About Us

about us

co-working, meeting and event Space

Located in Downtown West Chester: West Chester's entire downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Nestled in the heart of the Brandywine Valley, downtown West Chester Pennsylvania reflects the small-town charm and cosmopolitan tastes that prompted The Philadelphia Inquirer to call West Chester ". . . one of the world's most perfect small towns." With more than 75 restaurants offering a menu for every taste and budget. Shopping is always fun at the dozens of shops and boutiques throughout downtown.
-From downtownwestchester.com

Our Team

At the Front Desk

Carey Estabrook

Grew up in Lancaster, Pa and came to West Chester for college and fell in love with the borough and has lived here ever since. She has 2 sisters and they all enjoy playing volleyball at family gatherings. Other hobbies include cooking, playing with her labradoodle, going to Eagles games, and practicing yoga. She is a certified instructor and you can find her teaching classes some mornings at the Space. One of Carey’s favorite memories are working at the breakfast counter through college at a small-town diner, Penn’s Table, with her best friend Hillary.

Hillary Todd

Grew up in Chester County and graduated from West Chester University. Has lived and worked in the borough for the past 8 years. Along with being at the front desk at the Space, she also runs a dog walk and sitting business on the side. In her spare time, she likes to be active by going on a run or a hike at Ridley Creek State Park. One of her favorite things is going to Baldwin’s Book Barn to read and collect old books.

Behind the Scenes

Kevin O'Connor

VICE PRESIDENT

Kevin leads the align5 Coaching Practice as the Vice President of Strategic Coaching and Consulting.

John Ratliff

MANAGING DIRECTOR

John Ratliff is a co-founder and partner of align5 and is responsible for leading all of the firm’s strategic initiatives.

Chad Williams

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Chad Williams is a co-founder and partner of align5 and is responsible for leading the company’s business development.

Denise Richmond

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Denise Richmond is a co-founder and partner of align5 and leads the company’s finance, analysis and operations.

Pat Taggart

Pat is our resident video storyteller and can most often be found in The Green Room, our production studio. A documentary filmmaker both by passion and trade, Pat helps companies tell their stories in creative and compelling ways to attract customers and inspire employees. He loves hockey, hates coffee and spends his time away from the camera with his wife, Courtney, and their two kiddos, Skylar and Cameron.