Meet the Sandfire Team

We’re passionate about websites.

More specifically, we’re passionate about your website.

Sandy Burns

Owner, Web Designer, Project Manager

Sandy’s Story

Sandy started Sandfire Design in 2013 after graduating with Honours from the Interactive Multimedia Program at Algonquin College.

Prior to going back to school, she worked as a journalist. She graduated from the Print Journalism program at Algonquin College in 1998. She also spent six years as a stay-at-home-mother.

Sandy is a member of the Ottawa WordPress Group and the North Dundas Chamber of Commerce. She also volunteers as chair and treasurer of the Parade of Lights Committee in Winchester.

She lives in Winchester with her two daughters, two cats, and two rabbits.

Fun Facts About Sandy:

She's a breast cancer survivor

From fall, 2022 through spring, 2023, Sandy endured chemo, a double mastectomy and radiation to kick’s cancer’s ass.

She's a black belt

In October, 2019, she earned the title Sempei when she earned her black belt in Jiu Jitsu.

She loves to travel

Whether it’s a fun road trip with her kids, or a flight to a faraway place with her boyfriend, Sandy loves exploring new places and learning about different cultures.

Alexis T. Myers

Lead Contract Web Designer, VA

Alexis’ Story

Alexis T. Myers is a Washington, DC native and current resident running a home-based web design business in its current iteration since 2020, serving local clients in the DMV area, across the U.S., and internationally. Prior to this, as a freelance entrepreneur, she offered technical virtual assistant services, web design, and technical/web design training. All-in-all, she has been in the online tech, web design, and digital marketing industry since 2012.

She specializes in conversion-based web design principles and strategies, offering excellent user experience (UX) and digital marketing strategies baked into the web design. 

Fun Facts About Alexis:

Laughs easily and often

Alexis loves to laugh. It’s probably one of her most recognizable personality traits!

Music lover

She’s a 90’s & 2000’s R&B and Hip Hop fan (also a huge Beyonce fan).

Her happy place

One of her absolute favourite things to do is go out to eat at a great restaurant, with great food, great company, and great conversation. She also loves being in nature, especially Rock Creek Park.