Geof brings a set of diverse skills to Zuri Group, filling a hybrid role of consultant and developer. Geof is our Google certified Adwords/Analytics Professional, specializing in site optimizations, SEO and SEM, in addition to deep web development expertise and fully responsive site design. Geof is a ninja developer on opensource 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 many Zuri 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, urgent appeals and campaign deployments, documenting solutions to technical challenges, and responding quickly to requests.
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.