Desiree Jones

Assistant Office Manager
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Every team has a utility player, somebody who shines no matter what you throw at them. On our team, that’s Desiree. Among many other tasks, she corresponds with clients, manages our online presence, waters the office plants, and continually injects humor and upbeat energy into the proceedings to keep everyone’s morale high. 

Chances are, you’ll get to experience Desiree’s signature sparkle yourself. “If you call the office, there’s about a 77 percent chance you’ll speak with me first,” she explains. “If you visit the office in person, the odds are even higher!” A communications and drama major who specialized in costume design, Desiree fills her downtime with organizing her postcard collection, buying more books than she can read, and planning her next Halloween costume.

Meet the DSquared Team

Meg Haggerty

Co-Owner
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Maureen "Mo" Shaw

Chief Operating Officer
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Reed Haggerty

associate chief operating officer
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Darren Nicholas

General Manager, Benaroya Hall
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Kristin Beman

Director of Sales, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Chris Johnston

Executive Chef
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Carol Madaio

Office Manager
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Karna Leinbach

Staffing Coordinator, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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RYAN SCHILLER

operations manager, benaroya hall
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Adam Reece

Executive Sous Chef
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Kevin Ledbetter

House Manager
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Jack Hilton

Beverage Logistics Coordinator, ACT Theatre concessions manager
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IVY GILLETTE

assistant operations manager, benaroya hall
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Natalie Soules

Catering and Events Manager, Benaroya Hall
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Stephanie Lau

Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Courtney Edwards

Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Emily Shiller

business development and Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Hanna Dillard

Catering and Events Manager, Melrose Market Studios
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Kimball Gainor

Catering and Events Manager, The Hall at Fauntleroy
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Michael Chase

Production Chef, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Brideen Baker

Pastry Chef
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Nick Weber

Sous Chef
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Kevin Kirsch

Sous Chef at Muse and David & Co
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Desiree Jones

Assistant Office Manager
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Sammi Yuen

Event Assistant, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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TAYLOR HUTSELL

event assistant, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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JENNIFER AMEZCUA

bookkeeper & HR assistant
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MARIANNE KREMPL

event & administrative assistant
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