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Another one of our cast of characters living the LUSH life, Chainsaw (otherwise known as Shannon), works in Manufacturing Management in Vancouver. While she won't reveal where her nickname comes from, you can find out about her various roles in the company, what her secret wish is, her favorite memories working at LUSH, and all about the return of Goat Snake!
We have some amazing working moms at LUSH, we appreciate and respect their dedication and contributions at work, knowing that everyday they have to go home and give that same energy and enthusiasm to their kids.
If their creativity and hard work at home is anything like what they bring to the table at work, we can only imagine what powerful children they are raising! We asked a few moms what its like being a mom and working for LUSH.
Erika Edwards from Marketing and Charitable Givings in Vancouver says, “Being part of the LUSH family, and being a Mom works well because there is understanding and support from co-workers and management that you have Mom responsibilities outside of work that are important, and having a work/life balance is encouraged.”
That’s great to hear from our Head Office employees; but LUSH has mom employees across North America, many of whom travel extensively in their roles. Ginny Stanley from the Retail Support Team based in Chicago agrees with Erika, “Being a mom and being a LUSH employee are a great combination because LUSH doesn't make me choose between being a good mom and being a good employee. They make it easy to devote the time I need to my family”. Even with her travel schedule, Ginny is able to work around her families needs and ...
When Dan first came to LUSH, it was as an intern in our Marketing department.
He loved the LUSH Life so much he decided to stay (and we're so lucky to have him!) and now he's currently working as the MIT in our Massage room. Find out more about his LUSH experience, and why he works hard to make his mum proud.
Oh, and his best dance move? Priceless.
Ever wonder what Manu folk do when we’re not making bubbles or massage bars?
Well if you’re Inventory Management Specialist Lee O'Connor, the moment you get out of work or school, you grab your bike and hit the beautiful city of Vancouver to raise money for charities!
As a vegan, an active member of our Manu Charity Pot Team and Manu Green Team, and with a workout schedule that would put most of us to shame, Lee is one of those true gems of LUSH. He does so many amazing things for others and has such an amazing positive attitude all the time, that he’s really someone the rest of us here in the factory look up to! He’s almost never without a smile or a kind word for someone, and he’s taking that positivity to the streets to pass it along!
An avid bike rider, Lee came up with the idea for his nightly charity rides in January of 2013: for the following 365 days, every time he goes on a bike ride (usually every night), he takes a photo of the area of Vancouver that he’s in! Once he posts it on Facebook, his friends and family have the chance to try and guess where in the city the photo was taken – not an easy feat! If they guess it right, Lee donates $5 of his own money to the charity, non-profit, or activist organization of their choice! If no one guesses in between pictures, or if he misses a day, the money rolls over into the next day and is added to that day’s $5! There have been days where the pot has literally climbed, along with Lee, to $50!...
Grayson Loving works at our shop on NW 23rd Avenue in Portland, Oregon.
He is also a part-time Traveling Training Liaison with the LUSH Training Team, and delivers regular sessions to staff in Washington State, Oregon and California. Grayson started at the Orlando Airport LUSH in 2009, and has developed a passion not only for LUSH products, ingredients and lore—but also the strong ethical principles of the brand. Most notably as a vegan, Grayson identifies with LUSH’s fight against animal testing—and has the Sparring Hare logo tattooed to prove this dedication.
You must really connect with LUSH Fighting Animal Testing!
One of the reasons I have worked for LUSH for years now and am so committed is because I really like the idea of educating customers about animal rights and animal testing.
What drew you to the logo as a tattoo design?
When I saw the Fighting Animal Testing logo, I thought it was beautiful. I thought the image itself, being a silhouette, was great, and I was really struck by it. I knew that I wanted that as a tattoo to commemorate my dedication to LUSH and to animal rights and protecting and fighting for animals.
Was it your idea to put them in clothing?
Yeah, I did—for me, animal rights are a really huge part of my beliefs and I have other animal rights-themed tattoos. It’s really important to me that it be unique, and something that has a story to it. I wanted something a little more ornate. I’ve been trying to move in a direction of my tattoos being more intri...