Who we are: The Steadfast team


Michael anderson, founder and ceo

Michael Anderson has been solving problems with software professionally for over 15 years. He has earned both a bachelor's and master's degree in Computer Science and has used that education in the service of Fortune 500 companies, startups, and several small businesses.

As the founder of GameWisp, he worked closely with the technical team to develop the SaaS technology that enabled the business to scale to an annual run rate of over $4 million in transactions. After selling the technology that powered the GameWisp platform, Michael founded Steadfast Media in order to provide expert technology consulting to high growth businesses and help them solve hard problems with software solutions.


Elise graham kennedy, vp of growth & operations

Elise Graham Kennedy has been working with high-growth technology companies for over ten years. Elise has been featured on Apple TV show Planet of the Apps, chosen by mentor Gwyneth Paltrow as well as Mashable, Crunchbase, and Cheddar. She’s built and sold two companies and enjoys advising other startups to do the same.

Elise holds a degree in Information Systems & Operations Management from Texas A&M University. In her spare time, she runs an e-commerce company and serves on the a board of Global Lyme Alliance, the largest Lyme non-profit in the world. 

beth granado, project management lead

Beth Granado has been using data to build solutions for businesses for the last 10 years. She  is a cofounder of an ERP Saas startup, helped launch an Amazon PPC startup and managed the initial development of a BI infrastructure for a national sports nutrition brand. She has a passion for prioritizing a progressive development culture with the opportunity of  building awesome technology. 

Beth spends her spare time learning new tech, being around developers mutating into entrepreneurs and occasionally spinning records.

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