Fabulous People

Elaina Herber

Fabulous People: Elaina Herber

Elaina Herber is the president and CEO of Ascend Hospitality Group, a Black-owned, female-run independent restaurant group based in Bellevue. It has a collection of concepts ranging from the fine-dining flagship of Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi in Bellevue to fast-casual with seven locations of Famous Dave’s BBQ.

klair ethridge

Fabulous People: Klair Ethridge

EMMY winner Klair Ethridge is the executive director of Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center (T.U.P.A.C.), which teaches high-quality classical ballet and related dance disciplines to BIPOC and marginalized children in the Greater Tacoma Area. Ethridge is also the writer/director of Harriet, a dance film based on the life of Harriet Tubman.

richard roth

Fabulous People: Richard Roth

Richard Roth is a Regenerative Agriculture consultant and founder of Progressive Tech, Seattle’s highest-rated IT support team, providing clients with flexible, comprehensive tech solutions for more than 15 years. Learn about Richard Roth…

Katelyn Peil

Fabulous People: Katelyn Peil

Katelyn Peil is the wine director for Seattle-based Heavy Restaurant Group (Purple Woodinville, The Commons, Meet the Moon, Pablo y Pablo, Fiasco and Barrio). In her role, she is in charge of curating and maintaining the beverage programs for some of the Eastside restaurant concepts.