I am a software developer that specializes in custom Drupal development, architecting, and team devops workflows. I own and run a small agency that focuses on developer augmentation for Drupal support, consulting, design & development.
Typically I am brought onboard a team or project to help bridge a gap and solve problems.
I live on a horse farm in Ocala, Florida with my wife and four kids.
Aspiring Web provides Drupal specific consulting to a range of clients including non-profit, small business, and enterprise. We help clients with their Drupal planning, design, site building, themeing, development, deployment, and maintainance. We also help existing IT and web teams of small business and enterprise clients with their development workflows.
At Third & Grove I work exclusively on an enterprise ecommerce platform in the finance industry. As a Drupal Developer I work on custom frontend and backend code, custom module development, integrations with magento, working with the devops team as needed, and general day to day maintenance of a Drupal site.
I've had the opportunity to work on a number of different projects with SageTree. Most recently we launched a new Drupal 8 Commerce platform website including custom shipping methods, tax rules, pricing adjustments and more. This site also included a migration from Drupal 6 Ubercart to Drupal 8 Commerce.
Other projects include a custom Drupal 8 data backend with api and data exports to Tableau, a tourism website with points of interest, mapping, and well planned out content strategy. Work is also done on miscellaneous other Drupal 7/8 and React work.
I was brought on to help with some custom integration development for their new website.
Lead Dophin was a Software as a Service crm and marketing automation tool for the health club industry. I was brought onboard early in 2015 to do a simple api integration with a billing company and ended up sticking around to lead the product development. Over the years the product grew through custom development and api integration with major billing companies as well as other marketing automation tools. Ultimately the company and the product was bought out by the competition.
I joined the SpaceBase team with a number of other developers to get their initial community platform off the ground. I contributed initial architecture, custom module development, site building, devops workflows with platform.sh, as well as misc sitebuilding and support.
At Skunk Works I worked for a short time along side many great contractors doing custom module development and theming using PatternLab with hundreds of templates for the enterprise-level www.ufc.com website. My particular focus was on the custom development and implementation of the live stat visualizations during fight events.
Aspiring Web was hired to implement the redesign and re-platform of their ecommerce website. We rebuild and redesigned the site onto Drupal 7 Commerce including a custom data migration from Drupal 6 ubercart. After its release we stayed on board for a number of years for ongoing custom development and maintiance. Over the years I developed custom R+L Shipping integrations, Elevon payment processing, Signifyd fraud protection integrations, Salesforce data sync, and a progressively decoupled add to cart form with angular.
I worked at Acro Media as a Drupal Developer on Drupal Commerce sites including custom development, site building, integrations, and some architecting.
After attending my first Drupal conference in Atlanta in 2009, I came back home to Asheville on fire for Drupal. I started the local Asheville Drupal users group and then lead organizing the first Drupal Camp Asheville in 2010. I continued to lead the conference for a number of years until I moved to Florida and handed the reigns over to the amazing team and community we grew together.
I worked as the website maintainer for BrickUnderground.com as well as implementing new features as needed. Eventually we did redesign the website on Drupal 7 using a component based design.
Starting with a code sprint at a Drupal Con, I continued to work with the NAR development team providing custom module development, architecture, and site-building for their primary website and supplementary sites.
A Graphik Dimensions I had the opportunity to provide training and consultation on their (at the time) updated web platform. After a round of training, my team was brought on board to help with workflow management, deployment, as well as to help develop and launch latest version of their application.
At MusicCityNetworks I initially came on to offer devops and workflow consulting to their projects. At the time the focus was on feature driven development and how to leverage it in Drupal 7. I also worked on miscellaneous Drupal projects, primarily doing backend development.
I had the opportunity to work with The Nurse Company on Drupal 7 custom development work they need done quick and correctly.
As a Drupal Developer at TopFloorStudios, I worked primarily on developing custom modules for miscellaneous websites and clients.
At PoieoDesign I had the opportunity to develop custom modules for client projects.
Eventually we started looking into Drupal as a platform solution and lead and launched two tourism sites on Drupal.
At JBA I had the opportunity to come onboard as an entry level Application Developer using Adobe Flex. I was put in charge of developing an Adobe Flex frontend to a Drupal 5 backend using the services module and amf_php. It was technically a decoupled Drupal 5 rich internet application.
Apart from being a web developer, I enjoy spending time tinkering with 3d printing, raspberry pi clustering, attending comic cons, and minecraft. Most of all I enjoy spending time with my wonderful wife and four kids on our horse farm or at Disney World.