Jon Mietling is a husband, father, game designer, artist, and publisher. During the day Jon works for non-profit called Friendship Circle, which provides programs and services for individuals with special needs. Jon is a husband and father of 7, he loves how board games can educate as well as strengthen relationships. His family has grown recently with the addition of 5 foster kids. Much like Friendship Circle's Mission statement, Jon believes that within each of us is a soul worthy of boundless love. Jon loves active and creative problem-solving and board games which naturally lead to board game design. His company, Portal Dragon, has fulfilled 2 Kickstarter games. With his most recent game, Zephyr: Winds of Change, complete Jon is looking forward to launching 2 more games in 2018. In addition to all this Jon has also recently found opportunities to create 3d Kickstarter videos for other publishers and enjoys being a part of each project's creative process. As a long time gamer, Jon is thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the industry he has come to love.