Our Brilliant Team

Our Brilliant Team

Tim Cimbura

Tim Cimbura

CEO and Software Engineer

Tim is an expert in creating custom business solutions that make your work more effective, productive, and profitable. He specializes in FileMaker app development (certified in versions 8-17) for macOS, Windows, iPad/iPhone as well as integration with the web using WordPress, and AppleScript. He knows Apple technology and Windows systems inside and out.

Nick Ciske

Nick Ciske

CTO and Software Engineer

Nick has a degree in Multimedia Design and over 18 years of experience working in web development and digital media. In his career he’s built or rebuilt just about every kind of website, including many content management systems (before WordPress), several custom e-commerce systems, and hundreds of websites.

Brenda Cimbura

Dr. Brenda Cimbura

COO

Brenda is responsible for LuminFire strategic operations, marketing, and communications. She will ensure that you have the best experience working with LuminFire. Brenda has her doctorate in administration and is an expert idea generator and communicator with projects that have appeared on television, web, and in print.

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Cherie

Director of Client Services

Cherie is a passionate and driven leader with the experience that makes her an excellent project and relationship manager. She is a capable and creative problem solver with an infectious positive attitude. As a soccer team manager, wife, and mother of two daughters, Cherie enjoys attending her girl’s activities and spending time with family and friends.

Joelle

Director of Marketing & Business Development

With over twenty years of leadership in operations and business development in both non-profit and for-profit organizations, Joelle brings a well-rounded perspective to the things that matter most to business owners and the people who support them. Joelle loves people and genuinely cares about helping with the challenges they face, and as the head of… Read more about Joelle

Sarah

Director of Project Management

Sarah has more than two decades of experience in project management. In the same way computer apps depend on source code for getting things done, she’s our secret code for tackling to-do lists and processing a myriad of daily details. Upbeat and optimistic, she charts a clear course and steers clear of road blocks before they ever appear. Bumps in the road do not deter her. She capably keeps project teams in the know and moving forward. Outside of the office, Sarah enjoys an active family life with her husband and their five children. She loves 1940s and 1950s movie musicals, particularly those featuring Gene Kelly.

Andrew

Software Engineer

Andrew is a software engineer specializing in web, WordPress, JavaScript, etc.

Martin

Software Engineer

Martin has been working with WordPress for over 10 years and has implemented both large and small sites in diverse areas, from intranets to social networks and professional organizations. He enjoys and is adept at the challenge of both front end and back end development, and loves to learn and master new technologies. Martin is a problem solver and excels at finding creative solutions. He has a marketing background and a deep understanding of usability, compliance, and the importance of clear, plain language in delivering a successful message and leveraging results from a website. He is an ailurophile (cat lover), enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, puns, plastic dinosaurs, and analogies. 

Marty

Marty

Software Engineer

Marty prides himself as being a Jack of “Quite A Few” Trades. Before becoming a WordPress fanatic he worked for many years in the IT industry. He’s worked with most of the major operating systems out there, networking, and hardware/software support. Nowadays he loves taking ideas and concepts and making them a reality on the web.

Shawn

Shawn

Software Engineer

Shawn is a highly skilled developer with many years of FileMaker and IT experience supporting Mac and Windows systems. Shawn has extensive experience in the printing industry and worked for Apple, Inc. before joining LuminFire. He also has talents in photography, graphic design, and musical theatre.

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Matt

Software Engineer

Matt is a highly skilled developer with over 13+ years of FileMaker and IT experience supporting Mac and Windows systems. Matt is a specialist in FileMaker Pro database development, graphic design, and HTML/CSS/PHP as well as proficient at Mac network administration, installation, and troubleshooting.

Jon

Jon

Software Engineer

Jon has been developing FileMaker solutions and working in the Technology industry as an IT Director for more than 15 years, specializing in helping clients reach their goals through creative and efficient solutions.

Jess

Software Engineer

Jess has a degree in interactive media design and many years of experience with web development in top agencies.

Jacob

Jacob

Systems Engineer

As a web development professional with over 6 years of experience in Web Development, Jacob’s unique abilities span from the ability to optimize mobile friendly responsive front facing developments, to crafting back-end systems. His skills with WordPress are very detail oriented. Additionally, Jacob’s skills administering servers or hosting environments include continuous integration and server security.

Julie

Software Engineer, Project Manager

Julie has 25+ years of business experience. Has development experience in WordPress and full-stack JavaScript. Julie enjoys planning and helping the team keep projects on track. She has a passion for helping women get involved in tech careers and volunteers at many local tech events.

Dan

Dan

Software Engineer

Dan has been developing FileMaker solutions since FileMaker Pro version 2 and has over 20 years experience supporting Apple technologies. He served as an IT Director for a Macintosh-based business and as an Apple Store Genius.

Andy

Andy

Software Engineer, GIS Specialist

Andy is a computer geek with an affinity for the natural world. He’s been developing FileMaker and web solutions for more than 15 years. He excels at working with spatial data, creating maps, navigating legacy systems, and making the complex simple.

Angie

Office Assistant

Angie is a passionate communicator and people-person with the experience that makes her an excellent assistant. She is a responsive and diligent listener with an infectious and positive attitude and a focused spirit that can get just about anything done. A freshman in college, Angie shows expertise that is well beyond her years. Angie enjoys spending… Read more about Angie

Jeanne

Jeanne

Accounting Expert

Jeanne is an expert at accounting, bookkeeping, and tax services. She brings experience as a business owner, CPA, and certified QuickBooks Online consultant. In her spare time Jeanne enjoys being with her family and traveling.