Christina McCormick/Courtesy photo
LOS ALAMOS MAINSTREET NEWS
As Community & Marketing Manager, McCormick will oversee day-to-day management of projectY cowork, the downtown coworking space that strengthens the local economy by providing convenient and affordable work spaces for entrepreneurs, remote workers, freelancers, trailing partners to those working at the national lab, and others.
Previously, McCormick taught career explorations, financial literacy and work study classes at Los Alamos High School (LAHS). She grew up in Los Alamos and graduated from LAHS and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Small Business and Entrepreneurship from New Mexico State University.
“Christina has a passion for small business and helping others, and we are so excited to have her join the team,” said Lauren McDaniel, director of Los Alamos MainStreet. “We look forward to continuing to provide an alternative work, meeting and event space in our community through project cowork, as well as offering entrepreneurial resources and workshops.”
Since its inception in June 2016, projectY cowork has hosted hundreds of entrepreneurial events attracting individuals from across Northern New Mexico. It will continue to host its Business Basics series this Fall and Winter, and relaunch a networking event for new community members on a quarterly basis, beginning Monday, Oct. 21. Interested participants should meet at projectY cowork at 5:15 p.m.; attendees’ first drink at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op will be courtesy of projectY. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending.
About projectY cowork Los Alamos
projectY cowork is a coworking space that serves as a hub for startups, freelancers and others to be connected to like-minded entrepreneurs, business experts, investors and mentors who will help them achieve their personal and professional goals. In addition to providing an affordable, modern workspace for locals, projectY also hosts experts to provide entrepreneurial workshops and other events. projectY cowork is an initiative between Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation, Los Alamos County, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Feynman Center for Innovation, Regional Development Corporation (RDC) and Triad, LLC. For more information, visit www.projectYLosAlamos.com.
About Los Alamos MainStreet
Los Alamos MainStreet is a program of Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation (LACDC), a private, not-for-profit, economic and community development organization that has served the Los Alamos area since 1983. LACDC is the umbrella organization for the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, Los Alamos MainStreet, Discover Los Alamos, Los Alamos Small Business Center, Los Alamos Creative District, Los Alamos Research Park and projectY cowork Los Alamos.