Alex King · Founder
A veteran of the Silicon Valley boom days, Alex relocated to Denver, Colorado in 2004. He has been developing for the web since 1996 and has designed and developed enterprise web applications and web sites for Fortune 500 customers.
Alex is also well known for his open source projects and contributions; in particular as an original contributor to the WordPress Open Source project and for his ongoing work in the WordPress community.
Justin de Vesine · Sr. Developer
Justin has been solving interesting problems all his life, and doing so professionally since 1996. He comes from a broad technical background of web and mobile development, systems engineering, security, and architecture. In his spare time, he is a voracious reader, and his other hobbies include interactive fiction, cooking, and theatre – but above all, learning.
Jonathan Johnson · Developer
From creating Jurassic Park fan websites in middle school, to completing his BS in Computer Information Science at Missouri Southern State University, Jonathan has been on a journey to understand and utilize technology in interesting, fun, and challenging ways. Jonathan is passionate about open source, polyglotism, and full stack user experience. Away from the computer screen Jonathan can be found spending time with his wife and 2 sons exploring all that Colorado has to offer.
Chris Mospaw · Developer
Chris has been fascinated with computers since he got a Commodore 64 way back when. In 2012 he relocated to Denver from Las Vegas, where he was involved in a number of interesting web projects. Chris has had stints as a magazine editor, used car salesman, newspaper reporter, and graphic designer. He used his diverse background as a jumping point to web programming in the late 1990s and hasn’t looked back. When he’s not at a keyboard, Chris likes to hack food recipes, and is a complete car nut.
Tom Rodenberg · Developer
Tom relocated from Madison, WI to Denver. He has a passion for the web and working with technology. Tom holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In his spare time, Tom enjoys running, video games, and music.
Steve Mathias · Developer
Born and raised in Denver, Steve began programming at the age of 5 by borrowing BASIC magazine copies from the public library. He went on to teach himself C, C++, and Visual Basic. By high school, he was managing the school’s website and network while assisting with computer programming courses. Prior to joining the Crowd Favorite team, he developed research and response software for the United States Geological Survey. In his spare time, he enjoys programming, video games, speculative fiction, and singing.
Evan Anderson · Developer
Hailing from Michigan, Evan moved to Colorado in 2010. Evan has had a passion for programming and the web since a young age, teaching himself BASIC and C++, and creating his first web page in grade school. Evan now holds bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, and has experience writing artificial intelligence applications and developing for the web. While quite happy programming away in front of a computer, Evan also enjoys astronomy, soccer, running, traveling, the outdoors, and learning anything new.
Craig Freeman · Developer
Craig is a web developer and paramedic originally from Connecticut, having earned his BS in IT at Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York. He spent a few years enjoying sunny San Diego before arriving in Denver in 2012. Traveling is a passion of his, and he intends to visit all 58 national parks, as well as complete the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail – in stages. Among hiking, snowboarding and riding a motorcycle, Craig can be found researching new brews and playing bass guitar.
Matt Richmond · Developer
Matt grew up tinkering with computers from almost as early as he can remember. He wrote his first web page using Notepad back in the mid-90′s, and has loved coding from then on! Matt stays busy providing for his family of 7 (he’s the only guy in the house), going to school, and spending time with his lovely wife and daughters. When not doing any of those things, you can find him looking for something new to learn, or admiring the Rocky Mountains.
Devin Reams · Manager
Devin joined Crowd Favorite with varying experiences ranging from working at a Fortune 500 telecommunications company to a Big 4 auditing firm. As an early member of the team, Devin has helped oversee our ongoing customer relationships, new projects, and internal products. Devin is a self-proclaimed renaissance man with experience in web development, user experience design, social media marketing, and project management. As a Colorado native, Devin enjoys golfing, skiing at Vail, and running along the Platte. Devin received his BS in Business Administration from CU Boulder.
Sandy Sage · Manager
Sandy has a passion for working with clients, seeing projects through to successful completion, and keeping a finger on the pulse of the ever changing trends in technology. With her BA from Virginia Tech, Sandy launched her career working on a variety of projects in the marketing/advertising/web development world, and went on to get her professional project management certification (PMP). When out of the office you can find Sandy outside snowboarding, camping, and gardening or indoors knitting and reading; always with her dogs.
Webb Henderson · Manager
Webb recently relocated to Denver from Dallas, TX. He carries a BS in Finance & Economics from CU Boulder and has always had a passion for web technologies, art, and the creative process. He also has a borderline-obsessive affinity for golf, enjoys stand up comedy and live music, and is in constant pursuit of the next fun, new experience.
Scott Woodrow · Manager
Scott is a Colorado native and has worked on web/digital projects for a variety of companies ranging from Fortune 100 to local non-profits. His strictly platonic relationship with computers began when he took apart his parents’ first home computer and has grown ever since. No project is too big or too small to tackle with enthusiasm. He also enjoys the great outdoors, walking around strange cities, and, according to his fiance, spends too much time watching sci-fi.
Rona Kilmer · Designer
Rona hails from Washington DC where she started her love affair with the web. She has been designing and building web experiences for over 10 years. Rona always strives to strike a balance between aesthetics and usability. She is adamant about user-centered design and considers herself a user advocate. Rona moved to Denver in 2008 so she could make better use of her spare time. If she’s not behind her computer, she can be found bombing down the back bowls at Copper on her snowboard or training for triathlons.
Andrew Austin · Designer
I am a believer, father, husband, brother, designer, huge fan of the internet, enjoyer of travel, and cooker of good food. I like rainy days, sunny days, fresh guacamole, new music, long films, good stories, and interested people.
Justin Bregar · Developer
Justin has been working on the web since discovering it in the mid-90s. Since then he’s done web design and development in a variety of internal and freelance roles. Immediately prior to joining Crowd Favorite, he was an Assistant Professor of New Media at Colorado State University–Pueblo. In his spare time, he enjoys everything from making short films and documentaries to restoring classic cars.