Ty Yalniz has been creating and executing superb web designs for EWG’s dynamic website and EWG partners since 2010. He came to EWG after five years at Marshall University in West Virginia, where for four years he worked to increase enrollment while recruiting international students from around the world to study there. As coordinator of International Admissions and Recruitment, he strategized new recruitment approaches, traveled internationally and helped design and develop academic training and partnership programs with overseas organizations. He became Assistant to Marshall’s Senior VP of Technology and CIO/CTO before leaving for EWG. A native of Turkey, earned his B.A. at Marshall, where he also met his wife, Brandie. In later earned a Master’s degree in Technology Management/Information Technology at Marshall. He has been living in the U.S. for nearly 15 years and says the place that feels most like home is “wild and wonderful West Virginia.” He and Brandie love exploring the countryside and hiking with their two dogs, Oskar and Emma, and Ty documents their excursions with superb photos.