Chicago Team

  • Alissa

    Nickname:
    Random fact:

    I used to be a flight attendant and a teacher.

    When I’m not at COCO, you’ll find me:

    Trying to cover all of Chicago by foot or adding to my list of favorite deep dish joints in the city.

    Three words to describe me:

    Creative, adventurous, happy-go-lucky

    My favorite word:

    mood

    My favorite quote:

    “If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” Ronald Dahl

    My favorite Minneapolis neighborhood:

    *Chicago neighborhood* Wicker Park- It would take a lifetime to find all the hidden gems in this neighborhood.

    My favorite local bar/restaurant:

    Violet Hour

    The last song I played on my iPod/smartphone:

    High Rule- Touch

    How I describe my job at COCO:

    My job is all about being flexible, thinking on my toes, being creative, inspiring others, helping members build relationships, making everyone in the space feel successful, planting seeds for learning, and so much more.

    If I could have one superpower:

    The ability to apparate.

  • Alysha-Aubrey

    Nickname:
    AA or Aubs
    Random fact:

    I love to read and fly through about one book a week on average.

    When I’m not at COCO, you’ll find me:

    At a music venue soaking up the local bands. I have a bachelors in Music Business and love live music.

    Three words to describe me:

    Loyal, Observant, Curious

    My favorite word:

    Mellifluous

    My favorite quote:

    “The time has to be right and the heart willing” - Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides

    My favorite Minneapolis neighborhood:

    *Chicago neighborhood* Buena Park! Small and spunky and super close to the lake.

    My favorite local bar/restaurant:

    La Sirena Clandestina - amazing Brazilian food and cocktails to die for.

    The last song I played on my iPod/smartphone:

    Lady, You Shot Me - Har Mar Superstar

    How I describe my job at COCO:

    Forever changing! No two days are alike and that’s the best part. I am constantly stretching my comfort zone and working on new and exciting tasks.

    If I could have one superpower:

    Mind reading! I want to know all!