Meet The Coworking Manager: Kristina Cecca of Servcorp Boston
Before she began overseeing operations at Servcorp Boston at One International Place in the Financial District, Kristina Cecca was recruited to work for a suburban office space provider right out of college. Now, she applies over a decade of experience in the flexible workspace arena to her role as Servcorp’s Sales Lead for the East Coast Region. Learn more about Kristina’s story and the benefits of choosing Servcorp below!
How did you discover coworking?
Coworking discovered me! I was recruited out of college by a suburban provider who provided office space and administrative support.
Which space do you currently manage? How long have you been the community manager there?
I oversee Servcorp Boston at One International Place and operate as Sales Lead for the East Coast Region. I’ve been with Servcorp for over 9 years.
How would you describe the community at Servcorp in Boston?
Our community is professional, engaging, and supportive. Boston, whilst being a relatively large city, operates as close-knit networking community. With clients across so many stages of business, we are able to foster relationships to help clients drive the success, innovation, and growth of their business(es).
What other unique elements make your coworking space stand out from all the rest??
A highly-trained professional team to delegate to.
A receptionist to answer your calls.
Simple IT solutions that work.
A community to work with.
Do you host any events to bring the community together?
We host monthly events to engage our clients and encourage development of cross referral relationships amongst our community. We also host networking events with outside marketing partners and provide opportunities for our clients to participate and broaden their network.
What are the three key ingredients for operating a successful coworking space?
1 – A community that provides meaningful connections for clients promoting innovation and collaboration.
2 – An amenity-rich central location that makes it easy for clients to maintain a work/life balance.
3 – IT infrastructure that keeps client’s data safe and secure.
What is your favorite part of coworking?
The people! Being a part of my client’s journeys, whether they are starting a new venture or seasoned firms operating a head office; I get a chance to create custom solutions to meet their needs and become a trusted partner in the success of their business operations. I also train and mentor team members and colleagues within Servcorp to help them develop and share my passion for the business.
What is the most challenging part of operating a coworking space?
Coworking has become a very crowded marketplace over the past few years. There is a solution for every stage of business and budget. Differentiating oneself in the marketplace requires constant innovation and the ability to personally connect within the local business community.
Do you have any advice for someone wanting to start a coworking space?
Don’t try to copy your competition — blaze your own path by providing services your clients cannot live without and a unique experience that helps their business to succeed.
How would you like people to remember Servcorp Boston?
An inviting business environment where our team welcomes you by name, where you can collaborate with other professionals, where your data is safe with secure Wi-Fi, and where your business will thrive!
For more information about Servcorp Boston Financial District, visit their page on Coworker here.