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Air Force Veteran. Father. Full-Stack Software Engineer.

A passionate engineer and builder. Being an involved parent, I understand the value of time. Let me do the heavy lifting so you can focus on more important things.

About Me

I am a software engineer with a passion for web development, platform engineering, and devops automation. My background is quite diverse with education and certifications in full-stack web development, cyber security, information system architecture, network design, and automation. I leverage my unique experience to design secure, optimal, and automated software delivery solutions, build dynamic web applications, and more. I have a strong interest in platforms and leveraging the power of the cloud-native design. I am currently working as a full-stack software engineer at VMware Tanzu.

I am currently building an image analysis application which uses machine learning to organize images automatically. You can check out the progress here

I have experience with the following technologies
  • JavaScript
  • MongoDB
  • Express
  • React
  • Node
  • Python
  • Django
  • Hugo
  • AWS Services
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • SQL
  • C#
  • .NET
  • PowerShell


Full-Stack Software Engineer - VMware Tanzu
Aug 2021 - present
I am currently working as a full-stack software engineer at VMware Tanzu in Palo Alto, CA. I am a primary maintainer of the Tanzu Developer Center. As an engineer in the customer experience and success organization, I provide support on internal learning management systems which power Kube Academy, Tanzu Academy, and Spring Academy.
Platform Engineer Staff - Lockheed Martin
Jul 2019 - Aug 2021
I was the principle network engineering expert for our platform team. I also led projects on automation of system configuration, security hardening, and delivery at Lockheed Martin Skunkworks in Palmdale, CA. I held a Top Secret clearance with Secure Compartmented Information (SCI) access and worked on highly secure and isolated systems. I wrote automation algorithms for system deployment and management.
Infrastructure Team Lead - Booz Allen Hamilton
Feb 2015 - Jul 2019
As the manager of the infrastructure team, I was responsible for design of system architecture, including servers, networks, and third party integrations of highly secure and classified information systems. Additionally, I planned and orchestrated team tasking and hardware/software purchase budgets. I led technical training of new personnel and customers. I designed automation algorithms for system administration tasking. I wrote technical documentation for various system aspects. I began as a security administrator and utilized a variety of training and education sources to rapidly develop my skills and eventually lead the team.
Airborne Cryptology Language Analyst - United States Air Force
Dec 2010 - Mar 2015

As a US Air Force veteran, I bring a unique blend of technical prowess, leadership, adaptability, and dedication to my civilian pursuits. My military experience has equipped me with invaluable skills that regularly apply to new challenges and opportunities.

  • Extensive training and education in technical specialties and leadership.
  • Specialized technical expertise in language analysis, cryptography, avionics, and more.
  • Proven leadership abilities with a strong sense of discipline and decision-making.
  • Adept at working collaboratively within diverse teams to achieve goals.
  • Highly skilled problem solver, able to analyze and resolve complex situations.
  • Exceptional adaptability and resilience cultivated through diverse deployments.
  • Possession of valuable security clearances, demonstrating trustworthiness.
  • A global perspective acquired through international assignments.
  • A steadfast commitment to duty and a strong work ethic.


2017 - 2018
Master of Science in Cyber Security
Maryville University, St. Louis
GPA: 4.0
2013 - 2015
Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in Criminal Justice
University of Nebraska, Omaha
GPA: 3.9
2011 - 2012
Associates of Persian Studies
Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center
GPA: 4.0

Get in Touch

I love meeting and connecting with people. My inbox is always open. Whether you have a question or just want to say hi, please don’t hesitate to reach out!