--- PUBLISHER --- Daniel was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. After graduating from Uiversity of Illinois at Chicago he Began his life on the Northside. As a resident of Edgewater where he currently lives with his partner Larry and 2 dogs, Lucas and Buck. His passion for community involvement led him to acquiring EdgevilleBuzz,com in December, 2013. His deep interest in human rights, animal rights and environmental issues fuels his desire for community change.
--- AUTHOR --- Keely Jones is a native Chicago-an and community building enthusiast. She is a Yoga Instructor, tech enthusiast and social justice activist. She has lived in the Edgewater neighborhood for the last few years with her 2 beloved dogs and partner. She spends her time teaching and practicing yoga, making delicious vegetarian meals for friends, walking her furry friends by the lake, or enjoying a strong cup of coffee at the Coffee Studio.
--- AUTHOR --- Betty Tsamis, a native Chicagoan, is the founder of the Tsamis Law Firm in Andersonville. Betty graduated from the University of Denver Law School in 2001 with honors and has been actively practicing law since that time. She practices before Illinois' local state courts, federal courts, and various administrative agencies. Betty is passionate about ensuring that citizens have adequate access to competent and affordable legal services and resources. She lives in Edgewater with her family.
Jeremy is a native Michigander and a U of M alum who fell in love with the Windy City and migrated west shortly after graduation. Though still loyal to his Detroit sports teams (sorry Sox, Hawk, Bulls and Bears fans) Chicago, it's lakefront, and Edgewater/Andersonville are now home.
--- SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST --- Born and educated in Wisconsin (Go Packers!), Nora has been a proud resident of Edgewater since 2007. She can often be found at the Andersonville and Edgewater farmer's markets with her dog, Ella, or volunteering for a local non-profit. Exceptionally passionate about using social media for social good, Nora is the founder of Arka Pana Consulting, a social media marketing consulting firm.
--Certified Holistic Health Coach—Jen has called Chicago home as of 2000 when she graduated from the University of Illinois. Although she received a degree in engineering and spent the first 13 years of her career in IT, she recently went back to school to pursue a career in her field of passion: health and wellness. In January of 2012 she founded Nutritious in the City, which specializes in helping people achieve optimal health through a whole-foods approach. She currently lives in Edgewater with her husband and 5 year old daughter. She cares deeply about the people in the neighborhood and enjoys fostering a community of clean eating.
--- EDITOR --- Michael has worked as a copy editor for newspapers and magazines for many years, and earlier worked as a news reporter. The San Francisco native earned a master’s in international journalism from the University of Southern California, and has worked and studied in Mexico and Cuba. He lives in Edgewater with his wife Nuala and dog Romeo.