our team








Paige Piper, ppiper@wearelocalworks.org
Executive Director

Paige was born and raised in Wheat Ridge Colorado, attending Wheat Ridge High School and has been seen a time or two as the Farmer Mascot. 


Paige completed her undergrad from Colorado State University in Journalism and Media Communications with a minor in Business Administration. She expects to receive her Master in Business Administration from Metropolitan State University in December 2022. 


Paige has spent her entire professional career in the nonprofit sector, serving as the Executive Director of organizations such as the Outdoor Lab Foundation and Northern Colorado Medical Society. Paige loves helping the communities that raised her and rarely finds a day at the office as work. 


In her spare time, Paige enjoys running, spending time with her husband Jeff and spoiling their four fur babies.

Jake Harrington, jharrington@wearelocalworks.org
Program and Development Officer

Jake brings to Localworks a passion for makerspaces and hands-on education. Jake first became involved with Localworks through volunteering for the makerspace program. Joining staff as a Program Assistant, Jake is excited to apply his technical knowledge to a community-oriented role.


Jake holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Ohio State University. He has previously worked as an engineer in the Aerospace Industry and has held various internships at machine shops and R&D facilities. Jake also worked at a makerspace part time in college. Outside of work he enjoys staying active outdoors, learning new ‘maker’ skills, and continuing his search for the perfect breakfast burrito.

Adison Wash,
Marketing & Community Relations

Adison Wash is originally from Kansas where she attended the University of Kansas earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism and strategic communications. Adison has a passion for writing and all things hands-on creative. She will be joining Localworks as a Marketing and Community Relations Associate. She is very excited to be so heavily involved in her new community.


Adison has previously worked in student media at KU as a part of the University Daily Kansan where she gained experience in digital marketing, event planning and leadership. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outdoors, often hiking or swimming. Adison also considers herself a coffee enthusiast and loves cafe hopping. 






Mailing Address

P.O. Box 346
Wheat Ridge, CO 80034