My road in life took a while to figure out.
In school, I was always interested in math and logic.
Took my first computer programming course in college which got me interested in programming.
Worked as an accounting clerk for 2 years because there were no programming jobs available.
Got a job as a computer programmer for a electronic retail company developing software.
Became a project manager, managing teams that develop software.
Became a Scrum Master to help facilitate and coach Agile teams developing software.


High School
Southridge Senior High
Computer Science
Abilene Christian University


Scrum Master

I coach Agile teams that develop applications for use by external customers and internal associates.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Working with Others

Day to Day

I would meet with my teams to review their progress against the goals the team set. We would brainstorm new ways to improve getting work done and removing impediments that can be actionable. The teams would be excited to execute the new processes and see how the changes they make can impact their ability to get work done in a faster, more collaborative way.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Get involved in multiple organizations and learn how to work in teams.

Recommended Education

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


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"You can't be a programmer because all programmers are men."

Challenges I Overcame