I currently work at Golden Hippo Media as a WordPress Developer, WooCommerce Product Manager, and Engineering Lead. I collaborate with staff throughout the company. My responsibilities involve building and supporting several dozen websites contributing to a quarter billion in annual revenues.
As an affiliate program partner of Benchmark Email, I built and currently maintain a WordPress community plugin, Benchmark Email Lite.
I was a full-time WordPress Developer at Pongos Interactive from March 2013 to July 2016. The following were some of my accomplishments while working there. Association Engine (see main post) Attended Abila Users' and Developers' Conference (AUDC) trade show (2013, 2014) Spoke (telecon) at WordCamp Baltimore 2013 Attended NTEN Leading Change Summit (LCS) 2014 Attended NTEN... Continue Reading →
During my employment with Pongos Interactive I primarily focused on this product, and chiefly engineered it, training a few new developers over the past year to contribute to it as projects began expanding rapidly. This product offers single sign on with Abila netFORUM (Association Management System) and WordPress open source CMS.
I am a volunteer Board Member of Shadow Ranch Homeowner's Association. We meet monthly to go over financials, new and old business. We oversee our local Community Manager in dealing with homeowner and vendor tasks in our 44-unit townhouse community. I also manage their WordPress.com website, homeowner email distribution system, and Google Groups (internal) system.
During my employment with Pongos Interactive I worked on two WordPress projects for the National Council On Aging (NCOA).
I was a Founder and WordPress Developer at beAutomated from 2009 to March 2013. The following are some of my accomplishments from this work. Attended WordCamp San Francisco 2009 Client: All In One Academics (see main post) Product: Benchmark Email Lite WP plugin (see main post) Client: Big Cat Rescue - Converted legacy store DB into WP... Continue Reading →
Top Notch Seats was a client with my consulting business, beAutomated. Their company sells tickets for tens of thousands of events. After initially helping with some ColdFusion updates, we built a Joomla! 1.5 site for them to integrate with a new event data source and eCommerce fulfillment system powered by the TicketEvolution ReSTful API. We later upgraded those custom extensions to Joomla! 2.5.
While at beAutomated, Randy and I collaborated with Zack Katz on his BigCommerce plugin for WordPress. We developed the plugin for a few months between versions 1.2 to 1.5.
All In One Applications was a client with my consulting business, beAutomated. We built a Plugin called Resume Builder that creates the ability for high school students preparing for college scholarships.
O'Loughlin Trade Shows was a client with my consulting business, beAutomated. We built a WordPress Plugin to help a trade show company that operates 12 different regional events. For all of their events, they host a searchable list of exhibitors. This provides exhibitors the ability to log in and maintain their own custom profile, or an extended profile with a Google Map, the ability to upload a logo, product photos, and a video. Monetization was through charges for exhibitors and a little extra for the ability to utilize the extended profile.
Riverside International Wine Competition was a client with my consulting business, beAutomated. We built a Plugin to help them manage their exhibitors, who must submit their information annually.
Marriage Equality USA was a client of my consulting business, beAutomated. We constructed custom logic for their nationwide chapters to manage their own microsite, constituents, leadership/administration, and email distribution.
I was a Web Developer at MacToSchool (formerly MacService) from 2008 to 2009. The following are some of my accomplishments there. Re-developed their front and back end eCommerce system, maintaining schemata for DigiShop Integrated with UPS shipping labels, SMS texting, email marketing
I worked at tiny*prints from 2006 to 2008. The following were some of my accomplishments while working there. Developed on their fast growing front and back end eCommerce platform Integrated web-to-print technologies with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (JS API) Systems administration, built their initial colocation rack with load balancers and web/db nodes Office IT support... Continue Reading →
I worked at AlanComputech International from 2005 to 2006. The following were some of my accomplishments while working there. Joined a small team of young developers Updating their many data feed services Managing a Yahoo! Store Handling physical inventory publication
I worked at Diamond Properties from 2004–2005. The following were some of my accomplishments while working there. Clarendon Hills (Hayward) and 1200 Lakeshore (Oakland) Developed leasing control system for two luxury apartment communities Developed apartment community websites Scheduling and turnover coordinator
I worked at Rimi Security Systems from 2003 to 2004. The following were some of my accomplishments while working there. Developed their work order system Scheduling, inventory and support for a crew of twelve Collaborated with many home owners and construction superintendents on low voltage wiring projects
I worked at NetServe Communications from 2002 to 2003. The following were some of my accomplishments while working there. Served many small business clients with start-up web projects Presented at marketing events
I worked at California State University, East Bay (formerly CSU Hayward) in 2002. The following are some of my accomplishments from my work there. Student intern working with inter-departmental web organization and marketing project Implemented Server Side Include templates on Windows NT4 Servers Worked with University Webmaster, Marketing staff, and various department IT heads