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Talis Apud Martinez

Platform Director

Talis is a Crew co-founder and Platform Director. In 2004, she co-founded FeelGood where she served as Director of Operations and later as Director of Education and Technology.  She also co-founded the youth movement, Latiendo por Mexico. Talis holds an MS in Innovation from the Monterrey Institute of Technology, focused in the design of online platforms for community engagement and education. She has a BA in Sociology from the University of Texas, Austin.

She qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 3,000m steeplechase. Talis and her husband Dylan live in Austin, TX where they raise their two kids and actively engage in their local community.

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Kristin Walter

Collaborative Director

Kristin is a Crew Co-Founder and Collaborative Director. In 2004 she co-founded FeelGood as a college student at the University of Texas, Austin, where she received her BA with honors in finance. As FeelGood’s Executive Director, Kristin has guided FeelGood from a single-campus initiative into a vibrant national movement, impacting the lives of thousands and raising over $1.8 million for the end of extreme poverty and hunger.

Committed to the empowerment of women, she leads retreats and designs life milestone rituals for women's lives.  Kristin and her husband Joseph live in Petaluma, CA where they raise their three kids.

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Pong Qi

Lead Developer

Pong is the Crew Platform's Lead Developer. He is a co-founder of Crew 2030 and a FeelGood Berkeley Chapter Alumni. He grew up in Qingdao, China and came to California in 2006. In 2009, he went to UC Berkeley where he graduated in 2013 with degrees in computer science and applied math. He has over 10 years of experience as a developer. He's basically a genius. 

Pong really likes traveling and has been to more than half of all the states in the US. He lives in El Cerrito, CA where he rock climbs, adventures and co-works with his dear friends.

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Michelle Child

Lead UX Designer/Developer

Michelle is the Crew Platform UX Designer and Developer. She is leading our team in a full UX redesign of the Crew Platform that released in 2018! Michelle is a FeelGood Western Kentucky Chapter Alumni. She has over five years of design and development experience.

Michelle lives in Spartanburg, South Carolina with her partner and son. They enjoy spending time outdoors, fixing up their 1920s home and being active in their downtown community.



Our Partners

If in addition to our services, we need to round up our offering to your organization, we partner with our dear friends Jon, Jared and Kern!



JONATHAN AXTELL creates learning experiences that contribute to solutions for social and environmental challenges.

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JARED YARNALL-SCHANE Trains and supports social enterprise start ups to tackle the world's biggest challenges.

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KERN BEARE is an expert in communication strategy and science and art of difficult conversations.