Platform is expanding

Our Wicker Park offices are now open. Inquire for availability.

What's in it for me?

Properly equipped office space where you and other professionals can get work done.  We offer a variety of environments for every work style and budget. Yes, we have coffee to power you through your day.

The neighborhood

Platform now offers work space in Ravenswood and Wicker Park. Stay tuned for the next location!

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Locations

ravenswood brown line el station

The neighborhood where it all began, and where our flagship office resides.

Unparalleled location amenities, multiple work space options, and a laid back neighborhood vibe.

Location Details
wicker park blue line el station

Totally private furnished offices in the heart of Wicker Park. Steps from the Division Blue Line. Starbucks and Intelligentsia.  Assigned parking available nearby. *Only private offices*

Location Details

Who Works here Anyways?

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John Packowski

Google SEM/SEO consultant
Self Employed

Recent SF transplant working with small- to mid-sized businesses to help develop online traffic and commerce capabilities using SEM and SEO best practices.

johnpackowski.com

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Cyd Peak


Writer

Cyd Peak is a Chicago-based fiction writer. She is currently at work on her first novel.

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Rob Havelt

Director iGRC
Infoedge LLC

Hacker and drinker of excellent coffee. Rob Havelt is currently the director of iGRC at Infoedge LLC. Previously, he was one of the founders of SpiderLabs. He enjoys breaking into things, breaking things in general, and and of course, coffee.

twitter @dasfiregod
http://www.infoedgellc.com

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Patrick McDaniel

Vice President for Healthcare
Kepler Group

Kepler is an independent provider of digital and database services to Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, travel, retail, healthcare and other industries. The company uses high-volume data analytics and real-time program optimization to deliver omnichannel marketing approaches.

www.keplergrp.com

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Todd Schrade

Investment Advisor, CPA
Midway Capital Research & Management

Todd Schrade is a Partner and Director of Finance with Midway. He is our firm's financial planning specialist and is responsible for developing our proprietary financial planning model. Prior to joining Midway, Mr. Schrade was a product development manager at Morningstar, where he launched the firm's pension database.

www.midwaymgt.com

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Alvin J Wilcox

Creative Director
Finishline Creative Group

Creative Director with two decades of experience in package design, strategic branding, graphic design and product development for some of the most successful retailers, agencies and consumer products companies in North America.

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www.finishlinecreative.com

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Hilary Hartman

Conference Manager
USENIX Association

I am the Conference Manager for a small nonprofit in Berkeley, CA. Our conferences focus on the needs of professionals in the advanced computing fields including security, file systems, networking systems, site reliability, and system administration.

twitter @hilaryhartman
www.usenix.org

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Heather Brown

Life Coach, Instructional Designer, Freelance Writer
Heather Brown Coaching

I am a life coach who works with academics and other people in creative fields, and I specialize in clients who are transitioning between or starting out in new professions.

twitter @phdilettante

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Dmitriy Feferman

Data Engineer
Silicon Valley Data Science

I am a Data Engineer at a Big Data consulting company called Silicon Valley Data Science. My background is in full-stack development for a variety of companies and clients. I am versed in multiple languages and frameworks required to build effective and scalable enterprise systems.

twitter @d_fef
svds.com

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Jamie Tountas

President & CEO
Assured Medical Exams

Hi All! My name is Jamie Tountas, President & CEO of Assured Medical Exams. We are a mobile medical exam company who service life insurance companies in getting their clients health assessments done. I am excited to be apart of Platform Coworking! Look forwarding to running into all of you!

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Joe Song

Web Developer
Brand Aid

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Matt Pavledakes

marketing
280Bbue

co-founder/partner at 280blue, a brand storytelling and content marketing agency for start up and enterprise companies.

twitter @mpavledakes
280blue.com

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Victor M. Garcia

Certified Public Accountant
VMG Group CPA LLC

Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Business Consultant. Provides accounting, tax, audit, and business consulting services for small business.

www.vmggroup.com

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Melissa Douglas

Relationship Manager
Vantiv

As a Relationship Manager for Vantiv, I help financial institutions with their payment solutions (debit and credit card services, prepaid programs, ATM driving, fraud mitigation, and advisory services). When I'm not working, I love to travel, do yoga and spend time with my husband and 2 year old daughter.

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Melissa Cuenca

Operations Maestro
Platform Coworking

Jane of all trades. Makes sure the office is run like a well oiled machine. Is a machine. Originally from the west coast. Can throw a punch. Prefiere hablar español.

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Laura Fu

Brand Content Specialist
Brandobility

I assist companies in organizing their digital content. I specialize in taxonomy and metadata design. I have an MLS with a concentration in Information Organization and a BA in Video/TV and German. I'm a violinist with the Ravenswood Community Orchestra. My employer is based in Boston.

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http://www.brandobility.com/

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Darren Gibney

Software Architect
3Advance

Software Architect and Partner at 3Advance, small dev shop headquartered in the Washington DC. Interested in all things tech and sports. I cofounded the DC Sports Tech meetup group and I'm now an Organizer of the Chicago Sports Tech Group.

http://3advance.com

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Rob Pasquesi

CPA - accounting/tax
Pasquesi Partners LLC

Pasquesi Partners LLC is a boutique firm focused on helping start-ups and entrepreneurs with their accounting and taxes. Our mission is to simplify life for entrepreneurs and small business owners. We also use the cloud-based accounting technologies and believe in the paperless environment.

twitter @PasquesiLLC
www.pasquesipartners.com

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Jason

Graphic Designer
jbrooksdesign inc.

Founding partner of a small but mighty award-winning design firm. Our clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and everything in between. In business for 11 years, we continue to grow, learn, and find new ways to create. Little known fact: I have officiated over 8 weddings!

http://www.jbrooksdesign.com

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Morgan Van Ness

Sales
Kotis Design

Remote sales for a branded merchandise company.

www.kotisdesign.com

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Jeff Park

Chief furniture assembler
Platform Coworking

Started Chicago's first coworking office in 2007, re-launched in 2009 as Ravenswood Coworking Group, and folded that into Platform Coworking in 2012. My top lieutenant Melissa Cuenca oversees this venture. My day job is CEO of a vitamin company.

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platformcoworking.com