WHO ARE WE?
tPC provides an atmosphere where talented people will feel comfortable working or relaxing, collaborating or working alone, focusing or letting the mind wander. We have worked to bring in a diverse membership base from a variety of disciplines. Current members draw from myriad backgrounds and life experiences. Many of our members have relocated to Seattle from around the world, including Cuba, Italy, China, Quebec, New Zealand, England, New York, Ohio, Colorado, Alaska, Minnesota, and Texas. The space is home to entrepreneurs, artists, small business owners, consultants, freelancers, remote workers, students and small teams. Industries represented include:
- UX/UI design
- Graphic design
- Digital and fine arts
- B2B and B2C web applications
- Information Technology
- PR and marketing
- Computer engineering
- Agriculture & forestry
- Lumber and plywood distribution
MEET THE FOUNDERS
Audrey and Chris are a husband and wife team based in Seattle, Washington. As their garage wood shop grew from a lone miter saw to a more robust and slightly cramped collection of hand and power tools, so did their passion for designing and building.
In their previous careers and as entrepreneurs, they each experienced a variety of office settings. After logging work hours in a home office, coffee shops, and various shared spaces, they became believers in the value of communal work environments. In a time when more professionals are able to dictate their work settings and schedules, they remain dedicated to the idea that human interaction, atmosphere, and community engagement foster creativity and productivity.
The Pioneer Collective was born from a desire to design an inspiring space and community for people who share these views!
MEET THE COMMUNITY MANAGER
From retreat leader, to educator, to event manager -- the through-line that holds Rachelle’s work together has been “holding space” for community. Before coming to tPC, she hosted an online community for her life coaching clients and ran events that were as personal as weddings, or as public as a city-wide food drive. After working at another coworking space, she fell in love with the emerging industry. Committed to coworking, she helps tPC track all the little details that make the space hum.
Outside the office, you can find Rachelle remodeling her empty nest, and working on her second soulcare book -- a collection of essays around the theme “be who you needed when you were younger.” She’s also a lifelong advocate for our neighbors without homes and volunteers with Facing Homelessness and Welcoming Wallingford.
Lindsey is a freelance photographer turned coworker extraordinaire. Before moving her photography business, Lindsey Miller Photo, to the west coast, she operated out of coworking spots in Dallas and New York City. Her experience with a variety of coworking spaces gives her unique insight about both what a space can provide its members, and what members can bring to a space. Lindsey implements that knowledge every day in her role as Community Manager, helping to make the Pioneer Collective a welcoming, productive, and inspiring environment.
Outside of the office, you can find Lindsey watching, reading, or playing anything sci-fi related. She also uses her photo talents as a volunteer mentor with the Seattle nonprofit Youth in Focus.