Chris Perryman

Chris Perryman is the CEO of Revelation Concept and founder/creative director of Mind-Blowing Things. She attended the University of Google after graduating the School of Hard Knocks where she acquired her design and development skillz. She lives in San Diego North County with her husband, Drew and their dog-children Lolly and Nilla.

Devin Walker

Devin Walker is the Co-Founder and Creative Technologist at Thought House, a San Diego based research, creative and advertising agency. He consistently strives to produce breakthrough creative, from concept to completion, that aims to exceed client expectations and delivers measurable results.

As a developer, Devin has built hundreds of WordPress websites from the ground up for businesses in a variety of industries including franchising, Fortune 500, and entertainment + hospitality. In addition to themes, he has extensive experience creating free and premium plugins including Google Maps Builder, Yelp Widget Pro and WooCommerce Quick Checkout. In total, his free plugins on have been downloaded nearly 100,000 times.

Outside of work, Devin enjoys traveling the world, going to concerts and playing a leisurely round of disc golf.

Phelan Reissen

Phelan is the Co-founder of Digithrive | SD Tech Scene | entrepreneur, traveler, fontographer, designer, foodie, WordPress

Mandie Shaner

Mandie Shaner is  a “wearer of many hats” as the Co-Founder at ZENTHREE – a WordPress-centric website development, design and strategy shop based in San Diego, CA. When she’s not WordPress-ing you can find her at our local Bitcoin Meetup.

Derek Springer

Derek Springer is a San Diego based Code Wrangler at Automattic, a beer blogger, and the developer of the BeerXML Shortcode plugin. In a previous life Derek spent nearly 10 years developing software in the Aerospace industry.

J.J. Springer

A San Diego resident, J.J. Springer is a graphic and web designer that has worked across many spectrums of media: print, digital, and television. She is currently spending her time freelancing for major clients including FiscalTrak and the Southern California Golf Association while also co-founding a technology company that serves governmental clients. She loves setting up, tweaking, and designing WordPress sites so that they shine for her clients.

Michael Bastos

Michael Bastos is a self & university taught C++, Java, Php, Perl and Ruby Developer working as a Full Time Senior Software Engineer in San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and founder of the Advanced WordPress Group. He has also spoken publicly at numerous WordCamps and Tech Events.

Chris Lema

Chris Lema is the CTO and Chief Strategist at Crowd Favorite. He’s also a daily blogger, a public speaker, and product strategist. He helps companies leverage WordPress, and helps WordPress companies find leverage.