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Meet the Gates Team

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Meet the Gatesters! This loving team of quirky creatives make our world go round.

We asked the team what are you surprisingly good at? Hover over to see what they had to say…

What am I surprisingly good at?

Lizard Origami

Linda Gates
Co-Founder

What am I surprisingly good at?

Thrift Store Hunting for Treasures

Kelley Lotosky
Partner

What am I surprisingly good at?

Listening

Casey Case
Partner

What am I surprisingly good at?

Wedding Planning

Chuck Gardella
Principal

What am I surprisingly good at?

The hit board game Clue

Gail Donaldson
Associate Principal

What am I surprisingly good at?

Building Things

Russel Case
Associate Principal

What am I surprisingly good at?

Crab-walking

Kimmy Chen
Associate Principal

What am I surprisingly good at?

Skiing

Ana Dominguez
Sr. Visual Communications Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Stand up jet-skiing

Jeff Bradshaw
Irrigation Consultant

What am I surprisingly good at?

Doing the splits

Erik Gellerman
Job Captain

What am I surprisingly good at?

Marksmanship

Melonie O’Sullivan
Senior Associate

What am I surprisingly good at?

Creating edible arrangements

Anh Truong
Job Captain

What am I surprisingly good at?

Downhill skiing backwards with no poles

Vanessa Lindores
SENIOR ASSOCIATE

What am I surprisingly good at?

Speaking Polish

Magda Myszka
Job Captain

What am I surprisingly good at?

Reading Hieroglyphics

Meredith Berry
Controller

What am I surprisingly good at?

3-dimensional chess

BJ Jesse
Executive Assistant

What am I surprisingly good at?

Roller Skating

Lee Eder
Principal

What am I surprisingly good at?

Photography

Nemo Gonzalez
Job Captain

What am I surprisingly good at?

Irony

Jingwen Guo
Job Captain

What am I surprisingly good at?

Fermenting Tea

Joanna Kowalska
Junior Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Getting a lot of sleep. Surprising since I’m a mom to a small child.

Janet Kiyoi
Job Captain

What am I surprisingly good at?

Dodging questions. Next…

Ben McDowell
Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Designing with Legos

Arek Medina
Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Cowboy Karaoke

Pia Gambardella
Accounting Assistant

What am I surprisingly good at?

Capoeira

Dhaynae Romero
Marketing Coordinator

What am I surprisingly good at?

Long-form Improv

Charles Byram
Junior Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Table Tennis

Michael Freitag
Junior Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Giving Nicknames

Lupe Monroy
Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Going the wrong direction on Bart.

Jonathan Su
Junior Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Carrying every last bag of groceries inside in one trip.

Dylan Buterbaugh
Junior Landscape Designer

What am I surprisingly good at?

Street Fighter 2 Turbo Edition.

Karla Millan
Administrative Coordinator

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