Jerome is the founder and a still-practicing licensed architect. As an early pioneer of coworking, Jerome co-founded LExC
, a League of Extraordinary Coworking (the first national network of coworking spaces); COSHARE
(the first national association of shared spaces); and the TBD-name
first organization of coworking providers in LA. Jerome honed his design skills at Clive Wilkinson Architects (CWA), known worldwide for the office headquarters of Google
, Chiat/Day and Mother Advertising
. Prior to CWA, Jerome was a designer at SFJones Architects
, which has designed renowned restaurants such as Spago Beverly Hills
, Nobu Malibu
, and Lucky Strike Bowl
. Jerome holds a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University
; Master of Engineering and Bachelors of Science degrees from Cornell University
. He instilled some right-brain training and a little more left-brain to develop BLANKSPACES
. With each project for BLANKSPACES and for private clients, Jerome iterates and improves the various elements that constitute the BLANKSPACES
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Emmy has been with BLANKSPACES since September 2011, serving as the accounts manager and operational support for all of our locations. When not at BLANKSPACES, Emmy writes Young Adult novels. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Olivet Nazarene University, and several years of stage management experience garnered from Kansas City’s community theatre industry. In her free time, Emmy enjoys brunching and the theatre.
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Gabby is originally from New Jersey, but she’s lived both in Florida and Texas before moving to SoCal. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and became an elementary school teacher thereafter, where she honed her communication and critical thinking skills. Gabby is an outdoor activities enthusiast who visits Runyon Canyon as often as possible. She enjoys all types of music and plays the guitar as well. Gabby is an extrovert who loves intellectual conversation and meeting new people. She loves working at BLANKSPACES because she is surrounded by inspiring people who work hard and support one another in reaching their goals.
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Ethan leads the community at our Downtown location, assuring that everyone is happy and no one is left behind. Having experience in entrepreneurial, corporate and coworking environments, he has a broad understanding of office life and ways to make it a comfortable, but professional environment for everyone. When he can escape from the computer, Ethan enjoys art, adventures and anything outdoors. Though young, he does not shy away from challenges, but takes them head on.
Facility Supervisor – Pasadena
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Liz has worked for BLANKSPACES since September of 2017. She’s a Pasadena native, and loves now being a part of the up-and-coming coworking culture and innovation scene that the city is quickly becoming known for. Right now she’s working on earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Her bicycle is her vehicle of choice and weekend hiking adventures are her favorite end-of-week activity. She’s also great for pointing out the best vegan food and bars nearby!
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Elizabeth (aka Eliz) is BLANKSPACES’ longest-serving team member, having joined in March 2011. Since then, she’s always helped out in some capacity from behind-the-scenes communication projects to filling in at the front desk. She currently works at the Downtown LA Virtual Office location and manages the company’s newsletter, calendars, displays, and back-end CRM. She has a bachelor’s in journalism, master’s in specialized arts journalism, and has almost completed a master’s in communication management, all from the University of Southern California. Eliz is a co-host of Sequel Rights podcast
and a competitive Disney enthusiast, having grown up just a few minutes from Disneyland in Placentia, California.
Front Desk Coordinator
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Ciara is a Los Angeles native, having been born and raised in the Venice/Culver City area. She is an avid sports lover who has tried everything from dance to softball and even dabbled in surfing. She has her Bachelor’s in English and Journalism from Loyola Marymount University. During her spare time she likes to crunch brunch, read or hang out with her Labrador Retriever, Charlie.
Front Desk Coordinator
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Sandy has been at BLANKSPACES since November of 2018. She is originally from New Jersey, but had been living in Seattle for the past 16 years before making the move to Los Angeles with her husband and pitbull mix. During her time in Seattle, she ran her own waxing/sugaring spa for 8 years. When she’s not working, Sandy likes to make a lot of noise with her bass in her band.