coWORKer of the Month: Daniel Huskey

coWORKer of the Month: Daniel Huskey

Daniel Huskey — From Texas to Petaluma An Odyssey Built on Strong Faith in the Future Written By coWORKer Linda Jay Ask Daniel Huskey about the difference between his home state of Texas and his new hometown, Petaluma. “Well, as much as I miss my family and friends in Texas,” he muses, “I often felt […]

coWORKer of the Month: Elena Brondolo

coWORKer of the Month: Elena Brondolo

  Elena Brondolo – Cross-Country Adventure   For Healthcare Management Professional   Written By coWORKer Linda Jay Elena Brondolo is a newbie from New York who landed in Petaluma – and at WORK — just three months ago.  Friendly, open, soft-spoken and good-humored, Elena and her partner Kyle had been living in New York City, […]

coWORKer of the Month: Nick Brown

coWORKer of the Month: Nick Brown

Nick Brown – About to Launch a Revolutionary Banking System for Developing Countries Written By coWORKer Linda Jay You’ve probably talked to Nick Brown at WORK – he’s the tall guy with a delightful sense of humor and a supposedly Scottish accent.  Perhaps you’re not aware, however, that he’s right on the cusp of launching […]

coWORKer of the Month: Emilie Thomas

coWORKer of the Month: Emilie Thomas

Emilie Thomas – Visionary/Inspirational Founder  Of a Unique Social Enterprise: Marin Spanish School      Written by coWORKer Linda Jay Emilie Thomas, who recently moved into her office-with-a-gorgeous-view at Uptown WORK, has quite a diverse background as an entrepreneur.  For 7 years, she has been a mentor/coach/creator of customized Spanish language programs offered through Marin […]

coWORKer of the Month: Andre Soileau

coWORKer of the Month: Andre Soileau

Written By coWORKer Linda Jay Andre Soileau is the owner of a fast-growing IT company, PRIME65, that offers advanced technology solutions in the areas of networks and communications – primarily to non-profits and K-12 educators.  Networking and wireless updates were recently implemented by PRIME65 at both the Uptown and Downtown offices of WORK. “Also, WORK […]

coWORKer of the Month: Paul Boettiger

coWORKer of the Month: Paul Boettiger

Written By coWORKer Linda Jay  Paul Boettiger is originally from Northampton, Massachusetts, but moved with his family when he was ten to Sebastopol, California.  “I grew up in a family of psychotherapists and artists and was most at home engaged in the arts and making things,” remarks Paul.  “I studied liberal arts at Simon’s Rock […]

coWORKer of the Month: Sherry Knazan

coWORKer of the Month: Sherry Knazan

Sherry Knazan – Accomplished, Versatile Educator Written by coWORKer Linda Jay CoWORKer Sherry Knazan has always been passionate about the profession of teaching. In July 1978, she and her then-husband moved to Petaluma from Philadelphia, where she had been teaching at the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.  Her interest in issues that involve hearing eventually […]

coWORKer of the Month: Rob Budny

coWORKer of the Month: Rob Budny

Written by coWORKer Linda Jay It would be safe to say that Rob Budny’s work life is consumed by his interest in gears, bearings, and wind turbines. He started working in the wind industry 13 years ago, for a wind turbine manufacturer, as a mechanical engineer.  In 2013, he started RBB Engineering, a consultancy, working […]

coWORKer of the Month: Stephanie Simon

coWORKer of the Month: Stephanie Simon

Written by coWORKer Linda Jay Talk about full-circle!  Back in 2010, current CoWORKer Stephanie Simon founded the Grade A Tutoring Center at 10 Fourth Street in Petaluma.  Stephanie wanted to create a place where students and families could connect with high-quality, credentialed tutors for one-on-one tutoring.  Eight tutors offered math, science, Spanish/French, SAT prep, reading, […]

coWORKer of the Month: Brian Kane

coWORKer of the Month: Brian Kane

Written by coWORKer Linda Jay Brian Kane is an artist, a designer, and an educator.  He and his wife Ann moved to Petaluma from Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the spring of 2017, when Ann started a job in food science here.  From 2012 – 2017, Brian taught interactive apparel, video, and industrial design at RISD, his […]