Seattle Staff

Kurt

Kurt

The Big Boss

The Worktrauskas aka the man behind why we all work so hard

Aaron

Aaron

Director of Salvage Operations

Our fearless leader braves the Tacoma to Seattle commute daily to help salvage, merchandise, and keep us on track.

Lacy

Lacy

Sales, Marketing, and Outreach

Ugly furniture and Lacy go hand in hand because outside of Earthwise she enjoys reupholstering and saving them.

Alison

Alison

Office Manager Extraordinaire

Alison claims she only works here because we allow dogs to come to work.

Nate

Nate

Seattle Store Manage

When Nate isn’t working on home improvement projects, he enjoys welding cute little octopuses from salvaged materials that live on the store counter

Jaymie

Jaymie

Seattle Retail

Jaymie does a little bit of everything when it comes to the arts.  She designs and builds sets, is a photographer, a musician, an artist, and dabbles in taxidermy.

Diana

Diana

The Lighting Lady

Diana has been lighting the dark spaces of your homes and our hearts for 11 years!

Scott

Scott

Seattle Retail

Scott grew up in Rochester NY, went to school in Florida where he survived 2 hurricanes, and ended up in Seattle.

Marielle

Marielle

Seattle Retail

When not a processing machine at Earthwise, Marielle can be found enjoying the garden or in the printmaking studio!

Ash

Ash

Seattle Retail

Ash is heading to school this fall for wood working and cabinet making so she can continue building amazing items that brings her happiness!

Paul

Paul

Seattle Retail

Threw his corporate desk job out the window in favor of getting down and dirty in the world of salvage.  He can be found in the shop or salvaging an old house.

Amy

Amy

Seattle Acquisitions

Don’t let Amy’s small stature and sweet southern accent fool you, before she worked with Earthwise she was in the in Army!

Will

Will

Seattle Salvage Crew Lead-

When Will is not tenderly salvaging homes he is a semi-professional MMA fighter

Chopper

Chopper

Salvage Crew

This Seattle area native has worked every type of job from being in the military to bartending popular bars in capitol hill.

Tacoma Staff

Dave

Dave

Tacoma Store Manager

Proof customers make the best employees.  Dave actually applied to both SecondUse and Earthwise at the same time- sorry SecondUse, we called him back first 😛

Chad

Chad

Tacoma Assistant Manager

If Earthwise had a band, Chad would be the drummer.

Elsa

Elsa

Tacoma Retail

In the Earthwise world of dog people Elsa is our token crazy cat lady

Kyarsten

Kyarsten

Tacoma Retail

Don’t be surprised if you see cute little woodland creatures following her around the yard, Kyarsten knows every word to every Disney song (and sings them while working)

Bryan

Bryan

Tacoma Retail

When he’s not teaching students about art and sculpture, he’s dropping knowledge bombs about lumber, furniture repair, and design eras.

Matt

Matt

Tacoma Salvage

A true salvage extraordinaire! Matt comes from a long line of salvaging old homes for reusable materials.

Dog Crew

Bindi

Bindi

Bindi will be your personal shopper and gently carries cabinet hardware and plumbing parts to customers around the store…even if you don’t want it.

Clyde

Clyde

Don’t let his cold demeanor fool you! This pup LOVES to get loved on, he just makes you work for it.

Ruby

Ruby

This bundle of energy can be seen running around the store happily greeting customers.

Ukiah

Ukiah

Ukiah is the newest addition to our doggy EW crew.  She works hard along side her dad as they process, put away materials, and help customers.

Archie

Archie

Dog Crew

Like a true little brother, Archie is Clyde’s mini me and will follow Clyde around for hours happily trying to play.