As a former professional ballet and modern dancer, Grace's career began with the very fortunate experience of doing work that she loved and was passionate about.
As her career evolved from dancer to mother to marketer to founder of a women's collaborative work lab, she has always been committed to the mission of inspiring women to pursue those things that instill creativity, passion, and purpose.
Julie Carlucci, VP of Strategy & Operations
Bringing over 15 years of general management experience, Julie has held executive marketing positions for Fortune 100 consumer package goods companies after graduating from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. She specializes in new product development in both domestic and international markets and has worked in venture-funded as well as non-profit startups.
Anne LaFollette, Director of Membership Engagement
After 30+ years climbing the corporate ladder and achieving "success" at the executive level at international retailers including Esprit, Gap and Old Navy, I decided it was time to be true to myself and pursue my creative side. I now draw, paint, and explore mixed media and photography. Check out my work at www.annelafolletteart.com.
Sydney Hafen, Social Media & Marketing Manager
After majoring in Strategic Communications and Public Relations from Southern Methodist University, Sydney moved back home to the Bay Area where she works on social media and marketing for The Hivery, and models on the side. If you ever need vegan recipes, beauty product recommendations, or social media tips, come see her!
Kim Thompson Steel, Community Concierge & Media Artist
After telling stories as a character animator on award winning visual effects films and commercials for many years, Kim continues to create visual narratives through her natural light photography and video work.
Lisa Joss, Community Concierge
I love to paint watercolor portraits. Right now I'm photographing and painting all the women in my life who have touched me with some form of wisdom or guidance.
Thais Derich, Writer's Circle Leader
I’m a writer, writing coach, activist for women's health, and the author of "Second Chance: A Mother's Quest for a Natural Birth After a Cesarean" (She Writes Press, 2017). I’m helping our wider community use The Hivery's beautiful space for their meetings and events through The Hivery's Venue Rental offering. And, I am nurturing The Hivery's talented community of writers as the Writing Program Coordinator.
Jen Baxter, Community Concierge
When I’m not helping at The Hivery I’m creating online content to help my clients with social media marketing. Its’s a natural fit that I love iPhone photography and teach classes to help you use the camera that’s always with you.
Sheryl Ott, Community Concierge
When I’m not helping at The Hivery, I’m working to develop Dare to Detour, an outdoor adventure retreat for women who are looking for something more and are ready to step off their current path to find it.
Marti Rule, Community Concierge
When I’m not helping out at The Hivery, I am a veteran retail executive who leveraged her design and merchandising talents to launch her own jewelry, accessory, and home decor business.
Bonnie Dahn, Community Concierge
When I'm not helping at The Hivery, I'm often pursuing my passion for creating a healthy lifestyle for myself and my family. As a recovering entrepreneur, I also consult on brand, e-commerce, and merchandising.
Rachel Schneider, Community Concierge
When I'm not helping out at The Hivery, I'm exploring a few passion projects! Most recently, I was running a small project management company and then worked in the nonprofit sector. In my free time, I love walking around San Francisco parks and beaches with my dog, Finn!