Staff Picks

Danielle Hulton

Owner

Danielle is passionate about bringing the tech community together around amazing books and exciting authors. She is powered by a great vegetarian meal and coffee (or Mate Soda).

Danielle's Favorite Books

 

David Hulton

Owner

The behind the scenes support at Ada's. His specialties include cryptography and FPGA design.

David's Favorite Books

 

Mars Maynard

Director of Operations

Mars has worked in the food industry since he was 13 and, like most restaurant folks, he has a college degree in something else, in this case Photography. A music nerd, avid reader and life-long gamer, He fits perfectly at Ada's. Also, Hip-Hop. And food. And cocktails. Oh, and Coffee. Final Fantasy VII. Motorcycles. Long walks on the beach at sunset. He will see himself out...

Mars' Favorite Books

 

Joan

Retail Manager

Joan has been in the book industry since 2006 and hopes to continue as a book merchant for years to come. As a proud Capitol Hill native, she loves the opportunity to contribute toward the neighborhood's unique atmosphere.

Joan's Favorite Books

 

Jeff

Cafe Manager

Jeff is an audio engineer, sound designer, and music producer. He's also a competitive gamer, a science literacy advocate, and is perhaps the greatest Dance Dance Revolution player the world has ever known!

Jeff's Favorite Books

 

Shiloh

Director of Marketing and Office Manager

When not at work, Shiloh's usually busy making silly costumes and art installations out of thrifted materials (and their own blood, sweat, and tears). They’d be happy to talk your ear off about the local drag scene and/or Buffy the Vampire Slayer. 

Shiloh's Favorite Books

Alan

Kitchen Scientist

Jack of all trades, master of some. Avid cook, programmer (BS in Computer Science), illustrator, bucket drummer, and many more to come. Eclectic barely begins to describe his interests in the arts and sciences. Call it ADD or what you will, but Alan has never been one to sit still.

Alan's Favorite Books

Angel

Retail Scientist

Angel has been mindfully crafting beautiful beverages in Seattle for over five years. They love thunderstorms and funny hats. 

Angel's Favorite Books

Faeryn

Retail Scientist

Faeryn is really just a bunch of rats in a flesh suit. Their interests include MTG, vegan food, lolita fashion, anime, and board games. On a Saturday night you can find them at home slurping on some noodle soup in their kotatsu making questionable life choices. 

Faeryn's Favorite Books 

Terri

Retail Scientist

Hi there, my name is Terri. I am an artist. I'm a director and writer. I write screenplays, short stories, poems, and song lyrics. I enjoy singing, trying to dance, watching cartoons and reading comics.

Terri's Favorite Books 

Vel

Support Scientist

Ada's Employee Number 1.

Vel's Favorite Books