Meet the Rabbits
Our staff has a wide range of technical and nontechnical backgrounds. Some of us are software developers with graduate degrees; others are nonprofit leaders who have chosen to join Giant Rabbit to serve a wider range of organizations. We have far-reaching experience with technology, design, communications, and the practical ins and outs of completing projects successfully.

Aiden Kent

Aiden
Kent
Project Manager

Aiden’s diverse background across a range of technical and creative disciplines means they are equipped to steward GR client visions with empathy, honesty and humor (and a bit of magic here and there).  Aiden excels at holding space for exploration and helping people communicate clearly and confidently. An amateur herbalist and forager, Aiden enjoys growing food under bright sun to be shared at a big table by lots of people.

Amanda-Louise Krieger

Amanda-Louise
Krieger
Lead Project Manager

Amanda oversees GR's slate of projects and works with our Project Managers to assemble project teams and allocate resources; she also manages many of GR's most demanding projects. Amanda's extensive experience as an Actors' Equity Stage Manager bolsters her ability to make the proverbial trains run on time as well as to artfully balance dreams with reality. Amanda lives in Portland, OR with her cat, Godard.

Anna Heath

Anna
Heath
Tech Lead

Anna has served as both a developer and a project manager on some of GR's most technically-challenging projects, large and small. As a Tech Lead, she guides the strategic choices that shape a project from start to finish. Prior to joining Giant Rabbit, Anna made her living working in professional regional theatre.

Anthony Nemirovsky

Anthony
Nemirovsky
Tech Lead

Anthony has years of experience planning and building websites and data systems; he has also worked as a project manager on some of GR's longest-running development and support projects. That technological and practical perspective makes him one of GR's Tech Leads; he works with a wide range of ongoing projects to make sure that both the implementation details and the project overall are headed in a successful direction.

Ben Wheeler

Ben
Wheeler
Senior Drupal Developer

Ben has years of Drupal experience and has worked on some of GR's biggest and most complex builds. His extensive Drupal experience makes him a leader of GR's constantly evolving Drupal best practices. He is also a seasoned front-end developer, with a detailed eye for rendering flat designs into dynamic, responsive Drupal themes. Ben studies Hakomi and somatic psychotherapy in his spare time.

Daniel Heath

Daniel
Heath
Partner

Daniel oversees strategy, planning and implementation for GR's slate of projects. He has managed hundreds of large and small web and data projects from initial planning through implementation through long-term maintenance, support, and evolution. He is also a nationally-produced playwright.

Jenny Liu

Jenny
Liu
Senior Software Developer

Jenny is the person who does stuff no one else knows how to do, including deep, dark Salesforce integrations and figuring out third-party APIs for the first time. She is a former Google engineer with a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington where she wrote a Master's Thesis on "Quasi-metric Uncapacitated Facility Location for Hyperspectral Image Compression." She is fluent in Javascript / C++ / Python / PHP / et al. and is also a trained Rolfer.

Maxamaris Hoppe

Maxamaris
Hoppe
Senior Project Manager

Max is a veteran project manager with years of experience planning and building websites, as well as providing support for the humans who use them. Armed with a degree in creative writing, Max began her project management career with WordPress websites for professional authors. Max began her work with giant rabbits in 2006 when she starred in her high school production of Harvey and she's thrilled to be back in such good company. Outside the office, Max spends her time with cats, books, and baked goods. 

Megan Oliver

Megan
Oliver
Project Manager

Forever seeking authentic narratives, Megan spent a decade managing print and digital editorial publications. As a project manager, she combines her additional nonprofit comms background with a producer's love for process to ask compelling questions that reach a more complete brand story. To deliver website solutions Megan weaves values and insights into a cohesive vision for the organization's future.

Michelle Nguyen

Michelle
Nguyen
Lead Designer

Our lead designer, Michelle, has built a broad portfolio in print, digital, brand strategy, and social platforms for notable clients such as adidas, Motorola, HP, Playstation, and Wells Fargo. She has earned 2 ADDY awards as a creative and was featured in AdWeek’s Creative 100 in 2018. Aside from design, she spends most of her time as a dog mom of 2 (to pug and chow chow), watching true crime documentaries, and cheering for her hometown hockey team, the San Jose Sharks.

Peter Haight

Peter
Haight
Partner

Peter is Giant Rabbit's technical leader; he has decades of experience planning and implementing software projects for both tiny nonprofits and industry-leading start-ups. He guides GR's technical processes from systems administration through development and long-term support, and acts as GR's highest point of escalation for all technical issues. He really, really, really understands how this stuff works.

Richard Esguerra

Richard
Esguerra
Senior Strategist

Richard Esguerra helps clients chart a sustainable path forward, integrating the latest in technology with insights from years in non-profit development and management. Specializing in performance metrics and the stories told by data, he understands the distinct challenges facing non-profit organizations and shares the passion underpinning our clients’ mission-driven work.

Stephanie Kirtiadi

Stephanie
Kirtiadi
Developer

Previously a chemical engineer designing industrial seawater desalination plants, Stephanie decided that she'd rather be a programmer, so she taught herself (and wrote a blog about learning to code) and joined Giant Rabbit to write code for causes that she believes in. She practices yoga, and when she's not on her mat nor in front of her computer, she's out dancing tango.

Tiago Bember Simeão

Tiago
Bember Simeão
Developer

Tiago has been a PHP developer with a focus on Drupal for nearly a decade. He's a veteran Drupal agency developer, and he previously worked for the University of Florida designing and implementing software for clinical research. He suspects that his passion for investigating and solving software issues shares the same roots as his passion for mystery/crime novels and films.

Tristan Wolfe

Tristan
Wolfe
Developer / Project Manager

After years of managing web projects for professional authors, Tristan crossed over and became a Drupal and WordPress developer. His work as both a project manager and a developer gives him a 360 degree view of web technology, from conception to execution. On sunny days Tristan can be found exploring the beautiful woods of the west coast, and on rainy days his journeys take him into the pages of his favorite fantasy novels.