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Open-source and enterprise web developer with a diverse and deep skill set. I ask questions and solve problems. Focused always on the user, web performance, and security, I deliver fast, engaging websites and applications. Co-organizer of Chicago Area Drupal User Group.

Skills Focus

Multilingual web development and CMS implementation: Drupal, Drupal Commerce, WordPress, Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS; Test Driven Development using Selenium and Behat.


American Medical Association


Lead software developer


2012 – present

  • Owner, designer, developer
  • Designs, builds, and hosts websites for small businesses
  • Contract web developer specializing in open source content management systems.
  • Multilingual Drupal site building and custom module development.


  • The Weather Company: provided infrastructure support for Drupal backend and multilingual buildVSA Partners: architected multilingual Drupal site for global telecom
  • Breakthrough Technologies: tree finder web application for an arboretum; “headless” Drupal service that fed employee benefits mobile app; teacher resource site for multistate educational consortium
  • University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy: Implemented e-commerce, general development and maintenance on existing Drupal 6 site
  • HY Connect: Drupal development and email campaigns
  • Topin & Associates : Drupal multisite theming and development, WordPress

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

2008- 2012

Comer Science and Education Foundation

July 2004-December 2007

  • Webmaster for Comer Fellows website
  • Designed, coded, and maintained secure website with message board for over one hundred of the world’s top climatologists
  • Researched and obtained copyright and usage agreements with scientific journals for reprint articles
  • Designed and built unreleased educational public website on global warming and climate change

Bank One

November 2002-July 2004

  • Lead Application Developer/ Business Analyst/ Webmaster for Capital Markets intranet
  • Redesigned existing intranet site to improve readability, organization, and functionality, and to conform to corporate design standards
  • Conducted usability reviews for other capital markets websites
  • Served as a liaison between IT and business end users, offering training and support to 20 content managers in different departments


January 2001-November 2002

  • Technology Consultant/Web developer for financial services clients
  • Web usability analysis and design
  • Interwoven Content Management System technical lead on two projects
  • J2EE and JSP design and development


University of Illinois at Chicago

Masters program in architectural history

University of Illinois at Chicago

BA in classical civilization

Barnard College/Columbia University

Classics major