Husband. Father. Bourbon enthusiast. Partner & Senior Web Application / DevOps engineer at QStart Labs. Owner of Beat Squad Entertainment. Successfully sold two other businesses.


  • Partner & Senior Engineer2015 - Present

    QStart Labs

    It costs tremendous amounts of time and money to start a business. Risks associated with budget overruns, schedule overruns, and functionality shortcomings of the technology portions of new businesses can cripple a newly founded company. QStart Labs uses a combination of rock-star technical talent, meticulous processes, and an amazing and flexible code base to eliminate these risks for the right kinds of start up companies.

  • Owner / Professional Disc Jockey2011 - present

    Beat Squad Entertainment

    Beat Squad Entertainment is Central Ohio's premier disc jockeys for wedding receptions, corporate events, parties, and school events. Our DJs are only the best and most experienced, with a huge variety of music, quality sound, dynamic lighting effects, and/or Big Screen Video.

  • Owner / Website Designer & Developer2011 - 2015 (sold)

    Webbed Interactive

    Webbed Interactive is a website design and development company based in central-Ohio in Columbus, OH. The business specializes in the design and development, search engine optimization (SEO), and analytics tracking. The company strives to make businesses and/or people more successful through its web solutions. Whether you are in need of a new website, a website redesign/overhaul, or you need consultation on a project, Webbed Interactive is the choice for you!

  • Co-Founder / CTO2013 - 2014 (sold)


    Adfiki sells advertising leads to media vendors and specialists. We are committed to helping media companies close more business by providing highly qualified advertising leads. We are not just a lead provider, we are a partner in your success.

  • Website Developer & Marketing Manager2009 - 2015


    DOmedia's mission is to build the largest single database of out-of-home and alternative media opportunities to help agencies and media owners to connect more efficiently. In this way, you could say that we are in the matchmaking business. We work with media companies to add their inventory to our extensive database, developing thorough profiles for each asset. Agencies then use our robust search tools to find the right advertising opportunities to meet their needs.

  • Marketing Consultant2013 - 2015

    NCT Ventures

    NCT Ventures is a venture capital firm founded by entrepreneurs. We are passionate about people and believe that an idea is only as good as the entrepreneur tasked with turning that idea into a great business model.


  • Bachelor's of Science in Biological Sciences2006 - 2011

    The Ohio State University

  • Minor in Business2006 - 2011

    The Ohio State University

Undergraduate Leadership Positions

  • Founder & President of Buckeyes Give Back2010-2011

    The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

    Buckeyes Give Back is a philanthropic student organization on the campus of The Ohio State University that focuses on having a student membership that engages in service projects and activities within the community. The organization prides itself on being a leader in getting students involved in a number of activities that improves the quality of the community from which The Ohio State University is deeply rooted, Columbus and central Ohio.

  • President of Buckeye Barbeque Club2009-2011

    The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

    The Buckeye Barbeque Qlub at The Ohio State University, or OSU BBQ, is a rapidly growing and incredibly involved registered student organization. We work along with the university to host events and provide services for members and the public alike to enjoy the barbeque experience while also raising money for charity.

Software Engineering Skills

  • Java

  • Vue.js

  • AWS Cloud Computing

  • Spring Boot / Spring MVC

  • Linux Systems

  • PHP

  • Laravel Framework

  • Javascript

  • Knockout.js

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