About Us

As Grand Rapids’ downtown premier coworking and meeting facility, Worklab is a nexus of business and creativity in the heart of the city.

Our Clients

730 Eddy Studios logo
BHS Insurance logo
Byrum & Fisk logo
Callander Commercial logo
Tigg's Canteen Services logo
Carpe Corde logo
Chilewich logo
Cloudbase Software logo
Commerce Bank logo
Commercial Progression logo
Common Thread Software logo
Custer Inc. logo
Dodson Law Office
Due North Catering logo
Eisele logo
Everi logo
Hope Network logo
Inclusive Performance Strategies logo
Lee Hecht Harrison logo
LightSpeed logo
The Mahoney Group logo
MCDC logo
Meadowgreen Group logo
ODL logo
Orka Solutions logo
Petro DE logo
Quantam Group logo
smartdept. inc. logo
Spectrum Health Ventures logo
State Farm Insurance logo
Stout Risius Ross Inc. logo

Our Team

Mark Custer
Mark Custer

Mark Custer joins his wife Kellie as co-owners of Worklab by Custer. Mark brings extensive knowledge of workplace trends from his experience at his family business Custer, Inc, the local Steelcase Dealership. Mark also has years of experience and education in Hospitality Business. Combining knowledge of workplace design along with 5-star hospitality mindsets helped Mark create the vision for Worklab by Custer.

Sarah Abel
Sarah Abel
Managing Director

Sarah manages Worklab and brings experience in hospitality, communications, community relations, coworking and event planning to our team. In her role, Sarah oversees daily operations, meeting and event sales, and outreach activities, to ensure that everyone who comes to Worklab has a fulfilling experience. For more information about hosting your next meeting or event at Worklab, or to connect on general questions, please contact Sarah at sabel@custerworklab.com.

Jennie Hamilton
Jennie Hamilton
Member & Meeting Concierge

Jennie is a graduate of Grand Valley State University Honors College with a degree in Psychology. Jennie's primary role is to assist with coworking and private office members, as well as meeting guests day of. Additionally, she plans and hosts our monthly member events. Jennie works hard to ensure you have an awesome experience at Worklab! For more information on memberships and private offices, please contact Jennie at jhamilton@custerworklab.com.

40% of today’s workforce is mobile, and will be 60% by 2020. We wanted to create a high-performance work environment for these corporate mobile workers.

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