About Me

Thinking Head

I have a strong technical and leadership background, excel at communication, and function well in promoting and coordinating teamwork across disparate business and functional areas.

Primary Technologies

PHP 5 CSS JavaScript jQuery AJAX Linux Apache MySQL Mac OS X Amazon AWS WordPress Magento Bootstrap

Employment History

MATRIX Resources - Web Developer
Dallas, TX
November 2013 to Present

  • Design, code, test, and maintain internal intranet applications. Support and develop programs/tools associated with company’s websites. Prepare project plans and schedules for website development efforts.
  • Technologies: Linux (CentOS, Amazon AMI), Apache, MySQL, PHP, jQuery, Joomla, Amazon AWS (EC2, S3, RDS).
Stimulated Marketing - Freelance Web Developer
Anywhere, USA
December 2001 to Present

Dallas, TX
October 2012 to November 2013

  • Data analyst and web developer for wigs.com and hairextensions.com. Act as intermediary among marketing, creative and IT by scheduling and prioritizing requests.
  • Technologies: PHP, jQuery, LAMP, MySQL, SQL Server, Magento, WordPress and Amazon AWS
Bronze Company - Owner/Manager
Appleton, WI
November 2009 to September 2012

  • Managed the daily affairs of the tanning salon. Duties included motivating, guiding, and training employees, bookkeeping, conflict resolution, sales, and operations management.
  • Developed and maintained salon web site, supported point-of-sale and other office technology, and maintained and repaired tanning beds and other equipment.
Sentry Insurance - Programmer/Analyst II
Appleton, WI
August 2007 to February 2009

  • Developed and maintained Intranet applications for Sentry and its subsidiaries.
  • Technologies: Visual Studio 2003 & 2005 (VB.NET, ASP.NET), AJAX, SQL Server 2005, Crystal Reports and Infragistics.
Integrys Energy - Sr. Designer Analyst
Green Bay, WI
August 2007 to February 2009

  • Acted as a liaison between business and technical resources by developing and maintaining content on Integrys’ web properties.
  • Developed public web sites and user experience (UX) for subsidiaries of Integrys Energy Group.
  • Technologies: ASP.NET 2.0 (VB.NET), Visual Studio .NET, JavaScript, CSS, XML, SourceSafe and Photoshop.

Education

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems (MIS)
Graduated: December 2001