JamesJames Keblas is a consultant to government and organizations looking for the cultural and economic benefits of developing a more creative community. His passion for solving problems with creativity is reflected in the blog and podcast called City Inspired, where he hopes to help leaders get good ideas.  He is a punk rocker with a degree from the University of Washington’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning.  He is married to a beautiful and talented artist and they have identical twin boys.  They ride scooters around town a lot.

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alex

Alex Hudson is a host of the City Inspired podcast, and the Executive Director of the First Hill Improvement Association. She loves rollerskating, libraries, equity, and creeping around the city at night. Her goals in life are to streamline bureaucracy so it empowers people and to take a selfie with Steven Hauschka.

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joeyJoey Glocke is a producer for the City Inspired podcast. He comes from Wisconsin and thus spends his time at arm’s length from cheese and beer.

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patri

Nick Patri is a producer for the City Inspired podcast. He’s into comedy, cooking, and good trail mix.

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nikos

Nicholas Efthimiadis is the intern overlord at City Inspired. He’s Seattle grown, an avid skier and occasional ski racer. He’s passionate about all things urban (particularly transportation & housing). In 2016, he graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Urban Design and Planning.

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stevenSteven Shi is an intern at City Inspired, and a Senior at University of Washington where he’s working on his BA in Geography. Steven is from China. He plays squash for UW.  He’s a horrible ski instructor as well.