People of Plush

MVP Plush is a company dedicated to spreading joy in the lives of children around the world through plush toys. We Strive to grow our business through our commitment to excellence in service, quality, and design.


Chrysti Carol Propes | PResident

Chrysti Carol Propes is married to Travis Propes and they have two children, Andrew and Ryan. Chrysti Carol was given the opportunity to work for her family's plush business in 2013.  Her background was in Early Elementary Education; thus, she was able to incorporate her knowledge of children into her new role in the business world. Chrysti Carol graduated from Western Kentucky University. Her life's biggest treasures are her faith and her family. She continues to learn everyday...and she is grateful for the team that surrounds her at work. In her words, "The plush industry is exciting, always changing, and full of wonderful people."


Joy Michel | Senior Executive Designer

Joy Michel has brightened the lives of children across the globe for more than 20 years. As former Vice-President of Creative for Ty, Inc, Joy has gained knowledge and insight in to the world of plush as it has grown and changed. Her gifts and influence in the plush industry continue to grow with and through MVP Plush, LLC, and we are grateful to have such an amazing partner that is as passionate as we are in our efforts to light up the world, one plush toy at a time.


Anne Moyer | Director of Operations

Having grown up in an art and music family, it was no surprise when she decided to go to college for graphic design. Having prior experience in project management coupled with her graphics degree, her diversified skills are a great fit to handle program management for MVP Plush while adding an extra design eye during product development. There is nothing she enjoys more than seeing the joy that our fun plush toys bring the children and adults alike.


Ashton Tupper | Graphic Designer

Hello, there! My name is Ashton. I design the graphics, packaging, and plush for the wonderfully whimsical world of MVP Plush! I strive for my designs to bring forth positive emotions and leave the viewer smiling. I have discovered that design in all shapes and forms can change how a person is feeling, and Iā€™d like to make the world a happier place through my art!