About Me

I am a full-stack product manager, with experience leading developers & Agile processes, but also working with business partners to refine strategy, improve operations, and build better systems

Professional Experience

Ally Invest

Principal Product Owner - Market Data & Modernization

Mar 2022 - Present

Led the technical operations for a high-risk, high-value rewrite of our back-office systems

  • Scoped the total work, requiring three teams, design consultants, and ~30 people total
  • Built the technology capability and domain maps for Invest's technical systems
  • Assumed Project Lead responsibilities to develop the strategy with business partners
  • Continued to manage the Market Data team, and serve as a markets and data SME

Senior Product Owner - Market Data

Mar 2019 - Mar 2022

Managed the high-performance computing application that processes $300B+ in stock market transactions per day, and served as an SME for business operations, market, and data needs

  • Guided a team of seven, managed the backlog, and defined the multi-year roadmap
  • Saved $1.9MM annually by migrating datacenter equipment and operations
  • Saved $2.4MM annually by engaging vendors and consulting on data projects
  • Scaled system capacity by roughly 4x, while cutting infrastructure in half

Thompson Reuters

(TR acquired Integration Point in Jan 2019)

Senior Analyst - Product Management

Jan 2018 - Mar 2019

Managed a team of five, owned the BI and visibility suite, and several data services

Analyst - Product Management

May 2016 - Jan 2018

Consulted for our FTA product, automating 25.1 man-months per year of FTA rules review

Software Developer

Jan 2013 - May 2016

Lead developer for GC, implementing web interfaces, AI algorithms, DB sync tools

Fidelity Investments  -  Technical Intern

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Built a shared form validation library for NetBenefits, written in jQuery

Oh No! Computers  -  Founder / CEO

Apr 2009 - Jul 2010

Opened my own business while in college, providing in-home service and support

Volunteer Experience and Projects

Mecklenburg County Politics  -  Various

Jan 2017 - Feb 2019

Served as a core staffer/volunteer for five elections, two candidates, and for the county party

VU Room  -  Technical Director

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

Lead developer and devops, deploying an AWS web app for a K-12 e-learning start-up

Clemson University  -  Student / Intern

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Built a web app to evaluate and filter intern applicants (Looked into a patent)