Jamie Grove, Author: Jamie Grove is a recovering marketing executive who hopes that one day he can just write long-winded books and take pictures of beautiful people, amazing creatures, and fascinating places. Until that magical day comes, Jamie is very happy to be the Co-Founder at Mini Museum. When he’s not preparing dinosaur skin or Martian lava, Jamie handles most aspects of the day to-day business. He makes his home in the Washington DC area.
Jamie’s eclectic background includes stints in the fields of programming, marketing, executive management, creative development, writing, children’s publishing, Internet development, the energy sector, scientific manufacturing, photography, character licensing, direct mail, consumer goods, crowdfunding, startups, unicorn meat, and dinosaur bones.
Over the last few years, he has dedicated himself to the Mini Museum, where he handles most of the business side including marketing and operations. He is also the principal photographer and behind-the-scenes writer, having to date written five books and numerous articles related to the Mini Museum. He is currently writing the Museum’s first trade book, Relics, coming in 2021 from Weldon Owen. Of his current work he says, “Considering the books and the fantastic specimens in our collection, I guess in many ways I am living my dream of creating beautiful stories about the universe around us.”
Max Grove, Author: Max Grove is a recent graduate of William and Mary. He's been a part of the Mini Museum team since high school, researching amazing artifacts and learning the best ways to slice them up. When he isn't studying our planet, he's building his own worlds in tabletop RPGs. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio.
Mini Museum, : The first Mini Museum collection launched in 2014 with a simple dream: to share a love of science and history, and enable regular people to own tiny, yet magical, pieces of amazing objects, all ethically sourced from sites around the globe. Since then, the Museum’s offerings have grown to encompass more than 150 different topics across billions of years of history. The Museum has reached more than 40,000 customers in 120 different countries, and has sent nearly 1,000,000 objects to homes, schools, and museums around the world.