Stoke is a workspace for startups, entrepreneurs, remote workers, freelancers, small businesses, and tech-enabled companies located in the ❤️of Denton, TX. It’s where ambition, technology, and a shared desire to impact our community come together. Yes, we're a coworking space, but what we offer is so much more.



Marshall Culpepper - Owner/Mentor

Marshall is the co-founder of both Kubos, a satellite software startup in downtown Denton, and Techmill, a nonprofit organization for Denton tech builders. As the original organizer of the Denton Jelly, LittleDOCC, and Bootstrap Denton, Culpepper is an active member of the Denton Community, mentoring students and local entrepreneurs about writing software and building startups.


Heather Gregory - Executive Director

Heather Gregory is a community organizer and entrepreneur with a background in nonprofit management, small business operations, marketing, event planning, program development, and design. Heather has served as the Director of Stoke since January 2017. Prior to that she was the Director of SCRAP Denton, a Project Manager at a full-service marketing agency, and the creator and owner of a food cart in Portland, Oregon.

Heather has a BS in Architecture from the University of Texas in Austin. She lives in Gainesville with her husband and their daughter where she is pursuing her next entrepreneurial venture as a flower farmer & florist.