The Team

Annie Gladue-Latham, founder and president of Jedemi, is a creative-techie with a talent for synthesizing a lot of information in order to come up with innovative solutions to “stump the star” challenges.  Jedemi is something she has been developing for nearly two decades while also providing marketing and communications support for a variety of clients.  She is known for her energy, enthusiasm and tenacity. In her free time, she can be found reading (voraciously), writing (blog posts and scripts), and working out (running, playing speed golf, or boxing at UFC).

Adriano Chiaretta is the technology guru of Jedemi.  He is a superb product architect and IT manager with extensive experience in software engineering, IT administration, team management, and the mobile apps ecosystem.  Adriano enjoys creating websites / web services, mobile applications, as well as handling the “machinery” behind them, i.e. servers and related software. You can learn more about Adriano here.

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Meet “The Gang”

A vital part of the Jedemi Team is “The Gang” – The spirits from the past who have taken up residence in the Café.


Frankie is Frank Capra, an Academy Award-winning director whose movies were suffused with affectionate portrayals of the common man and the strengths and foibles of American democracy.

Joey is Joseph Campbell, an American professor, writer, and orator best known for his innovative work in the fields of comparative mythology and comparative religion. His “Hero with a Thousand Faces” book influenced George Lucas.

Frannie is Frances Marion, an American motion picture screenwriter whose 25-year career spanned the silent and sound eras. She is credited with writing 325 scripts of every genre.

St X is Antoine de St. Exupery, a French aviator and the author of the children’s fable The Little Prince (1943).

Doc is Ed Ricketts, a pioneering marine biologist and philosopher who influenced Joseph Campbell and John Steinbeck.

Tommie is Thomas Edison, the most prolific inventor in American history –having developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world:  the first commercial light bulb, a universal stock ticker, a mechanical vote recorder, electrical power, recorded music, motion pictures, and more.

Dossie is is Dorothy L. Sayers, a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator and Christian humanist. She studied medieval literature at Oxford, being one of the first women to graduate from that university (1915).