Projects

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Technical Skills

Languages

Ruby
HTML5
CSS3
JavaScript
Java

Frameworks

Ruby on Rails
Sinatra
jQuery
AngularJS
Android

Front End

HTML5
CSS3

JavaScript

jQuery
AngularJS

Ruby

Rails
Sinatra
RSpec

Java

Android SDK
libGDX

OS

Linux
OSX
Windows

Tools

Git
GitHub
Pivotal Tracker

Practices

Agile
Pair Programming
TDD

Education

Viking Code School

2016

Intensive Program / Bootcamp

A 16-week, full-time, highly selective training program for learning professional agile software development. It included daily projects, scrum meetings, pair programming, and code review. The course focused on Ruby on Rails and AngularJS, and emphasized testing and best practices.

Wesley Theological Seminary

2007-2010

M.Div., with Honors

A 3-year, full-time program with classes in Theology, Biblical Interpretation, Church Leadership, and Counseling. Included an internship and intercultural immersion trip.

Ithaca College

2004-2007

B.S., Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude

Advanced Organic Chemistry, NMR Spectroscopy, Physics, Calculus, and more. I also was a leader in the campus ministry and played guitar.

Juniata College

2003-2004

Chemistry

Chemistry, Calculus, Jazz Band, and more.

Sidney High School

1999-2003

High School Diploma, Valedictorian

Learned, played guitar, and ran cross country and track. I took every science class offered.

Experience

The Arc of Pennsylvania

2015-2016

Communications Consultant

Wrote and edited web and print publications distributed to members and the public. Consulted them on a new website.

Self Employed

2013-2015

Stay-At-Home Dad and Coder

I was a stay at home dad for my daughter, while also learning computer programming.

The United Methodist Church

2010-2013

Pastor

Led congregations in worship, preaching, counseling, and administration. Played a role in leading the churches in technology and web presence.

Wesley Theological Seminary

2009

Student Worker

Worked around campus on various maintenance and setup responsibilities.

North Bethesda United Methodist Church

2008-2010

Assistant Pastor/Intern

Helped the pastor with various duties around the church including leading studies, preaching, visitation, and administration.

A Christian Ministry in the National Parks

2007

Summer Ministry Team Member

As a member of a four person team, I helped to organize and lead worship services in the campgrounds in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Smoky Mountain Pottery

2007

Pottery Worker

I did various work on pottery including finishing work, stamping items, painting, glazing, etc. This was my "day job" while working with A Christian Ministry in the National Parks.

The University of Washington

2006

Summer Research Intern

Graduate-level scientific research doing synthesis, spectroscopy, and product characterization, and data analysis. Published as a co-author in the work of a Ph.D. student.

Ithaca College

2005-2006

Teaching Assistant and Researcher

Taught and supervised Organic Chemistry labs and performed chemistry research. Published as a co-author in the work of a professor.

Amphenol

2004

Test Lab Assistant

Assisted with digitizing records and performing engineering lab tests.

Juniata College

2004

Stockroom Assistant

Helped people coming to the chemistry stockroom find what they needed.

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