Web Developer, Linux Hacker and Educator

Greater Minneapolis Area, Minnesota, USA

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  • Web
    • HTML/CSS, JavaScript, ColdFusion, PHP
  • Native
    • Python, Bash, C++, Java, Scratch
  • Database
    • PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, SQL Server
  • Technologies
    • Linux, Git, Vim, CLI, GTK+, Qt, WordPress, Jenkins, Drupal, Jekyll


2014–Present: Web Developer, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.
  • Web Design and Development
    • Designing and implementing a responsive template for
    • Creating and maintaining custom websites and Cold Fusion apps
    • Migrating legacy websites and apps to modern equivalents
    • Assisting the marketing team in designing and implementing unique and attractive modern landing pages
  • Systems Administration
    • Administrating multiple multi-site WordPress installations
    • Administrating a Cold Fusion instance
    • Managing several PostgreSQL databases, and their integration’s with Cold Fusion apps
    • Migrating legacy Windows apps, databases, and scripts to Linux servers
    • Google apps administration and data recovery
  • Working with Faculty, Staff, and Students on various projects
    • Setting up WordPress sites, themes, and content
    • Creating conditional logic based data entry forms
    • Assisting at the help desk as needed
2015–Present: Programming Teacher, Contractor, Arcadia Charter School, Northfield, MN.
  • Educating students grades 6-8th fundamental logic, computing and programing concepts
  • Teaching Python, Javascript, Scratch and App Inventor
  • Assessing performance and scaling coding plans accordingly
2013–Present: Freelance and Volunteer Software Hacker.
  • Webmaster – Web Design, Development, and Administration
    • Personal Website –
    • Games and Geek –
    • Northfield Linux User Group –
    • Northfield Citizens Online –
    • The Quill and Blade – (Store Now Closed)
  • Piggy Bank (formerly Budget) – Personal finance application built for the Gnome desktop
  • Communicator – Chat application and VBulletin user administration application built for a gaming community
  • Additional free and open source projects –
2013–2014: Software Contractor.
  • PTC, Blaine, MN – Server side Java and C++ developer and build master
    • Core application systems and security feature work
    • Performance testing and optimization
    • Upgrade and maintain continuous integration servers
  • X by 2, Farmington Hills, MI – Data analysis for the medical insurance industry
    • Creating and Scripting MS SQL databases and designing Excel reports using SSIS
    • Design and implement smoke tests
    • Design and implement data analysis procedures

Activities and Organizations

2013–Present: Northfield Linux User Group,

Organizer/Revival Artist

2013–Present: Coffee House Coders, Northfield Chapter.


2015–Present: Coder Dojo, Northfield Chapter.

Champion and Co-Organizer. Teaching Python, JavaScript and Scratch to aspiring coders age 8-18

2013–Present: Technical Meetups, Various.

Attendee and Occasional Presenter

2014–2016: Northfield Citizens Online,

Board Member and Technical Expert


2007-2012: Studied Computer Science, Information Systems and Music Education.

Wartburg College, Southeast Missouri State University