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Chad W.


Zeeland, MI
Hometown: Zeeland

Member since:

December 15, 2011


Do you better identify yourself as a "User", "Developer", or "Designer"?

I focus on strategy, implementation, and project management, and hire designers and developers.

How do you use WordPress most often?

Building sites for clients (professional services businesses)

What is your favorite WordPress plugin?

ManageWP Worker (, which integrates with the excellent WordPress management tools from ManageWP.

What is your favorite WordPress site?

The WordPress Codex (, and WordPress Support Forums (


Founder of OptimWise, a WordPress web design agency in Holland, MI. I empower small businesses, camp in forests, and have a passport to Middle-Earth. Past Co-organizer of WordPress Grand Rapids and WordCamp Grand Rapids.

What Chad W. is saying about this Meetup Group

I've learned a lot from this group, both the technical aspects of WordPress design and development, and about running a business. The group is full of talented designers and developers who generously help those who are gaining experience.

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