Fun Fact: For my 40th birth year I traveled to 40 countries. That was also the year I landed in Lancaster and met my husband.

Rasheed Hamid

Extra Hands Virtual Assistants – Founder/CEO

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Tell us a bit about yourself:

Washington DC native, with over 20 years of fine dining hotel and restaurant hospitality experience. I decided to leave the familiarity and become a solopreneur, to share my years of workflow optimization and solution-based strategies through staffing virtual assistants. In this age of the Great Resignation, I’m tackling the pain points of founders and owners, while navigating digital disruption.

What drew you to The Candy  Factory?

Locality. Walkability. Networking. Price and amenities.

Are you new to Coworking?

No. I had a co-working office in New York and DC.

 

Join our coworking community!

The Candy Factory is a coworking space established in 2010 and located in the heart of Downtown Lancaster PA. We are a community of professionals who have found a new way to work. Coworking and shared workspaces help promote business growth, creative thinking, shared brilliance and collaboration while offering an affordable office solution for small businesses, freelancers, remote workers, and non-profits. 

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Member Spotlight – Stephanie Bradford

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Member Spotlight – Mel Cronin

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