Crystal is a visionary who enjoys creating businesses that contribute specifically to the social landscape of Lancaster city.
Her specific passion and experience is in creating job opportunities within the hospitality sector that are meaningful, empowering, and forward thinking. Crystal loves connecting people and places in ways that have lasting impact. Her strong work ethic and commitment to the city have been evident in the success of Prince St Cafe, Passenger Coffee Roasting, as well as prior city business ventures in a market stand and residential housing.
Despite her upbringing on a working farm in Millersville, Crystal has lived in Lancaster city for over a decade and cannot imagine life any other way.
Ideas need architects to translate them into the real world. Kyle knows about spaces, people, pixels, and building codes.
He is an entrepreneur, designer, husband, and father who has a passion for creating companies that provide a compelling experience.
Before starting Commons, Kyle founded and led design and product for a number of technology startups in Pennsylvania and San Francisco — working with companies such as Samsung, ExactTarget, and Byliner.
He now lives in Lancaster City with his wife and four children.