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Join our Team – If you’re interested in working at Second Use, please send a resume and cover letter to seattle@seconduse.com

The staff at Second Use brings a sense of professionalism and creativity to every retail transaction and jobsite interaction. Our diverse backgrounds have helped build Second Use into one of the most successful and innovative salvage companies in the country.

Dirk Wassink

 Co-Owner/President 
 Once had a career in tribology

 

 Michael ArmMichael Armstrongstrong

 Co-Owner/Senior VP
 Has been a member of the salvage lifestyle since 1975 and he actually enjoys composting

 
Patrick Burningham

 Patrick Burningham

 Co-Owner/CFO
 Used to work for The Albery Theater in London, England
 

 

Anne Kohl

Customer Service & Front-End

Made sock monkeys for a living and didn't go to kindergarten on Fridays     because she'd go to estate sales with her mom

 

Brad Clagg

Brad Clagg

Salvage Services Lead
In 2006, quit everything to travel with his family in a VW camper for a year. He highly recommends it

 
 
Calyn Hostetler

 Calyn Hostetler

 General Manager
 Has climbed to the top of all the tall buildings in Portland

 
 
Cane Miranda

Cane Miranda

Salvage Services
Likes to be fed like a king
 

 

Chris Tincher

Store & Salvage Crew
Background in residential remodel services. Enjoys family, food, and outdoor adventures. Thrilled to be a part of the Second Use team.

 

Dave Lacey

Dave Lacey

Weekend Store Manager
Happy when he has a coffee, his cat, a good book and his hatchet all within reach

 

Luke Gentry

David Stone

Store Crew
Retired ghost writer

 
 
Elliot Nicolson

Elliot Nicolson

Store Crew
Midwestern roots, Niel Young tendencies

 
 
Flynn Bickley

Flynn Bickley

Operations Manager
Trained to be a long distance athlete

 
 
Greg Balducci

Greg Balducci

Store Crew
Has watched, enjoyed, and owns every season of Sanford and Sons

 
 
Kurt Soucek

Kurt Soucek

Store Crew/Know it All
Voted “Best Male Dancer,” twice 

 

 

Lawson Revan

Store Crew
Escaped from the ivory tower to do what he loves best-- work with his hands and keep perfectly useful things out of the landfill 

 
 
Luke Gentry

Lucas Schwarz

Store Crew
New and enthused

 
 
Luke Gentry

Luke Gentry

Customer Service Specialist
Upcycler, philosopher, monkey

 
 
Patrick Burningham

Manuel Mendoza

Store Crew
Lives by the motto, "If you ain't laughing, you're not livin'."

 
 
Mary Anne Carter

Mary Anne Carter

Outreach Coordinator
Enjoys people, places, and things, in that order.

 
 
Ricky

Ricky Munoz

Receiving Crew
Learned from his dog Buddy that people, as much as trees, come here to flourish in their second lives

 
 
Seth D’Ambrosia

Sheena McNeice

Receiving Crew
Graduated from WSU School of Engineering and Architecture and tends to collect things that hold other things

 
 
Taj Shade

Taj Schade

Weekend Cashier and Directions Giver
Taj Schade started verb ending in -ing at Second Use many plural noun ago. When she was younger she thought she may verb or possibly verb. Instead she decided to study topic at college so she could learn about noun.

Ted Siebert

Ted Siebert

Resident database and Mac geek
Controls all of our technical systems but refuses to get a cell phone (even an iPhone!)

 
Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson

Receiving/Buckstopper & Answer Guy
Used to be a teacher

 

 

Ted SiebertWes Isbell

Receiving Manager
Uses his power for good, not evil