Who is Catch22?

 

Catch22 is a multi-disciplinary team of business professionals and student interns. With expertise in entrepreneurship and small business, public relations and marketing, as well as design and coding, Catch22 is holistically built with the mission to connect local and independent businesses with their customers online.

Olga Sagan

Olga Sagan

Founder

Olga Sagan is the sole owner of the nationally renowned Piroshky Piroshky. Founded in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market, Piroshky Piroshky has offered hand-crafted pies to loyal fans since 1992. She was named U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2020 Washington Small Business Person of the Year. Sagan founded Catch22Market in March 2020 to connect consumers with local businesses.

Anastasia Lebedeva

Anastasia Lebedeva

Co-founder / IT Director

Anastasia is a Python software developer, with a background in finance and culinary art. She is passionate about automation, improving things and creating solutions for reducing waste of time and resources in all spheres of our lives.

Coreena Kluth

Coreena Kluth

HR Administrator

Coreena is a Washington Native who loves the rain, the coffee, and the people. She specializes in Accounting (12 years) and Human Resources (2 years). She’s happy to be a part of such an amazing team working together for such a great cause!

Gulnaza Iskhakova

Gulnaza Iskhakova

Project Manager

Gulnaza is a business school graduate and has been working for small businesses with sales and business development teams. She is experienced in sales, business relations, and customer service.

Leo Kukharau

Leo Kukharau

Django/Python Developer

Leo is a Python and JavaScript developer with a background in science, teaching, human services, and entrepreneurship. He is passionate about using code to maximize efficiency while developing creative, customer-focused solutions.

Marcus Rangel

Marcus Rangel

Data Entry

Marcus works as a Web Developer Intern at Catch22Market. He has 4 years of experience with web hosting technologies with a focus on WordPress and Python. In his spare time, Marcus enjoys writing, developing video games, and making music.

 

Visit Marcus’s WordPress website to see his work.

 

Jacob Kim

Jacob Kim

UI/UX Developer

Jacob is a current freshman at the University of Washington majoring in Informatics. Jacob is a UI/UX intern for Catch22Market with experience using Java, WordPress, Wix, Shopify, and HTML. His goal for his current position at Catch22Market is to learn as much as possible about UX and to help small businesses

Sandy Salib

Sandy Salib

Web Design

Sandy is a currently a senior at the University of Washington majoring in Information Technology Management and is working on gaining a UI/UX design certificate at Bellevue College.

Brian Amaya

Brian Amaya

Operations Manager

Brian has dedicated the last 15 years to the development and growth of Piroshky Piroshky, assessing the revised skills, talent and vision needed to propel expansion, in the form of training, recruitment and cultural development. A first generation native of Seattle, Brian has found immense value in the immigrant origins of Piroshky Piroshky, that reflect his owns family’s journey from El Salvador.

Nicholas Chiem

Nicholas Chiem

Wordpress Developer

Nick is a Mathematics student at the University of Washington. He has experience working in Python and contributing to WordPress features on the Catch22Market site. Also, he spends his freetime learning mathematics to create educational videos to help students in math courses.

 

 

Visit Nick’s Youtube channel to see his work.

 

Avery  Connell

Avery Connell

Marketing & PR Intern

Avery Connell is a senior at the University of Oregon double majoring in public relations and advertising. She is passionate about writing, design, and creative storytelling. As a marketing and PR intern, Avery works closely with both teams to pitch local media, graphic design for social, and development of social strategy.

Mackenzie Gallant

Mackenzie Gallant

PR Intern

Mackenzie is a hard worker who has a passion for helping others and giving back in any way possible. She is about to be a senior communications major at the University of New Hampshire, and she is so grateful being part of the Catch22Market team.

Zachary Burton

Zachary Burton

Content Management / Web Development

Zachary currently lives in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and will be moving to Seattle this summer. His field of study is web development and he has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science – Software Development. He has been developing web applications and WordPress websites for 2 years. 

Tali Goldin

Tali Goldin

Tali Goldin is a Junior at the University of Washington in Seattle majoring in Marketing and Finance. Her love of languages and culture brought her to Catch22Market and she is excited to bring that passion for community to the team.