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Passionate Backend Software Developer with over two years of experience in designing, developing, and optimizing backend systems. I enjoy solving complex problems and creating efficient solutions that drive impactful results. With a strong foundation in Java, I have a proven track record of delivering high-quality software products in fast-paced environments.

Outside of work, you can find me playing drums in my band, cooking delicious food, volunteering for Best Buddies Minnesota, playing video games, and staying active. I thrive in environments that foster innovation, collaboration, and personal growth.


Software Engineer

Software Engineer

HOM Furniture

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The Software Guild


The Software Guild

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Musician / Manager


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Bartender / Server

Pizza Luce

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  • Enhanced the core company application responsible for coordinating marketing campaigns company-wide by introducing various updates.
  • Introduced a work-in-progress feature allowing suspension of automated email reminders and empowering managers to oversee campaign creation and deployment.
  • Designed a grid view for employee tasks for improved data readability, linking assignments, and sortable columns.
Technologies Used

Java 8, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, Thymeleaf, SQL, Tomcat, AJAX.

  • Implemented numerous enhancements on a high-traffic commerce website for three brands, including financing capabilities, online customer service forms, and recommendation features based on customer interests and history.
Technologies Utilized

Java, REST, SQL.

  • Regularly integrated new and existing applications with the legacy CMS application for efficient inventory and item management.
Technologies Employed

Java, REST, SQL.

  • Expanded an existing application’s functionality to allow photos uploaded by sales and design teams to be edited and saved onto a canvas design board for interior decorating and room design purposes.
  • Implemented color swatch options for Hershfield’s paint and enhanced security features based on user credentials and board types.
  • Stored photos on an NGINX server for easy access and management.
Technologies Employed

Java 11, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Thymeleaf, SQL, NGINX.

  • Integrated FACS and warehouse management into new and existing applications for inventory and commerce purposes.
Technologies Utilized

Java, PCML, SQL.

  • Collaborated with peers to conceptualize and develop an intuitive in-store shopping application.
  • Enabled customers to shop independently in showrooms, leveraging QR code scanning on their smartphones to build carts, generate quotes, and complete purchases with sales personnel.
  • Demonstrated success by facilitating thousands of dollars in sales through the application.
Technologies Used

Java 17, GraphQL, SQL, MapStruct, Spring Boot.

  • Created a new application connecting with a third-party vendor to update online inventory and suggest items to customers based on their preferences.
Technologies Used

Java 17, JSON, SQL, Maven, Postman.

  • Developed a new service allowing customers to submit merchandise service requests and claims via the HOM Furniture commerce website.
Technologies Employed

Java 11, Spring MVC, REST, JSON, Thymeleaf.

  • Added a feature to automatically alert floor managers via email when assistance is needed on the sales floor.
Technologies Used

Java 11, SQL, Java Mail.

  • Developed a comprehensive full-stack application enabling third-party broadcasting teams to log in and upload HOM Furniture commercial airtime data seamlessly.
  • Plans and accurately estimates project specifications.
  • Utilized CSV parsing and validation mechanisms to process data accurately, associating it with the user’s employer (cable provider), and stored the information in an IBM mainframe.
  • Implemented detailed error messaging for any upload failures, providing users with downloadable reports for troubleshooting.
  • Facilitated user interaction by enabling downloads of cable provider CSV templates, ensuring data consistency.
  • Recorded and archived upload history on a Tomcat server for future reference.
Technologies Employed

Java 17, MapStruct, Spring Boot, IBM400 wiring, Asynchronous programming, Scheduled tasks, OpenCSV, HTML, CSS, Thymeleaf, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL.

  • Implemented security enhancements and password management updates for all company users in active directory, including encryption for password data and stricter validation rules.
  • Worked closely with the IS department to ensure thorough testing in a QA environment.
Technologies Employed

Java 8, REGEX, SQL, Encryption, Validation, Error handling, Javax Mail.

  • Executed migration of Java and Maven dependency versions from obsolete to current and secure versions across 10 applications.
  • Updated Spring, Spring Boot, and Tomcat versions accordingly, along with Maven dependencies, imports, and Java code.


  • Java 7-17
  • Spring MVC
  • Spring Boot
  • REST
  • SQL
  • JPA
  • JDBC
  • XML
  • Maven
  • JSON
  • GraphQL
  • PCML
  • Git
  • JavaScript
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • Thymeleaf
  • jQuery
  • AJAX
  • Bootstrap
  • jUnit


  • IntelliJ
  • IBM IS400
  • MySQL Workbench
  • MongoDB
  • Netbeans
  • Sublime
  • Postman
  • Studio 3T
  • GitHub
  • GitLab
  • Tomcat
  • MobaXterm
  • nginX
  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • Slack
  • Google Suite
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Windows
  • iOS


October 26, 2020
March 12, 2021
May 17, 2021
July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021
March 8, 2024
March 16, 2024


Software Guild

The Software Guild

Minneapolis (Remote)

2020 - 2021


Normandale Community College


2019 - 2020


The Institute of Production & Recording


2011 - 2012


Minnesota State University


2008 - 2009