About Us

Everything you need to know about the people behind Stitch

What Is Stitch?

Stitch is a community which helps anyone over 50 find the companionship they need.

Our grand vision is to help improve the lives of older adults in every country around the world and provide an answer to the social isolation and loneliness that everyone ultimately faces at some point in their lives, whether they’re seeking friendship, romance, or anything in between.

What makes Stitch completely unique is that it’s a community, one that’s been built by members, for members.

That means everything at Stitch is a result of the efforts of Stitch members, whether that’s local activities and events designed to bring people together, online discussions with other members around the world, group travel events, helping with member verification, even volunteering their time to help grow the community. Our members know what it’s like to need companionship, and ultimately everyone has a role to play in making life better for each other.

Why don’t you join us?

The People Behind Stitch

Apart from the product development done by Stitch’s very small technology team, most of what happens on Stitch is driven by our many Stitch Community Champions, who are located in Stitch communities around the world.

(Becoming a Community Champion is easy, by the way: you just need to volunteer!)

Below are just some — but by no means all — of the members responsible for getting Stitch to where it is today. If you’re a verified Stitch member, you can click on each photo to contact each person directly.

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Andrew Dowling
Community Founder
Sydney
Australia

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Marcie Rogo
Community Founder
San Francisco
California

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Ken
Community Champion
San Francisco
California
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Sandy
Community Champion
San Francisco
California
Viven Sydney

Vivien
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
David Newport Beach

David
Community Champion
Newport Beach
California
Rita Costa Rica

Rita
Community Champion
Guanacaste
Costa Rica
Kim San Jose

Kim
Community Champion
San Jose
California
Regina Dahlonega Georgia

Regina
Community Champion
Dahlonega
Georgia
Nancy Pasadena

Nancy
Community Champion
Los Angeles
California
Leslie Carson City Nevada

Leslie
Community Champion
Carson City
Nevada
Glenda Central Coast

Glenda
Community Champion
Central Coast
Australia
Les Kariong

Les
Community Champion
Kariong
Australia
Mike Iowa

Mike
Community Champion
Des Moines
Iowa
Colleen Sydney

Colleen
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
Marcie Oregon

Marcie
Community Champion
Portland
Oregon
Esbe Central Coast

Esbe
Community Champion
Central Coast
Australia
Liz - Sacramento

Liz
Community Champion
Sacramento
California
David - Sydney

David
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
Mara Santa Monica

Mara
Community Champion
Santa Monica
California
Kathy - Chicago

Kathy
Community Champion
Chicago
Illinois
Kim - Sacramento

Kim
Community Champion
Sacramento
California
Jane - London

Jane
Community Champion
London
United Kingdom
Chrissie - Bolton

Chrissie
Community Champion
Bolton
United Kingdom
Kristi Stitch Champion

Kristi
Community Champion
Rancho Cucamonga
California
Chris New Mexico

Chris
Community Champion
Española
New Mexico
nannette casto valley

Nannette
Community Champion
Castro Valley
California
Jenifer Boston

Jenifer
Community Champion
Boston
Massachusetts
Barbara Glendale

Barbara
Community Champion
Glendale
California
Carol Orlando

Carol
Community Champion
Orlando
Florida
Judy San Rafael

Judy
Community Champion
San Rafael
California
Ken Duxbury

Ken
Community Champion
Duxbury
Massachusetts
Adria - Brooklyn

Adria
Community Champion
Brooklyn
New York
Paulette New York

Paulette
Community Champion
New York
New York
Maya San Francisco

Maya
Community Champion
San Francisco
California
JD Reno Nevada

JD
Community Champion
Reno
Nevada
Peter Ryde

Peter
Community Champion
Ryde
Australia
Jan Forresters Beach

Jan
Community Champion
Forresters Beach
Australia
Ed Sarasota

Ed
Community Champion
Sarasota
Florida
Bea Oakland

Bea
Community Champion
Oakland
California
Beatriz Orlando

Beatriz
Community Champion
Orlando
Florida
Colleen Gosford

Colleen
Community Champion
Gosford
Australia
Crystal Savannah

Crystal
Community Champion
Savannah
Georgia
Barb Sydney

Barb
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
Dave Sydney

Dave
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
Liliana - Vienna

Liliana
Community Champion
Vienna
Austria
Carole - New York

Carole
Community Champion
New York
New York
Sherry - San Antonio

Sherry
Community Champion
San Antonio
Texas
Liz - Sydney

Liz
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
Frank - Adelaide

Frank
Community Champion
Adelaide
Australia
Nicole - Brighton

Nicole
Community Champion
Brighton
United Kingdom
Elizebeth Mississippi

Elizabeth
Community Champion
Laurel
Mississippi
Janelle Los Angeles

Janelle
Community Champion
Los Angeles
California
Fiona Stitch Champion Sydney

Fiona
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
Colin Sydney

Colin
Community Champion
Sydney
Australia
Jim Palo Alto

Jim
Community Champion
Palo Alto
California
Katie Salem Oregon

Katie
Community Champion
Salem
Oregon

The Stitch Technology Team

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Andy Mendik
Senior Front-End Developer
Sydney
Australia
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Jason Park
Back-End Developer
Sydney
Australia

3 Comments

  1. jane

    Glad to come across stitch.You sound like people of integrity who can solve my loneliness problem.IM an adult lady of 45 but I do not know whether you operate in Uganda.Let me know about that and we progress on the issue.

    1. Andrew Dowling

      Hi Jane,

      Thanks for the kind words. Unfortunately Stitch is only for members who are aged 50 and over. We don’t currently have a community in Uganda but maybe we will by the time you turn 50! Best of luck with everything.

      Regards,
      Andrew.

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