Our Team

Meet the amazing people that make Shyft happen!

Cathy Ludwig

Cathy Ludwig

Co-founder and COO

Favorite Food: Curry

Favorite Hobby: Running

Favorite Place: Italy

Favorite Game: Ticket to Ride

Eric Reichwaldt

Eric Reichwaldt

Co-founder and CEO

Favorite Food: Chicken wings

Favorite Hobby: Working in the garage

Favorite Place: Rocky Mountains

Favorite Game: Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Justin Worrell

Justin Worrell

Co-founder and CTO

Favorite Food: Breakfast

Favorite Hobby: Writing Software

Favorite Place: Home

Favorite Game: Rimworld

Michael Ferguson

Michael Ferguson

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Hobby: Music

Favorite Place: Austria

Favorite Game: All

Amanda Worrell

Amanda Worrell

Finance Director

Favorite Food: Sweets

Favorite Hobby: Boardgames and computer games, hobby farming

Favorite Place: Wherever I currently consider home

Favorite Game: Betrayal at House on the Hill, World of Warcraft

Jon Kurtzweil

Jon Kurtzweil

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Tum Mak Hoong

Favorite Hobby: Gaming

Favorite Place: Boston

Favorite Game: Morrowwind

Alex Olsen

Alex Olsen

Solutions Architect

Favorite Food: French toast

Favorite Hobby: Soccer

Favorite Place: Seoul

Favorite Game: Rocket League

Ben Howard

Ben Howard

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Barbeque, southern, and seafood

Favorite Hobby: Flying, martial arts, wood working

Favorite Place: About anywhere with mountains

Favorite Game: Kingdom Death: Monster

Stephen Patterson

Stephen Patterson

Solutions Architect

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Hobby: Music

Favorite Place: Seattle

Favorite Game: Golf

Jimme Taylor

Jimme Taylor

System Administrator

Favorite Food: Lasagna

Favorite Hobby: Sports and mechanical keyboards

Favorite Place: Bali, Indonesia

Favorite Game: FPS and puzzles

Nate Doher

Nate Doher

DevSecOps Engineer

Favorite Food: Mexican

Favorite Hobby: Parenting

Favorite Place: Okoboji

Favorite Game: Minecraft

Bréana Townsend

Bréana Townsend

DevSecOps Engineer

Favorite Food: Chicken Tika Masala

Favorite Hobby: Drawing, Gaming, Writing

Favorite Place: The world in Nine Parchments

Favorite Game: Atelier Shallie, Nine Parchments, Catan

Jason Washburn

Jason Washburn

Solutions Architect

Favorite Food: Sandwiches

Favorite Hobby: 3D printing and electronics

Favorite Place: Happy

Favorite Game: Changes too often

Brendan Purcell

Brendan Purcell

Solutions Architect

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Hobby: Piano

Favorite Place: Croatia

Favorite Game: Sea of Thieves

Ben Kixmiller

Ben Kixmiller

Cybersecurity Engineer

Favorite Food: Chicken

Favorite Hobby: Playing basketball or working on my degree

Favorite Place: Colorado

Favorite Game: Fall Guys

Dan Todd

Dan Todd

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Chinese

Favorite Hobby: Soccer

Favorite Place: Mālaekahana Beach

Favorite Game: Warcraft III

Kelly Hendricks

Kelly Hendricks

Product Owner

Favorite Food: Pizza! Or my mom's lasagna

Favorite Hobby: I have too many kids for hobbies

Favorite Place: Anywhere my family is

Favorite Game: Mario Kart

Haley Penne

Haley Penne

HR Director

Favorite Food: Chicken wings

Favorite Hobby: Hanging out with my dogs

Favorite Place: Anywhere my dogs are

Favorite Game: Uno