Meet Our Team

Daniel Budzinski

Founder

Daniel is all about building relationships and encouraging purpose in everyone’s life. Daniel is the life of the party, usually the loudest one in the room and will always make sure you are greeted and feel loved. The youngest of five children, he went to school at Oakland University and earned a degree in accounting then decided after to pursue a different calling and started Compassionate Touch. Daniel enjoys hunting and spending time with his beautiful wife Elizabeth and his two beautiful girls Everly & Ivy.

Billy Chester

Creative Director

Billy is one of a kind. He not only oversees and manages the look of our organization, but he is also too smart for his own good. At a young age he created his own company, and was working for himself. Although a local Michigander, Billy lived in Sweden for many years where he worked for another missions organization and also met his beautiful wife Judith. Billy and Judith have two other family members that live with them. Noodle, their Instagram famous dog (@noodlethelittledog) and their son August (who was actually born on Billy’s birthday, what a great birthday present).

Falicia Kolen

Administrative Director

Falicia is the glue that helps keep everyone together. Without Falicia, our office would be chaos. Her role is very important, not only does she handle all the little details when it comes to Compassionate Touch, but she always makes sure that everyone is taken care of and fed. Falicia enjoys a good cup of coffee watching Gilmore Girls either with her mom on Mommy Mondays, or with her husband Cal and her dog Lucia. Fun fact, she is also Billy’s little sister.

Travis Gergen

Video Production

Travis is from Los Angeles, CA, born and raised. If you see any sort of video from Compassionate Touch, Travis has most likely put that video together. Although Travis may be from the film capital of the world, he did not learn his trade there, he lived in Northern California where he worked on staff as a video editor for one of the largest churches in Modesto, CA. Travis has a major sweet tooth, you can almost always find him snacking on some sort of candy or a donut. He loves donuts. He also enjoys going out and exploring all the different areas Michigan has to offer.

Micaela Frakes-Zieger

Graphic Designer

Micaela is not only our graphic designer, but she also steps in for Falicia when Falicia is out of the office. Daniel sometimes calls Micaela Falicia by accident from time to time. If you have seen any sort of graphics on our website or across any of our social media, Micaela has had her hand in on it. Micaela is not only creative in this area, but she enjoys taking photos, drawing, and painting. Micaela enjoys spending time with her mom, dad, brother and her dog Molly.

Jordan Mcguffin (Aka Jobin)

Media Intern

Jordan, also known as Jobin, coined by Billy, is the handy man around the office. If we need any sort of repairs or heavy lifting, Jobin is your guy. Not only that but Jordan assists in almost every area in our office from filming, to writing content for our blog. His skill set is endless. Jordan loves to create not only at our office but also enjoys working with leather, and loves finding antique and vintage apparel. Jordan, the oldest of five brothers, enjoys time with his parents, siblings, his girlfriend Courtney and his trusty four-legged companion Walker. Fun fact, he is second cousins with Billy & Falicia.

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