Meet the team
At Creative Circle, we have a core team of staffers and consultants who have worked on many of our projects, and then a broad group of contractors and freelances who are experts in specific areas – from type design and photo coaches to server configuration and SEO – who we can call in for specific tasks. The folks below are members of our core team.
Bill Ostendorf
Bill Ostendorf is president and founder of Creative Circle Media Consulting, a network of talent he has been building for more than 20 … Read More
Sean Finch
Sean leads the sales efforts for our software products and is involved in product development and sales of our other services – from … Read More
Lynn Rognsvoog
Lynn Rognsvoog has worked in the newspaper and magazine publishing industry for more than 30 years, and has experience in print and … Read More
Tim Benson
Tim is a tech guy specializing print media. Active in the industry since 1999, he is a jack of all trades with an equal footing in … Read More
Denise Bass
Denise handles a wide range of projects, from producing print products to designing web sites. She does some programming and web site … Read More
Darryl Greenlee
A native Rhode Islander, Darryl has always been pulled between his creative and analytical sides. He attended the University of Rhode … Read More
Adam Crownoble
Adam is leading the charge of developing our newsroomQ platform, which is built in Ruby on Rails. Adam is a veteran, full-stack … Read More
Carolyn Flynn
Carolyn Flynn is a journalist, media consultant, newspaper designer and author of literary fiction and nonfiction based in Rio Rancho, … Read More
Kevin Dilley
Kevin Dilley, who lives near Kent, Ohio, is a 20+-year newspaper veteran with varied writing, design, editing, photojournalism, … Read More
Curt Chandler
Curt is a senior lecturer in the College of Communications at Penn State University where he teaches multimedia reporting. He … Read More
Ellen J. Meany
Ellen J. Meany is the creative director for Isthmus — Madison, Wisconsin’s alternative weekly newspaper — where she oversees art … Read More
Jennifer Boucher Albers
Jennifer Boucher Albers, a native New Englander, has been working in the newspaper industry for 16 years. In that time she has held … Read More
Deborah Withey
Deborah is Deputy Managing Editor/Presentation of the The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginia. Before joining the Pilot in June … Read More
Kristen Powell
Kristen Powell has more than 16 years of newspaper experience as an editor, designer and art director. She brings a reader-focused … Read More
On Feline Fridays, Charlotte - the Ostendorf's kitten – joins our team. She tries to be helpful, cleaning off our desks by … Read More
Think you have what it takes to join our team?
At Creative Circle Media Solutions we're always looking for the best talent in the industry. If you think you have what it takes to be … Read More

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