What is your role/job title at MRI?
IT Programmer Level 2
What do you do?
As an IT Programmer I am responsible for developing websites, database management, unique prize code creation, and developing custom web based solutions for our clients and internal needs.
What is fulfilling about the work you do?
I quite enjoy being able to see the work that I do out in the world where everyone can see it and I can take pride in what I have accomplished. It is also great to take someone's ideas and make them come to life.
What is your biggest accomplishment working at MRI?
I guess one of the coolest things for me was the first unique prize code program that I worked on. It was for a national brand and the promotion was very large and seen everywhere, and I was able to say that I made the codes for it.
What have your experiences at MRI taught you?
I have and continue to learn and grow as I continue my career with MRI. My communication, programming, multi-tasking, and organization skills have grown exponentially since I started working here at MRI.
What is your educational background/training?
I attended ITT Technical Institute in Milwaukee, WI.
What do you enjoy to do outside of work? What are your hobbies/interests?
I really enjoy watching movies, going to concerts, and reading. I am also passionate about technology. I love researching and trying out new technologies. I cannot wait for some of the new Android updates that should be coming within the next year.
What makes you unique?
I am the only programmer that I have ever known that previously was a welder in the construction industry.
What is something interesting about you that people wouldn’t know from talking to you?
I used to own and play an electric bass.
What was your favorite childhood television program?
Animaniacs. I'm not sure if it counts as a childhood program, but was my favorite as a child and I still love it to this day.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
To be able to fly so I wouldn't have to deal with traffic anymore.
What three things would you take with you if you were stuck on an island?
A Snickers bar, 20 gallon barrel of gas and a motor boat.