Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
I bought my first PC.
I went to college.
I took a programming job and dropped out of college.
I became very good at software development and started project management. I graduated from college.
Internet came to life, and I gravitated to it.
I built my first website.
I took my first management job.
I started developing Mobile apps.
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Career

Director, Software Development

I build software.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Technology
Business
Helping People

Day to Day

A great day at work is where I / we achieve our goals. We accomplish what we set out to do. A good day is when I interact with team members that need my support and I'm able to help them. A good day is a day I go home satisfied that I did the best I could possibly do.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Take programming / engineering classes; take as many technology classes as possible. Database design, system architecture, but also take business classes. One non-technical class that stands out from my college years was Organization Development.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Friends:

"I did not allow negative "noise" bring me down. I focused on the positive and tried not to get discouraged. I was told once: You are too young to get that position."

Interviewed By

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