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Meet The Team

About The Owners

Meet Jenny and Matt Thompson

Jenny Thompson, Owner

Jenny grew up all over the United States & currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa with her husband & daughter. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education & she is currently finishing her Master’s Degree in Special Education. Jenny has worked in Special Education for over 20 years within public schools located in Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio, Arizona & Iowa. She was inspired by what EFK has to offer because her daughter is a builder… an inventor… and a creator. As a public school teacher, Jenny has seen the first-hand need for students to have a safe & fun environment to dive into STEM.

Matt Thompson, Owner

Matt grew up in Columbus, Ohio & now lives in Des Moines, Iowa with his wife & daughter. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor's degree in Criminology/Sociology. He obtained his Master's Certification in Project Management from George Washington University. Matt has worked in the insurance industry for the past 20+ years, primarily serving in an IT management capacity. He values EFK's vision to share engineering concepts with children as early as possible.

Designing & building something every day can be so much FUN!