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Michele KirkPatrick on Being Brickyard’s Community Manager

Sajid Islam interviewed Michele KirkPatrick, the Community Manager of Brickyard on June 6, 2018. [caption id="attachment_2309" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo by: Benjamin Burgess (kstreetphotographydc.com)[/caption] Transition to Community Manager With a husband in the military, Michele was working 65 hours a week with the constant conflict of having to choose between family or career.  Her husband got an amazing opportunity in Alabama and went for a year. During that time, Michele was on the search for a job that could provide her…

Ann Orem at Brickyard
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FOUNDER’S CORNER: Ann Orem talks about Brickyard

Brickyard is a coworking space in Ashbourne, VA which is one of the suburbs in Washington DC. Ann Orem, founder of Brickyard, began working on it eighteen months ago, and her prior experience in commercial real estate development helped her develop the space. She began her research on the marketplace to determine whether a traditional coworking space would survive in the suburbs and soon realized there was a ‘gaping hole’ in the market for local entrepreneurs, tech startups, and small…