Our Staff

At the Ysleta Mission Gift Shop, our staff isn't just a team; they're a cast of extraordinary individuals who breathe life into the very spirit of El Paso. They're more than just friendly faces; they're the heart and soul of our community, true El Pasoans, born and raised right here in the Sun City.

With a deep-rooted passion for our community and an abiding love for all things handmade and upcycled, you'll find their enthusiasm shining through in every interaction and every carefully curated product. Stepping into our store is like stepping into the warm embrace of old friends. Our staff welcomes you with genuine smiles, and they're always on hand to assist with any questions or special requests. It's not just about customer service; it's about building meaningful connections with every person who crosses our threshold.

Our team doesn't just offer a warm welcome; they're a wellspring of knowledge. They're a treasure trove of information on the unique handmade and upcycled items we offer. Whether you're seeking insights on the materials used, the backstory of a particular piece, or guidance on selecting the perfect gift, our staff has the answers.

What sets our staff apart is their deep connection to the local community; they are El Pasoans through and through. They understand the pulse of our city, and they have a profound appreciation for its culture, heritage, and artistic spirit. This intimate knowledge of the area enables them to curate a collection of products that authentically reflects the essence of El Paso and its people.

But what truly sets our staff apart is their unwavering passion for handmade and upcycled items. They believe wholeheartedly in supporting local artisans and promoting sustainable practices. Their enthusiasm is infectious as they share the stories of the talented artists behind each item, highlighting the skill and dedication poured into crafting these one-of-a-kind pieces. Their passion ignites a spark in our customers, fostering a love for handmade and upcycled items that extends far beyond the walls of our store.

At the Ysleta Mission Gift Shop, our staff personifies the core values that define El Paso: friendliness, expertise, local pride, and a profound passion for handmade and upcycled creations. They create an unforgettable experience for every visitor, forging connections and kindling a deep affection for our vibrant community. When you visit us, you can rest assured that you'll be welcomed by genuine El Pasoans, eager to share their knowledge and help you discover the perfect handmade treasure.

Stay tuned for more on our remarkable staff, as we delve into their personal favorites and cherished local discoveries, further illuminating the individuals who make our shop truly special.