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Practice Manager – Treelight Wellness, Naperville, IL (2019 – Present)

  • Plan, execute, and manage the practice's technical infrastructure and integrations
  • Developed and maintain the company's website
  • Provide custom tools, analyses, and advice to plan, support, and measure the effectiveness of business decisions

Founder – IonaFX, Naperville, IL (2017 – Present)

  • Launched this site in May 2020 to help COVID-19 displaced workers to regain employment by leveraging Machine Learning to match resumes to job openings
  • Managed development, UX, marketing, analytics, and the feature queue
  • Tech Stack: Angular, Express, Firebase, Python, Pandas

  • Launched this site in April 2020 to make finding experts on GitHub easier
  • Developed all aspects of the business and technology, including extending the Word2Vec algorithm to speed response time for users
  • Tech Stack: Angular, Express, Firebase, Python, Pandas, GraphQL

IonaFX Self-Evolved Teams

  • Empowers managers by showing connections between people in their organization based on data derived from their JIRA tickets
  • It uses clustering algorithms to build physics simulations that show an annotated network graph of informal teams
  • Java, D3.js, Python

Senior Developer – eCentria Labs, Northbrook, IL (2014 – 2017)

  • Accelerated the SKU search process making it 4412X faster improving the UX and scalability
  • Refactored the Nightly Customer Sales analysis making it 23.7X faster resulting in better pricing and higher revenues
  • Tech Stack: MySQL, SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, Power BI, SQL, SharePoint, C#, OpenNLP, ANTLR

Data Systems Architect – HCPro, Danvers, MA (2012 – 2013)

  • Mentored and represented a team of 8 developers to architect, build the data pipeline, and UX for an enterprise Business Intelligence Dashboard and other custom tools
  • Tech Stack: SQL Server, MongoDB, SalesForce APIs, SSIS, SSAS, PowerBI, Apex, T-SQL, JavaScript, LINQ, REST, C#, DAX, MDX, ANTLR, OpenNLP

Sr. DBA & Database Engineer – ChannelAdvisor, Morrisville, NC (2009 – 2011)

  • Working with the Amazon and eBay integration teams, I designed and developed all database interfaces and integrations
  • Designed and implemented a data sharding system which saved > $500,000 in licensing expenses while improving scalability
  • Tech Stack: T-SQL, PL/SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, NANT, NUnit

Technical Lead Engineer – Turbine, Boston, MA (2005 – 2007)

  • Led the team that successfully produced full gameplay and business reporting suites supporting two major game launches including the BAFTA award winning Dungeons & Dragons Online – Stormreach
  • Tech Stack: Java, T-SQL, PL/SQL, JSP, C#, MSMQ

Analyst – Accenture, Chicago, IL (2000 – 2002)

  • Developed and launched the property insurance portion of Allstate Insurance Company's website including all web pages, business logic controllers, and database integrations
  • Trained the client's team to maintain and continue development of the site
  • Tech Stack: VB, ASP


Ohio State University

Accepted into the Ph.D. program in Economics, but I declined

Loyola University Chicago

Master of Business Administration – Concentration in Information Systems and Accounting

Ohio University

Master of Arts in International Affairs – Concentration in Economic Development

University of Illinois

Bachelor of Science – Psychology



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