Steve Bowers, Founder & Managing Partner
Steve began his technology career at the age of 12 with his first computer (a Radio Shack TRS80). After college he began on the bottom of the IT world (aka "help desk") at a subsidiary of DST in Kansas City. He became a programmer, sr programmer, and eventually the IT Manager for a marketing data company.
Steve has worked on projects of all sizes including huge, year-long database systems to small micro-site projects. He has been a guest speaker for several technology conferences.
Steve is also an avid PC gamer, Star Wars fan, wanna-be-landscaper and musician. He may or may not have helped invent the internet.
Jodi Austin, Managing Partner
Jodi has always had a creative spirit and a knack for details. Before joining Encore, she was the office manager for a Kansas City based residential construction company with responsibilities ranging from customer relations, web marketing, and maintaining the IT infrastructure.
At Encore, Jodi combines her creativity and mad-detail skills to oversee project management, graphic design and measurement & reporting services.
Jodi is also a professional musician and is a former organist for the Kansas City Royals. She enjoys performing at local music venues, travelling, and gardening.