About Somethumb

There’s a reason why we’ve been in business for twenty years: clients are so satisfied with the customized, user-friendly, well-functioning web sites we build, that they talk about us to their friends. We’re not surprised. Recommendations come easy for firms that get results, and easier yet for those that are also fun and satisfying to work with. Clients commend our plain language communications, our well-honed skills, and our unwavering dedication to service.

The Somethumb Team

Passion. Experience. Professionalism. Somethumb teams do whatever it takes to help clients achieve their goals. Our staffers have contributed to the success of dozens of noted organizations, been star performers at other agencies, and are complete experts at their craft. Our people connect with clients, anticipate roadblocks, and get things done right the first time.

Scott Weiss Founder and Lead Developer

Scott honed his skills working with such agencies as Propane Studios, Heat, and Rare Brick. As an employee or long-term contractor, he developed for organizations including Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Francisco Symphony, Loopnet, BizBuySell, and Genentech. His inspiration to build Somethumb stemmed from his belief that close, personal partnerships between agencies and their clients would be more rewarding for both parties. As an effective leader of teams, Scott drives outstanding results.

Stephen Schmidt Lead Designer

An award-winning designer, Stephen brings decades of graphic design experience to Somethumb. His talent has been put to work for clients including TASCHEN, Rizzoli, Harper Collins Publishers, The State Bar of California, the University of California at San Francisco Library and many more. Stephen satisfies clients by creating the aesthetics that define and embody them, all within a single glance.

Laura Sudweeks Lead Designer

Laura draws from decades of experience in the print and digital realms providing brand development and design for high end clients including Ghirardelli Chocolate, the DeYoung and Vyaire Medical, meeting their unique needs in a variety of fields from medical to finance to consumer packaged goods.

Dennis DeAndre Advisory Board Member

Dennis DeAndre–former founder, Chairman, and CEO of LoopNet (Nasdaq: LOOP) and former CEO of BizBuySell–spends his time as an active private investor and acquirer of privately-held companies in addition to serving in an advisory role to Somethumb. Dennis earned his bachelor’s degree from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley with emphases in real estate and finance.

Bryan Schwab Advisory Board Member

A specialist in billing, payments, and e-commerce, Bryan serves as a special advisor to Somethumb, providing expert consultation wherever clients require an e-commerce solution. His career has yielded work on multi-platform, high volume applications at companies such as eBay, PayPal and Facebook, where he enjoyed status as a Certified Developer. He also led the way for payment systems at Etsy. Bryan earned his B.S. from Florida Atlantic University in Computer Engineering with emphasis in Software Engineering and Computer Design.