Wednesday, August 01, 2007



Master of Business Administration, Finance, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2007 - 2009
Bachelor of Business Administration, Management, University of Montevallo, 2000 - 2004


GradesFirst, Director of Operations, June 2010 - Present

Harbert Management Corporation, Network Architect, 2008 - June 2010
  • Strategically increased the effectiveness of technology at a corporate level; managed projects for business process efficiency applications: CRM, Deal Flow, Change Management, and Document Creation
  • 400x increase in client traffic to customer facing portal integrated with CRM
  • Designed and Built SOA venture capital deal flow pipeline application
  • 4x increase in efficiency of accounting process using collaborative application
  • Automated change management for auditable changes to accounting systems
  • Instituted and trained users on collaborate intranet sites
Harbert Management Corporation, Internet Services Engineer, 2006 - 2007

Oxford City Board of Education, Business Education Teacher, 2004-2006
  • Developed skills to lead, speak, train, manage, and prioritize a diverse group of individuals
  • Created and managed training programs for students and teachers
  • Trained students and teachers to maximize impact of technology

    Organizational Knowledge
    • Ability to match people's potential with output by creating an environment for motivation
    • Collaboration and communication enhancement
    • Strategic design, design paths based on corporate mission
    • Organizational culture, recognition, modification, and leveraging for change
    Financial Management
    • Corporate Cash Flow Models
    • Budgeting, cost allocation analysis
    • Corporate and project IRR, NPV, and MIRR analysis
    • Value investment methods & philosophy

    Information Technology
    • Expert in Open Source Web Technologies: Ruby & Ruby on Rails 3 years; PHP 9 years; Linux, RHCT, Apache 9 years; Javascript 9 years; & jQuery 2 years
    • Expert in Open Source Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite3, CouchDB
    • Expert in Web Design: HTML, CSS, W3C Standards, HTTP protocol, Javascript, DOM
    • Project Management: Source Code Management, Collaborative Technologies, Test & Behavior Driven Development, & Agile Development Methods
    • Expert using Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris
    • Expert using SQL & deriving Business Intelligence
    • 2011 University of Montevallo Junior Board
    • AKL Chapter advisor
    Speaking Engagements
    • 2011 Tech Mixer University - Growing the Next Crop of Web Developers
    • 2009 Tech Mixer University - Beginning Ruby on Rails