Kathlene Buchanan, Founder & CEO
Kathlene Buchanan is Founder & CEO of Metro Offices, a serviced office firm she founded in 1989. Kathlene has been in the office business center industry since 1979, when she moved to Northern Virginia from Atlanta, GA. Prior to founding Metro Offices, she served as President of Commercial Office Management Corporation (COMCOR). Under her leadership, COMCOR expanded from five to 10 locations in the metropolitan area and one international site. Kathlene has twice been honored by the National Foundation for Women Business Owners and has been recognized by Bank of America and the Washington Business Journal as one of the Top 25 Women Business Owners in the Greater Washington, DC, area.
Bill Garnett, Chief Knowledge Officer
As a third-generation Washingtonian, Chief Knowledge Officer Bill Garnett has been fortunate to have spent his life living and working in the metropolitan area. His career included more than three decades in the technology sector, 15 of those years at software firms, first selling and then managing sales forces. Bill started a Customer Relationship Management practice in 1992 and received awards from manufacturers as the largest reseller in 2000 and 2001. He sold his practice in 2005 and, since then, has concentrated his efforts on developing successful products and programs for Metro Offices, with a focus on customer delight.
Elizabeth Langley, VP, Technology & Federal Operations
Elizabeth Langley joined Metro Offices as Director of Operations in April 2002, bringing extensive management experience in the serviced office industry.
Korie Bedsole, VP Operations
Korie Bedsole, VP Operations, has been with Metro Offices since 1998. She is responsible for sustaining and improving general center operations. She oversees three downtown DC locations as well as one in Chevy Chase, MD, currently focusing on One Metro Center, our location at 700 12th Street, NW. Korie’s 12 years of experience and dedication to our clients and staff make her an invaluable asset to our company.
Kelly Bedsole, VP of Sales & Marketing
Kelly Bedsole is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Metro Offices. She has been with the company since 1996 and has achieved great success in sales and marketing. She is responsible for the overall occupancy of the company, generating new leads and works very closely with the brokerage community. Kelly is a member of the Executive Committee which oversees the website development and design as well as all new technology initiatives being marketed by Metro Offices.
Lee Mulkowsky, Regional Manager DC & Maryland
Benjamin Simpson, Regional Manager Virginia