About Me

Extensive technical background includes web and mobile application development, product development, UX, and project management. Excels in relationship building through superior listening and communication skills that have resulted in increased productivity company-wide and the success of happy, productive teams. Expert multi-tasker who thrives in start-up environments. Exceptional record of mentoring employees and cultivating talent. Goal and results-oriented with proven ability to drive roadmap, manage budget, prioritize goals, mentor staff, and create thoughtful user experiences.

Skills

Technical:

WordPress Development
Wordpress Administration
HTML / CSS / SASS
PHP / mySql
JavaScript / jQuery / React
Git / Version Control

Professional:

Product Ownership
Digital Strategy
Wordpress / CMS
Web Development
User Experience
eCommerce

Proficiencies

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum / Kanban
  • Website Performance
  • Accessibility
  • SEO Best Practices
  • A/B Testing
  • Google Analytics / Tag Manager
  • Salesforce
  • Pardot
  • Hubspot

Experience

2019 - Present

Digital Experience Team

WP Engine | Austin, TX

WP Engine is a new breed of technology company at the intersection of tech innovation and service. . Supporting over 85,000 customers in over 140 countries, and over 500,000 web experiences globally, over 5% of the web visits a site on WP Engine’s platform everyday.

2016 - 2018

Digital Strategy

PowerPivotPro | Austin, TX

PowerPivotPro is leading the data revolution by empowering clients to break free of the data drudgery through PowerPivot and Power BI consulting services, public classes, self-paced online video classes, on-site employee training, and full company adoption. Official Microsoft Gold Partner.

2014 - 2016

Digital General Manager

Community Impact Newspaper | Pflugerville, TX

Community Impact Newspaper is the fastest-growing news organization in Texas and the most widely distributed news source for relevant and useful information at the community level.

2013 - 2014

Product Development Manager

HotSchedules | Austin, TX

A flexible employee shift scheduling, forecasting and instant messaging platform. Managing schedules for over 1,000,000 restaurant employees with over 30 million monthly logins.

2009 - 20013

Product Manager

XO Group | New York, NY and Austin, TX

XO Group, Inc. provides online and offline services through various media, such as magazines, books, syndication, television, websites, and social media to an audience of newly engaged or married couples, and soon-to-be parents.

1998 - 2008

Web Development

The Knot | New York, NY

Education

Recent Work

Torque Magazine

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Torque Magazine

Role
Senior Wordpress Developer
Project
Website redesign for Torquemag.io
Skills
Wordpress theme creation, HTML, CSS/SCSS, JS/React, custom Gutenberg block development
Launch Torquemag.io

WP Engine

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WP Engine

Role
Senior Wordpress Developer
Projects
Website redesign: blog and site navigation
Skills
Custom Wordpress theme creation, responsive web development, HTML, CSS/SCSS, JS/React, UX
Launch WP Engine Blog

PowerPivotPro

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PowerPivotPro

Roles
Digital Strategy, Marketing, Web Development
Projects
Site administration, performance improvements, website redesign, lead generation and marketing, event calendar
Awards
Ranked #11 in fiftyfiveandfive’s 2017 Top 50 Microsoft Partners Inbound Marketing Excellence list

On The House

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On The House

Role
Founder, Project Lead
Project
Creation of a loyalty app for "regular" bar patrons
Status
No longer active
The Bash

The Bash

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The Bash

Role
Founder, Project Lead
Project
Incubator team-created Vendor search, party planning, and scheduling tool for events
Status
Acquired and rebranded

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