Meet our 2016 organizers!

Samie Murch

Samie works for AtNetPlus in Stow, Ohio. She works as the Web Services Manager. She helps clients create beautiful and functional websites. She’s also pursuing a degree in Digital Science with a focus in software development at Kent State University.

Brian Layman

Corey Hammond

Corey is an experienced digital marketer with a long love of WordPress. With his experience in the agency world and now in hosting, he has worked with WordPress from a lot of different perspectives and has helped a significant number of people start, build and grow their WordPress based websites. He is currently the VP of Marketing for A2 Hosting where he oversees growth initiatives for the company. You can find Corey on Twitter.

Nicole Robinkoff

Spending her days as a Business Analyst and ITSM Tool Administrator,  Nicole considers herself a right brained girl living in a left brained world. She’s a creative at heart and spends a lot of time paper-crafting. She’s been using WordPress for a couple of years to support her personal blog Nickle In A Pickle, and has attended multiple WordCamps, too. Most recently, she started attending the NEO WordPress Meetup and is enjoying herself as a rookie organizer for WordCamp NEO this year.

Rich Robinkoff

Rich is a WordPress community advocate that speaks at and organizes WordCamps and WordPress meetups. He also helps other organizers as a WordCamp Central Community Deputy. When the opportunity arises, he also teaches web development at his local community college. You can read his blog (he keeps promising to write more than once a quarter) at or connect with Rich on Twitter @rkoffy.

John Parkinson

WordPress user since 2010. Have spoken at various Ohio WordCamps. Volunteer with WordPress.TV for 2 years. Actively maintain 6 WordPress websites and 2 personal websites.

William Bergmann

Bill got his start in web design hand-coding HTML on his Sega Dreamcast.  That’s almost all you need to know- he’s a Renaissance Nerd of epic proportion, which means that a perfect night would involve either Return of the Jedi, Clerks, or World of Warcraft in some order.  During the day, he maintains the web properties for Reidy Medical Supply, and at night, he rants about politics and video games at, and if you use The Twitter.

Angie Bergmann

Developing websites since 2000, Angie started using WordPress in the b2 days, before it was even WordPress. She counts among her strengths SEO and PPC skills, and design centered around accessibility and usability. Beyond WordPress, she is passionate about infertility advocacy, gaming, and German Shepherd Dogs. She is involved in the WP community as a co-organizer of the Northeast Ohio WordPress Meetup, and is the Lead Organizer for the inaugural WordCamp Northeast Ohio. During the day, she is part of the marketing team at Rolta AdvizeX, a multinational IT infrastructure solutions company. At night, after routinely saving Azeroth from certain destruction, she does freelance webdev under the BergPress imprint. You can find her personal blog at or on Twitter as @radkitten