Accomplished technology leader leveraging 26 years of web application development and management experience focused on finding solutions that benefit customers while growing the business. Proven success developing team members, building a dynamic team, managing distributed teams remotely and delivering measurable results. Hands-on approach to project management, application design, and software engineering leveraging Agile methodologies. Thrives on challenges, drives innovation, inspires others.
(Remotely Located in MI)
(Remotely Located in MI)
Principal leader for enterprise-wide application development including loan origination system of record, banking interface, document workflow, business logic services, web application and native mobile development. Skilled in Agile methodologies having led engineering transition from waterfall to scrum-based project management. Successfully pioneered real-time staff augmentation to meet rapidly growing business needs and aggressive deadlines. Focused on modernizing enterprise application architecture and unifying development process across diverse technology topology including Microsoft .Net, Progress 4GL, PHP, client web and native mobile platforms. Team size: 160+ Application Developers, Software Engineers, User Experience Architects and Software Architects.
Responsible for direction of all online property development, including e-commerce websites (QuickenLoans.com, MyQuickenLoans.com, RockFinancial,com, OneReverseMortgage.com, etc.), business-to-business portals and native mobile application development for iOS and Android Devices. Facilitated technology leadership training and roundtable discussions. Developed and mentored first time team leaders and, in turn, their teams. Consult Quicken Loans and family of companies regarding bleeding edge technologies and investment opportunities. Guided startups and incubator companies during business development and implementation, focused on web, e-commerce, social, and mobile strategies. Honored with Gilbert Award for Exceptional Performance in a Leadership Role. Team size: 50+ Software Engineers, Application Developers, and User Experience Architects.
Responsible for advanced HTML layout and markup and Macromedia Director interactive development. Contributed to design and planning. Clients included ArtServ Michigan, Detroit Opera Theater, Michigan Opera House, Detroit Institute of Arts, On-Line Exchange, WomenBiz.com and other Detroit-area businesses. Technologies and skills leveraged: Perl, HTML, Macromedia Director, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI - BFA - Interdisciplinary Electronic Art, 2008