Experience and Industry Awards

 

Tech 2U

CRM Administration and Development 2013 - 2017
  • Led a team building a proprietary web-based front-end for a legacy FieldOne CRM.
  • Built many integrated marketing automation tools.
    • Brought in well over a million dollars in new revenue.
  • Built real-time KPI reporting on physical dashboards.

Sequoia Equities

Manager, Won Sequoia's "2012 Innovation Champion" award. 2011 - 2012
  • Transformed a failed cafe into a thriving business with 1600% growth and a 50% profit margin.
  • Built and led a team, developing and reopening a shuttered cafe and several new mobile food carts.
  • Developed significant relationships with customers and vendors like Starbucks, Sysco, and others.
  • New food carts brought in an average of $2,000 per week, with 75% of that being profit.

Starbucks Corporation

Leadership Roles 2008 - 2014
  • Playbook Trainer: I led implementation of scalable labor algorithms in the Sacramento market.
  • Coffee Master: I led my partners in product knowledge and identifying sales opportunities.
  • Learning Coach, Barista Trainer: I trained new employees at some of the nation's busiest stores in Portland and Sacramento by developing customized employee development based on individual learning styles.

Philanthropic Work

 

Comfort & Joy

Communications, Sound Engineering, Power Grid 2018-

"Comfort & Joy advances queer values, globally and at Burning Man, by building community and creating spaces celebrating art and creative expression."

  • Collaborate with several teams to produce large events in San Francisco throughout the year as well as at Burning Man.
  • Communications committee member, producing communications in order to increase attendance diversity.
  • Build, manage and consult on electric micro-grids at Burning Man.
  • Operate professional sound and lighting equipment during bimonthly events.
 

Unite Here / Culinary Worker's Union

Canvassing and Community Organizing 2018 Midterm Election Cycle-
  • Knocked on hundreds of doors in Reno and Sparks, giving out information about where to vote, creating plans with voters including arranging transportation.
  • We successfully flipped a senate district and governorship which had both been red for about twenty years.
 

Stand Up Placer

Many Roles 2013-

"Saving lives by empowering survivors and educating communities to stand up to domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking."

  • Event services including professional audio for events like the Sacramento Pride parade, bartending, greeting, etc.
  • Consult regularly on business and web development.
 

Homeless Issues

  • Volunteer with the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras.
  • Co-founded a meetup group which put together hundreds of care packages each month for members to disperse to people who are homeless, with plans to expand to more groups around the area.
  • Direct action including protesting and supporting policy impacting people who are homeless at the city and county level throughout the Placer County area.

Education

 

Sierra College

"Highest Honors" 2017-2019
  • Associate's in Social Justice.

American River College

"Highest Honors" 2017-2019
  • General Education.
 

Professional Skills

  • Truly Full-Stack Software Engineering
    • Programming: PHP, Javascript, C, C++, Visual Basic. (Working on C#, Python)
    • Frameworks: Wordpress, Bootstrap, JQuery (Working on Unity)
    • Databases: MySQL, Microsoft SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle PL/SQL.
    • Operating Systems: Debian, FreeBSD, Ubuntu, Windows Server.
    • Hypervisors: Xen, VMWare, VirtualBox.
    • Cloud: Digital Ocean, Linode, Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine.
  • Leading and implementing change in a corporate environment.
  • Providing excellent customer service.
  • Learning quickly in new environments.