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Createability Wisconsin

Changing Lives...One Film at a Time!

Meet the Team

Meet The Team!

Administrative Team Members

Masters of converting photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Debbie Armstrong

Founder & Director

Debbie Armstrong, Founder and Director of Createability Wisconsin, was an educator for over 15 years and has been working with children with disabilities over the past 30 years.  Besides teaching in both regular and special education programs, Debbie has worked alongside children and adults with Autism in intensive in-home programs and has also educated the community about people with disabilities.  She has provided education and training for child care centers, school districts, and parent groups.  Her diverse experience in working with children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs and their families helps her to create programs and treatment options that are creative and practical!

Tiffany Yapp

Multimedia Journalist & Videographer

Tiffany is a Multimedia journalist and Videographer.  Tiffany has 3 years experience as television producer for ABC’s local station WKOW 27.  She graduated from UW Oshkosh with a BS in Radio, TV, Film and Journalism and worked in both the local radio and tv station during her time at Oshkosh. After graduation she was a TV producer and the Director of Operations where she produced teaching videos for a financial management company. Besides her multimedia talents she has worked with children with Autism in intensive in-home programs. Tiffany’s skills in Film and knowledge of TV and working with individuals with Autism are invaluable to what she has to offer to Createability Wisconsin.

Justin Yapp

Entrepreneur & Master Storyteller

Justin is a freelance Videographer.  He is the owner of Yappography and Founder/Co-Owner of Shoreline Inclusive Camping.  He is also an entrepreneur and master storyteller who’s fantastic editing skills together with his creativity provides an incredible final product for his clients. His out of the box thinking helps clients create extremely unique and effective videos that help them reach their goals. He is a fervent outdoor enthusiast who is always looking for his next adventure whether for business, fun or for film.  Justin brings a wealth of skills and knowledge to Createability Wisconsin and is a great asset to the team.
 

Support Staff

Masters of converting photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Becky Cockrum

Office Assistant

Becky is an office assistant who will be planning Createability events and helping out around the office. 

Krystal Bower

Job Coach

Krystal has been working with Createability Wisconsin for 7 years now. She started as a volunteer, and now she is a Job Coach for our students. She has worked with adults and children with disabilities for more than 10 years.

Conor Tazewell

Film Mentor

Conor is an experienced cinematographer who has a passion for educating others on filming processes. 
 

Support Staff

Masters of converting photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Spencer

Digital Art Mentor 
Spencer is a recent graduate from UW Madison. He was hired on after his internship at Createability and he is a digital art mentor. 

Tyler Gollakner

Film Development Mentor
Tyler brings over 5 years of experience in both autism health and digital media. 

Alicia Picard

Graphic Design/Marketing
Alicia is a recent graduate from Edgewood College with a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design and Photography.
 

Interns

Interns who market and develop the brand and assist in running events for Createability 

George Keenan

Social Media& Marketing Intern
George is a recent Communications graduate from Edgewood College. He is excited to be helping with social media!

Open Position

Film Development Volunteer
Elaine is a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in Radio, Televison, Digital Communication, and Journalism.  

Margo Skolaski

Art Mentor
Margo is a student at Edgewood College studying Art Therapy with a Theatre Minor. She is excited to be working in her chosen field. 
 

Vocational Employees

Employees who create art, convert photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Dylan

Digital Media Specialist
Dylan has been a member of our team for 3 years and has been attending Camp Createability for 7 years. He loves all things Disney and hopes to be co-CEO of Disney someday. 

Aaron

Artist
Aaron loves to create artwork.  He has been a member of our team for 2 and 1/2 years.

Ross

Artist
Ross loves to create artwork. He has been a member of our team for 2 and 1/2 years.

Vocational Training Students

Students learning skills to prepare themselves for future careers in the entertainment and art fields

Noah

Digital Media Student
Noah's dream is to become an animator some day.

John 

Digital Media Student
John's dream is to become an animator some day.

Shelby

Animation Student
Shelby is a self-taught artist who is interested in learning more about animation.

Derek

Digital Art Student
Derek is a painter and wants to get into graphic design some day.  He loves to draw, paint and design.

Tyler

Film Student
Tyler is a film student who loves to be creative and make his own movies.
 

Vocational Training Students

Students learning skills to prepare themselves for future careers in the entertainment and art fields  

Nicole

Digital Art Student
Nicole is working on increasing her digital art skills.  She is interested in Anime and would like to learn to animate.

Kaylanni

Art Student
Kaylanni loves art and is working on increasing her skill level to be able to sell her artwork.

Darick

Film Student
Darick loves to write and is a great storyteller.  He is working on his film skills.  

Elliot

Film Student
Elliot enjoys music and focuses on sound affects.  He is working on photoshop color corrections. 

Max

Stop Motion Student
Max enjoys making stop motion videos with his pop figurines.