Summary of Qualifications
Professional software developer with 22 years of experience in all stages of the
software lifecycle for commercial, enterprise and government software.
Expert in front-end web engineering, resulting in significant cost savings, improved
user experiences and longer effective use lifetimes.
High level of knowledge and experience with usability, accessibility and user-centered design
with all types of application models.
(1996-present): Senior Internet Developer
Internet standards evangelist and subject matter expert for Lockheed Martin and Social Security
Invented, designed and developed the FlexWeb User Experience Framework for
the Social Security Administration. Currently used by over 50 Social Security Internet applications,
serving over 50 million users. Provides an extensible, component-based front-end framework for
rapidly constructing and deploying web applications and mobile apps for the federal government. The
framework receives over one million page views per day.
Designed and developed reusable software components for Social Security Administration web
applications, including SSA SmartForms.
Designed and developed web standards-based page component and presentation layer architectures
which reduced bandwidth costs over 30% for the Social Security Administration, saving the
agency millions of dollars per year.
Technical Lead of presentation-tier development of the
Internet Social Security Benefits Application. This
application received the second highest customer satisfaction score ever
recorded among all government web sites from the
American Customer Satisfaction Index.
all Social Security Administration Internet applications.
Developed over 25,000 lines of Java Server Pages (JSP) and Java code for
five Social Security Administration Internet applications
serving the public.
Developed training courseware and conducted training seminars on best practices for developing
with web standards and providing Section 508 compliant web applications.
- Work order manager for Internet, groupware and Microsoft-based office automation
solutions for the Social Security Administration.
- Conducted web site analyses/audits for the Health Care
Financing Administration and the Social Security Administration.
- Designed, developed, and deployed Microsoft Exchange-based groupware applications,
intranet sites/applications, and electronic forms solutions for the Social Security
Designed, developed, and deployed Lotus Notes 4.x project-management tracking system for the
Social Security Administration.
(1992-1996): Client/Server Solutions Provider
- Designed, developed, and deployed collaborative computing environment throughout large
department (200+ nodes) using the Lotus Notes architecture. Responsible for installation
and administration of Notes servers.
- Designed, developed, and deployed a corporate-wide intranet web server and content for
- Worked with a small development team to design a suite of Notes applications to deliver
investor and corporate information to executive desktops throughout the
- WAN System Administrator for enterprise-wide client/server application. Responsible for
administration/deployment of approximately 350 user workstations across seven
organizational units in six states.
- Worked with an application development team, which designed, developed, and deployed a
client/server decision-support system for corporate financial analysis. Responsible for
designing and developing end-user interfaces and communications interfaces between
workstations, servers, and mainframes.
HTML 5, Dynamic HTML (DHTML), XHTML, XML/XSL/XSLT, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3),
Android Application Development, Active Server Pages (ASP), Java Server Pages (JSP), PHP, ColdFusion (CFML), Java,
Ant, Apache Web Server.
Software & Internet Engineering
SEI CMM, Agile, Scrum, UML, User-Centered Design, Accessibility, Section 508, Information Architecture,
Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Analytics, Event-Driven Design, Object-Oriented Development, Function Point Analysis.
Fortran, Assembler, Prolog.
Windows (all versions).
Loyola University Maryland (1990-92)
Masters degree in Business Administration/Information Systems.
Johns Hopkins University (1989-90)
Completed several graduate courses in Economics.
McDaniel College (1985-89)
Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics/Computer Science and Business Administration.
Phi Beta Kappa
Omicron Delta Epsilon
(International Honor Society in Economics)
Pi Gamma Mu
(International Honor Society in Social Sciences)
Association for Computing Machinery
IEEE Computer Society
Lockheed Martin Performance Excellence Award (1998)
Lockheed Martin Lightning Award (1997, 1998, 1999)
Lockheed Martin CMMI Level 3 Star Performer Award (2005)
Social Security Administration Commissioner's Award (2009)
Social Security Administration Associate Commissioner's Honor Award (2011)
Lockheed Martin Mission Success Award (2011)