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I’m a technology leader with a focus on aligning the strategy of the business with the execution of technology. I lead teams and projects with that focus always on top of mind. My entire career has been spent collaborating with business owners to execute successful projects for our customers. Whether as a developer or a team leader, for the majority of the projects over my career I have been directly responsible for the delivery and performance of the solution in the eyes of the customer. I’m unique in that while highly technical, I have been customer-facing my entire career and I have a polished and professional communication style.

I have over 15 years of experience delivering successful Web-Based Solutions using Service Oriented, Cloud-Based Platforms and Strategies. I understand the complex relationship of scale, cost, operational support for a solution and it is my job to right-size these aspects for the greater organization and our customers.

I always lead with a team mentality, we succeed and fail together. We support each other, we avoid silo’s, and encourage open honest communication… even then those discussions are difficult. I believe that anything worth doing is worth measuring, as such, I believe real-time publically available KPIs & prioritized backlogs are an important part of the relationship between IT and the greater organization. Technology is a costly and highly strategic part of any organization and with that comes a responsibility to show value and work transparently.

Education & Certifications

Masters of Business Administration

University of Kansas
Certified emphasis in Finance, completed in December 2016

Bachelors of Computer Science

Kansas State University
Graduate work in Web Technologies, completed in December of 2005

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services, Completed in 2019.

Verification Code:
VT5C9HRK3FF1QE5M

Certified Scrum Master

Scrum Alliance
Training conducted by Chet Hendrickson, completed in 2015

Certified Yellow Belt

Training conducted by Doug Von Feldt via Crimson Corperation, completed in 2016