WHERE ARE YOU FROM?
WHAT DO YOU DO HERE?
I manage our larger projects and keep our clients happy by making sure the plan is clear, asking the right questions at the right time, and delivering greatness.
WHAT DO YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT WORKING AT CODE KOALAS?
All the people; we have a fun and talented team here! We have the freedom and confidence to handle work in the best way we can. Learning new and different methodologies is a big deal around here as well.
TELL US A JOKE?
Two drums and a cymbal fell off a cliff….BA DOOM CSHHHH!!!
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED AS A PRODUCT OWNER?
I began working customer service in a software / publishing company out of undergrad school. While there, I worked with the software development team for new customer implementation and software builds and enhancements. That got me into project management and I’ve been doing that ever since.
WHAT ARE SOME TOOLS YOU USE ON A DAILY BASIS?
Jira, Trello, G Suite
FAVORITE THING ABOUT KANSAS CITY?
It’s a large small town.
HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR COFFEE?
A bit of cream, a bit of sugar. I never drank it until my wife and I had our second child, now I’m happy to announce I’m an addict!
WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP?
Engineer-type guy. I’ve always enjoyed fixing stuff, building engines and cars, fun things like that. I’m a jack of all trades and mess with all sorts of cool stuff from rocket engines, 4 wheelers, firearms, electronics, home repair, and more.
WHAT WOULD YOUR SUPERPOWER BE IF YOU COULD CHOOSE ONE?
“Day of War” by Cliff Graham
ITEMS ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?
Plymouth ‘Cuda, 1967-1969 Mustang Fastback, owning land and a shop, extensive travels with the family, financial independence.
STAR WARS OR STAR TREK?