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Who we are

We help conscious companies tell their story in a meaningful way.

Mangrove is a woman-owned website design and development company with a diverse, talented team distributed around the globe. We’ve been building websites since 2009 that amplify the work of change-making organizations and increase the competitive power of businesses owned by historically marginalized people.

For us, success is helping conscious companies tell their story in a meaningful way. That’s why we prioritize working with B Corps and other businesses that are making an impact with purpose-driven work—from green energy and sustainable design, to groundbreaking banking reform and social justice initiatives.

We deliver to every client a high-impact, customized website that’s easy to update as business needs evolve. Before handing off a new or revamped site, we deliver thorough documentation and training, empowering our clients to take complete ownership of their content.

Your website should be a catalyst for growth and success. Rely on us tell your story with a beautiful, impactful site that will grow with you.

The next step is simple. Let’s chat about your needs.

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How we are using business as a force for good.

Mangrove Web became a Certified B Corp in 2016, and a legal Benefit Corporation in 2017.  B Corp is a third party certification created by the nonprofit B Lab to identify companies that have met high levels of performance, accountability, and transparency in the areas of our environment, community, employees and customers. We were thrilled to join a network of like-minded conscious companies redefining success in business.

Learn More about our B Corp journey

Read our latest Impact Report

Diversity and representation matter.

The tech industry is predominantly white and male. Mangrove strives to increase tech opportunities for women and people of color. Currently, over 75% of our developers identify as female or non-binary. One-third of our complete team identify as people of color.

We are committed to mentoring developers from diverse backgrounds as we grow. Every year, we give time and money to programs working to level the playing field.

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Meet our team.

  • Marie Koesnodihardjo

    Managing Partner + Project Manager

    As a project manager, Marie thrives on helping people achieve their best outcomes. She loves helping clients meet their business goals, and helping the team stay on task, on time and on budget. She is inspired by people who dedicate their lives to empowering others and manages Mangrove’s B Corp certification which enforces the company’s mission and values. Fun Fact: Marie represented Puerto Rico as a professional artistic roller skater, competing in the 2010 Pan American Games.

  • Megan Yarnall

    Managing Partner + Director of Operations

    Megan is inspired by people – their interests, their stories, their ideas. She is a whiz with cross-platform to-do lists and loves working directly with clients to tell their stories in a way that improves their business. She also appreciates having long-term relationships with repeat clients. When she’s not working with Mangrove, she works as an Individual and Family Therapist. There is a surprising amount of crossover in her skill sets. You might also find Megan climbing in Joshua Tree or around the Denver area where she currently resides.

  • Maiya Holliday

    Managing Partner, Founder + CEO

    Maiya is a creative leader and collaborator who crafts digital solutions to augment the impact of changemakers. She is a self-taught coder with over a decade of hands-on experience. In 2009 she founded Mangrove with the goal of building websites that help people do good in this world. Maiya aligns folks toward actionable goals that help articulate and communicate their organization’s purpose and impact on the web, with people, planet, purpose and equity at the core. She has led over 200 website projects for changemakers and purpose-driven organizations.

    Maiya enjoys the creative problem solving of her work, especially figuring out solutions that combine sharp technical thinking with real human experiences in mind. She values working alongside a diverse team of talented people who are passionate about what they do, and is delightfully intrigued by each of the clients Mangrove works with. Mostly, she loves collaborating with partners and clients who do meaningful work.

    Maiya led Mangrove to become a Certified B Corp in 2016 and has since championed the cause of socially and environmentally conscious businesses deepening their impact.

    A Bay Area native, Maiya now lives in the mountains of Truckee, CA with her husband Shaun and little humans Terner and Miles. You might also find her in Oakland or Australia, where she tends to show up a regular basis.

  • Senka Ibrahimpašic

    Front End Developer

    Senka is a Front-End Developer based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She started her career six years ago, and she loves being in a field that continually challenges her and encourages her to grow year after year. Outside of work, Senka has a passion for volunteering and DIY projects, and she always enjoys a good game night with friends.

  • Chae Clark

    Full Stack Developer

    Chae started making websites in the mid-90s, as one more way to copy his older brother. Since then, he has gotten 3rd place in a business plan competition at university, has moved from the USA to South America, and has organized a charity car show for Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He spends at least 30 minutes every day tutoring students through various curricula at coding bootcamps. Chae loves solving tough problems with lasting solutions. Hopefully his brother is half as motivated.

  • Ivana C. Bogunovic

    Front End Developer

    Ivana is a creative at heart and loves crafting beautiful things. For her, web development is a natural outgrowth of that – taking great design and making it function flawlessly online. Based in Serbia, Ivana finds easy motivation in making sites she loves because she’s passionate about creating in a thoughtful way. Constantly learning new techniques, she is always ready for sharpening her skills. When not in front of a computer, you can find her enjoying time with her children, painting or crafting.

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    Antoinette Williams

    Project Manager

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    Based in Copenhagen, Antoinette supports the success of our client projects from start to finish. She got her start in project management through her work in the arts and loves what she does because there are always avenues for growth and learning. Outside of “the office,” Antoinette enjoys art, traveling, yoga, reading and bike rides on sunny days.

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    Jonathan Denni

    DevOps Engineer

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    Jonathan taught himself to code websites while he was still in high school to share photos from events where he volunteered as a photographer. To this day, he likes creating things that are useful and values companies that consider social good in their bottom line. With an intense focus on optimization and clean coding standards, Jonathan makes sure our code is always in tip top shape. He loves that Mangrove is a B Corp that’s focused on making the world better.

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    Valerie Pintar

    Front End Developer

    Valerie began her career as an Athletic Trainer and High School Sports Medicine teacher, but after a couple of years she started looking for alternatives with more opportunities for growth and re-discovered a childhood love of coding. The rest is history. She loves the outdoors, her dog Moose, finding creative solutions to unique design ideas, and seeing everything come together as she turns design concepts into functional sites.

  • Yara-Nee Dennis

    Yara-Nee Dennis

    Front End Developer

    Yara-Nee is a Front-End Developer from Kingston, Jamaica with eight years of experience. At work, she enjoys the challenge of making a graphic designer’s vision and imagination come to life. In her downtime, you’ll find Yara-Nee exploring Jamaica and editing videos for her YouTube channel. She is also an active Toastmaster and enjoys traveling.

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    Aykan Burçak

    Front End Developer

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    Aykan is a developer based in Turkey. With nine years of experience under his belt, the thing he appreciates most about his career is constantly having the opportunity to take on new challenges and better himself. Aykan’s passions outside of work are basketball and music. He enjoys playing guitar and is always up for learning new instruments.

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    Victor Martins (aka “Martins”)

    Front End Developer + Webflow Expert

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    Currently based near Moscow, Martins is a self-taught developer from Nigeria with five years of experience.  He started his career as a designer, but was inspired to pursue web development when he saw what could be achieved through coding. He loves creating websites that solve problems and make life easier for people online. Outside of work, Martins enjoys playing the piano and listening to music.

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    Marcella Bechtel

    Project Manager

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    Marcella has always been passionate about working with mission-driven organizations that prioritize the planet and its people. She’s an advocate for the slow fashion movement, and even co-founded an organization aimed at influencing wardrobe choices that are environmentally and socially conscious. In her time away from the computer, Marcella loves biking, camping, yoga, and eating her favorite cuisine—Mexican.

  • Kelly Wallis Kelly Surfing

    Kelly Wallis

    Designer

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    Kelly is a graphic designer and artist based in Truckee, CA. Her fresh approach to design, enthusiasm to constantly learn, and adventurous spirit drive her creative process. Outside of work, she is a traveler, activist, volunteer, hiker, and human mom to two cats.

  • Laura Font

    Laura Font

    Front End Developer

    Barcelona-based Laura started her career as a full-time developer in 2020, but she’s been building websites for fun since she was a teenager. She’s always loved to make things with her hands, and for her, coding is another way to create. She loves entering code onto a blank screen and seeing it transform into beautiful pieces of art. When she’s not working, Laura enjoys traveling, outdoor sports and having a nice meal with her family.

  • Shelby Neville Shelby hiking

    Shelby Neville

    Designer + Project Manager

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    Shelby worked in the nonprofit world for years, so when she pivoted to a career in design, bringing her skills to a mission-driven organization was a natural step. What she enjoys the most about her work is watching the evolution of ideas, from inception to visual reality. In her time away from the computer, Shelby enjoys yoga, practicing Spanish, and hopping on the train to explore different hikes around her home base in the UK.

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    Alex Levin

    Design + Strategy Advisor

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    Alex Levin, co-founder of L+R, is a business strategist, brand designer, and entrepreneur based in New York City. Alex spearheads L+R’s end-to-end consulting, which includes design research and analysis, brand strategy, and applied digital technology. He and his team have worked in partnership with Mangrove since 2012.

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    Jennifer Wedel

    Director of Marketing and Communications (Fractional)

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    Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Jennifer directs Mangrove’s marketing and communications campaigns. She keeps Mangrove’s messages aligned with its personality, business goals, and overarching purpose. In her non-work hours, Jennifer is raising a fierce daughter and running a volunteer community organization. In the winter, she builds some snow-people to guard the house then escapes to Guerrero, Mexico.

Our Principles.

Transparency always

Our clients are our partners. We make sure we understand your expectations, and we keep you informed throughout the process of building your site.

Design with purpose, then beautify

Based on your goals, we begin with the necessary components for your site and add on from there. We’re not into adding extra fluff just because it’s trendy.

Anticipate and adapt

One inevitable truth about business is that over time, things shift. We create tools that are forward thinking and flexible, so your site evolves with you.

Keep learning, stay creative

Mastering the latest technologies can feel like herding cats some days, but we’re constantly discovering new toolsets or approaches that didn’t exist before.

Collaborate often

Not trying to brag, but we’ve got some talented friends. If your project needs a skillset we don’t offer, we’ll either refer you to a trusted partner or bring on the appropriate support.

Empower the client

Our ultimate goal is that you feel complete ownership of your site. Your website is a tool, and we’ll train you to get efficient use out of it.

Get outside

We love an adventure and exploring new places. Turns out, a few of our best ideas were born beyond the computer screen, which helps us keep our energy up and minds engaged.

Why We Love Mangroves.

Mangrove trees are pretty amazing and we’re honored to share their name. They’re naturally flexible, tropical plants that help other organisms thrive. We like to think of our work in the same way—we build platforms that help our clients find greater success.

We fell for mangroves firsthand in places such as Panama, Colombia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, and Cuba. Mangroves are unique because their root systems straddle land and water, protecting the shoreline from erosion. Up top, they’re a gorgeous leafy green, while their fertile roots foster species like crabs, shrimp, and oysters.

In our work, mangroves inspire us to stay versatile. And they show us that some boundaries are merely suggestions that can be overcome with healthy doses of fun, skill, and creativity.

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