Seattle Staff

Kurt

Kurt

The Big Boss

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

Aaron

Aaron

Director of Operations

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

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

Jonathan

Jonathan

Seattle Retail

Jonathan’s love of retail merchandising has given the Seattle store a fun makeover filled with crazy vignettes and funky displays.

Kara

Kara

Seattle Retail

Kara is almost a tongue twister- She live in Tacoma, is from Texas, and collects tin toys.

Diana

Diana

The Lighting Lady

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

Whitney

Whitney

Seattle Retail

Whitey speaks 5 languages and is currently learning Japanese…enough said!

Paul

Paul

Acquisitions 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.

Kyarsten

Kyarsten

Salvage Crew Lead

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)

Jono

Jono

Salvage Crew

Jono has abandoned his previous tech life to get his hands dirty working on the Earthwise Salvage Crew!  He brings great jokes and a good attitude to the table!

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 😛

Phil

Phil

Tacoma Retail

Phil could possibly the most interesting person…the man was attacked by a mountain lion for pete sakes!

Amanda

Amanda

Tacoma Retail

Don’t let that sweet mid-western accent and love of a good joke fool you, Amanda is the resident sass master of Tacoma and will keep you on your toes.

Nikki

Nikki

Retail Gang

Nikki brings a ton of creativity to the Tacoma team!  Her eye for designing displays keeps the Tacoma shop funky and fresh!

Aberdeen Staff

Cat

Cat

Aberdeen Store Manager

Rumor has it that Cat can do an Irish step dance, we might have found our entertainment for the next staff BBQ 😉

Toby

Toby

Aberdeen Retail

Direct quote “Hi my name is Toby.  I collect roadkill.”

Nelson

Nelson

Nelson is a team player with a great attitude!  Never without a smile, you can always tell that he loves where he works.  We’re lucky to have him!

Maxwell

Maxwell

Retail Crew

Maxwell

Dog Crew

Bindi

Bindi

Dog Crew

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

Dog Crew

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

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.

Cliff

Cliff

Dog Crew

Even though Cliff is not the traditional black and white pup of Earthwise he has won a spot in our hearts