Organizers

Drew Jaynes

Drew is the lead organizer for WordCamp Denver 2016, having also served as the lead in 2015, though he’s previously helped organize several other WordCamps in Denver in years past.

Drew is a WordPress Core Developer, and lives and works remotely from Arvada for Sandhills Development, the company behind popular plugins like AffiliateWP, Easy Digital Downloads, and Restrict Content Pro.

Follow Drew at @DrewAPicture.

Barbara Ford

Barbara joins the WordCamp Denver organizing team for the first time this year, having previously volunteered at WordCamps Denver 2013 and 2015. She’s been working with WordPress since 2013 and has been contributing to community documentation since 2014.

Very much a jill-of-all-trades, Barbara has been a public service meter reader, a reporter and photojournalist, a webmaster and blogger, and a photographer. In her spare time, she does everything she can to learn more (and share more) about WordPress in her local community of Conifer, Colorado.

Follow Barbara at @bford2.

Gordon Seirup

Gordon decided to level-up and join the WordCamp Denver organizing team for the first time this year after a rockstar performance as a room host for WordCamp Denver 2015.

He is the founder of Copper Leaf Creative, which comprises a small, elite, agile-minded team focused on making profound impacts for their clients. Gordon got into graphic design and web development in 1999, launching his first website for a paying client in 2000. Following college in 2008, he returned to web development professionally and started developing sites on WordPress in 2008 (v2.3.1 for the nerds).

Follow Gordon at @coppergordon.

Corrinda Campbell

Corrinda has been a mainstay in the Denver WordPress community for more than six years, having run a successful freelance business, Small Business WP Services, since 2007.

She’s served as the organizer of the Denver WordPress Meetup for most of that time, having also been an integral member of the organizing team for WordCamps Denver 2012-2015. This year’s will be the fourth WordCamp Denver Corrinda has helped organize!

Follow Corrinda at @CorrindaC.

Jeremy Green

Jeremy is the owner and lead developer at Endo Creative, a web design company that specializes in building awesome things with WordPress. He has spoken at multiple WordCamps and organizes the Fort Collins WordPress Meetup. His hobbies include mountain biking, cooking, and playing guitar.

This will be Jeremy’s second year on the WordCamp Denver organizing team.

Follow Jeremy at @greenhornet79.

Leah Ashley

Leah is joining the WordCamp Denver organizing team for the first time this year.

As Business Manager at Copper Leaf Creative, Leah is in charge. She is the point person on all operations including keeping the strategic coffee and beer reserves topped off.

As Project Manager, she is the connector between clients and developers, translating from human to geek and back again.  Sometimes she even moonlights on the production side of the business!

Follow Leah at @copperleah.

Patrick Rauland

Yoga monkey, minimalist, web enthusiast, music lover, gamer, poly, Product Manager for WooCommerce at @WooThemes, and the guy who makes crazy sound effects. Patrick moved to Denver in the summer of 2014 and wasted no time in organizing meetups and getting involved in the local WordPress scene.

This will be Patrick’s second year on the WordCamp Denver organizing team.

Follow Patrick at @bftrick.

Amber Hinds

Amber is Co-Owner and Creative Director for Road Warrior Creative, a digital marketing agency in Fort Collins.

She is an organizer of the Fort Collins WordPress Meetup and Founder & Chairwoman of Allied Women Entrepreneurs, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to empower women to reach their professional goals as entrepreneurs through education, networking, mentoring, and business development.  She is passionate about women-owned businesses and encouraging girls and women to grow up to be coders and entrepreneurs.

Amber is joining the WordCamp Denver organizing team for the first time this year.

Follow Amber at @roadwarriorwp.