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 application development (certified in versions 8-17) for macOS, Windows, iPad/iPhone as well as integration with the web using WordPress, PHP, 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.

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

Joelle

Director of Marketing & Business Development

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.

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.

Michael

Michael

Software Engineer, GIS Specialist

Michael is passionate about making things work. Most of the time those things are web and GIS related, but he has been known to take apart a vacuum or washing machine if the need arises. He loves making interactive web maps and other web applications, working with really big data sets, and optimizing complex database queries.

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.

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.

Joe

Joe

Software Engineer

Joe started development in high school where he built classic games like ‘Snake’ on his TI 92 Plus graphing calculator. He attended college at Saint Leo University and getting his degree in Business Administration he realized his true passion was in web development. Joe has been working with WordPress for many years and specializes in… Read more about Joe

Brad

Brad

Software Engineer

Brad has been using FileMaker since its beginning. He has extensive experience with using it for HIPAA compliant systems synced to Oracle PeopleSoft. He is an expert with Drupal web technologies and PHP. When Brad is not geeking out, he is spending time with his dogs at his Fish Lake cabin and hiking the Duluth… Read more about Brad

Jeronimo

Jeronimo

Software Engineer

Jeronimo Lopez likes to talk. A lot. He likes to teach and he knows how to work with WordPress front and back. Most importantly, he’s good at all those things. Jeronimo lives based in Minneapolis, a city he immediately fell in love with, and works for LuminFire, a company he immediately fell in love with, where he does full-stack development with an emphasis on WordPress.

Jess

Software Engineer

Julie

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. Julie is active in many local tech meetup groups including Girl Develop It, WordPress, JavaScript, Clojure, and React. She has a passion for helping women get involved in tech careers and volunteers at many local tech events.

Jacob

Jacob

Software 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 sever security.

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.