Kelly DeBruyne

Kelly DeBruyne

Kelly is a native of Rockford, Illinois (home of Cheap Trick!) and graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Shortly thereafter she moved to Portland, OR and then on to Seattle, WA. She worked as an Art Director in the graphic design...
Karla Rimmer

Karla Rimmer

Karla Rimmer is a Washington native, raised in Eastern Washington. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University, and has spent the intervening years in New York, North Carolina and Connecticut, along with two previous stints in Seattle. After a career working as a...
Sharon Perez

Sharon Perez

Sharon grew up in Corvallis, Oregon and moved north to Salem, then Portland. After a four-year detour to Columbus, Ohio, Sharon, her husband and two sons moved back to the NW and have been Mercer Islanders for the last seven years. Sharon has a BA in history and an...
Julie Lamb

Julie Lamb

Julie Lamb, MD is a fertility specialist at Pacific NW Fertility. She completed medical school at Northwestern University after serving as a Fulbright Scholar in Zimbabwe. She completed her residency in ObGYN at the UW in Seattle, and did her fellowship in...
Melike Alpay

Melike Alpay

Melike Alpay was born in Berlin, Germany, and grew up in Istanbul, Turkey. Melike has an undergraduate degree from Istanbul University School of Law, holds an LL.M. degree from University of London, and has over 10 years of professional experience both in London and...
Erin Azose

Erin Azose

Erin Azose was born and raised in the Seattle area. Erin currently lives on Mercer Island with her husband & two girls, Emily and Rachel. She attended the Art Institute of Seattle where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. While at the Art...
Courtney Cohen

Courtney Cohen

Courtney Cohen was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington and, except for one year where she returned to Las Vegas to work at the Bellagio Hotel, has lived in Seattle ever since. After receiving her BA in...
Christy Shiers

Christy Shiers

Christy currently lives on the south end of Mercer Island with her husband Brian, and sons, Quintin and Zane. She moved to the Seattle area in 1992 after living in various locations throughout the country as the daughter of an NFL coach. After attending University of...
Maura Velamoor

Maura Velamoor

Maura grew up in Rhode Island and currently resides on Mercer Island. After graduating from Georgetown University, she served as a volunteer in Haiti. Upon her return to the U.S. she worked in a refugee resettlement in New York City. She graduated from law school at...
Julia Hokanson

Julia Hokanson

Julia likes to say she’s “almost native” to Washington state: although she was born in Missouri – she was in Washington by age 1. With a passion for public outreach and government relations, Julia graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in...