Liz Dunn | Owner


Liz Dunn is a Seattle-based developer of mixed-use neighborhood projects; she specializes in the creative reuse of existing structures as well as insertion of new buildings in the gaps in our urban fabric. She has a life-long love affair with cities and believes in the power of design to improve our daily experience of living. She works to create meaningful and memorable places – ones where tenants can cultivate their unique talents while enhancing the experience of living, working and playing in the city for the rest of us.


Jay Kuehner | Bar Director


Jay Kuehner is an international visual arts critic and freelance writer based in Seattle, where he also works as a bar director, consultant, and ambassador for spirits brands such as pisco, mezcal, and cachaca. He hosts events inspired by site-specific culture, from Mexico City to Marfa, Texas, Basque country to old Ballard. Come raise a glass!


Holly Merrill | Managing Director


Holly has dedicated her life to helping people. She’s spent her professional life mastering Mandarin Chinese and classical piano performance, working in International trade, Design, Community Advocacy, Education, and Non Profit administration.  She has worked closely with refugees, ESL students, The Seattle Public Library as a volunteer for Homework Help, and serves on the Board for Planned Parenthood Votes of the Northwest and Hawaii. When Holly is not working at The Cloud Room, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs at her ranch in Central Washington, cooking, riding her bike and practicing yoga. 


Whitney Borden | Director of Marketing and Events

As Director of Marketing and Events, Whitney Dale Borden strives to tell the stories of Cloud Room members and Chophouse Row and create memorable events that bring the community together. Whitney has experience producing large-scale events in the corporate sector,   project management, and leading teams on projects in design, photo/video, and digital. 

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Brittaney Bunjong | Community Manager

Brittaney Bunjong is a Community Manager at the Cloud Room, working closely with membership and social media marketing. She is a graduate from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's Degree in Media and Communications. During her free time Brittaney enjoys cooking and working on her food blog and podcast series which will focus on life experiences of individuals.

Noe Banuelos | Bartender

Noe Banuelos immerses himself in the world of the visually and delectable culinary arts; a passion and skill which has been passed unto him through his family for generations. He strives to deliver organic and healthy alternatives without sacrificing flavor in his culinary endeavors . His balanced and simplistic cocktails and his quirky can-do attitude—not to mention his lovable pup Montana which frequents the Cloud Room— you will have a night to remember.


Michael Hebb | Creative Director


Michael Hebb is the founder of, and is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Washington. Since 1997, Michael has been staging invitation-only salons and dinners where guests from multiple disciplines and various backgrounds focus on specific themes or ideas. He believes that the dinner table is one of the most effective, yet overlooked, vehicles for changing the world.

Stephanie Gailing | Resident Astrologer


As a wellness advisor, Stephanie Gailing weaves together astrological insights, flower essence therapy, dreamwork, and compassion-based coaching. Author of Planetary Apothecary, Stephanie counsels clients, teaches workshops, writes about holistic well-being, and crafts custom-designed floral elixirs. Stephanie is the Astrologer-in-Residence at the Cloud Room.

Colton Dixon Winger & Christine Tran | Wardrobe Specialists in Residence 

Christine Tran and Colton Dixon Winger are the co-founders of cuniform, a sliding scale personal styling agency, committed to accessibility and more responsible shopping habits.  

After a combined 20+ years in the fashion industry, they decided to launch their own agency to change the standard conversation around clothing, from one driven around trends, to one focused on the impact that fast and slow fashion has on the planet.  They do this by helping clients build beautiful, effortless, ethical wardrobes that work for their individual lifestyle and express their individual voice, all without viewing budgets as a barrier.

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