Geof brings a set of diverse skills to Zuri Group, filling a hybrid role of consultant and developer. Geof is a Google certified Adwords/Analytics Professional who specializes in site optimizations, SEO and SEM in addition to fully responsive site design and web development. Geof is a ninja developer on open-source platforms including WordPress, Drupal, CiviCRM, Magento/Prestashop as well as premium platforms including Luminate Online, Sphere, and NetCommunity.
This blend of technical knowledge and online fundraising expertise provides an invaluable resource to clients looking for impactful content, increased visitor conversions and improved user experience. Geof had over a decade of IT, help desk, and customer service experience prior to joining Zuri Group in 2011, making him an ideal technical resource for managing launches and documenting solutions to technical challenges.
Geof has his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and works at the Zuri home office in Bend, Oregon. In his free time, Geof is an avid outdoor enthusiast — having hiked 250+ miles of the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail, a craft-beer aficionado, living history blacksmith, avid gardener, and the author of the All Around Bend travel guidebook.