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.


University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire - Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems (MIS)
September 1997 - December 2001

Employment History

Simply Design Group - Software Engineer (Remote)
Dallas, TX
September 2016 - October 2017
Develop custom WordPress sites and solutions for remote clients. Setup and configure shared and cloud instances for externally-hosted clients. Develop custom WordPress plugins, analyze speed and responsive issues, search/website/code optimization, recommend software/processes/infrastructure solutions.
Adobe Creative Suite Cloud Hosting Composer CSS Git jQuery LAMP Open Source PHP WordPress WP Engine
Oceus Networks - Software Engineer
Plano, TX
November 2013 to June 2016
Involved in the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of software used to maintain and monitor broadband equipment at government and military installations.
Apache CodeIgniter Git jQuery UI Linux MariaDB Node.js PHP VMware
Beauty & Hair Products Int’l - Web Developer/Data Analyst
Dallas, TX
October 2012 to October 2013
Support, develop and maintain company’s public-facing webproperties. Setup, configure and maintain LAMP cloud servers used to host LAMP web sites. Act as intermediary among marketing, creative and IT by scheduling and prioritizing requests.
Amazon AWS Apache Linux Magento Micorosoft SQL Server MySQL PHP WordPress
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.
Apache cPanel/WHM Helios (POS) jQuery Linux Microsoft SQL Server MySQL PHP PHP-GD WordPress
WEC Energy Group - Sr. Designer Analyst
Green Bay, WI
August 2006 to October 2009
Acted as a liaison between business and technical resources by developing and maintaining content on corporate web properties. Developed public web sites and user experience (UX) for subsidiaries.
ASP.NET C# CSS JavaScript Photoshop Visual SourceSafe Visual Studio 2005 XML
City of Appleton, WI - PC Applications Developer
Appleton, WI
May 2004 - August 2006
Sole developer and system administrator of the City’s Intranet and public web site. Created a City Intranet to be used both as an information portal for employees as well as a new, standardized platform for existing and future department-specific applications. Implemented Intranet authentication by integrating Novell’s LDAP library with IIS. Created secure web service to act as intermediary between data stored on AS/400 (DB2) and other applications, both public and internal. Developed online reporting tool (based on Crystal Reports) to interface with existing and new Intranet applications.
ASP.NET 2.0 (C#) Classic ASP Crystal Reports DB2 JavaScript Microsoft SQL Server Visual Basic Windows Server 2003
Entropy Multimedia - Web Developer
Eau Claire, WI
December 2002 - April 2004
Develop web pages using a proprietary framework that allows end-users to easily update web page content without knowing how to program. Worked with Apache in a Linux environment. PHP was used in conjunction with GD for graphics manipulation. All web sites used MySQL on the backend. Involved in all phases of the project life cycle, including scope specification, design, development, testing, deployment, and documentation/training.
Apache CSS JavaScript Linux MySQL PHP

Volunteer Work

Fall Fun Fair for Kids - Co-Organizer
November 9th, 2013
Assisted with organization, promotion and web site for an event for kids in low-income neighborhoods, featuring prizes, games and free food.