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Trusted by the world's biggest changemakers
Whether it’s creating content for a billion-dollar nonprofit, advising strategy for a rising influencer, or developing technology for a leading university, our team has been a trusted solution by some of the world’s biggest changemakers. We’ve even been a core contributor to WordPress’ source code.
Thoughtful solutions from lived missional experience
But we’re not just coders and creatives. We understand missional context because we’ve lived it. We’re a team of frontline workers and nonprofit leaders. And it’s this experience as educators, advocates, entrepreneurs, ministers, fundraisers, and researchers that gives us that extra intuition needed for creating thoughtful solutions.
CEO & COFOUNDER
Specializing in custom solutions, Tanner's work has pushed WordPress to its limits. He's even helped pioneer its future as a core contributor to WordPress’ source code and popular tools like Restrict Content Pro and BuddyPress. This expertise is why he’s trusted by big brands like Duke University, Northeastern University, and the 18,000 member congregation of Bayside Church. Tanner also creates products like StudyChurch, an online learning platform. And his WordPress plugins have amassed tens of thousands of downloads. He supports the industry by coaching other developers on best practices at events like WordCamp.
Chief Strategy Officer & Cofounder
Kent is a creative strategist, who has given strategic counsel to some of the largest publishers, churches, nonprofits, and software companies including charity:water, Compassion International, and Cru. For the past decade, Kent has been exploring how to turn data into actionable impact by connecting nonprofits, funders, and specialists around some of today's biggest needs. Previously, Kent launched and sold a few tech startups and ran a boutique creative agency. He also spent a decade writing about nonprofit best practices on one of the top 100 faith-based blogs.
Chief Operations Officer
Craig Van Korlaar
Craig is an operations specialist with a passion for human-centered design thinking. He founded one of the most read websites for nonprofit best practices, TopNonprofits, with over 140,000 monthly visitors. Previously, Craig optimized and consolidated sales ops at Verizon and championed product innovation for LINK, a Swiss market research platform. His proactive leadership skills were honed as a decorated sergeant for the U.S. Marine Corps and nurtured through his work at the YMCA, Food for the Hungry, and anti-trafficking work. Craig also co-founded a church communications software company, and he spent much of his formative years as a missionary’s kid in Kenya and civil war-torn Zaire.
Ryan is a philanthropy strategist with a passion for systems change. He helped donors and nonprofits collaborate while serving as a director for Geneva Global, a performance philanthropy firm whose work in 100 countries has influenced $1 billion in giving. In Silicon Valley, Ryan was part of a team that raised $10 million annually for homelessness. And in Philadelphia, he spearheaded the growth of the Mural Arts Program. As an event facilitator, he’s orchestrated hackathons, thought leader convenings, and high-end donor experiences. Ryan oversaw 200 events for a Fortune 500 company, which included partnerships with The Today Show, NFL Films, and NASCAR. Ryan also cofounded Create Good to turn data into missional impact for cities or sectors.
For over 25 years, Chris has been coding solutions for complex problems. He got his start building ERP databases and apps for LG Electronics and Panasonic. This includes designing their system for tying sales forecasts into their manufacturing process. Chris also helped scale Sharefaith into one of the most popular church website platforms. And as an innate tinkerer, Chris even invented his own 3D printer. He loves the thrill of removing pain points and growing platforms.
Evie is a visual storyteller specializing in design and photography. Her work has been seen in Anthropologie, West Elm, Martha Stewart, and Chronicle Books. And Unsplash ranks Evie as one of their top 100 photographers out of 230,000 with over 375 million views. Her experience ranges from designing a museum to creating ad campaigns for Fujifilm and Zondervan. Evie got her start designing websites for megachurches, and she’s evolved to creating complete brands for sectors like homeless services and entrepreneurial accelerators. To her, design should be simple, meaningful, and done with love.
Trey is a project manager and market researcher with an eye for detail and a drive to empower people. He's a former Verizon analyst who also spent time developing partners and donors for poverty alleviation and social entrepreneurship in Latin America. Trey is a lifelong learner with a national trivia championship to his name. And in different seasons, he has served as a worship, youth, and associate pastor. His research extensively spans nonprofit sectors as well as ventures into technology markets.