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Our team harnesses the entrepreneurial spirit to deliver a highly personalized experience to our clients.

I am a former chef and current food enthusiast. I enjoy hiking, foraging, and gardening in the great PNW with my three sons. I am a lifetime Washington resident.

Michael
Thomas

PRINCIPAL

I can walk on my hands 🙂 My goal last summer was to go on one hike a week from May to October!

Betty
Zhou

ASSOCIATE

Was once in a Kung Fu movie, avid Seattle sports fan, and loves to golf..poorly.

Ben
Dowdle

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I have seen every single episode of Seinfeld and the Office at least 2-3 times. I learned how to drive stick shift in three days. I love pickles.

Isabella
Garzon-Byrd

RECRUITER

I have 3 sisters. I coach a Crossfire Select soccer team for middle school girls. My favorite place in the world is Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Heidi
Metzger

CONSULTANT

Passion for traveling like locals and find hidden gems not visited by tourists.

Sean
Bolooki

PRINCIPAL

Self-proclaimed travel agent and Taco Bell connoisseur.

Janette
Maricich

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

LA Native turned Seattleite. Loves seafood and staying active.

Elizabeth
Nemeth

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I have 8 children (4 boys & 4 girls). I live in a Victorian Seaport town.

Josh
Freund

PRINCIPAL

Loves staying active, travel, photography, and DIY projects.

Bailey
Fischer

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Enjoys cooking and eating healthy foods. Favorite food – horsemeat.

Aizhamal
Akylbekova

MANAGER

A true Northwest pluviophile. Lives for bungee jumping in New Zealand.

Erin
Anderson

ASSOCIATE PARTNER

I am fluent in 3 different languages, I love to travel and enjoy beach vacations.

Navneet
Brar

ASSOCIATE

Passionate about international travel – has been to six of the seven continents (looking at your Antarctica!).

Ken
Chardos

SENIOR MANAGER

Historian, sailor, and adherent of the religion of college basketball.

James
Collins

PRINCIPAL

Loves Baking, Plays Video Games, and does 250 pushups everyday.

Tony
Curry

PRINCIPAL

Patriotic, nature-loving Seattlelite with a sunny disposition.

Kylee
Fortygin

PRINCIPAL

Lived in 6 countries and speaks 3 languages.

Alexander
Goldenberg

MANAGING PARTNER

Dreams in strategy and can be found belting karaoke.

Michael
Gringauz

PARTNER

Enjoys baking, relaxing on a sunny beach, and spending time with family and friends.

Caroline
Hoban

CONSULTANT

Love playing golf and being outdoors

Adam
Keovonghpet

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Loves lazy vacations on the beach, binge watching tv shows, and spending time with family and friends.

Dasha
Lyubarskiy

MANAGER

Obsessive OneNote user and thrives on coconut flavored sparkling water.

Julie
Martin

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Dog dad, Foxy Shazam

Josh
McMurdo

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Loves the outdoors and is a huge Disney fan.

Glen
Miyamura

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Learning about different cultures through food, customs/traditions, history and language is a passion of mine!

Christene
Oganov

CONSULTANT

Baking queen that loves taking pictures of her cat.

Alena
Papusha

HR SPECIALIST

An avid PC hardware, tech and gaming junkie. Just an all-around nerd.

Randall
Partridge

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Loves summer days on the lake and conjuring up the next house project.

Jennifer
Pettit

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Cooks a mean Full English Breakfast.

Tom
Postings

SENIOR MANAGER

Loves working in the garden, reading, puzzles, exercise and socializing. Fun fact: threw the javelin in high school.

Brandon
Rubens

ASSOCIATE PARTNER

Studied Criminal Law and has been an avid horseback rider over the years.

Erin
Saville

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I can name the last 25 MLB world series winners.

Joshua
Schelberg

CONSULTANT

Custom vintage motorcycle builder and coffee fanatic. I live for the sunshine after a long Seattle rain.

Dave
Skogerson

PRINCIPAL

Known by his kids for being “good at playing.” Enjoys using that undimmed imagination to explore and design business solutions.

Benjamin
Skoropinski

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Speaks 3 languages fluently – English, Tamil and Hindi and can understand 2 more Indian languages-Kannada and Malayalam.

Poornima
Sundararaman

PRINCIPAL

Loves to cook new dishes and try new foods, travel, and off-road.

Nellie
Vasiliev

ASSOCIATE

Native PNW’er dog mom who loves to organize, watch The Office and compete in trivia.

Stephanie
Watts

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I’m a fierce competitor and I dream Seahawks.

Joshua
Wheeler

PRINCIPAL

I am a former chef and current food enthusiast. I enjoy hiking, foraging, and gardening in the great PNW with my three sons. I am a lifetime Washington resident.

Michael Thomas

PRINCIPAL

I can walk on my hands 🙂 My goal last summer was to go on one hike a week from May to October!

Betty Zhou

ASSOCIATE

Was once in a Kung Fu movie, avid Seattle sports fan, and loves to golf..poorly.

Ben Dowdle

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I have seen every single episode of Seinfeld and the Office at least 2-3 times. I learned how to drive stick shift in three days. I love pickles.

Isabella
Garzon-Byrd

RECRUITER

I have 3 sisters. I coach a Crossfire Select soccer team for middle school girls. My favorite place in the world is Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Heidi Metzger

CONSULTANT

Passion for traveling like locals and find hidden gems not visited by tourists.

Sean Bolooki

PRINCIPAL

Self-proclaimed travel agent and Taco Bell connoisseur.

Janette Maricich

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

LA Native turned Seattleite. Loves seafood and staying active.

Elizabeth
Nemeth

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I have 8 children (4 boys & 4 girls). I live in a Victorian Seaport town.

Josh Freund

PRINCIPAL

Loves staying active, travel, photography, and DIY projects.

Bailey Fischer

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Enjoys cooking and eating healthy foods. Favorite food – horsemeat.

Aizhamal Akylbekova

MANAGER

A true Northwest pluviophile. Lives for bungee jumping in New Zealand.

Erin
Anderson

ASSOCIATE PARTNER

I am fluent in 3 different languages, I love to travel and enjoy beach vacations.

Navneet Brar

ASSOCIATE

Passionate about international travel – has been to six of the seven continents (looking at your Antarctica!).

Ken Chardos

SENIOR MANAGER

Historian, sailor, and adherent of the religion of college basketball.

James Collins

PRINCIPAL

Loves Baking, Plays Video Games, and does 250 pushups everyday.

Tony
Curry

PRINCIPAL

Patriotic, nature-loving Seattlelite with a sunny disposition.

Kylee Fortygin

PRINCIPAL

Lived in 6 countries and speaks 3 languages.

Alexander Goldenberg

MANAGING PARTNER

Dreams in strategy and can be found belting karaoke.

Michael Gringauz

PARTNER

Enjoys baking, relaxing on a sunny beach, and spending time with family and friends.

Caroline
Hoban

CONSULTANT

Love playing golf and being outdoors

Adam Keovonghpet

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Loves lazy vacations on the beach, binge watching tv shows, and spending time with family and friends.

Dasha Lyubarskiy

MANAGER

Obsessive OneNote user and thrives on coconut flavored sparkling water.

Julie Martin

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Dog dad, Foxy Shazam

Josh
McMurdo

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Loves the outdoors and is a huge Disney fan.

Glen Miyamura

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Learning about different cultures through food, customs/traditions, history and language is a passion of mine!

Christene Oganov

CONSULTANT

Baking queen that loves taking pictures of her cat.

Alena Papusha

HR SPECIALIST

An avid PC hardware, tech and gaming junkie. Just an all-around nerd.

Randall
Partridge

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Loves summer days on the lake and conjuring up the next house project.

Jennifer Pettit

PRINCIPAL LEAD

Cooks a mean Full English Breakfast.

Tom Postings

SENIOR MANAGER

Loves working in the garden, reading, puzzles, exercise and socializing. Fun fact: threw the javelin in high school.

Brandon Rubens

ASSOCIATE PARTNER

Studied Criminal Law and has been an avid horseback rider over the years.

Erin
Saville

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I can name the last 25 MLB world series winners.

Joshua Schelberg

CONSULTANT

Custom vintage motorcycle builder and coffee fanatic. I live for the sunshine after a long Seattle rain.

Dave Skogerson

PRINCIPAL

Known by his kids for being “good at playing.” Enjoys using that undimmed imagination to explore and design business solutions.

Benjamin Skoropinski

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Speaks 3 languages fluently – English, Tamil and Hindi and can understand 2 more Indian languages-Kannada and Malayalam.

Poornima
Sundararaman

PRINCIPAL

Loves to cook new dishes and try new foods, travel, and off-road.

Nellie Vasiliev

ASSOCIATE

Native PNW’er dog mom who loves to organize, watch The Office and compete in trivia.

Stephanie Watts

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

I’m a fierce competitor and I dream Seahawks.

Joshua Wheeler

PRINCIPAL