Our Team

Dennis Walker

Dennis is the creator of Photo Mechanic and Chief Bit Wrangler / Photo Nerd. He doesn't take photos unless it is worth it, but admits this is really either by convenience or purely an aesthetic judgement on his part.

Katie Werremeyer

COO Katie Werremeyer has worked at Camera Bits for over a decade. In the past, she sang professionally. Today she wrangles a toddler and thinks 9pm is late. She holds an MBA from University of Oregon and a BFA from Columbia College Chicago.

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Kirk Baker

Kirk Baker is a Senior Software Engineer and he likes to play video games, heavy metal guitar, brew beer, and go off-roading in his spare time. Kirk loves making software that makes a difference in the lives of photographers and editors.

Bill Kelly

Senior Software Engineer.
- High performance subsystems
- Scripting layers
- Testable architectures
- Databases, networks, servers
- Guitar, bass, drums
- Coding sessions punctuated by the antics of a very goofy cat named ShamWow.

Bob Russell

Support Manager Bob Russell was the first Support employee, helping craft the department into the benchmark it is today. When he's not creating solutions to complex workflows, he's refurbishing the historic Camera Bits main office building.

Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown is the Camera Bits Sales Manager. She enjoys travel, family time, gardening, and reading. During time away from the office, she likes road trips, big cities, and warm beaches.

Mick Orlosky

Mick is the Director of Marketing at Camera Bits. He enjoys photography, Portland Thorns soccer, and getting lost in 13th century Icelandic literature.

Katy Zukas

Katy is the Camera Bits Marketing Manager. She loves to travel to new places with her camera in tow, hike, cook drool-worthy recipes, and brush up on her Spanish skills. Aside from Portland, she has also lived in California and Spain.

Amy Bowers

Amy Bowers is the Manager of Customer Success. In her spare time, Amy is an avid photographer, singer, and just a little bit of a crafty goddess. She's most often seen around town (or at the dog park!) accompanied by her goldendoodle Kodak.

John Keel

When he's not playing board games or playing ukuleles, John loves taking photos and videos, and has for a few decades now. His background helps him on the Support Team because he's been there and knows how photographers think and work.

Andrew Howard

Andrew is a Support Team member and has a 75lb. pit bull named Tater and a 2lb. rabbit named Beans. He tries to never do the same hike twice and enjoys cycling, photography, and video games… maybe his next hobby will be less expensive.

Marziah Karch

Marziah is the Product Manager and Technical Writer. She is a published author and holds a PhD in Library and Info Management. She grew up with both a computer and darkroom. Her family includes one husband, two children, and three backyard

Amber Robinson

Amber is on the Customer Success team. Her experience in the photography industry ranges from printing in darkrooms to shooting in photo studios. She loves to experiment with long exposure and macro photography while exploring the PNW.

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