Pepper’s founder Kara McKeage remembers the joy that she experienced as a 9-year old child passing out fliers to the staff at her mother’s office. Her services at the time? Stapling and collating.
Times have changed a bit since then, but her love of helping others has not. Pepper’s Personal Assistants formed organically after working for over two decades as an administrative assistant, sales support team member and mother. Kara is honored to serve Seattle’s professional community with her organizational talents gleaned from these experiences and her sustained passion for making people’s lives easier.
Having a big impact on people’s lives is why I love doing what I do.
Alison is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for bringing balance to the lives of others both in and out of the kitchen. She has experience planning meals for a variety of dietary and other lifestyle needs such as on-the-go or budget-friendly. She has a knack for organization and creating processes for maintaining a tidy home. Her ability to prioritize projects and multitask efficiently provides her clients with reliable service and allows them to relax and pay attention to the more important things in life.
Leave it to me!
Mercer Island, West Seattle, Madison Valley
Bernice was born in Hong Kong and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. With 20+years of experience in the Tourism, Hospitality and Customer Service professional, she had the privilege of traveling the world which leads her to experience the cultures of 43 countries and counting.
She thrives when helping customers and clients, whether it is grocery shopping, organizing, picking out a great bottle of wine to pair with dinner or finding a tour to a remote destination on their next vacation.
Not one to sit around. Her strengths are being detail oriented, multi-tasking and accomplishing a perfected outcome of her projects.
If I can help in any way, it brings a smile to my face that I made a difference
Beth is a mother of two, a native of Hawaii and has more than 20 years of experience running her own business as a wardrobe stylist. Since 2012, Beth also worked as a personal assistant, using skills honed from her wardrobe business and incorporating them with her talent for organizing, planning travel and creating processes for maintaining an efficient household. Beth thrives on making order out of chaos whether in the kitchen, personal spaces or a work environment. Beth also likes being active and loves running errands from grocery shopping, sourcing gifts or dog-walking to picking up laundry, or being your liaison with vendors to streamline efficiency in your life.
Your happiness is the measure of my success.
Looking for some organizational expertise to make your life a little simpler? You’re in good hands with Debra, who refined her knack for all things orderly through her work as a closet organizer for celebrity clients in LA, a clothing boutique manager overseas, an interior designer, and a home stager. Now, as an empty-nester with six grown daughters, she’s ready to lend a hand to fellow locals. Debra loves dogs and cooking and is happy to help with clients’ pets and kitchen prep. From painting a house to changing a lightbulb, she takes on every job with a sense of humor and desire to help others.
I love helping people with all tasks, big and small.
Liz has worked as a personal household assistant and nanny helping to support Seattle families in their own homes. With more than six years household management experience, she has done everything from cooking, shopping and meal planning to running errands and making family appointments. Outside of work, Liz loves to cook and entertain, with health and fitness also being an important part of her life.
I love helping families to make their homes run smoothly.
For almost 20 years, Lisa has enjoyed making the Pacific Northwest her home. Her professional career spans chapters dedicated to performing arts and corporate training. She has excelled in varied roles as a performer, director, and choreographer, as well as in her work facilitating, training, coaching, and supporting staff. How does such a colorful past lend itself to being a dynamic personal assistant? Lisa prefers not to be the sage on the stage, but behind the scenes making the star shine. She’s the perfect “woman behind the curtain” to your success! All the while, her project management experience and seasoned listening skills allow her to interpret, meet, and exceed your unique needs.
I’m an Efficiency Aficionado!
Mara grew up in the rural Midwest with a can-do approach to life’s hurdles. She excels at creative workarounds and can still herd cattle with the best of them. Her passions for creative expression and helping people improve their lives paved the way to a graduate degree in clinical psychology. Currently, as a single mom in her fifth decade of life, the primary objective is to focus time and energy on joy-filled experiences for both herself and others.
It brings me joy to use my diverse skill set to help others.
Margaret is a native Seattleite and a former entrepreneur who operated her own special event planning and project management business. She specializes in juggling multiple projects and tasks while maintaining attention to detail and meeting time-sensitive deadlines. She takes great pride in providing her clients seamless accountability.
My attention to detail will ensure your projects are completed with care from start to finish.
Pamela is a Seattle native, mother of four, and previously worked in the corporate world for over a decade where she gained valuable experience in project management and office administration. Always wanting to expand her horizons she later became a certified holistic health coach who has the ability to implement long lasting and efficient solutions to make people’s lives better. She is a master with meal preparation, grocery shopping, and has an organizational eye for just about any project that comes her way. Pamela will take care of your to-do list, and everything else in-between, so you can spend more time doing what you love.
I have a keen eye for details that make all the difference
Peggy has lived with her family for many years in North Seattle. She is a foodie with a background in allied health and education who enjoys running a household filled with a variety of pets and children. She enjoys cooking, organizing, and cultivating efficiency. Accessible and direct, she looks forward to setting up solutions for the problems blocking the enjoyment of every part of the day.
How can I help?
Sabina is from Tucson, AZ and has lived in the Seattle area for almost 20 years. She has a Bachelor of Social Work degree and has worked in a wide range of fields, including Social Work with families, government, law firms, running her own computer company for 9 years, nanny, housekeeper, and personal assistant positions.Her diverse background and experiences have built her skills in helping others, being organized, and succeeding in both home and business environments. Her attention to detail, task-oriented focus, and top-notch customer service make her an invaluable personal assistant. She loves to-do lists and the great feeling of accomplishment as she checks off each item! Being a mom of two young girls, Sabina compassionately finds creative ways to make the home run smoothly and organized.
I have a passion to help - a desire to organize – a love for a happy home.
Magnolia/ Queen Anne
Suzanne is a Seattle native, missing the sunshine, but not willing to trade the northwest lifestyle! After spending over a decade is residential lending, raising two children and helping her husband run a small business, Suzanne decided to put her skills to use at Pepper’s Personal Assistants. Not wanting to sit at a desk all day, Pepper’s offered the variety and activity she was seeking. Organized, efficient and a desire to help other’s made it an easy choice. To escape the city, Suzanne can be found at the beach or ski slopes!
Let me me help you tackle your to-do list!
Greenwood / Greenlake
Originally from the East Coast, Tatiana spent thirteen years in NYC before moving to Seattle three years ago for graduate school. Her many years spent as an executive assistant honed her attention to detail and project management skills. Her arts background allows her to creatively problem solve and throw herself into many different tasks. A lover of travel, art and food, Tatiana looks forward to planning and researching your next trip or planning the perfect itinerary when visitors are coming to town. She enjoys the relationships that come from personal assisting, and is able to sleep better knowing your mail isn’t piling up and your closet is organized.
Organizing spaces brings me so much joy!