Frank Corso

Lead Organizer

Frank has been working with WordPress since 2009 and is the founder of Markasio, which is a digital marketing software company that creates products such as Quiz And Survey Master and UTM Buddy. He is an organizer of the Gainesville WordPress Meetup and the lead organizer of this year’s WordCamp Jacksonville.

He loves to blog about marketing, business, and user research. Above all else, he enjoys spending time with daughter.

Follow @fpcorso.

Stephanie Brinley

Design and Swag Coordinator

With a life-long passion for art and a BFA in Graphic Design, Stephanie is a web designer with an emphasis on design. Stephanie is the owner of Flightless, specializing in WordPress sites since 2008. She has been involved with the Florida WordPress community since 2014 and has been honored to share her knowledge at WordCamps Miami, Tampa, Orlando, and US. Most weeks you will find her attempting to balance web design and homeschooling, exploring the world of flavors she can invent in her kitchen, and sometimes on Twitter @sjbrinley.

Karena Kreger

Website, Venue and Volunteer Coordinator

With a unique combination of technical skills and a strong design eye, Karena has over a decade of experience in building her clients’ compelling, professional web presence. Karena runs Open Sky Web Studio in Jacksonville, FL, specializing in WordPress websites for small businesses and organizations since 2009. The organizer of the WPJax Meetup, Karena is a teacher at heart, striving to provide a creative and educational experience, without the scary tech talk.

Follow @karenalenore.

Daniel Iser

Speaker Coordinator

Daniel has been developing with WordPress for over 7 years. He developed and maintains several successful plugins including Popup Maker and Easy Modal and has a new plugin line for recipes & tutorial management called Cooked.

Daniel enjoys his family, constant learning and is always trying to make something better than it was. He considers himself an entrepreneur and has been client free for nearly 2 years as a WP product developer.

Find him on Twitter: @daniel_iser, or

Wes Benwick

A/V Coordinator

Wes is the CEO of FileLogix, a cloud based software platform for Document and Records Management. Before becoming actively involved in PHP development, database design and hosting, he spent many years in the TV industry, behind the camera, producing, shooting, and editing videos.

Wes is passionate about combining the worlds of software development and multimedia production.

Laura Phillips

Marketing and Content Coordinator

Laura is the Technical Director for Marjoram Creative, a B2B Marketing Communications agency based in Atlanta. She has spent 20 years building websites with a history of expertise in UX, eCommerce and Technical Project Management. She also holds a degree in Graphic Design.

In 2015 Laura moved to Julington Creek to join her now husband and can be found performing with her family band Radio Phillips when she is not unraveling technical puzzles. You can find her on twitter at @smartaleckL

Gary Kovar

Food and Party Coordinator

A native Floridian, Gary has been a WordPress user since the early 2000s. In the mid-2000s he built, launched, and sold a subscription poker training website. Most recently he has launched a series of sites that serve to support small, locally owned restaurants. After attending his first WordCamp in 2015, he cleaned up a few of his own plugins and put them in the WordPress repository. Often dabbling in a side project to satisfy his own curiosity, Gary can be found attending and sometimes speaking at Florida WordCamps. Gary is a Backend Developer at WebDevStudios.

For compelling taco content on twitter, follow @binarygary