The Big Boss
The Worktrauskas aka the man behind why we all work so hard
Director of Salvage Operations
Our fearless leader braves the Tacoma to Seattle commute daily to help salvage, merchandise, and keep us on track.
Sales, Marketing, and Outreach
Ugly furniture and Lacy go hand in hand because outside of Earthwise she enjoys reupholstering and saving them.
Office Manager Extraordinaire
Alison claims she only works here because we allow dogs to come to work.
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
Seattle Assistant Manager
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.
The Lighting Lady
Diana has been lighting the dark spaces of your homes and our hearts for 11 years!
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.
Don’t let Amy’s small stature and sweet southern accent fool you, before she worked with Earthwise she was in the in Army!
Salvage Crew Lead
A true salvage extraordinaire! Matt comes from a long line of salvaging old homes for reusable materials.
Scott grew up in Rochester NY, went to school in Florida where he survived 2 hurricanes, and ended up in Seattle.
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 😛
Tacoma Assistant Manager
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)
If Earthwise had a band, Chad would be the drummer.
In the Earthwise world of dog people Elsa is our token crazy cat lady
When he’s not teaching students about art and sculpture, he’s dropping knowledge bombs about lumber, furniture repair, and design eras.
Aberdeen Store Manager
When he’s not working at Earthwise Mal is making the world a better place with volunteer work at the local animal shelter, doing trail maintenance, and peace corp.
Aberdeen Assistant Manager
Casey loves to be outdoors, hiking, and hunting for Sasquatch.
Rumor has it that Cat can do an Irish step dance, we might have found our entertainment for the next staff BBQ 😉
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.
Don’t let his cold demeanor fool you! This pup LOVES to get loved on, he just makes you work for it.
Like a true little brother, Archie is Clyde’s mini me and will follow Clyde around for hours happily trying to play.
Ukiah works hard along side her dad as they process, put away materials, and help customers.
Cliff is one of the friendliest faces you will find in the Tacoma store and even though he is not the traditional black and white pup of Earthwise he has won a spot in our hearts anyway