Walla Walla native Rock Silva is the executive chef of the award-winning Walla Walla Steak Co. “We are a hometown steakhouse [with] blue jean comfort,” he says.
Marlo Martin is the artistic director and owner of eXit SPACE (for 18 years!), theNEST and NOD Theater and artistic director of badmarmarDANCE. Martin is also a choreographer, teacher and festival producer with Seattle International Dance Festival.
Justin Huertas is a talented Seattle-based playwright, composer, lyricist, actor and musician and writer of the new musical, Lydia at the Troll, based on his fictional origin story of the Fremont Troll. Via Seattle Rep’s Plays in Process, a behind-the-scenes showcase of the musical is being presented on June 3 virtually.
Matt Willprecht is the assistant property manager of Kirkland Urban, a mixed-use development set on 11 acres in the heart of Downtown Kirkland. The property is home to retailers including QFC Supermarkets, Shake Shack, Mud Bay, Power Hour 360, Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy and more.
Dezmon Campos is the executive chef at Tendrils Restaurant at SageCliffe Resort & Spa in Quincy. There, he offers an extravagant fine-dining experience, always sourcing fresh, local ingredients in a beautiful setting.
Aaron Lindstrom’s job is one that most have only dreamt about having; he is the chocolate education and outreach manager for Theo Chocolate, a Seattle company he joined seven years ago. Theo Chocolate is currently hosting a pop-up shop at Periodic in South Lake Union, through May 13.
Rick Chesmore is a celebrated architect and partner at Chesmore/Buck Architecture. The Bellevue design firm was established in 1993, with clients ranging from residential to commercial projects.
Lane Williams is the founding principal of Lane Williams Architects, a Seattle-based studio of five with a focus on designing only custom homes. On April 24, Williams will take part in the 2021 Seattle Modern Home Tour, a virtual event combining 3D virtual walkthroughs of the curated homes, in-depth discussions and Q&As.
Molly Tyler is the general manager of Robbins Brothers in Bellevue, spending her days making engagement ring dreams come true for couples in love. “We help celebrate all milestones throughout life by adding sparkle or shine.”
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.