Team Lead, Architect, Senior Software Developer

September 2009 - present | Arthur J. Gallagher | Itasca, IL

  • Architected a new major internal web application using IoC, .NET 4, Silverlight, WCF
  • Built a custom payables solution inside the Microsoft CRM environment
  • Maintain, update and add many new features to a legacy Financial Data Warehouse
  • Design and implemented the companies Positive Pay system

Programmer Analyst

February 2006 - September 2009 | Thatcher Technology Group, LLC | Naperville, IL

  • Develop enterprise level applications using ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server and Oracle in an extreme programming environment using agile development methods while following quality assurance best-practices
  • Lead developer on a unique Order Entry System. As well as a developer on development of a Business Barometer, Web site Management and Compensation Management system for the direct selling sector
  • Analyze, plan, design and document application modifications
  • Deploy web and client side applications on customer servers, web farms and hosted servers
  • Provide support to customers and assist in sales of the software to prospective clients


August 2004 - February 2006 | Office of Marketing and Communication, Dominican University | River Forest, IL

  • Maintained the entire Dominican University Web site including over 10,000 pages
  • Established the University virtual photo album, photo library and photographers
  • Provide technical support for Web and office computer hardware and software issues
  • Daily applications used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Visual Studio.NET, Dreamweaver and WebTrends
  • Collaborate with outside vendors to meet the University photo needs and web freelance projects
  • Provide support to the Office of Marketing and Communication and for other university projects
  • Manage the web student worker and student web projects

Assistant Coordinator of Marketing, Internship

February 2002 - July 2004 | Department of Housing Services, DePaul University | Chicago, IL

  • Redesigned DePaul University departmental Web site; created more than 100 ASP pages and launched it in a one month period
  • Updated the department Web site weekly
  • Created a PHP forum for nationwide schools to use
  • Designed and implemented a ASP.NET phone log using C# and SQL Server
  • Daily applications used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Forte and Dreamweaver
  • Managed campus movie channel including: selecting movies, scheduling programming and controlling the broadcast equipment
  • Regularly presented to large groups of incoming students
  • Collaborated with outside vendors


December 1999 - June 2001 | Delphi Automotive | Downers Grove, IL

  • Programmed a fully functional data tracking web database in one week
  • Scanned and released over 20,000 documents in a three month period
  • Worked on a UNIX and Windows 2000 machine doing many small programming projects for the company

Technical Activity


C#.NET, Visual Basic.NET, ASP.NET, JAVA, C++, C, HTML, XML, PHP


Visual Studio.NET, Adobe Creative Suite CS2/CS3/CS4 ( Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Visio, FrontPage, Outlook, Publisher)


LLBLGen, Infragistics, TypeMock, SVN, CVS, Red Ants Profiler, Developer Express (CodeRush, Refactor), nUnit, WebTrends


Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000, Windows Server 2003/2005/2008, Linux, UNIX, Mac OS X/9


Microsoft SQL (2008, 2005, 2000), ORACLE 10g, mySQL, MS Access

Activities and Honors


Social Events Committee, Thatcher Technology Group, LLC | 2007 – present

  • Coordinate staff events
  • Oversee the committee


Staff Human Resource Council, Dominican University | 2005 – 2006

  • Represented administrative staff
  • Coordinated staff events
  • Maintained organization Web site and electronic communications


DePaul University Residence Hall Council | 2003 - 2004

  • Supervised executive board
  • Oversaw planning of campus wide carnivals and activities
  • Responsible for budget of $45,000

Bacchus Gamma

DePaul University | 2003 - 2004

  • Served on a committee to turn a residence hall substance free
  • Organized alcohol alternative campus wide programs


Illinois Residence Hall Association | 2002 - 2003

  • Managed 20 schools and 7 board members state-wide including frequent travel and 24/7 availability
  • Increased membership by getting three additional schools to join IRHA in my year long term

Marketing Director

Animal Care and Control | 2002 - 2005

  • Modified City of Chicago Animal Control database to assist in tracking negligent owners
  • Attended to homeless animals while on weekly visits to shelter

Marketing Director

DePaul University Residence Hall Council | 2002 - 2003

  • Created all marketing and advertising materials to promote events and programs on campus

Judicial Board

DePaul University | 2002 - 2004

  • Served as a regular jury member to allocate sanctions for wrongdoings

Conference Chair

Illinois Residence Hall Association | 2001 - 2002

  • Coordinated statewide conference on DePaul’s campus on behalf of organization
  • Supervised committees and committee leaders
  • Responsible for budget of $30,000

Communications Coordinator

DePaul University Residence Hall Council | 2000 - 2002

  • Handled the Association’s vendor relationships including loft and refrigerator rentals for campus
  • Represented DePaul to 17 schools state wide

National Residence Hall Honorary

2000 - 2004

  • Selected for national award for community and academic achievement


M.S. in Management Information Systems

2004-2008 | Dominican University | River Forest, IL

  • Graduated: May, 2008

B.S. in Computer Science

2000-2004 | DePaul University | Chicago, IL

  • Graduated: June, 2004


Available Upon Request