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Our Team

Amber Wallace

President & CEO

Amber holds a Bachelor’s in Creative Studies and an MBA from UC Irvine. She leads Dowitcher’s team with a particular focus on strategies and outcomes. She loves solving problems that matter. Amber has taught marketing and digital technologies at the university level for over 10 years. She serves on numerous boards and is the past President of the National Association of Women Business Owners, California. Recent honors include NAWBO’s Woman Business Owner of the Year and Industry Era’s Top 10 CEOs of 2022. 

Jill Kingdon

COO

Jill graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in art from the University of California, Santa Barbara. With an artistic background and an in-depth understanding of the printing and design worlds, Jill enjoys heading up the creative team at Dowitcher. She also handles the day-to-day operations and keeps things running smoothly. Jill is the past president of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Santa Barbara and volunteered regularly at Girls Inc. Outside of the office, she enjoys being outdoors gardening or spending time at the beach.

Maddy Andrews

Marketing Account Manager

Maddy received her BA in English from Chapman University and her MA in Journalism from the University of Southern California. With proven success in both marketing and operational roles, Maddy brings her passion for storytelling and strategy to help sustainable and purpose-led businesses achieve their goals. When she’s away from her desk, Maddy enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and two dogs.

Christie Stevens

Executive Business Coordinator

Christie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from California State University, Long Beach. Her background includes experience managing her own small businesses and nearly a decade working in the public procurement sector, where she developed a keen eye for detail that she now applies to business development. Beyond her professional pursuits, Christie is passionate about fitness and shares her expertise in health and wellness education.

Ian Telthorster

Senior Graphic Designer

Originally from New Jersey, Ian received his Bachelor’s degree in Illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With over ten years experience as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer in the print industry, Ian’s passion and experience gave him the opportunity to relocate to Southern California. In his spare time he continues to build his illustration portfolio using his love of movies, music and pop culture to guide his inspiration.

Monica McNeil

Graphic Designer

Monica received her BA in Studio Art from California State University Los Angeles, her AS in Narrative Illustration and Graphic Design Certificate from Orange Coast College. With a fine art background and a newly discovered love for design, Monica enjoys blending the two media to create visually appealing graphics. Aside from work, Monica enjoys spending time with her husband, usually outside getting lost in nature.

Alex Mokrota

Video Producer
Alex’s creativity and technical capability shine in his role as lead video producer. With a bachelor’s in computer systems and telecommunications, he brings over 10 years experience in content creation, design, direction and editing.

Albert Hagen

Front-End Web Developer
Albert is a full-stack developer who specializes in front-end programming, particularly Javascript libraries, Bootstrap and Semantic UI, HTML 5 and CSS 3. He tracks the latest in responsive and mobile technologies and helps keep us up to date.

Victor Bounegru

Senior Programmer

Victor is a senior full-stack developer with over 18 years of experience. He specializes in complex Drupal systems, information architecture, and custom integrations. Victor holds an MS in Informatics and enjoys photography and capoeira.

Randy Katiyar

Programmer

Randy’s expertise spans server administration on AWS to coding complex sites. He has extensive knowledge of PHP, JS and MVC frameworks as well as a specialization in complex WordPress projects. Randy holds a Masters in Computer Applications.

Angie Frazier

Editor
With a Bachelor’s in journalism from Keene State College in New Hampshire, Angie started out her career in magazine publishing. Fiction writing soon called her name, and she is now the author of several books for children and young adults published by Scholastic and Penguin Random House. In addition to editing, Angie enjoys spending time with her family, painting, traveling, and running.