Meet Our Team

Jessica Kearney
Community Manager

Jessica is here to see that you’ve got everything you need to be comfortable and productive quickly. She’s a tech-savvy environmental activist and former tree-sitter, a talented baker and cake decorator, an inquisitive investigator and a friendly, smart, interesting person to help make this professional and comfortable office space work for you.

Jay Smith
I.T. Manager

Jay keeps the tech world of The Satellite humming, from broadband to data networks to cloud infrastructure to videoconferences and VoIP phones. Raised in Chicago, he started a small computer company years ago, learning on the job. He’s run IT for motorhome dealerships and dabbled in the logging industry. Have you seen some of the gorgeous woodwork at The Satellite Santa Monica from his milling efforts?

Ender
Office Dog

We are a dog-friendly office space and Ender is our resident office dog. Having a tough day at work? Not only do office dogs help with productivity, they help relieve stress in the workplace. We encourage all of our members to bring their dogs, as long as your dog gets along with other people and dogs, we love to have them roam the office. Our members keep their office doors open to invite the occasional pop-in visit.

Ken Meshke
Director of Facilities

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

Barbar Sprenger
Chief Executive Officer

Barbara has 23 years experience in starting, managing & growing profitable companies. She founded an engineering & manufacturing company, taking it international & selling the company to an Ohio-based multinational. She has a strong background in real estate investment & green building. Barbara holds a BA with highest honors in Economics & Master of Public Policy degree. Her passion is in building & supporting community.