s not hard at work, you can find her traveling or scuba diving with the fishies.

 

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Brett Herrick
Facilitator

Brett is new to the Charm City Cakes team and couldn’t be happier to represent the West. He loves the city of Los Angeles, and cakes. He can’t wait to shake your hand. Go Lakers.

 

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Sean Honey
Pusher

Sean started working with Charm City Cakes in 2007. He is ecstatic to be living and working in California. He is not yet living the dream, though he has been known to dream.

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Tim Martin
Artist

Tim was raised an “Army Brat” in Fort Bragg, NC. His life-long passion is film – mainly 80′s Sci-fi and Horror movies. He has been a Hollywood special FX make-up artist for over 12 years working on films like Spiderman, Jurrasic Park 3, Hellboy, and more. Tim recently wrote and directed his first feature film and is still heavily involved in FX.  ”Being a part of CCC is a new,                                                                                    challenging and exciting artistic                                                                                          adventure.”

 

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