Our Team and Values


The Epic Story

Why Epic?






Online Marketing


Star Care


Website Design



BigCommerce Themes


BigCommerce Web Apps



Located In Beautiful Southern Oregon
Ashland, Oregon 97520
(888) 498-5361


We’re passionate about helping our clients sell more online.

About Us

Our Mission:
To create digital experiences that our clients and their customers love.

Our Vision:
To care for each other and our clients in a way that’s meaningful, helpful, and personable. To build long-lasting relationships with our partners, and grow together.

Something impressive about Epic:
10+ years  |  150+ websites  |  70+ monthly managed clients

Something not many people know about Epic:

Epic started with $0 and has never taken out a loan. Epic has grown organically, powered by hard work, passion, and — most importantly — listening to our clients’ needs and helping them make more money.

Our Values

We uphold these values with each other, and with our clients:

1. Integrity

2. Empathy

3. Teamwork/Communication

4. Accountability

5. Passion 



Al Mendez

Client Support Manager

Favorite drink
Grape Juice

Favorite movie
Inglourious Basterds

Favorite music group

Favorite quote
“The best result comes from everyone in the group doing what’s best for himself AND THE GROUP.” -John Nash

Something impressive about Al
I watched the entire The Lord of the Rings trilogy without any bathroom breaks.

Something not many people know about Rose
I don’t eat fish.

Anil Gautam

Lead Programmer

Favorite drink
Mango Shake

Favorite movie

Favorite music group

Favorite quote
“There is no such thing as work-life balance – it is all life. The balance has to be within you” –  Sadhguru

Something impressive about Anil
Loves Yoga and can sit idle for an hour meditating.

Something not many people know about Anil
He only sleeps 5 hours a day.

Anjali Thapa

Project Manager

Favorite drink

Favorite movie
3 Idiots and Mama

Favorite music group
The local train

Favorite quote
“Be Kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama

Something impressive about Anjali
She can complete a K-drama series in a day.

Something not many people know about Anjali
She cooks different types of chicken dishes depending on her mood.

Brandon Kirkland

Founder, Chief Strategist

Favorite drink
Double/Triple IPA

Favorite movie

Favorite music group
Gregory Alan Isakov

Favorite quote
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.” – Ford

Something impressive about Brandon
He once went 7 years without using his brain, he calls them his teenage years.

Something not many people know about Brandon
He is a magician, card magic mostly.

Devinder Kumar

Front End Developer

Favorite drink

Favorite movie

Favorite music group
Arijit singh

Favorite quote
“Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Something impressive about Devinder
1. He drives very slowly, like an old man.
2. He can write css without checking his work in a browser.
3. He remains calm in every situation, even when chased by a tiger.

Something not many people know about Devinder
He loves acting and has always wanted to be a actor. He loves farming, especially his apple and pomegranate orchard.

Laura Roennfeldt

Marketing Manager

Favorite drink
Irish Mule

Favorite movie

Favorite music group
Red Hot Chili Peppers

Favorite quote
“Once you bid farewell to discipline you say goodbye to success.”
– Sir Alex Ferguson

Something impressive about Laura
I’m a huge soccer fan and I know a ridiculous amount of trivia about the Premier League.

Something not many people know about Laura
I hate bees. 

Matt Sutterfield

Customer Success and Sales

Favorite drink
Dutch Bros ER-911

Favorite movie
The Italian Job

Favorite music group
Led Zeppelin

Favorite quote
“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” ― B.B. King

Something impressive about Matt
Has not shaved his beard in over 5 years.

Something not many people know about Matt
He owned 3 different motorcycles before he bought a car.

Noreen Dollisen

Content Marketer

Favorite drink
Bubble Milk Tea or a Mango Shake

Favorite movie
Love Actually

Favorite music group
The Cure

Favorite quote
“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” – Terry Pratchett

Something impressive about Noreen
She can get lost even when using Waze and a map.

Something not many people know about Noreen
She uses her cats to catch unwanted bugs. She’s been known to toss a cat at a flying cockroach.

Patrick Rogers

Sales and Business Coach

Favorite drink
Mountain Dew

Favorite movie
Old School

Favorite music group
Dierks Bentley

Favorite quote
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence” – Calvin Coolidge

Something impressive about Patrick
He used to be a Naval Officer and was part of the team that threw missiles at Osama Bin Laden!

Something not many people know about Patrick
Patrick is an avid elk archery hunter and literally sprays elk urine on himself when hunting.  Ewwww.

Peter Simonsen

Project Manager

Favorite drink
Black Coffee

Favorite movie

Favorite music group

Favorite quote
“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
– Gandalf

Something impressive about Peter
I started taking college courses at 15.

Something not many people know about Peter
Despite my height, I swam competitively in high school and medaled at state.

Rachel Koning

Content Creator & Writer

Favorite drink

Favorite movie
Dances with Wolves

Favorite music group
Red Hot Chile Peppers

Favorite quote
“I eat tacos like you for breakfast” – Case Koning

Something impressive about Rachel
Each year she runs in a relay with her friends, 220 miles through the mountains to the Oregon Coast.

Something not many people know about Rachel
She freestyle raps to her kids at bed time and is the founder of her own company:

Rine Del Corro

Website Designer

Favorite drink

Favorite movie
Treasure Planet 

Favorite music group
Goo Goo Dolls / Matchbox 20

Favorite quote
“Sometimes life is like this dark tunnel. You can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel, but if you just keep moving you will come to a better place ” -Iroh 

Something impressive about Rine
He can play 24 different kinds of sports.

Something not many people know about Rine
He knows how to bake a cake. 

Rose May de la Torre

Website Designer

Favorite drink
Hibiscus Tea

Favorite movie
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 

Favorite music group
Queen and Nirvana

Favorite quote
“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― Albus Dumbledore

Something impressive about Rose
I love to hike in the mountains and when I do, I collect trash to throw away in a proper trash can.

Something not many people know about Rose
When I was a kid, I can hold my breath for 1 minute. 

Tom Bristow

Project/Email Manager

Favorite drink
10 Barrel Apocalypse IPA

Favorite movie

Favorite music group
Black Label Society

Favorite quote
“Veni. Vidi. Vici.” – Julius Caesar

Something impressive about Tom
I’m in the top 2% of Rocket League players.

Something not many people know about Tom
I’ve sailed a boat in the San Franciso Bay, and went under the Golden Gate bridge into the Pacific ocean. 

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