Resume

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.

Education

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

Employment History

Company Confidential - Senior WordPress Developer (Remote)
Dallas, TX
July 2016 - Present
Develop custom WordPress sites and solutions for remote clients. Implement and document Git source control for projects. Setup and configure shared and cloud instances for clients hosting externally. Develop custom WordPress plugins, analyze speed and responsive issues, search/website/code optimization, recommend software, process and infrastructure solutions.
Adobe Creative Suite Cloud Hosting CSS ElasticSearch Git jQuery LAMP PHP WordPress WP Engine
Webfitters - Web Developer
Green Bay, WI
January 2016 to May 2016
Develop, modify and maintain web sites (both front and back-end) for regional clients; assist other developers, make estimates and recommendations as needed.
Apache CodeIgniter Git jQuery Linux Magento MySQL PHP Redis WordPress
Oceus Networks - Web Developer (Contract)
Plano, TX
May 2014 to August 2015
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
PrimeSource Building Products - Web Developer (Contract)
Irving, TX
November 2013 to February 2014
Support, develop and maintain company’s public-facing web sites. Setup, configure and maintain Amazon cloud servers used to host LAMP web sites.
Amazon AWS Apache jQuery Linux MySQL PHP
Beauty & Hair Products Int’l - Web Developer/Data Analyst
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.
Amazon AWS Apache Linux Magento Micorosoft SQL Server MySQL PHP WordPress
Bronze Company - Owner/Manager
Appleton, WI
November 2009 to November 2013
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
Sentry Insurance - Programmer/Analyst II
Appleton, WI
August 2007 to February 2009
Developed and maintained Intranet applications for Sentry and its subsidiaries.
ASP.NET Crystal Reports Microsoft SQL Server VB.NET Visual Studio 2003 & 2005
WEC Energy Group - Sr. Designer Analyst
Green Bay, WI
August 2006 to May 2007
Acted as a liaison between business and technical resources by developing and maintaining content on WEC’s web properties. Developed public web sites and user experience (UX) for subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group (formerly Integrys Energy Group).
ASP.NET C# CSS JavaScript Photoshop Visual SourceSafe Visual Studio 2005 XML

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.