May 2016 - Present
336 South Congress Ave, Suite 512
Director of Technology
Responsible for scoping, planning, documenting, and architecting
the primary product for the company. Completion of early planning stages
follows with team building, project and product management, and lead
engineering of an enterprise software as a service plaform in a
business to business environment.
June 2014 - May 2016
2655 Fourth Ave
Senior Software Engineer & Technical Entrepreneur
Responsible for $1MM worth of revenue brought into the company from June
through December 2014. I was solely responsible for execution of said
strategic partnership through discovery sessions, scoping and documenting
the project, developing, and managing my own hand-picked team of engineers
through an agile project lifecycle.
August 1996 - June 2014
Founder / CEO
Abbreviated portfolio of clients and projects:
Strategic consultation with CEO, helping to implement and maintain technology
which drove revenue of the company from $10MM per year to $25MM per year.
Goals achieved included assisting of hiring internal technological staff,
migrating operational stack to new platforms, and implementing new statistics
and market analysis into critical systems used daily by the entire company.
Created in two months what other vendors were unable to accomplish in
approximately one year - a digital delivery mechanism and custom CMS for supplemental
high school and middle school curriculum. Included planning and executing
leadership objectives and managing a team of 7.
Directed and led the technology choice, creation, and implementation of
the first physical hyper-local advertising platform leveraging the merit of
restaurant health grade signs. Included optimization of framework, consultation
with stakeholders and additional vendors, and organizing and executing
Directed and led the technology team behind the custom
creation and implementation of the company's 10,000+ employee
talent management system including database architecture, project management,
optimization and customer support.
I was solely responsible for the implementation of
MySQL and PHP inside the CakePHP MVC framework. Read more in the
The Tru Health
web development case study
I was solely responsible for the implementation
using MySQL and PHP. We chose CakePHP as the MVC framework for it's
PHP language (the fact PHP is well known by other developers), quick and
easy caching implementation, and speed of development timelines.
Responsibilities include project management of
50 projects at any one time, including approximately 350 people and
their enjoyable quirks as clients, partners, and co-workers. I've helped
create and document systems for project management which has decreased the
time for implementation (and therefore the cost) down approximately
50% of what it was prior to my arrival.
Land Rover (Seattle, Bellevue, Spokane)
I was solely responsible for developing a
database driven website which would be used by three auto dealerships.
The public interface consisted of a PHP front-end extracting
information from a MySQL database. The project also included an
administrative interface whereby each dealership used web-based
forms (also driven by PHP and MySQL) to add, edit, and remove
inventory data, including text and photos, effectively controlling
their public website. The forms included data validation schemes
and a secure log-in.
July 2006 - September 2007
Web Developer / "That Community Guy"
I was one of 4 front-end web developers primarily
focused on implementing the UI design and functionality of Eventful.com,
the largest events database in the world. Our feature development helped
attract advertisers such as Miller Brewing Co., and performers such as
Mandy Moore, Pretty Ricky, Diddy (Sean Combs), as well as politicians
like Barack Obama, etc. Additionally, I focused much of my efforts
as a community advocate, speaking daily with users and helping push for
positive changes in features and functionality of the site.
February 2003 - April 2007
Founder / Project Manager / Web Developer
I developed all PerfectSpace.com and PropertyEssentials.com
services and business strategies from concept stages to public offerings.
Development includes utilizing Apache software on a Linux server and employing
the languages and database used provide web services to each clients own domain
and hosting account. The clients are able to change their website including the
entire site design, uploading logos, photos, and text via a customized PHP-based
control panel. Additionally, I am responsible for maintaining and implementing
a Linux hosting environment for a variety of small businesses while providing
support and billing as well as contracted design and development services. The
design and development services are fulfilled by composing customized teams of
designers, developers and editors on a project-by-project basis.
Property Essentials successfully sold after separating it from Perfect Space
as a separate entity.
January 2005 - October 2005
Project Manager / Developer
At JellyBarn I was responsible for designing and developing
the architecture for the flagship product as well as external client jobs.
I was responsible for managing customer relationships, designing schematics
and developing MySQL database architecture as well as write PHP and Flash
ActionScript class structures. PHP was the primary scripting language used
in class and object oriented structures integrating with Macromedia Flash as
the user interface. Communication from the database was served through Flash
remoting web services utilizing XML data. I was additionally responsible for
assisting the executives with strategic decisions regarding business
partnerships, clients, and product rollout.
February 2001 - March 2004
Web Developer V (5), Financial Aid Department
I performed complex web design, development, and maintenance
involving PHP and multiple PostgreSQL databases. I was the lead developer and
project manager for the Financial Aid Department, overseeing two other
designer/developers and managing three separate websites including the Center
For Student Work Experience (CSWE)
Aid Office (www.finaid.wwu.edu/finaid
and the Scholarship Center
Development also included the private intranet
user interfaces as well as the public websites. Development typically occurred
on a Linux platform with the Apache web server software. Occasionally development
occurred on a self-administrated Windows 2000 server using a customized
installation and configuration of IIS. As far as we know, our CSWE website was
the first public website to employ filtered and/or searchable RSS/XML feeds. Yahoo!
offered their filtered/searchable RSS feeds approximately 3 months later. I
overhauled the intranet websites and databases required to administrate each site
to include fiscal reporting, easily searchable records, and dynamic Adobe Acrobat
PDF creation of inner-office job cards. I also consulted with end users and
administrators to get usability information, project specifications, and timelines.