About Us

About

History of Company

Accelerate Kitsap, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, serves the greater Kitsap Peninsula by providing business education – with a focus on small businesses, and local sustainability. Accelerate Kitsap collaborates with coworking businesses, economic development organizations, and local municipalities to support and deliver XLR8 programs and events. XLR8 started as a non-profit organization on September 1st, 2012.

Accelerate Kitsap (XLR8) is joining forces with OfficeXpats to deliver an insightful business workshop called [email protected], Starting in 2012, the Bainbridge coworking business OfficeXpats offered these ‘lunch-and-learn’ sessions with speakers on topics such as small business contracts, social media marketing, and hiring do’s and don’ts. With the help of non-profit organization Accelerate Kitsap (XLR8), [email protected] workshops are becoming regular (and free) business learning resources with the ultimate goal of holding them throughout Kitsap County.

Our Board of Directors

President

Jason Omens

President
Vice President

Rebecca Villareal

Vice President
Secretary

David Kragen

Secretary

Advisory Board

Principle

John Smith

Principle
Partner

Audi Farrar

Partner
Manager

Meggie Penn

Manager