We’re the organizing team for WordCamp Kansas City 2014! We’re excited to help bring you an amazing event. Here’s a little more about us:

Jim Grant

Entreprenuer, owner of Simply Creative Media LLC and Jim Grant Media. Helping small businesses Get Found, Get Social and Get Beautiful on the Web.

Kristin Falkner

I am a web developer who specializes in WordPress. A majority of my work revolves around building completely custom WordPress themes for clients and I’ve had the privilege of working on WordPress-based projects for TOMS, Urban Decay, United Talent Agency, Toyota and more.

Karissa Skirmont

Karissa is an experienced web developer/graphic designer & business strategist who has helped hundreds of small business owners and entrepreneurs improve their positioning since 2005.  She develops a cohesive branding package for WordPress websites, social media, print and promotional collateral. She also is an organizer for WordPressKC and its annual WordCamp conference, specializes in WP MulitSite and is obsessed with all things purple.

Scott Rarden

Web geek, love WordPress, never learned ballroom dancing. What, you were looking for War and Peace?

Josepha Haden

Josepha Haden works with Haden Interactive as a content provider and data analyst. She is a business analyst in the Kansas City office of an international marketing firm. She also frequently presents at conferences, workshops, and is on a quest for the best ramen in Kansas City.

Sam Cohen

A WordPress coder, instructor, and speaker. Currently ranked MASTER in #WordPress on EE. I work at @KCPT TV19 PBS

Travis Pflanz

I build and design websites throughout Kansas City, with search engine optimization in the forefront, of course. I provide affordable – not cheap (yes, there is a BIG difference) – websites for small and medium sized businesses. I am also a co-organizer of WordPress KC and a member of Kansas City Search Engine Marketing Association.

Peter Inzerillo

WordPress Editor, Trainer, and Fan! I like: to teach, create, edit, consult. I value: friendship, fellowship, laughter, excellence. I make: videos, web pages, things better.

Jason Woolliscroft

I love to work on projects that express potential to generate meaningful and lasting impact. I’ve been designing and building websites and user interfaces since 1998. I partner with organizations around the world to help them achieve goals by leveraging the latest technologies.

Mel Hogan

I’m a Digital Creative Director with over 12 years experience in both in-house and agency settings.  When I’m not designing, I volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Kansas City, and  am working on a self-published comic book with my wife Kathryn.

Camilo Snapp

Camilo is an interactive web developer who mostly works with WordPress CMS, HTML5 and CSS3 projects. He graduated with Web Technologies Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) and also has a B.A. from the University of Kansas and several years of professional experience working in a team environment in the financial industry.