Dedicated to Service


Commitment

We are 100% committed to providing a safe and professional environment while delivering exemplary customer service.

Passion

Our desire to provide exceptional service runs deep – that’s what allows us to support businesses of any size with energy and enthusiasm.

Partnership

While sharing our knowledge and experience, we listen to understand your business and specific needs.

Teamwork

We are united with you as we share a common goal of success. As part of your team, we will do whatever it takes to get there.

Our Leadership


Kathlene Buchanan

Founder & CEO

Kathlene is known for breaking down barriers and carving out her own path to success with tenacity and purpose.  She founded Metro Offices, one of the largest women-owned flexible workspace providers in the U.S. more than 30 years ago. She has never stopped striving for excellence as evidenced by her many industry awards.

You could describe Kathlene as a passionate entrepreneur who loves supporting other entrepreneurs.  She is a woman of conviction, charitable, a proud grandmother, and a mentor to her team.

Elizabeth Langley

Vice President of Technology

Elizabeth joined the Metro team in 2002, overseeing the technology and operations of each business center.  A project manager at heart, she thrives on the implementation of new products and services and the selection and development of new systems. She chose Metro because of the personal touch every employee and client receives.

Those who know Elizabeth would say her personal time is focused on her husband and two sons, traveling, yoga, the outdoors, cheering at her sons’ many sports events, the occasional adrenaline rush, and keeping an active social calendar.

Korie Bedsole

Vice President of Operations

A senior advisor to the CEO, Korie plays a vital role in our strategic decisions, applying over 20 years of past experience to help develop Metro Offices’ blueprint for the future. As VP of Operations Korie interviews and handpicks every Metro Offices team member to not only best support our clients, but to complement one another and to represent both our professional character and diverse culture. She further manages the Training and Operational Processes that empower the team to deliver a superior Client Experience. 

In her free time, you will likely find Korie with her family, walking their dog on local trails or spending time on Lake Anna.

Lee Mulkowsky

Managing Director

A Senior Advisor to the CEO and Operations Manager, Lee oversees all sales & marketing processes, renovations, designs, and new constructions, helping us to ensure that Metro Offices delivers the safe and professional environment we confidently project. A member of the team since 2003 he has experience working with every department and prides himself on striving toward their ever-streamlined synchronicity.

Born in raised in the DMV, Lee enjoys spending time outside, especially fishing the local lakes.

Benjamin Simpson

Managing Director

Ben began working in frontline service management during college and today helps guide the company with his extensive background by implementing ways to exceed customer expectations throughout their experience with us.  During his fifteen years with the company, he has enjoyed many aspects of the coworking industry, but his favorite has been working with such a diverse and talented client base.

You could describe Ben as an avid traveler who enjoys experiencing different cultures.  He relishes time at the beach and beams when he is able to beat his identical twin at ping pong.

Alexis Babiarz

Digital Strategist

Alexis started her career with Metro Offices in 2014 and quickly found her passion for design.  A detail-orientated, relentless problem-solver whose clarity of vision brings our branding and development projects to life.

You could call Alexis a true thalassophile, who loves surfing and spending her free time on the shore.  A podcast enthusiast, lover of music, and traveler, who’s still searching for the perfect pizza pie.

Terry Gallaro

Accounting and Contracting Officer

Terry joined Metro Offices in 2005 in the role of Accounting Manager and oversees the Accounts Payable & Receivables.  Her industry expertise includes vendor relations and contracting.   She offers over 30 years of Accounting & Finance.

Terry is known for her love of Christmas (year-round) and has a passion for Crafting & home decorating.

Dawn Eisert

Controller

Dawn is an accomplished financial executive with team building and management experience. She has diverse professional knowledge and in-depth analytical skills. She leads the company’s financial reporting, planning and budgeting, accounting, and related internal controls functions.

You could describe Dawn as a devoted alumna from The Pennsylvania State University who loves visiting the beach when she isn’t crunching numbers.

Meet The Team


IVY P.

DUPONT CIRCLE

AREA COORDINATOR

DESTINY G.

DUPONT CIRCLE

CENTER COORDINATOR

JONAS O.

DUPONT CIRCLE

CENTER MANAGER

CARL O.

MIDTOWN

CENTER MANAGER

SULEMA R.

MIDTOWN

CENTER COORDINATOR

JENNIFER S.

METRO CENTER

CENTER MANAGER

ERIC D.

METRO CENTER

CENTER COORDINATOR

ISOLDA G.

CHEVY CHASE

CENTER MANAGER

ANNA P.

CHEVY CHASE

CENTER COORDINATOR

TERRA V.

ARLINGTON

CENTER MANAGER

DOMINIQUE G.

ARLINGTON

CENTER COORDINATOR

ANNALIESE R.

DULLES

CENTER MANAGER

MAKAYLA H.

DULLES

CENTER COORDINATOR

DANIEL K.

FAIRFAX

AREA COORDINATOR

AMY S.

FAIRFAX

CENTER MANAGER

TJ F.

FAIRFAX

CENTER COORDINATOR

JANELLE C.

RESTON

CENTER MANAGER

INDIA W.

RESTON

CENTER COORDINATOR

Lincoln V.

TYSONS

AREA COORDINATOR

JULIA Z.

TYSONS

CENTER MANAGER

MELAREVE B.

TYSONS

CENTER COORDINATOR

CHRISTINA C.

MEMBER SUPPORT

TIFFANY T.

MEMBER SUPPORT

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