I like to describe myself as technically and manually competent. I am a designer, engineer and artist and, since 2009, I have been working for Goldstar Events helping people go out more. My career has spanned multiple fields, starting out doing web design, becoming a well known programmer in the Ruby on Rails community, moving into user experience and now I am focused mostly around Product Management.

I moved to Portland, Oregon in 2008 after growing up in Colorado and doing a stint in San Francisco. I am married with 2 kids and really enjoy fatherhood and all it’s challenges. I have always been an entrepreneur having started my first business when I was 16 with a friend making websites in our small rural town. Our first real client was a company that owned two tour buses that would shuttle people to Denver when the railroad lines were closed by rock-slides. I really enjoy startup culture and have made a point of working for growth companies for basically my entire career.

I have a Fine Art degree and have won juried awards for my ceramics. In my spare time I like to cook and do woodworking and 3D printing.

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