IVY GILLETTE

assistant operations manager, benaroya hall
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Ivy keeps our Benaroya Hall deck stacked. She schedules and supervises our staff and orders inventory, which she then sets up and takes down before and after shifts. She’s been our go-to-gal at Benaroya since 2016 and, despite her formal training in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, she claims there is nothing like on-the-job training, citing the mentorship of Darren and Ryan.

Ivy’s favorite part of her job is making genuine connections by “having conversations and learning about our guests and their stories.” Her talent for making others feel comfortable also explains how she earned our company award for Leadership in 2017. In her off-hours, Ivy sticks to a seasonal regiment of cozy nights knitting inside in winter and long summer days spent fishing.

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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Kevin Ledbetter

House Manager
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Jack Hilton

Beverage Logistics Coordinator, ACT Theatre concessions manager
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Ethan Miller

executive sous chef at benaroya hall
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Emily Shiller

business development and Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Kimball Gainor

Lead Event & Venue Manager, The Hall at Fauntleroy & melrose market studios
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Stephanie Lau

Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Melissa Sweet

event manager, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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IVY GILLETTE

assistant operations manager, benaroya hall
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TAYLOR HUTSELL

event producer, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Sara Boop

event producer, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Julia Severance

event producer
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Desiree Jones

marketing communications specialist
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Nick Weber

Sous Chef
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Angel Alfonso

sous chef, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Kevin Kirsch

Sous Chef at Muse and David & Co
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Brideen Baker

Pastry Chef
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Michael Chase

Production Chef, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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MARIANNE KREMPL

event & administrative assistant
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Renee Sinclair

bookkeeper assistant
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