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Adam Bansmer
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Adam Bansmer

Customer Success Manager

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Adam Bansmer

Customer Success Manager

Born and raised in Southern California, Adam has been working directly with customers in some way, shape, or form since he was 18 years old. When he's not facilitating your success (he doesn't call this #fundingawesome job "work"!), Adam likes to cycle, play with his dog, and travel the world with his wife. Where should he go next?

Allie Fleming
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Allie Fleming

Web Developer

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Allie Fleming

Web Developer

Allie is Funraise's Marketing Web Developer with a passion for bringing mission-based brands to life on the interwebs. In her free time, you can find Allie exploring local coffee shops, listening to podcasts, and dancing to Drake. A true Chicago native, Allie can pick out what an authentic deep-dish pizza should taste like and her biggest regret is never seeing Michael Jordan play for the Bulls. Haunts her to this day. Sighhhh...

Adam Swenski
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Adam Swenski

QA Engineer

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Adam Swenski

QA Engineer

With a BA in Mathematics from ASU and experience testing award winning applications, Adam maintains the reliability of the Funraise platform with both manual and automated testing methods.

Alex Molina
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Alex Molina

Senior Software Developer

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Alex Molina

Senior Software Developer

Specializing in cutting edge cloud-based technologies, Alex builds and oversees the high-impact Funraise databases and infrastructure to maximize what your organization can do with your data.

Alex Pavone
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Alex Pavone

Digital Media Manager

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Alex Pavone

Digital Media Manager

Alex has grown his reputation as a passionate, professional creator in the photography, graphic design, and video spaces for over a decade. Being a storyteller by nature, his focus is on bringing out the unique story of each organization he works with.

Angelina Pavone
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Angelina Pavone

Director of Customer Success

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Angelina Pavone

Customer Success Manager

For over a decade, Angelina has worked in the nonprofit sector and is passionate about championing the causes of the organizations she works with. Her background, insight, and passion for people makes her an incredible resource to organizations.

Austin Delorme
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Austin Delorme

Software Developer

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Austin Delorme

Software Developer

Austin has been developing custom applications on the Salesforce platform since 2013 and now helps manage back-end functionality making sure you see the data you want, when you want it.

Ben Rubinstein
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Ben Rubinstein

Social Media Manager

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Ben Rubinstein

Social Media Manager

Marketing and messaging are what Ben is all about. While he was happy to flex those muscles in the print publishing and nonprofit management worlds, he's thrilled to be doing good from his front-row seat at the cutting edge of technology. In Ben's spare time, he loves board/video games, wine, and sci-fi novels. Although he survived Michigan winters growing up, there's nothing better than the gorgeous weather in Long Beach, CA.

Bobby House
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Bobby House

Senior Front End Software Developer

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Bobby House

Senior Front End Software Developer

Bobby leads the front end team with over 10 years of experience in the technology industry, having worked on everything from supercomputers to high profile web applications. He has a BS in computer science from the University of Colorado.

Brian Payne
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Brian Payne

Staff Software Engineer (API)

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Brian Payne

Staff Software Engineer (API)

Brian brings 6 years of experience working as a software developer in higher education. Consequently, he's well acquainted with the concept of doing more with less, meaning the software he builds has a heavy customer focus. Brian's also been told that he's pretty good at eating food... but not so much at cooking.

Bryan Clark
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Bryan Clark

Chief Architect

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Bryan Clark

Chief Architect

With over a decade of experience with a wide range of software, Bryan architects complex systems that seamlessly work together inside a world class platform. Bryan is inspired by the future of technology available to this sector and he is driven to develop the infastuture needed to make it a reality.

Bryn Hobson
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Bryn Hobson

Sr. Creative Director

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Bryn Hobson

Sr. Creative Director

As the ringleader of our shapes and colors department, Bryn leads the charge on all things visual for Funraise. With experience in the digital agency space as well as the nonprofit world, he loves identity design and cultivating amazing experiences across every medium. Outside of work, you'll likely still find Bryn creating, whether that's cooking, planning a trip, or tending to his houseplants.

Clayton Ramones
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Clayton Ramones

Director of Sales

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Clayton Ramones

Director of Sales

Clayton brings close to 10 years of experience in Sales. As an expert on customer acquisition and business development he prides himself in exceptional customer service and introducing new insights into a customers organization. He hopes to spread the power of technology in hopes of modernizing and increasing philanthropic giving!

Claire Williams
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Claire Williams

Account Executive

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Claire Williams

Account Executive

Following a history of involvement in social justice movements, Claire spent time introducing students to school fundraising and civic engagement initiatives. Prior to joining the Funraise team, she worked at an education nonprofit, connecting professionals with rewarding careers that support teachers and students. She sees nonprofits as the glue that holds our global community together, encouraging us to care more about each other and our world. Claire has visited over twenty countries and has a big heart for live music, cooking, dancing, and meeting new people.

Colby Karzen
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Colby Karzen

Sales Manager

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Colby Karzen

Sales Manager

Colby comes from years of nonprofit experience, working in the start up phase of an emerging organization and well-established, sustained fundraising for another. Her experience at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (B.S. Social Sciences) breeds insight to the work of nonprofits around the world and a passion for technology as a force for creative change.

Crystal Sprague
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Crystal Sprague

Account Executive

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Crystal Sprague

Customer Success Manager

As an innovative problem solver with over 15 years of experience in the non-profit sector, Crystal is determined to help non-profits find the best solution for their fundraising needs. In Crystal’s prior role as Executive Director of an international non-profit organization she doubled the organization’s annual revenue through fundraising efforts in just 3 years.

Danny Fann
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Danny Fann

Staff Software Engineer (Front-End)

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Danny Fann

Staff Software Engineer (Front-End)

With degrees in Computer Science and Public Health Science along with experience in the medical device industry, Danny brings an varied skillset into the realm of software engineering. He utilizes his unique background to create exceptional and intuitive web applications with creative aplomb.

Elan Majkrzak
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Elan Majkrzak

Staff Software Engineer (API)

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Elan Majkrzak

Staff Software Engineer (API)

As a member of the API team, Elan works to bring you the data that you need, where you need it. He has extensive experience with back-end development and spent 4 years working on applications used for K-12 schools. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota and he likes longboarding by the beach.

Elisha Avne
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Elisha Avne

Customer Success Manager

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Elisha Avne

Customer Success Manager

Elisha is a Customer Success Manager with a vision! She's worked with nonprofits for over a decade, coaching on mission, vision, and strategy, utilizing the knowledge she gained attaining her Masters in Organizational Psychology. Elisha loves working at Funraise and would only leave for a role in a Disney musical starring opposite Yoda.

Erin Booker
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Erin Booker

Digital Marketer

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Erin Booker

Digital Marketer

Erin goes bananas over creating content using new tech and is always down to support a great cause. Funraise gives her the opportunity to combine the two in a cutting-edge, surprise-a-day digital marketing role. It's Erin's goal to show the world how funding awesome Funraise truly is.

Gabriel Mann
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Gabriel Mann

Staff Software Engineer (iOS)

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Gabriel Mann

Staff Software Engineer (iOS)

Gabriel has more than 4 years of experience with mobile development. He prides himself on delivering robust software with a smooth user experience and will be instrumental to bringing the Funraise products to all mobile devices. In his free time, he plays banjo in an Irish band.

Hadi Minooei
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Hadi Minooei

Chief Data Scientist

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Hadi Minooei

Chief Data Scientist

With more than a decade of experience in tech industry and academia, working with a variety of technology stacks and teams, Hadi brings the power of machine learning and big data to the nonprofit space.

Hugo Figueredo
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Hugo Figueredo

Account Executive

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Hugo Figueredo

Account Executive

Hugo brings experience in everything from sports properties to mobile spaces within the high stakes world of acquisitions. Now he's bringing his expertise to nonprofits, setting them up for multi-platinum success. Hugo's an avid ping pong player and pick up basketball professional in his life outside Funraise.

Iman Bahati
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Iman Bahati

Customer Success Manager

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Iman Bahati

Customer Success Manager

Iman is a results-driven Customer Success Manager with a background in strategizing, building and managing accounts. Iman's greatest joy is positioning non-profits for the road ahead in a consistent changing industry. Iman will be your advocate while helping you implement new strategies, achieve your business objectives and accelerate profitable growth. Wanna become friends? Challenge her to a game of Movie Trivia.

Jason Swenski
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Jason Swenski

Cofounder & Chief Technology Officer

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Jason Swenski

Cofounder & Chief Technology Officer

Jason brings over a decade of knowledge in building and architecting web applications. He is an expert at capitalizing on current technologies and has built infrastructure to run on top of platforms ranging from mobile devices to enterprise cloud solutions.

Jenny Flack
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Jenny Flack

Sales Manager

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Jenny Flack

Sales Manager

For almost a decade, Jenny has been working and volunteering with nonprofits. With an MBA from Pepperdine University, she works directly with organizations to modernize their fundraising efforts.

Joy Wecker
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Joy Wecker

Executive Assistant

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Joy Wecker

Executive Assistant

With a degree in Community Development and a heart as big as the sky, Joy is very passionate about people, communities, and how those best work together. She comes from a long history of startup environments and loves the way that company culture contributes to pushing the mission of Funraise forward. She hopes to be a major asset in developing why people love coming into work everyday and has been described by her loved ones as a best friend to all. Fun fact: she's been a bridesmaid 13x. So you could say she's sort of a veteran at finding the balance between business and party.

Joseph Kang
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Joseph Kang

Staff QA Engineer

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Joseph Kang

Staff QA Engineer

Joseph brings his QA expertise to help Funraise build a high-quality platform. He'll take on any challenge, whether it's testing manually, creating automated testing frameworks, or building and improving test processes. Joseph's favorite after-hours activity is watching basketball—his favorite team is the Los Angeles Lakers. He also enjoys visiting his alma mater, UC Berkeley, where he received a BA in Physics.

Juan Zepeda
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Juan Zepeda

Staff QA Engineer

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Juan Zepeda

Staff QA Engineer

With his Computer Science degree from CSULB and experience testing user-heavy websites and applications, Juan is a cornerstone of Funraise QA, sustaining the integrity of the platform with manual and automated testing. Juan is an avid homebrewer whose bff is a mega cute, ultra adorable german shepherd named Mr. Bubbles.

Julia Lai
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Julia Lai

Staff Software Engineer (Front-End)

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Julia Lai

Staff Software Engineer (Front-End)

Julia is a CSU Long Beach graduate and brings 4 years of industry experience building large enterprise applications at scale. Her passion is working on the front end, making applications come alive in an efficient and pixel-perfect fashion. She is inspired by the impact that Funraise has made for all their nonprofit clients so far and wants to help build this company to help even more people.

Justin Wheeler
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Justin Wheeler

Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer

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Justin Wheeler

Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer

As a social entrepreneur, Justin helped start two successful nonprofits, both of which became multi-million dollar organizations. He brings over 10 years of experience from the nonprofit sector and was an early team member of Invisible Children, which raised over $50M in the first 8 years of operation.

Katie Meringolo
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Katie Meringolo

Customer Success Representative

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Katie Meringolo

Customer Success Representative

Katie graduated from Pepperdine University with a BA in Intercultural Communication and Social Work. She has worked with multiple nonprofits ranging from developing projects in East Africa to International Justice Mission UK to City Year Los Angeles. Through her variety of experiences, she has gained a deep understanding of the challenges that nonprofits face in regards to fundraising and operation, and she is excited to make that process a bit easier.

Kevin Kuk
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Kevin Kuk

UI/UX Designer

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Kevin Kuk

UI/UX Designer

As a visual designer, Kevin has worked with both nonprofits and branding agencies to build excellent and memorable user experiences. His passion for the user (YOU!) is what drives his approach to visual identity and UI/UX design. Kevin loves crafting fun and exciting fundraising experiences that inspire donations and a smile.

Kira Wheeler
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Kira Wheeler

HR & Office Administrator

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Kira Wheeler

HR & Office Administrator

Kira worked with nonprofit organizations for years before becoming the mother of four children, all under the age of five. She's an expert at keeping the office running smoothly and pleasantly.

Lukas Attridge
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Lukas Attridge

Front End Developer

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Lukas Attridge

Front End Developer

Lukas first started coding by making programs to do math and physics homework in high school. Now, he writes fast, responsive front-end code with a fierce desire to provide the best user experience possible.

Matthew Parke
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Matt Parke

Front End Developer

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Matt Parke

Front End Developer

Specializing in front end development, Matt has rich experience building and maintaining a variety of web applications. With a BA in Psychology, Matt's knowledge about how users think and respond to technology drive him to develop human and friendly interfaces.

Meagan Kirkpatrick
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Meagan Kirkpatrick

Communications

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Meagan Kirkpatrick

Communications

Meagan is passionate about Marketing and Communications and has spent her career working with brands that match her values, including Comic Relief, Shutterstock, Vimeo, and Conde Nast. She brings experience working with campaigns of all sizes and is excited to continue building relationships with leading technology companies and media outlets to share the Funraise vision. Meagan is also an occasional acrobat, spending her free time at the trapeze rig. No fear of heights here!

Mia Winn
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Mia Winn

Marketing Director

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Mia Winn

Marketing Director

After nearly 2 decades designing and executing marketing programs for Fortune 50 companies, Mia is thrilled to be at Funraise where her job brings together her personal passions: connecting people with excellent technology and helping to change the world.
She has spent years independently fundraising for and volunteering with with nonprofits in various capacities and in that time she’s been everything from a puppeteer to an event coordinator to a digital marketing strategist. All of these skills come in handy on a daily basis.

Michelle Tyler
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Michelle Tyler

Software Engineer

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Michelle Tyler

Software Engineer

Michelle is a graduate of UC Irvine and brings more than six years of industry experience to Funraise. She ensures that Funraise users have a consistently delightful experience on every platform. She is also a triathlete and plans to do a century bike ride someday.

Nate Asuncion
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Nate Asuncion

Staff Software Engineer (API)

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Nate Asuncion

Staff Software Engineer (API)

Nate brings Funraise over five years of web-development experience in enterprise applications. He enjoys traveling and playing sports, but taking his puppy to the local dog beach is a priority. The rest of the dogs here at Funraise HQ are supremely jealous of Nate and Koda's adventures.

Neil Byrnes
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Neil Byrnes

Staff QA Engineer

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Neil Byrnes

Staff QA Engineer

With years of experience as a QA Engineer under his belt, Neil strives to deliver a seamlessly reliable experience for every Funraise customer and at least one hilarious joke each day to the Funraise team. Neil also collects music and restores classic cars, often at the same time.

Nick Leonard
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Nick Leonard

Front End Developer

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Nick leonard

Front End Developer

Nick has been designing and building websites for nonprofit organizations since he graduated with a BFA in graphic design from Andrews University. With education in new web development languages, Nick works on the entire spectrum of front-end design.

Tony Sasso
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Tony Sasso

Cofounder & Chief Product Officer

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Tony Sasso

Cofounder & Chief Product Officer

An award-winning graphic designer, Tony served as the Creative Director for an international nonprofit, where he lead teams of creatives to build and manage fundraising campaigns, websites, and emails that have raised millions in donations from donors in over 35 countries.

Sherry Hom
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Sherry Hom

Technical Services Engineer

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Sherry Hom

Technical Services Engineer

Sherry loves her job as Funraise's Technical Services Engineer because it's the perfect mix of technical analysis + celebrating Funraise customer success—and Sherry never shies away from a celebration. Many mornings, you can find Sherry running amok the streets of Long Beach with a formidable gang of runner gals.

Tom Reed
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Tom Reed

Staff QA Engineer

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Tom Reed

Staff QA Engineer

Tom has a Masters in Computer Science from Cal State Long Beach with a minor in Mathematics and has been working in software engineering since his teens. His passion is machine automation and making Funraise the best application on the planet. Although he's only traveled to 3 continents, Tom is diligently working on hitting the other four.

Alex Molina
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Tracy Luu

Account Executive

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Tracy Luu

Account Executive

Tracy's experience comes from working abroad and with a start up building relationships with employers and job seekers. She has extensively volunteered with a grassroots nonprofit where she coordinated hundreds of fundraising events. She is excited to pursue her passion of working alongside nonprofits and hopes to empower each organization with the tools and resources to succeed.

Vance Anderson
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Vance Anderson

Mobile Developer

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Vance Anderson

Mobile Developer

With focus and passion for the mobile experience, Vance develops world class mobile applications and specializes in making the full power of applications available anywhere.

Vincent Sloan
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Vincent Sloan

Staff Software Engineer (API)

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Vincent Sloan

Staff Software Engineer (API)

Vincent has an extensive background in building secure and high-performance software, with an emphasis in payment processing. Basically, he keeps your hard-earned money safe from baddies. He studied Linguistics and Computer Science at Cal State Fullerton and enjoys training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, keeping everyone in the office safe from baddies.