Who We Are

The light stays on until the project is done.

Our Team

Philip Bues

Philip Bues

Co-Founder and CEO

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When Philip and Todd started Back Home, they had this crazy idea that if they put enough care into every project and treated the customer like, well, a customer, things would work out just fine. So far, they’ve been right. Between handling sales and creative, he can be heard quizzing the staff about movie lines. Philip also has a clock in his office that chimes in with the sound of a different John Deere vintage tractor every hour. “My favorite is the 1941. Sounds like victory. Quick: What movie is that from?

Todd Allgeier

Todd Allgeier

Co-Founder and CTO

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Ever since Back Home has been around, we’ve been looking for something Todd can’t do. We’ve tried editing video (his wheelhouse) developing Flash (yup) building websites (uh-huh) constructing e-Learning modules (piece o’ cake.) Don’t worry, we’ll keep trying. Bottom line: If it comes out of Back Home Productions, it has Todd’s fingerprints all over it. In his spare time (ha) Todd raises chickens. “They each have their own personalities.” We try not to egg him on.

Bob Langford

Bob Langford

Director/Writer

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For the past 20 years (OK, OK, 20something years) Bob has done one thing – communicate effectively. He has developed his skills in print, in TV news and on several networks. All at the highest level. He has been Back Home’s producer for the last five. If there is a video or an event to produce, Bob will be there. Probably wearing black. “It’s in the Producers’ Handbook: Page 231. Wear black so you don’t reflect.”

Andrew Kennedy

Andrew Kennedy

Creative Director

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We recruited Andrew out of LA about 4 years ago. Unbeknownst to us, he was homeless, living in his “BMW” coupe on the corner of Santa Monica Blvd and 10th street. According to him, he was trying to break into the film industry. Needless to say, it didn’t work out. When we asked him, “What he thought about LA”. He replied in a misanthropic tone, “In LA, the pollution is bad, the traffic is terrible, and the people are even worse.” Thanks to us, Andrew now resides in a home, with a roof, in the City of Bulls.

Bing Wu

Bing Wu

UX Design/3D Artist

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Bing Wu is a graphic and industrial designer here at Back Home. Armed with his master’s degree from NC State, Bing’s specialty is User Experience Design and User Interface Design. So, if a Back Home creation just seems to make sense when you open it, it’s probably because of Bing. Bing is fluent in English, as well as Mandarin. He is also great about sharing exotic Asian treats with everyone at the office. Or as Bing calls them, treats.

Smith Gregg

Smith Gregg

Senior Programmer

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Smith Gregg

Jordan Cooke

Jordan Cooke

Business Programs Specialist

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With over 8+ years of professional experience, Jordan discovered his passion for web development and new media design at an early age. After graduating from the United Nations International School, he shifted his focus from hobby-enthusiast to entrepreneurial freelancer. Playing on his strengths and honing his skills, he provided an array of tech-oriented services for small companies and non-profit organizations in New York City. Simultaneously freelancing and attending the Rochester Institute of Technology, Jordan reignited his keen interest in film and video production. He’s worked as an actor in thesis films, crew member behind the camera, and editor during post-production. He holds dual citizenship in the United States and France. Being fluent in English and French, and proficient in Spanish, Jordan embraces his exposure to international culture. At Back Home, Jordan uses his background and varied skillset to bridge the operations of both the software and digital media departments.