I've spent my entire career building things on the internet, mostly at Chicago startups. Here are a few highlights.
Lead the transition to responsive web design for products and web properties
Lead the UX design for the first real-time underwriting process for merchant accounts
Launched Braintree's ACH funding and accounting platform that pays out to thousands of merchants
Joined Braintree as the 30th employee and first product designer
Built a multi-disciplinary Product team of product managers, analysts, and designers
Founded the Backstop Product team
Lead Backstop's new products, including development of machine-learning tool for hedge fund perfomance monitoring
Launched a regulatory-compliant cloud CMS for investor websites
Head Backstop's marketing, establishing a bridge between sales and product development while doubling sales
Designed and launched the first cloud "fund of funds" portfolio and research management platform
Designed and launched the first cloud CRM for hedge funds
Joined Backstop as the 3rd employee and first designer
Freelance my way through the post dotcom-bust, post 9/11, wilderness.
Designed the first social support network for hospital patients and their families, which grows to millions of users
Joined Carepages as the 6th employee and 1st designer
Designed my first B2B web app: a business card catalog
Joined Monotype as the 6th employee of an internal startup called Paperstudio.
Graduated from the University of Dayton with a BFA in Visual Communication Design and Computer Imaging