Karna Leinbach

Karna Leinbach

Staffing Coordinator, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Servers master our warm, attentive “guest first” approach under the nurturing tutelage of Karna, who hires, trains and schedules the members of our service team. “I enjoy mentoring and developing teams,” says Karna. “I love to give people opportunities and see them grow.” 

Karna earned a hospitality degree from Washington State University, but says her 25 years-plus in the industry—including 15 at San Francisco’s Marriott Marquis—have provided the best education. 

During her off hours, she enjoys spending time with her two kids, entertaining family and friends, and getting physical through yoga, swimming, running and skiing—which may explain how she stays so energetic.

Meet the DSquared Team

Meg Haggerty

Meg Haggerty

Co-Owner
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Reed Haggerty

Reed Haggerty

chief operating officer
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Darren Nicholas

Darren Nicholas

General Manager of Special Projects
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Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston

Corporate Executive Chef
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Carol Madaio

Carol Madaio

Office Manager
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RYAN SCHILLER

RYAN SCHILLER

general manager, benaroya hall
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Kevin Ledbetter

Kevin Ledbetter

House Manager
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Karna Leinbach

Karna Leinbach

Staffing Coordinator, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Clive Gomez

Clive Gomez

Executive Chef, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Ethan Miller

Ethan Miller

executive sous chef at benaroya hall
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Emily Shiller

Emily Shiller

business development and Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Stephanie Lau

Stephanie Lau

Senior Event Manager, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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Kimball Gainor

Kimball Gainor

lead event & venue manager, the hall at fauntleroy & melrose market studios
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Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet

event manager, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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IVY GILLETTE

IVY GILLETTE

operations manager, benaroya hall
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Sara Boop

Sara Boop

event producer, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Desiree Jones

Desiree Jones

marketing communications specialist
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Nick Weber

Nick Weber

Sous Chef
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Angel Alfonso

Angel Alfonso

sous chef, tuxedos and tennis shoes
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Kevin Kirsch

Kevin Kirsch

Sous Chef at Muse and David & Co
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Brideen Baker

Brideen Baker

Pastry Chef
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Michael Chase

Michael Chase

Production Chef, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes
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