To build accessible technology that facilitates human flourishing based on proven human-behavior change theory and positive psychology.
The Core Vision:
- Meaningful connection and personal growth are at the center of everything we do
- We synthesize the best that technology, science and progressive thought leadership have to offer
- Meet the needs of people and organizations where they're at through personalized offerings
Kern has navigated three successful business exits, survived two start up failures, has been in people and community development work since the 90’s, and holds a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. Kern is a serial entrepreneur and has founded multiple companies and two PE firms. Kern loves purpose driven businesses that transform communities and individuals for good. He focuses on pursuing the right values, biz model, strategy, products/services, and optimize operations. Kern loves the outdoors, and spending quality, authentic-time with friends and family from around the world.
Brian is an online gaming industry pioneer with over 25 years of proven experience building, operating and scaling genre-defining entertainment having garnered numerous awards for some of the world’s most popular games. He is a veracious life-long learner that challenges himself and his teams to always be striving to delight consumers beyond expectations and deepen trust leading to impassioned loyal life-long customers. His passion is serving, connecting and scaling online communities that enable meaningful connection, personal growth and fulfillment.
Chief Strategy Officer
Russ has extensive experience helping individuals, couples, and organizations discover their true identity and purpose in life. He holds a ThD in Biblical Counseling, certifications in Behaviors, Motivators, and Acumen sciences via target Training International, multiple certifications in coaching, and training more than forty organization and life coaches. More than mere theory, he has been able to validate his conclusions through corporate consulting, extensive work with the Colorado Department of Corrections, and founding/ directing the Denver Counseling & Coaching Center.
Kyla was born & bred in the San Francisco Bay Area just outside of Silicon Valley, she has always had a strong connection to mental health and technology. As part of the original rTribe team, she enjoys constantly improving the efficiencies and effectiveness of all our systems, procedures, and practices to serve the greater good of the team, both individually and as a whole.
Currently residing in the Greater Kalamazoo area, the self-proclaimed Biophiliac is known for her love of horticulture as well as her passion for Ayurvedic Yoga when she isn’t puzzling with her two young children, or beating her husband at video game hockey.
Charles has a dynamic background with experience in multiple sectors. Before joining R-tribe, he spent two separate stints in the oil and gas sector negotiating as well as executing contracts. Between the two energy endeavors, he was part of a (SASS) software as a service startup that went through Y-Combinator and was subsequently acquired by Enverus, a data analytics company. Most recently, he was part of a commercial real estate development project.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University as well as an MBA from the Acton School of Business. At R-Tribe, his focus is on both internal and external customer strategy as well as strategic finance. Away from work, he enjoys almost any outdoor activity, reading, cooking, and entertaining.
Product Development Manager
Allison Evenson is the Product Development Manager for rTribe and loves all things QA and product development. After earning her degree in Health Management and Policy from Oregon State University (Go Beavs!), she knew that she wanted to help people or create things that helped people. Over the past 10 years, that is what she did. She focused on quality. This led her to find her passion in quality assurance and product development.
During her free time, you can find her either on a golf course, on her kayak, or exploring the outdoors with her family and friends.
Client Success & Marketing Manager
Ana is a recent graduate of Colorado State University. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, with a concentration in Entrepreneurial and Leadership Professions. During her time in school, she began mentoring at-risk adolescents, and soon discovered her passion for helping others. She also has a love for marketing and graphic design, as she has helped several businesses with their social media and marketing outreach. rTribe offers the perfect blend of the two, as she works as the Client Success and Marketing Manager! Her other passions include exploring the outdoors, paddle boarding, and spending time with friends and family.