Experience and Industry Awards

 

Tech 2U

Senior Software Engineer 2013 - 2017
  • Led a team building a proprietary web-based front-end for a legacy FieldOne CRM.
  • Developed many marketing automation tools.
    • Brought in well over a million dollars in new revenue.
  • Developed many audit automation tools.
  • Developed many KPI 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-Present

"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-Present

"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

  • Co-founded a meetup group which puts 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

Associate's Degrees in Social Justice, Computer Science, LGBT Studies, and Sociology; 2017-2019
  • President's Honor Roll
  • Dean's List
  • Clubs:
    • Sierra Rainbow Alliance President
      • Founded permanent programming and activism committees.
      • Took the club from 1-2 events per semester to 36.
      • Organized frequent protests and counter-protests.
    • Feminist Action Club Treasurer
    • Political Science Club Treasurer
    • Physics and Engineering Club
 

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.