CavnessHR delivers HR to companies with 49 or fewer people.
While taking care of our employees & customers, maintaining transparency, utilizing active listening, practicing empathy, and being valued members of our communities.

Jason Cavness

Founder & CEO

Retired U.S. Army Officer who is an INFJ HR Professional who is transforming how HR is delivered to companies with 49 or fewer people. Host of the Jason Cavness Experience. Where he talks to small business owners, founders, and other interesting people. City Leader at Bunker Labs Seattle, where he helps to mentor other Military Veterans and Military spouse entrepreneurs.   

Danielle Bootes

Director of HR Operations & Analytics

Certified SPHR  HR professional holding a masters degree in Human Resources Management from Troy University, and a US Army Veteran. Danielle has a demonstrated history of innovation and results. She is passionate about people analytics, and how to solve problems utilizing real time data inputs. She is dedicated to helping organizations and people achieve their goals.

Madison Goerend

Madison Goerend

Product Designer

Madison is a recent graduate from Flatiron School Design program. She is passionate about triangulating business goals, user needs, and visual design. Translating research findings, testing sessions, and more, into tangible design solutions is what keeps Madison going. 

Matthew Oltendorf

Product Engineer

Matthew is a self-starter who has been coding since   he was 6 years old. He began his professional Software Engineering career in 2011, and has since launched multiple products for multiple clients, as well as his own gaming community. Matt is passionate about the ethics of software, and the future of tech.

Dr. Anthony Miles

Board of Advisors

Dr. Miles is an entrepreneur, award-winning researcher, award-winning professor, statistician, legal expert witness, and, best-selling author.

Kevin Goldsmith

Board of Advisors

Kevin Goldsmith has been a software engineer and software executive since acoustic coupler modems were the pinnacle of networking. He has worked for the big guys (Microsoft, Adobe, IBM), the cool kids (Spotify, Silicon Graphics), the up-and-comers (Onfido, Avvo), and several startups lost to time.

Todd Dean

Board of Advisors

Todd is a proven visionary and leader in the entrepreneurial investment community. Created a collaborative environment for bringing together like-minded community leaders, business executives, angel investors, serial entrepreneurs and early-stage companies.