Our Team

Mike Boyers

Meet Mike Boyers, Innovation Director.  Throughout his career, Mike has held various roles in Information Technology from Software Engineer to Systems Architect in corporations both large and small.  He came to ds-connex in 2015 with a desire to find work that was more personally fulfilling.  He became the primary developer for Stride at that time, and has continued to expand his role since then.  Mike has one daughter who attends Ohio University (his alma mater) and enjoys hiking, cycling, and playing music (if you consider drums music).

Amanda Pollock

Amanda Pollock, Product Design Strategist, joined the team in May of 2017. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Miami University and a Master of Arts in Education from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Amanda works full time as a 2nd grade teacher and part time helping build Stride fundraising sites for Down syndrome walk events across the country. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband Matt and their children Owen & Olivia.

Ashley Wells

Ashley is a sophomore at The University of Kentucky majoring in Kinesiology on a Pre-Physical Therapy track. She is a part of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at UK and has volunteered with their two philanthropies Reading is Fundamental and the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation. As an intern at ds-connex, Ashley will be working to update partner websites and the ds-connex website, along with performing research and data analysis. In her free time, Ashley enjoys playing with her nephew, spending time with friends, and baking.

Hannah Boyers

Hannah is a senior in the Acting program at Ohio University, and she also plans to earn a Social Media Certificate. As an intern at ds-connex, Hannah will be working to update partner websites, along with performing research. In her free time, Hannah loves listening to music, crocheting, playing the guitar, and spending time with her friends and family.

Parker Haskett

Parker is a sophomore at The Ohio State University majoring in management information systems (MIS). He’s active in the Ohio State entrepreneurial community and works for the Keenan Center of Entrepreneurship. As an intern at ds-connex, he helps update clients’ websites, compile media lists, and leverage Google Analytics for fundraiser insights. In his free time, he loves biking, watching movies, and spending time with his family.