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  • Member Since: July 12th, 2007
  • Jackson Michigan
  • Web Architect at Spring Arbor University


I spend the majority of my work week and a few handfuls of my free time in WordPress. The WordPress community makes all the difference and that is why I am proud to be involved in leading the Jackson MI WordPress meetup.


gardening, milking, cheese making, travel, cooking, baking, bike riding, home crafts,

WordPress Origin Story

I was introduced to WordPress through my brother in 2005. I built a website/blog for the nonprofit my wife and I were running. My first contract job was to help build a website for a small tech consultancy. Next I was hired full time to build and manage a large WPMU site. Having Andrea R, Ipstenu, Otto, cgrymala either answer questions in WP forums or blog about their journey has been invaluable.