Mike has served on Keene Young Professionals Network's board basically since the beginning. He is a chemical engineer by trade, working at Markem-Imaje Corp in Keene in their ink manufacturing plant. He grew up in the Monadnock region, earned a bachelors degree in chemical engineering from Clarkson University, and after working in DC and St. Louis for a couple years, found himself back in Keene. Apart from various volunteer activities, he recently retired from amateur men's rugby, hosts regular pub trivia nights, sings some karaoke, and has dabbled in local politics, currently serving as Keene Ward 3's city councilor.
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Originally from Albany, NY, Alana moved to Keene in July 2018. With an affinity for small-town shenanigans, she began to attend KYPN events to expand her circle and learn more about the area. She became a Communications Analyst at C&S Wholesale Grocers after graduating from Penn State University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Minors in Environmental Inquiry and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Alana was a graduate of Leadership Monadnock in 2019. In her free time, she loves to cook, kayak, and play the ukulele.
Ashley Guion is a Swanzey native. An accountant at Nathan Wechsler & Co.'s Keene branch, Ashley enjoys spending her free time with her husband and high school sweetheart, Josh, and their baby boy, Cooper. She loves reading and sports. Ashley received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with options in Accounting and Management and Minor in Spanish at Peter T. Paul School of Business & Economics (formerly Whittemore School of Business and Economics) at University of New Hampshire. She graduated magna cum laude with her Masters of Science in Accounting from the Peter T. Paul School in 2014. She became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 2015 and was a graduate of Leadership Monadnock in 2018. She's a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Rachel Eschle is a co-founder and partner at BCE Consulting. She has over a dozen years of experience in strategy consulting, strategic planning, business development, and market research and analysis. Rachel leads BCE’s Technology Practice and manages client relationships with large and middle-market technology, healthcare, and industrial companies across the U.S. Rachel graduated with honors from Connecticut College in 2007, earning her BA in Slavic Studies. After splitting time between Portland ME and Keene for several years, Rachel moved to the area full time in 2017. In addition to her work with KYPN, she serves on the board of the Monadnock Center for Violent Prevention (MCVP Crisis and Prevention Center) and has been MCVP’s Treasurer since January 2018.
Mike Remy is the Director of Operations Finance at C&S Wholesale Grocers in Keene. He first joined the company in 2009 as an intern before becoming a full-time employee in 2011 after graduating from Babson College in Massachusetts. Mike was born and raised living in Westmoreland and is a graduate of Keene High School. He is also a board member of the Monadnock United Way and is an alternate on the Keene Zoning Board. Mike was previously an advisor for the Keene Interact group and a member of the Keene Rotary and has traveled with the group to El Salvador three times. Mike enjoys cooking and traveling when he gets the chance. He can usually be found at restaurants around downtown Keene. He currently serves on Keene City Council as a Councilor-at-Large
Jordan Scott is a Chef and Co-Owner of Machina Kitchen and ArtBar. He grew up in Keene before moving to San Francisco for Culinary School. He opened 4 restaurants before he was 20,and took the roll of Head Chef of the Gill Tavern at the age of 22. In addition to his work with KYPN he is on the board of Stonewall Farm, and active in organizing community events based around food and culture in the Monadnock Region.
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