your fly is open

(not really, but we're the types of people who would tell you)

we’re not slick, quota-driven salespeople. we are down-to-earth, even keel personalities who work hard and treat people as we want to be treated. we both hail from the "Show-Me" state - a natural fit for what we do.

laura stude

laura has worn many hats as a front-end developer, product manager and head of product, helping optimize everything from small furniture sites like BluDot to large e-commerce sites like Tory Burch, adidas, Keurig and Patagonia. She even spent some time in Brooklyn as the Optimization Lead for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

laura enjoys traveling, doing anything outdoors, tracking packages and spending time exploring Austin with her 1-year old puppy, Saylor.

brian schmitt

brian’s entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic were nurtured from a young age after hauling bales of hay on his family farm. As employee #1 at his former company, Brian handled everything from product management to data analysis, QA and process implementation and helped grow the company to several million dollars in annual recurring revenue over 5 years.

brian has optimized sites for clients like General Assembly, Smith Optics, Tough Mudder, Trulia, Tuft & Needle and more.

he enjoys jujitsu, bottled grapes and spending time with his family in the endless summers of West Palm Beach, Florida.

values-driven, seeking same

life shouldn't be taken too seriously. values should.

ethics above all else – we are committed to upholding the highest standards of honesty, fairness and integrity at all times, in all we encounter.

do meaningful work – we partner with people and clients whose missions and products we believe in, whose values we share and who reciprocate the Golden Rule.

nurture personal growth – we approach every day with a willingness and excitement to grow, learn and improve our knowledge, skills, character, and life experiences.

live with balance – we’re better people, partners and problem-solvers when we’re mentally, physically and emotionally healthy. We balance work with adventure, activity, play and travel.

communicate clearly – we keep our word and communicate concisely and openly.

create and spread joy – we seek, create, and engage in fun-filled activities and appreciate the humorous side of life.

give back – as 1% for the Planet members, we’ve committed to donating 1% of our annual revenue to environmental causes our employees are passionate about.


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