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

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

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

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

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

Director, Talent Resources

Favorite Food: Chicken wings

Favorite Hobby: Hanging out with my dogs

Favorite Place: Anywhere my dogs are

Favorite Game: Uno

Adam Schmidt

Adam Schmidt

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Anything delicious

Favorite Hobby: Running/biking

Favorite Place: Yankton or Sioux Falls, SD

Favorite Game: Kingdom Hearts

Cole Hinkel

Cole Hinkel

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Ham/Cinnamon Rolls

Favorite Hobby: Map-making

Favorite Place: Home

Favorite Game: Dungeons and Dragons

JP Tapia

JP Tapia

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Chinese

Favorite Hobby: Rubik's Cube

Favorite Place: Home

Favorite Game: Hollow Knight

Justin Le

Justin Le

Software Engineer Intern

Favorite Food: Pho

Favorite Hobby: Playing video games

Favorite Place:

Favorite Game:

Matthew Hotovy

Matthew Hotovy

Software Engineer Intern

Favorite Food: Homemade pasta

Favorite Hobby: Sand volleyball or woodworking

Favorite Place: My apartment

Favorite Game: Chess or Palace

Joshua Schnee

Joshua Schnee

Software Engineer Intern

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Hobby: Working out

Favorite Place: Munich, Germany

Favorite Game: Black Ops Zombies

Marvin Martinez

Marvin Martinez

DevSecOps Engineer

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Hobby: Watching Anime

Favorite Place:

Favorite Game: Codenames

Bryan Lorden

Bryan Lorden

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: French Toast

Favorite Hobby: Playing sports and being active

Favorite Place: L.A.

Favorite Game: Valorant

Chris Kuhl

Chris Kuhl

Solutions Architect

Favorite Food: Chicken Tikka Madras

Favorite Hobby: Brewing beer

Favorite Place: Interlaken - Swiss Alps

Favorite Game: Ticket to Ride - Europe

Cody Delorme

Cody Delorme

Solutions Architect

Favorite Food: Tacos

Favorite Hobby:

Favorite Place: Home

Favorite Game: Nethack

Sarah Ewing

Sarah Ewing

Software Engineer

Favorite Food: Chocolate

Favorite Hobby: Baking

Favorite Place: Caribbean cruise

Favorite Game: Solitaire