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About Cottage

Room for more

We're a team of architects, builders, and technologists committed to solving housing affordability by making it easy to build an ADU.
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Our mission

We empower homeowners and contractors to build more and build better.

Our core values

Meet the team reimagining residential construction

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Alex Czarnecki
Founder & CEO
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Manon Paquet
Head of Architecture
I am here to redefine residential design and construction for the better. Working at Cottage has expanded what I thought was possible for the industry.Manon Paquet - Head of Architecture
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Jorge Gonzalez
Head of Operations
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Luke Prokopiak
Head of Product
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Ryan Elgram
Head of Engineering
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Zach Ackerman
Head of Marketplace
It’s rare to be at a company whose product changes people's lives. It’s what we do, and we love to do it.Zach Ackerman - Head of Marketplace
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Kyu Kim
Business Operations Lead
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Brian Tesch
Risk and Success Lead
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Caleb Lee
Strategic Partnerships Lead
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Colin Logan
Project Delivery Lead
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Keerthi Naidu
City Operations Lead
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Jimmie Sandman
Homeowner Consultant Lead
Each Cottage project is an opportunity to create value for homeowners on many levels. Working with brilliant teammates is an added bonus.Jimmie Sandman - Homeowner Consultant Lead
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Troy Lyon
Homeowner Consultant
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Ethan Wolferman
Homeowner Consultant
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Jessie Cairns
Homeowner Consultant
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Ellie Lott
Homeowner Consultant
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Yongjoon Kim
Technical Product Manager
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Lars Carlson
Senior Marketing Manager
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Jess Lim
Design Manager
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Benoit Maranda
Technical Design Manager
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Andrea Estalayo
Interior Design Manager
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Matt Jungert
Senior Manager, Design Marketplace
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Drew Halderman
Senior Manager, Build Marketplace
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Zev Newman
Marketplace Growth Manager
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Adam Zwecker
Operations Manager
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Jonathan Dietrich
Sales Development Representative
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Johnny Hartman
Technical City Operations Associate
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Tobin Short
Senior City Operations Associate
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Federico Krysko
City Operations Associate
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Cynthia Metzger
City Operations Associate
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Michael Echavia
Senior Project Delivery Specialist
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Livia Azevedo
Delivery Specialist
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Cole Stevens
Delivery Specialist
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Jay Patterson
Principal Software Engineer
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Sam Close
Senior Software Engineer
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Kim Todd
Senior Software Engineer
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Alexis Louie
Software Engineer

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