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...
Rachel Schindler

Rachel Schindler

Originally from the Bay Area, Rachel moved to Seattle after graduating from Brown University. She gets bored easily and loves to multi-task so has had a few different careers. Her first jobs were in the tech world but as time went on, she knew she needed some change....
Angelisa Paladin

Angelisa Paladin

Angelisa Paladin is a pediatric radiologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and volunteers as the medical director at the Seattle King County Clinic. She is a mother of 2 wonderful and adventurous children who attend Mercer Island Middle School. Her current interests...
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...
Amanda Helm

Amanda Helm

Amanda was born and raised in Michigan, where she attended the University of Michigan and received her Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Marketing and Organizational Behavior. After graduation, she headed to New York City and began her 15-year...
Lara Deits

Lara Deits

Lara Deits grew up in Hoquiam, WA and lived in Seattle for 15 years before moving to Bainbridge Island in 2017. Lara has a B.A. in Political Science from Seattle University. Lara began her career at Quellos Group, an alternatives investment management business, which...
Lisa Lopez-Hellemons

Lisa Lopez-Hellemons

Lisa Lopez-Hellemons was born and raised in El Centro, California, a rural agricultural community 115 miles east of San Diego. Inspired by her studies in globalization at the University of California San Diego, she set out to further her “global education,” and has...
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...