Behind the Scenes

Our team is dedicated to providing a warm, welcoming, and productive environment for all our members. Meet the heart behind The Satellite Centers.

Barbara has 23 years experience in starting, managing & growing profitable companies. Her passion is in building & supporting community.

Barbara Sprenger

Chief Executive Officer

Logan’s experience has been in the world of academia: teaching and generally helping people navigate systems.

Logan Booth

Deskworks Software Support

When Maria moved to a smaller community while studying anthropology at UCSC, strengthening her core belief that community and environment play an important role in ones sense of joy and productivity.

Maria Payes

Felton Community Manager

Co-founder and successful entrepreneur with over 27 years experience in operations, engineering, manufacturing and sales and commercial real estate investment, development and construction.

Ken Meshke

Director of Facilities

With a background in publishing and information systems, Kathi enjoys learning technologies that help small business workflows.

Kathi Firth

Community Manager Support

Elana grew up developing her passion for dance and community, later transferring to UCSC for her degree in Anthropology. She loves the Santa Cruz area but also enjoys traveling and experiencing other cultures.

Elana Kline-Thompson

Santa Cruz Community Manager

A tech-savvy environmental activist and former tree-sitter, a talented baker and cake decorator, an inquisitive investigator and a friendly person to help make this professional and comfortable office space work for you.

Jessica Kearney

Community Manager Supervisor

In 1995 Suzi came upon the redwoods and she knew she was home. Suzi is hoping to bring her expertise in business along with her passion for community into the Satellite Los Gatos.

Suzi Downie

Los Gatos Community Manager

With a degree in Broadcast Journalism degree from HSU, Catherine has worked at multiple Radio and TV stations. She is from LA but calls Gilroy home and is excited about becoming more involved with the community.

Catherine Virgen

Gilroy Community Manager

Jay keeps the tech world of The Satellite humming, from broadband to data networks to cloud infrastructure to videoconferences and VoIP phones.

Jay Smith

IT Manager

Back in Sunnyvale, where she grew up, she hopes to share her local roots with those now pursuing their dreams in her hometown and bring the benefits of her business and travel background to all her neighbors.

Ann Mejia

Sunnnyvale Community Manager

We are a dog-friendly office space and Ender is our resident office dog. Not only do office dogs help with productivity, they help relieve stress in the workplace. We encourage all of our members to bring their well-behaved dogs.


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