Business Metrics and the Lack of Context
CTO Think, Episode 47
April 23, 2019
Managed Hosting Rocks! WPEngine, Pantheon, and Heroku
This Old App, Episode 35
April 30, 2019
Customer Perspectives and Managing Expectations
CTO Think, Episode 45
March 26, 2019
Typescript Pain. Is there any Gain?
This Old App, Episode 34
April 16, 2019
Team Text App
A side project building an SMS/Chat integration application for distributed gig workers. Using Firebase Functions, Firebase Authentication, Node, Express, Vue, Vuex, and Vuetify
I taught a six-month full-stack coding bootcamp at Northwestern University in 2017. Now, I sometimes substitue teach classes, mentor junior devs, and I'm helping my wife, Megan, learn how to code.
My good friend, Don VanDemark, and I produce a podcast about leadership, product dev, and tech decisions.
A second podcast about about learning, coding, smashing stuff together, breaking things apart, startups, failing, winning, and any other buzzwords we can think of.
Chief Technology Officer, Innovations for Learning
Hired and managed a remote-based team for an Evanston-based non-profit. We rebuilt the organization's base data platform and mobile apps after bringing the technology development back from an outsourced team.
Vice President of Tech, Horizon Cash Management
Worked for 10 years in the role of IT Director for a small finance firm that managed up to $3 billion in cash funds.
President of a 32-unit condo association for 10+ years. Coordinated a $9 million sale of the property.
Taught a full-stack coding bootcamp at Northwestern University of 28 students over six-months.
Over the years, I've helped a number of junior developers climb the learning curve and start new careers in programming.
HTML, CSS, Sass, CSS Grid
Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Node, Express, Firebase Functions, AWS Lambda
RSpec, Jest, Mocha, Chai, Sinon
PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Redis, Firebase Firestore, MongoDB
TDD, Agile, Continuous Integration, Remote Teams
- Other Tools
Amazon Web Services (AWS), E-commerce, Elasticsearch, Braintree, Payments, Drupal, WordPress, PHP
- Service Providers
Braintree API, Stripe API, Twilio API, Slack API
GraphQL, Docker, Kubernetes