Staff

Ron Chamblin

Ron Chamblin

Ron is the founder and owner of Chamblin's, first opening in 1976. He is usually working at the Roosevelt location, riding around on his motorcycle, or hiding out and reading something interesting about History or Philosophy. 



Angela Grabe

Angela Grabe

Angela has been with our company since 2014 and is the manager at the Roosevelt location. She is an alumna from Flagler College & can find any title that you're looking for. She enjoys reading and being outside. 



Abby McCall

Abby McCall

Abby has been with Chamblins since 2017 and is the front end manager at the Roosevelt location. She's in charge of our Book Club & works with Cari to run our monthly Art Walk set up. She enjoys cats, nature and loves talking about books (obviously).



Jeremiah Lambert

Jeremiah Lambert

JD has been with our company since 2017. He is an artist & musician active in our local community.



Olga Diers

Olga Diers

Originally from Russia, Olga has been working in the stacks at the Roosevelt location since 2007. She can find just about anything! In her spare time she enjoys gardening, bicycling and reading funny mystery books. 



Carly

Carly

Carly has been with the company since 2013 and is the General Manager of the operation. She lives in St. Augustine with her partner and their various pets and plants.



Cäri Hamoui

Cäri Hamoui

Cäri has been with Chamblin's since 2014 and is the bookstore manager at the Uptown location. She enjoys digital illustration, playing guitar, watching true crime documentaries, her chow-chow Taro,  and DJing music that others have yet to discover. If you're a local author interested in selling us your book / setting up a book signing or  an artist who would like a spot for Art Walk, she's the one you want to talk to. 



Johnny Masiulewicz

Johnny Masiulewicz

Working with us since 2018, Johnny is mostly at our Bookmine location. A host of our monthly Open Mic Night at Chamblin's Uptown, local poet and zinester. Make sure to take a peek at his zine Happy Tapir on our shelves! 



Emily Alcorn

Emily Alcorn

Emily has been with the company since 2010. In her spare time she enjoys drawing, dogs, pies, and reading books by her favorite author, Ray Bradbury.



June  Lackey

June Lackey

June was the beloved head of the children's department for five years. She enjoyed spending time with family, friends and utilizing her skills to help people to the best of her ability. She was deeply loved by her grandchildren, family and co-workers. May her memory be a blessing.



Sean Singson

Sean Singson

Sean is the cafe manager at the Uptown location and has been with the company since 2016.  After making exquisite lattes and soups, he can be seen catching Pokemon in the streets. 



Donny Trujillo

Donny Trujillo

Donny is our assistant cafe manager. He's openly bashful, bad at bio's but good at coffee. Self-described as a "local caffeine dealer." Visit him to get your fix. 



Evan Scott

Evan Scott

Evan likes to eat tacos and expensive sushi, watch the Thing and sleep. 



Diego Roberson

Diego Roberson

Diego has been with the company since 2019. He enjoys making beats, visual arts and talking about anything related to music.



Louise Lee

Louise Lee

Louise has been working with Chamblin's since 2016. She has an affinity for drinking dangerous amounts of coffee and loves to study law. She is in charge of orchestrating the "Blind Dates With a Book" and can talk for hours with you about almost any genre.  



Abigail Joyner

Abigail Joyner

When she's not working, Abigail can be found reading or painting on her porch amongst her plants and feline friends. She enjoys exploring different mediums of art and is a certified PC Gamer. 



Liz  Hartless

Liz Hartless

Liz, Jax native, Radiohead fan who enjoys watching the hands of a clock move whether it's the correct time or not. This enjoyment of watching things move include but are not limited to, cars, trees, people and co-worker Donny attempting to belly dance for tips. Favorite book: Babylon by Rene Crevel



Emily  Brown

Emily Brown

Emily loves to both make coffee and drink it. She is also fond of practicing art and tattoo designs. In her spare time she likes to be with her cats and plants, watch anime and sleep too much. Additionally, she enjoys playing bagpipes at with with Donny.