The Owners

Founding Artistic Director & Event Organizer

Emery Milneaux is a freelance artist in his first life, specializing in graphic design, web design and illustration. He joined Second Life in July of 2009 and in 2010, opened Common Grounds coffee house, where he’s hosted open mic nights and a thriving book club. In 2011, he expanded Common Grounds to include a neighboring gift shop: Commoner. Since its opening, Commoner has had the privilege of participating in some of SL’s most popular shopping events. Currently, Emery keeps busy as an Events Organizer. In addition to his role at The Arcade, Emery co-owns Prism Events (known for their seasonal shopping events: Bloom, Salem and Tannenbaum.)

Event Organizer

Jake Vordun is a classical music lover and gas station foodie. He joined Second Life in 2009 and opened his store, Fancy Decor, in July of 2014. The Arcade is not Jake’s first experience as an event organizer, as he is also a co-owner of Prism Events. As a lover of the arts, in 2016 Jake also created The Vordun Museum and Gallery to bring a real life museum experience to Second Life. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, playing his harpsichord, creating, and binge watching Frasier.

The Support Staff


PR Representative,
Lead Chat Moderator,
Setup Support Manager

Blogger Liaison,
Sponsor Liason,
Setup Support