About Us and Who We Are

Empowering Businesses and Organizations with Event Registration and Ticketing

Event Espresso is a top-of-the-line event registration and ticketing management plugin for WordPress.

Since 2009, our purpose has been to empower business and organization leaders with the event registration and ticketing management tools that maximize the success of their events.

Our vision is to become the world’s leading event registration and ticketing provider, and model of profitability by offering our customers autonomy and value. We take pride in our products, including the personal support we offer to our customers.

 

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Meet the Team

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Seth Shoultes - Event Espresso Co-founderSeth Shoultes – Co-Founder, Development, Marketing, & Sales
Twitter: @SethShoultes
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Seth is a full-time PHP programmer/web developer based in Saint George, Utah. He has worked in the web design and development industry since 2001. In 2005 Seth opened his web design studio Smart Website Solutions where he designed and developed websites for small and large businesses throughout Utah, Nevada, and Arizona.

In April of 2009, Seth finished the development of his first WordPress plugin called “Events Registration with PayPal IPN”, later renamed to “Advanced Events Registration”, and (finally!) in the early part of 2010 it was renamed to “Event Espresso”. Over time, he became so busy with the development and support of Event Espresso that he quit his full-time job to focus all of his time and energy on building a company around the Event Espresso event registration and ticketing plugin for WordPress.

 

Garth Koyle - Event Espresso Co-founderGarth Koyle – Co-Founder (Marketing, Customer Service, Product Management, Business Management, etc.)
Twitter: @GarthKoyle 

Garth has over 15 years of experience in business management. He earned both a Master’s of Business Administration and a Master’s of Healthcare Administration from the University of Utah in 2011. His strengths are in business management, strategy, entrepreneurship, marketing, and customer service. He competed in the 2011 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge for Event Espresso, taking home the grand prize of $40,000 for their business plan. He also innovates new business forecasting and management techniques specific to the WordPress community. He has spoken at conferences and workshops on entrepreneurship, business development, and leadership. He enjoys helping other people and small businesses be successful, his family and church, outdoor recreation, and gadgets.

 

Lorenzo Orlando Caum – Sales Manager

Lorenzo Orlando Caum is a self-starter, a supportive team player, and a results-oriented individual. He has been using WordPress since graduating from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2010. Lorenzo is a dual citizen of Jamaica and the United States and currently resides in Tampa, FL. He contributes to customer success as a member of the support team and works on other initiatives at Event Espresso.

 

Janice Gutierrez – Sales

Janice has many years of sales and customer service in the telecommunications industry and has recently joined the Event Espress tEEm.

 

Tony Warwick – Support Team Lead

Tony hails from the UK where he manages support team efforts and has been working on becoming a full-stack developer within the Event Espresso team.

 

Brent Christensen – Lead Developer
Twitter: @BrentEspresso

A PHP programmer originally from the worlds of CodeIgniter & ExpressionEngine, Brent was converted to WordPress soon after the release of WordPress 3.0. Prior to that, he and his wonderfully talented wife Natalie were business partners at Pyfo Web Design & Development (PYFO stands for Put Your Face On), where he shared in the creation of custom websites for a wide range of businesses and individuals.  They marvel daily over the antics of their two sons and are currently living on the east coast of beautiful Vancouver Island in British Columbia, surrounded by the ocean, trees, and mountains.

 

Nazar Kolivoshka – Development

Nazar joined Event Espresso as a Junior PHP Developer and has grown into a Full-stack Developer in just a few years.

 

 

Manzoor Ahmad Wani – Development

Manzoor has been deploying WordPress since 2010. He is a WordPress Core Contributor, Open Source lover, and a Telegram fan. He is the author of the most popular Telegram plugins for WordPress. PHP has been his first love which changed to modern JavaScript a few years back. Now he mostly works with React, React Native, and GraphQL. Originally from the valley of Kashmir (India), he currently lives in mainland India and he loves to teach others what he knows.

 

Interested in joining the team?


If you are interested in becoming part of the Event Espresso team, then please look at the current openings below or if you’re proactive you can contact us and tell us why you want to work with us.

We also welcome you to read more about Our philosophy.

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