My goal is to create excellent software that makes peoples’ lives better.

Oh, and I have a sense of humor and actual people skills which come in handy when talking to the people I'm trying to help out with all this technical mumbo jumbo.


  • UX Lead/Business Analyst

    at Starwood Hotels and Resorts

    March 2014 - at Present


    User Experience and Requirements Analysis for SPG Keyless (open your room with your phone) and intranet re-platform serving 250,000 user with over 500,000 page views per day (all built on Jive, pretty cool stuff).

  • Managing Partner

    at David L. Michael Investments, LLC.

    September 2006 - at Present


    Investments in real estate properties for cash flow purposes. I handle all vendor management, tenant screening and placement, accounting controls, tax issues and resolutions, renovation projects and the mission and vision of the investment company.

  • Business Analyst

    at Bridgewater Associates

    October 2012 - March 2014


    Requirements analysis and class clown for Client Services Technology.

  • Systems Analyst

    at The Nasdaq Stock Market Inc.

    January 1999 - August 2007


    Part of an amazing tiger team that built a wide range of web applications that were both enterprise wide and client facing. The former applications were query-response systems that cut down on meetings and added accountability to the enterprise, and the latter were real-time trading applications used by market makers.


  • Blog Basics 1

    at Gotham Writers

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Front-End Web UI Frameworks and Tools

    at University of Hong Kong

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Children's Book Writing 1

    at Gotham Writers

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Fiction Writing 1

    at Gotham Writers

    2015 - 2015 (1 year)

  • Creative Writing 101

    at Gotham Writers

    2015 - 2015 (1 year)

  • M.S. Software Engineering

    at Fairfield University

    2001 - 2003 (2 years) Connecticut

  • B.S. Computer Science

    at Fairfield University

    1994 - 1998 (4 years) Connecticut

Services offered

  • Management Consulting

    Strategic consulting for executive leadership for large corporations with entrepreneurial teams.

  • User Experience Services

    My main goal is to ensure that people's lives are made better with technology. To that end I can provide wireframing of user interfaces, user interviews, card sorting exercises and information architectures. All the little nuggets you need to have a leg to stand on when it comes to making decisions about how to best lay out software so people can actually use it to do what they need to do.


  • Spanish Conversation

  • English Native

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