With the addition of the first floor to Office Nomads, the team here was finding itself a bit stretched. It was impossible for one person at the front desk to greet folks walking in, give tours, answer members’ questions, and fight crime alone. It was time to expand the team.
We have found five spectacular individuals who now wear the hat of Community Cultivator. Christian, Veena, Mandy, Anisha, and Danielle take shifts making sure that Office Nomads continues to be positive and vibrant. One of them is usually sitting at the front tables ready to jump up and help should Chelsea or I need it.
I asked the five of them to give me a little blurb about themselves and, in the end, they worked together to write about each other. These folks are so seriously awesome.
Christian is pretty much Gandalf the Grey for small businesses and start-ups, and is easily recognizable by his most amazing gangster-meets-1920s mustache. Known to turn a tale, watch out for his story-telling spells…
Although allergic to just about everything, Veena is a creative genius and cooking mastermind (check her out at http://www.veenasmarket.com). Watch for her behind the wheel of an upcoming, most-nutritional food truck, feeding the city of Seattle one block at a time.
Mandy lives on a boat and – when not teaching English and correkting are grammer – daydreams of sailing up the coast to Alaska in search of the lost city of Atlantis.
Ergonomically optimized, Anisha and her team are innovating ways to turn human waste into biogas power source, to basically save the world. Like any respectable superhero, she is also designing the ultimate fashionable utility belt for women.
Smiley redhead Danielle is working hard to improve the lives of our senior citizens using modern technology and good old fashioned empathy. Listen up! Yer gonna be old one day, and you are gonna be really happy Danielle was thinking about you back in 2012!
Next time you walk into Office Nomads, one of these five folks will be sitting at the front table happy to greet you or share their great coworking wisdom.