Matthew Leffler, Editor
Matthew Leffler is the editor of OpenWalls.com and primarily focused on the initial startup of the blog, content and its promotion. Matthew is also the owner of Ultimate SEO a freelancing agency on Upwork. Matt has a Masters of Education in Instructional Design and a Master of Business Administration in Technology Management both from Western Governors University. Matthew is from Louisville, KY but migrates to Chicago often. Matthew has worked in healthcare IT and most recently worked at Accenture and Hewlett-Packard before working full time on SEO and cloud technology.
Kim Patrick Murray, MD, Contributing Author
Relocating to Miami from the NYC area, Dr. Murray graduated Summa Cum Laude from SUNY Brockport and attended medical school at University of Rochester School of Medicine. During medical school, he was selected for and completed a one year Pathology and Laboratory Medicine fellowship. He then went on to complete a full 5 year ACGME accredited Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, where he was elected as Chief Resident during his final year. After residency, he dedicated 3 months in Rochester NY in order to gain specialized Facial Plastics experience with Past President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Vito Quatela.
Kathleen Scherer, Columnist
Kathleen is your typical 30 something teacher who is also an avid climber having scaled 22 of Washington's mountains. She's worked as an Alaskan Salmon fisherwoman and is a certified ocean kayka rescue guide in the state of Maine. Kathleen studies linguistics and her passion for a fit and healthy lifestyle make her a great addition to Open Walls writing team.