Professional experience

Chief Technology Officer, Art Director, Spectra, LLC, summer 2017 – present
coordinate the design, implementation, and delivery of the entire software stack
   and associated design elements for online peer grading platform

Associate, Software Engineer, Morgan Stanley, spring 2017 – present
develop proprietary high-performance, high-throughput monitoring software

Founder, Business and Technical Director, NoteNova Publishing, spring 2015 – present
develop and maintain custom online choral music publishing platform (LAMP stack)
manage the publication, distribution, and promotion of choral catalog

Software Engineering Consultant for Morgan Stanley, Pride Technologies, summer 2015 – spring 2017
developed custom monitoring software for cloud computing virtualization platform

Primary Web and Game Developer for First In Math®, Suntex International, summer 2012 – summer 2015, interned 2010, 2011
developed interactive assessment tools for educators and administrators,
overhauled two customer facing websites and created the company’s first iPhone app
developed custom parallel AS3/Javascript libraries to allow for simultaneous support of Flash and HTML5
worked with ASP.NET (VB and C#), Actionscript, and Javascript to create online educational math games

Head Developer and Programmer, Roman Media Group, Roman Ventures LLC, spring 2009 – spring 2010
developmented custom websites for clients using HTML, JavaScript, and PHP
improved existing client websites with additional AJAX-based UI features

Web Designer and Developer, freelance, summer 2008 – summer 2015
project based web design and development with HTML, CSS, PHP, ASP, JavaScript,
   and Adobe design products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere)

Technical skills

Professional expertise with:

Java, JavaScript, Typescript

Professional experience with:

Web Design (HTML5, CSS/SASS/LESS, SVG), PHP, ASP.NET (VB and C#, Webforms and MVC), SQL, Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Audition, Flash), ActionScript 2 and 3, WordPress plugin development, Angular, ProTools

Academic/recreational experience with:

C, C++, Perl, Python, Scheme, Prolog, MIPS and 80/85 Assembly, OpenGL, Blender 3D Modeling, Ruby, XSLT, Objective C, Google Web Toolkit, AngularJS, React, Adobe Flex, XSLT


  • 2017-2018 Young New Yorkers’ Chorus Composers Competition Finalist
  • Esoterics POLYPHONOS Choral Composition Competition
    2016 Young Composer’s Commission winner
  • Ithaca College Thirty-Sixth Annual Choral Composition Contest first place winner of the
    Robert Campbell ’40, M.S. ’50, Endowed Choral Composition Prize
  • 2014 ACDA-PA Choral Composition Contest winner
  • Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble 2014 Composer Search Competition winner
  • Composer’s Voice Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame Selectee
  • Juventas New Music Ensemble 2013-2104 Call for Scores Selectee
  • 2012 Singing City Prize for Young Composers


Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA — GPA: 3.96

Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts & Science
with concentrations in Music Composition and Computer Science (Bachelor of Science)
graduated in 2011, summa cum laude

Additional year of independent study in music composition and conducting, 2011-2012

Honors and Scholarships

  • Lehigh University Contribution to Student Life Award
  • Presidential Scholarship (tuition-free fifth year at Lehigh University)
  • Elizabeth Major Nevius Award for leadership, citizenship and scholarship
  • Elisha P. Wilbur Scholarship Prize for highest sophomore GPA
  • Lehigh University Merit (NMSC) Scholarship
  • First Place in NATS Voice Competition in Song and Aria and Musical Theatre Divisions
  • Teufel Family Vocal Scholarship
  • J. Edgar Shields Choral Cup
  • Williams Prize for Composition
  • Henderson Braddick Composition Prize
  • Dale S. Strohl Award for Research Excellence in Humanities and Social Sciences


  • The Lehigh Melismatics, Musical Director, (2008-2012)
  • Lehigh University Choir, Alumni Relations Officer and Tour Manager for 2011 tour of Costa Rica
  • Lehigh University Glee Club, Manager (2010-2011)
  • Teaching Assistant for Basic Musicianship and Harmony II
  • Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise Student Associate 2010
  • Student representative on search and selection committee for the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Director of the Lehigh University Glee Club, Spring 2014


“Writing Lilja: A Glance at Icelandic Music and Spirit”
in Perspectives on Business & Economics, Vol. 29 2010,
“Post-Crash Iceland: Opportunity, Risk, and Reform”
published by the Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise