- Title: Technical & Resource Lead
- Birthday: May 20, 1975
- Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride
- Favorite Snack: Original Oreo's (and Milk!)
- Favorite Computer Game: Sid Meier's Civilization
- Favorite Mobile Game: Kingdom Rush Trilogy!
- Favorite Website: NitroType.com
- Favorite Drink: Hazelnut Latte
- Dream Job: Owning my own Coffee Shop!
- Hobbies: Family, Coding, Coffee!
- Amazon Wishlist: View List
Bachelor of Arts in Education
Graduation Date: May 19, 1998
1998 Graduate of the University of Sioux Falls School of Education with a Major in Elementary Education, Middle School Endorsement in Science and Coaching Certifications in Cross Country and Track.
MCPD Windows DevelopmentEarned: October 2, 2009
Certification Number: C579-2820
MCPD ASP.NET DevelopmentEarned: November 9, 2009
Certification Number: C579-2821
MCPD Enterprise Application DevelopmentEarned: January 14, 2010
Certification Number: C579-2822
MCITP Database DeveloperEarned: February 8, 2010
Certification Numbers: C579-2818
MCITP Database AdministratorEarned: January 28, 2010
Certification Numbers: C579-2818
CompTIA CTT+ Certified TrainerEarned: September 30, 2010
Microsoft Certified ProfessionalEarned: April 16, 2012
Certification Number: F214-5781
MTA - Web Development FundamentalsEarned: November 25, 2014
Certification Number: F073-0317
.NET Technical & Resource Lead - September 2014 to PresentAs the .Net Team and Curriculum Lead I am responsible for researching current industry and technology trends, teaching development courses, helping to guide and create new curriculum to keep our development track up to date and provide feedback and ideas to Centriq management.
Web Developer - March 2011 to September 2014Interacting with members of other departments to discuss and discover ways to enhance their daily workflows is a large part of my job. Once the requirements of the application are outlined the designing, development and testing of the application can then begin.
New Horizons (Kansas City)
Technical Instructor - February 2009 to March 2011In 2009 I returned to New Horizons as a technical (programming) instructor. After one year I was ranked as the sixth best technical instructor in the world (out of 4000+) by Metrics that Matter, a third party company that administers post class student surveys.
Development Contractor - August 2008 to November 2008One of ROSnet's customers asked them to create a system which would allow their international restaurant chain to comply with open dissemination of available internal job openings efficiently to all company employees. I was contracted to build what is now known as their StaffLinQ.com website.
Web Developer - August 2007 to July 2008As a web developer at emfluence I primarily supported a conglomerate of ColdFusion based web applications for a national group of greenhouses. Each site specifically focused on consumers, breeders, retailers, or growers as well as an e-commerce site.
Lead Web Developer - March 2006 to July 2007Formerly Muller + Company, my responsibilities included translating business requirements provided by the client and graphical interface from the designer into a functional website. I was involved in client meetings, site design, back-end programming, site deployment and training.
New Horizons (Quad Cities)
Technical Instructor - September 2005 to November 2005I specialized in .NET development technologies and Microsoft SQL Server programming. My responsibilities included the study of new software and programming languages, instruction of students and maintaining current industry recognized certification.
E-Learning Developer - June 2005 to August 2005I was hired to help create eLearning content to train employees on the functions and complex abilities of the new HR system. In addition to being informative the training system was to assess employee completion and comprehension of the training material.