Our Team

 
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Eleazar Ruiz

CEO, Co-Founder & Head of Design

Passionate about the Bible and serving the body of Christ, Eleazar has a long list of graphic design clients, including Microsoft, Xbox, Tooth & Nail Records, BEC Recordings, and a LOT of churches. Eleazar brings his love for theology and his eye for design to all the projects Patrol puts out. By communicating vision, directing content, managing brand, and overseeing every design decision of each Patrol product, Eleazar collaborates with the Patrol team to ensure that even the smallest details are just right.

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Rommel Ruiz

Co-Founder, Art Director & Illustrator

An accomplished designer and illustrator for clients in a variety of industries, Rommel is deeply passionate about using the gift of visual storytelling to enjoy and glorify Jesus. Rommel oversees the visual language of every product and Patrol’s vision as a company, in addition to working as one of Patrol’s primary illustrators. Rommel’s book credits include Golly’s Folly, Luther, and The Gospel in Color, as well as the animated visuals of the award-winning Luther documentary.

 

Bekah Ruiz

Co-Founder & Shipping Manager 

Bekah’s background in biblical studies (she actually met her husband Eleazar when they both attended Bible School) and children’s education came together in her experience co-writing Patrol’s very first book, Golly’s Folly. In addition to her day job as a college administrator, Bekah handles Patrol’s order fulfillment, shipping, and stock inventory. If you’ve ever bought one of our books, you’ve been the recipient of Bekah’s hard work — because every Patrol product thus far has passed through Bekah’s attention to detail before reaching your hands.

 
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Casey "C.S." Fritz

Head of Story, Writer & Illustrator

Not only is Casey an accomplished writer and illustrator, he’s also the preaching pastor for Collective Church in Los Angeles. His role at Patrol brings together his lifelong love of imaginative tales as well as his theological and pastoral gifts. As Head of Story, Casey works with a team of writers, artists, and other collaborators in order to maximize the narrative power and gospel truths of the books Patrol puts out. Casey is the author of the Cottonmouth series, Good Night Tales, and The Moonman Cometh.

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Bethany Urbano

Studio Manager

What does Bethany do? Simply put: A TON. From paying bills to contacting vendors, Bethany keeps Patrol running and coordinates scheduling (thus saving the team from mental breakdowns). Having studied film production in school, Bethany loves facilitating the art of storytelling, and has spent many years employing her organizational skills as Production Coordinator for Western Seminary. Her work makes it possible for Patrol to keep making and sharing passionately realized stories with biblical themes.

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Pip Craighead

Director of Communications

Pip’s long-standing passions for reading and drawing, along with his film school education and experience as a copywriter and communications director for Reality LA, prepared him well for his current role at Patrol. With a drive for clarity and a pathological fear of typos, Pip oversees communications and edits copy for Patrol. His love for gospel-centered storytelling and illustration is evident in his first children’s book, Little Francis Falls Asleep, which Patrol put out in 2017.