LakeTravis.com is your guide to all things Lake Travis. We’re THE source for Lake Travis News and Events for locals and those visiting the lake. From entertainment, dining and lake fun to lodging living, shopping and services, LakeTravis.com covers it all.
For 20+ years lakeTravis.com has been the online portal to Texas’ most beautiful lake for millions of Austin locals and visitors from all around the globe. With over 300 partners businesses and venues, if it’s on the lake….it’s here !
Publisher, Sales, Partnership Coordinator –
After 25 years in the financial services industry, most of that spent with Amsterdam based The ING Group, Will developed and currently manages three on-line publications – Lost In Austin, 6street.com and laketravis.com. Will splits time between homes in Austin and Crested Butte, CO. He’s also an admittedly amateur member of the media/photography team. You can contact Will here.
Lead Developer –
Hakem is thinAIR Solutions Lead Software Engineer and Developer. Hakem’s lived and worked predominantly in the Emirates and Poland, and is currently living in Egypt. Hakem is the lead programmer for the customization and app development work on the thinAIR portfolio of sites. Hakem excels in developing and building online businesses. In his free time he likes to read/learn about other kinds of development, and sometimes his curiosity extends to building things in the real world. You can contact Hakem here.
Photo Contributor –
As a former teacher and now a Technology Specialist by day, Justin has spent the last 15 years teaching and training others to use Photoshop and other graphic tools. Only in the last few years has he started exploring his own creativity through photography and graphic design. His true interests lie in aerial, landscape, and architectural photography. His work has been featured by KVUE News, Visit Austin, City Of Round Rock, the Round The Rock blog, and 365 Things To Do In Austin. You can see more of Justin’s work at Rock Studios, Inc., on Facebook and Instagram. You can reach Justin here.
Blog Contributor –
Kleigh Westphall has been living and fishing guiding on Lake Travis and in central Texas region for 10+ years. Kleigh’s a professional fishing guide, author and owns Bushwacker Bait Company. Keligh’s specialty is catching big largemouth bass in highly pressured, public waters. His primary techniques involve light line and finesse presentations.
Not only is Kleigh a guide, he is also actively involved in student mentoring for junior anglers through high school programs like FAN (faith angler network). Kleigh is an online retailer, as he hand ties high quality, premium bass jigs, which he offers to his clients. You can reach Kleigh here: here.
Photo Contributor –
Ryan’s an Austin based photographer specializing in aerial and ground based photography in Austin and the surrounding Hill Country. The goal behind every shot is to capture a view from a unique vantage point that nobody has seen before. Many of the photos taken come from the use of what most would call a drone. Others are taken at ground level taking advantage of lights, shadows and reflections. Ryan’s work can bee seen on his business Facebook page and his photography website. Ryan can be reached here.
Creative Support, Editorial, Blog/Photo Contributor –
Gino is an Austin based photographer specializing in making everything look awesome. It’s really that simple. Gino’s been a photography judge for viewbug.com and his work has been featured in the statesman.com, americansongwriter.com, austinot.com, petetownsend.net, roadhouserelics.com. Check out Gino’s work at 1138 Studios, Gino Barasa FB, 1138 Studios FB, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube. You can contact Gino here.
Photo Contributor –
Jeff Vaillancourt may not make his living pursuing street photography, but that is where his passion lies. Recipient of The Austin Chronicle’s 2015 Best of Austin award for street photography. His work has been featured in vespermagazine.com, wastelandweekend.com, La Vita in Immagini unidivers.fr Jeff’s work can be found at vaillancourtphotography.com, Vaillancourt Photography FB and Instagram. You can reach Jeff here.
Blog Author –
Travis Taylor is a native Austinite. Travis is a blog contributor at LakeTravis.com, 6street.com and LostinAustin.org. He writes primarily for our “Best Of” pages. You can contact Travis here.
Partner Liaison, Billing –
Alyssa’s responsibilities at LostInAustin are numerous and largely undefined. She’s a project manager extraordinaire and exacting enough to maintain client page and event post redaction. She also handles partner billing duties. Alyssa is a blog contributor at LostinAustin.org. You can contact Alyssa here.
Content Manager, Proof Reader –
Ben’s a lifetime Austinite, a Lake Travis HS graduate and attended UTSA and the Austin School of Photography. Ben’s taken over content management of the site and proofreading. He’s also on our photography team and many of our partner page header photos are his. Ben manages our partner photo gallery and our huge catalog of Austin photos. Ben can be reached here.