Stephanie Aschmann Spires, owner of Stephanie Spires Strategies, LLC, and Fayette County Public Education School Board Chairwoman is serving as Interim Director of the Plantory. Stephanie specializes in working with organizations in transition and is facilitating the Plantory's strategic planning process. Stephanie is the mom of three spirited girls and has fostered many other children in the community. When she isn't working or advocating for children and families, she enjoys reading, traveling, and playing tennis.
Interim Executive Director
Shawn is our tour specialist focusing on strengthening our coworking programming. Shawn's fortes are group meals, relationship-building, and sharing our story.
AmeriCorps VISTA Coordinator
Raaziq is passionate about each and every person being their authentic selves and coming together in community. Raaziq works closely with members and folks who are interested in getting involved with The Plantory to ensure that everyone feels welcome in the space. When he's not here, he's connecting with folks in the Lexington community!
AmeriCorps VISTA Member
Rashad is The Plantory's Americorps VISTA Leader. He serves as a mentor for those who are part of the Americorps VISTA cohort. Rashad is a Berea College graduate, with a background in communications and socioeconomics. Rashad looks forward to aiding the experiences of each VISTA in a way that compliments each of their individual projects.