I am a Software Developer that works on Desktop, Mobile, Database, DevOps, and Web platforms to solve problems that drive revenue, increase service and reduce cost. I also leverage my experience to teach other developers the art and craft of programming.


  • Rails (Since 1.2.2)
  • Ruby (Since 1.8.6)
  • Javascript (Specializing in React)
  • SQL (Specializing in Postgres performance and optimization. Ask me about CTEs!)
  • Devops (Chef, Infrastructure on AWS using CloudFormation and Terraform)


Aha! Labs (Team Lead)

April 2015 - Present

I joined Aha to help develop the best product management software the world has ever seen. I lead a team of developers, and work on large front-end and backend projects.

  • Moved entire infrastructure to AWS, this time using CloudFormation for turn-key multi-tenant deploy capability
  • Built rich front-end experiences in React, including our feature card editor and some of our reporting tools

CapLinked (Senior Developer)

January 2012 - April 2015

I joined CapLinked as their first Senior Developer to build a next-generation platform for raising capital and managing large business transactions.

  • Wrote SQL, Javascript (Including jQuery, Knockout.js, Angular.js, and Node.js code), Ruby, C++
  • Moved entire infrastructure to AWS, using custom Chef scripts to automate deployment, provisioning, and decomissioning of all servers.
  • Represented developers on the IT Security Group

JP Morgan Chase (Application Developer)

March 2011 - December 2011

I joined an existing project, and brought modern technology and methodology to bring a back-of-the-house business application into the 21st century.

  • Made contributions to the User Experience of the application
  • Provided ownership on crucial infrastructure upgrade for Ruby and Rails versions
  • Optimized ETL processes for performance
  • Closed several crucial security holes to achieve audit-compliance for the entire line of business. (Software Developer)

August 2009 - March 2011

I brought their back-of-the-house up to spec, increasing our revenue by millions of dollars.

  • Built a user-portal that allowed agents to interact with our site in a simple and intutitive way using Ruby on Rails and Javascript
  • Designed and built and add-on product that not only increased revenue, but improved the service to our customers
  • Developed an adaptive genetic algorithm to optimize for profitability


The Ohio State University, 2011, Bachelors in Computer & Information Science