January 2022 - Present
I lead the AWS pillar of Slalom's Cloud Residency program, which is designed to grow early career technologists into cloud professionals and engineering leaders. I manage a team of 45+ engineering managers and cloud engineers.
AWS Training Architect, A Cloud Guru
July 2019 - Present
Develop video courses and short-form content for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Serve as an evangelist for A Cloud Guru in the technical community.
Software Engineering Manager, Chick-fil-A
May 2005 - July 2019
Led and mentored software engineers building next-generation cloud applications. Coded solutions using Java & Spring, Angular, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Developed technical training curriculum for software engineers. Served as a technical evangelist for Chick-fil-A in the software engineering communit. Led innovation teams in investigating emerging technologies like Machine Learning (ML), Computer Vision/Facial Recognition, and Virtual/Augmented Reality. Defined and implemented onboarding process for software engineers.
Senior Java Consultant, NTT Data Services
November 2004 - May 2005
I was responsible for the implementation and delivery of U. S. Air Force enterprise-wide supply chain web applications using Java technologies and frameworks.
Senior Software Developer, Delta Air Lines
September 1998 - November 2004
I was responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting the booking engine for www.delta.com using Java technologies and frameworks.
Applications Programmer Analyst, McKesson
May 1996 - September 1998
I was responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting web applications using Microsoft Technologies: Active Server Pages (ASP), VB Script, HTML, and Active X Controls.
Summer Intern, National Security Agency (NSA)
May 1995 - August 1995
I participated in technology activities related to national security.
University of Phoenix, Master of Information Systems (MIS)
2005 - 2007
Courses of Study: Managerial Communication, Business Systems, CIS Project Management, CIS Risk Management, CIS Strategic Management, Programming, Systems Analysis & Development, Networking, and Database Design.
Spelman College, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Mathematics
1992 - 1996
Cum Laude Graduate, Dean’s List, Honor Roll, Academic Scholarship