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Meet The Grapevine Community Team

The Grapevine Community Team is the glue that holds our brand and creator partnerships together.  You probably recognize their names, now here’s a chance to get to know them a little bit better!

Meet Kimberley Bond

Kimberley Bond

Title: Community Director and Co-Founder

I’m From: Wellesley, MA! Moved to Lancaster, PA for a while and now I’m back in MA living in Hopkinton.

My Star Sign Is: Sagittarius

If I had a Spirit Animal, it would be: I’m a big fan of baby ducks.

I can’t leave home without: My cell phone!!

My biggest fear is: I absolutely hate needles. I’ve passed out 2x from getting my ears pierced (got a concussion in the process). Shots, drawing blood, tattoos… anything in that family is pretty terrifying.

SantoriniI’d love to: spend more time traveling. I’m hoping to visit Greece (Santorini!!) sometime next year. I’ve always wanted to travel to that part of the world.

I can’t: even.

I love watching YouTube because: I love hearing the latest beauty and fashion trends. I used to be a YouTube creator so it’s always interesting to see what’s going on in the YouTube world.

The Grapevine Community is the best because: We have such a diverse and dedicated community of creators. I’m always blown-away by how hard they work with on our campaigns and the creativity behind each and every video.

My Top 3 Grapevine Videos:

Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 3.05.52 PMMonica Church – Vinted : I love Monica’s editing style and she always incorporates sponsorships so seamlessly in her videos.



Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 2.45.18 PMCoffeeBreakWithDani – Walgreens : Dani’s one of the sweetest creators I’ve had that chance to work with and her videos are so refreshing to watch!



Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 2.50.09 PMKathleen Lights – It Cosmetics : Kathleen’s sense of humor has me in tears in just about any video I watch. I love how her content is so entertaining!


Meet Rita Carroll


Title: Community Manager

I’m From: Hopkinton, MA

My Star Sign Is: Leo

If I had a Spirit Animal, it would be: Left Shark

I can’t leave home without: my aviators, eos, and in the winter- a scarf. I need to be bundled at all times majority of which you can’t see my face- only sunglasses and a bun.

My biggest fear is: leaving my house without chapstick or my water bottle- throws off my whole day.

I’d love to: be able to run a marathon…but who has time for that.

Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 2.55.15 PMI can’t: wait until the new season of Pretty Little Liar airs…because yes.

I love watching YouTube because: I have an addiction to watching makeup tutorials, however in my defense has taught me the tips and tricks I know today.

The Grapevine Community is the best because: it’s comprised of an amazing meld of talented individuals who have confidently shared their creativity with the world and inspire us everyday.

My Top 3 Grapevine Videos:

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Laura Lee – Tara Smith Hair Tutorial : It went viral!



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Hannah Cho – Brush on Block: So personable I love watching all her videos, she makes me want to try everything!


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GlamWithJesse – Carousell:  I love working with Jessie, she so fun and quirky- her videos always make me smile!


Lily Giler


Title: Senior Community Manager

I’m From: Wellesley, MA

My Star Sign Is: Libra

If I had a Spirit Animal, it would be: a mouse…duh!

I can’t leave home without: a Mama Chia and pack of bubblegum orbit.

My biggest fear is: getting lost in a big city

My favorite color is: black

If I could only eat one thing for the rest of my life, it would be: pasta with butter and cheese (and salt)

I’d love to: live in Europe!

champagneI can’t: open a bottle of champagne for the life of me, but I absolutely love champagne! 🙁

I love watching YouTube because: you can learn how to do so many things on it for hours!

The Grapevine Community is the best because: our creators are incredibly talented and engaging!

My Top 3 Grapevine Videos:

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MakeupbyAmarie – Skindinavia



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NikkiPhillippi – Vinted



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Laura Lee – Dermablend




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