Who we are


Curtis Summers

Curtis is our Chief Geek. He is opinionated and passionate about writing good software. Curtis has 19+ years of experience building software solutions for higher education, the oil & gas industry, small businesses, and high-tech startups. His specialties include database and data warehouse design, geospatial/mapping technologies, and web application development. He has a BS in Computer Science from Baylor University. When Curtis isn't coding, you'll find him playing guitar or hanging out with his family.

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Crystal Summers

Crystal is our chief translator between the technical language of software development and the practical needs of growing businesses. She serves as a project manager and customer liaison. In addition to years of teaching and working as a writing consultant, she has served as a project coordinator and editor in the legal field. She has a master's degree in English from Baylor University. She's also a wife, mom, choir director, book editor, and runner.

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Okay, so she doesn't have any controlling interest in the company, but Penny has a way of keeping our work lives happy and healthy (somebody has to walk her!). At Layerware, a happy developer makes for happy code and better software. Penny is our Chief Happiness Officer and a reminder to never take ourselves too seriously.