The Crew

Instead of some cheesy “about us” story, we answered some
questions to help you get to know us better.

Instead of some cheesy “about us” story, we answered some questions to help you get to know us better.

Daniel “Buck” Seward

Chief Learning Officer and President

Why do you love your job?
Our team becomes an integral part of every client’s organization, forming a community-relationship where everyone is helping someone else be better every day.

What 3 skills do you use the most in your position?
Listening, learning, and teaching

What superpower do you want? Why?
Can’t go wrong with old-school Superman, but I like the hair and never-ending source of new powers for Super Saiyan Ultra Instinct!

What would you do on your dream vacation?
A week of ultimate relaxation on an Adriatic Island beach, then a week of mountain biking, hiking and swimming in Bled

What was your major in college?
Undergrad: English – since it included more electives than any other major at our engineering school

Grad school: Corporate tax and litigation. I never realized accounting could be so exciting!

What was your childhood dream job?
I was a child of the Atomic Age—nuclear physicist

Mike Halpin

Director of Production

Why do you love your job?
I love my job because it allows me to scratch that itch that wants to create, and at the same time I get to help others hone their craft.

What 3 skills do you use the most in your position?
Communication, animation, and design

What superpower do you want? Why?
Super speed like Barry Allen, the greatest Flash! With the power of the speed force, time would no longer be a factor. (Neeerd!)

What would you do on your dream vacation?
I want to go to Japan and visit the different Shinto shrines across the country, and maybe hit Tokyo to get some good sushi!

What was your major in college?
Bachelor’s Degree in Interactive Media

What was your childhood dream job?
I wanted to be James Bond! (I really went in a different direction on that one, didn’t I?)

Amy Saurer

Senior Instructional Designer

Why do you love your job?
I get to work with an inspiring, creative team every day, AND do deep research into a huge variety of topics. I feel very lucky.

What 3 skills do you use the most in your position?
Critical Thinking, Editing, Collaborating

What superpower do you want? Why?
I immediately thought of flight, but then I realized that teleportation might be better since I am a little afraid of heights and the cold. So, I’ll take teleportation please!

What would you do on your dream vacation?
Biking on the coastal trails of New Zealand and exploring cozy villages

What was your major in college?
Undergrad was a double major in biology (pre-med) and Chinese language; Graduate school was Chinese Studies, including language, international relations, and politics.

What was your childhood dream job?
A multi-lingual travel doctor or nurse

Peter Laganowski

Web Developer

Why do you love your job?
I get to learn new things every day.

What 3 skills do you use the most in your position?
Programming, problem-solving, and communication

What superpower do you want? Why?
The power of flight; I could go anywhere at any time. I wouldn’t need a car anymore.

What would you do on your dream vacation?
See a bunch of castles throughout the world and learn their stories.

What was your childhood dream job?
Astronaut – I wanted to go to the moon and Mars.

What was your major in college?
Media arts and animation

Noah Tropp

3D Artist

Why do you love your job?
I get to do a bunch of art and solve problems creatively.

What 3 skills do you use the most in your position?
Art fundamentals, design fundamentals, and creative problem-solving

What superpower do you want? Why?
Permeation – the ability to go through solid objects. The versatility and skill needed to use it effectively are very appealing to me!

What would you do on your dream vacation?
I would love to go to Japan to check out the architecture, landscapes, museums and if the season allows it, the cherry blossoms.

What was your major in college?
I majored in Media Arts & Animation.

What was your childhood dream job?
I always wanted to be an artist.