McCory James
Owner/Photographer

McCory James

McCory James is blessed to get to do what he loves for a living.  After working as a web designer for several years, McCory turned his passion for photography into a business in 2003 and hasn’t looked back since.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Passionate, entrepreneurial, laid back, disciplined, happy

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Ryan Erickson
Senior Photographer/Creative Director

Ryan Erickson

After graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Fine Arts, Ryan became Elevate’s first employee.  As Creative Director, Ryan is constantly researching trends and brainstorming photography ideas.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Genuine, hungry, curious, restless, inspired

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Katie Walker
Photographer/Customer Service Manager

Katie Walker

After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder with an Arts Degree in Photography, Katie’s decided that her love of photography and passion for people perfectly fit with a career at Elevate.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Silly, cute, sweet, expressive and EXCITABLE

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Allie Gravel
Photographer/Studio Manager

Allie Gravel

Allie hails from a farm in Iowa, where she learned the value of work hard.  She joined our team in 2015 as a Photographer and Studio Manager.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Bubbly, Nice, Happy, Sincere, Hospitable

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Patrina Harris
Production Artist

Patrina Harris

Born and raised in New York City, Patrina received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the School of Visual Arts, widely considered to be on of the nation’s finest art schools.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Calm, cool, collected, creative and candid

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Kelly James
Marketing Director

Kelly James

As McCory’s wife, Kelly has been an unofficial member of the Elevate team since its inception in 2003, but she officially joined the staff as Marketing Director in January of 2014.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Caring, funny, impatient, spunky and outspoken

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Amanda Mogab
Premier Party Consultant

Amanda Mogab

Before Amanda joined the Elevate team, she had a career in fundraising and development in the nonprofit sector in the Denver metro area. Amanda used Elevate for her wedding, and now she is excited to be part of the team and help other brides through the process.

FIVE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOU:
Loyal, outgoing, understanding, loving and driven