Passions & Strengths

  • Superior customer service
  • Event planning
  • Details, details, details!

Kurtis & Liz with their dogs, Shelby (a 7 year old Dalmatian) and Bear (a 5 year old Australian Shepherd)


Passions & Strengths

  • Finding effective solutions

  • Time management

  • All things technology!


Wondering how we got started? Click here for the story behind EKG!

Kurtis & Liz welcomed their firstborn, Owen, in July 2015.  Also pictured is Grandma Tami Gear, who is a big part of the office management team for EKG.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors of Science in Equine Business Management & Associate of Arts in Equestrian Studies from the University of Findlay, a school nationally known for these programs
  • Certified American Ranch Horse Association Show Secretary
  • ​Completed 2016 AQHA Show Management Workshop
  • 20 years of equine industry experience
  • 4+ years of business communication and corporate event planning experience

Education & Experience

  • Completeted 2016 AQHA Show Management Workshop
  • Five years of professional horse show announcing experience
  • 27 years total equine industry experience 
  • 12+ years experience in a professional IT support environment