Curriculum Vitae


DePaul University - BS in Interactive Media - Class of 2014

Volunteer Organizations:

Service through Leadership.

DePaul Dodgeball Society

Treasurer, Event Manager, Website Admin, Anarch, Coach -
Executive Board Officer, September 2010 to June 2012
Coach, September 2012 to June 2014

Managed the Club’s expenses and applied for Student Activity Fee funding as Treasurer. Scheduled all home and away events as Event Manager, including: three official NCDA tournaments hosted by DePaul Dodgeball, five road tournaments, and three co-sponsored charity dodgeball events.
Continued to served the team in an advisory and developmental capacity as Coach.

DePaul Student Activity Fee Board

Club Sports Voting Representative
September 2010 to June 2011

"Student Organizations may apply for the Student Activity Fee to help offset financial expenses to enhance the student experience at DePaul." Approved/denied these applications as board member.

REST (Shelter)

Shelter closed in 2011 due to State budget cuts
Over 80 hours volunteered in 2008 and 2009.

Homewood-Flossmoor Soccer Club

Coach, Summer 2005 and 2006
Coached boys' Recreational kindergarten through second grade soccer, for two summers.

Employment Experience:

Dedicated to the Craft.

National Collegiate Dodgeball Association (NCDA)

President, General Coordinator, Website Admin, Design, and Development -
General Coordinator, April 2011 to April 2013
President, April 2013 to June 2015
Director of Officiating (Executive Board), June 2015 to July 2018

The chief coder, designer, and organizer for the NCDA website, brand identity, and organization's policy. The general executor for the growth and refinement of the League, as defined by the goals and decisions of the Member Teams and the Executive Board. Management of the Rulebook, the Schedule, and maintaining Records since Fall of 2010. Granted the title of President at the 2013 Captains’ Meeting, and chief author of the Bylaws of Incorporation. Stepped back from President as a result of founding Southbridge Brewery, but maintains an active membership on the Executive Board as the Director of Officiating (and Records).

JuvodHR, Inc

App Administrator & UX/UI Developer -
December 2013 to Present

A Chicago startup focusing on human resources for small businesses through a responsive browser portal. Launched the production site as part of a very small production team. Implemented various feature releases, bug fixes, and client support, continuously utilizing and refining every tool in the toolbox. Continually improved the user experience by applying skills in administration, design, and development.

Southbridge Brewery

Co-Owner & Brewer -
January 2013 to Present

A small neighborhood brewpub, a startup in the City of Chicago. Dedicated to crafting delicious and ambitious beers that can stagger beer connoisseurs and be savored by casual locals. The small neighborhood brewery aims to design ales and lagers that are crafted to push the boundary of style and flavor; to create hybrid beers that celebrate the audacity of "making no little plans."

VenoM Events / Vida Talandis Bon Appetit

Caterer, Waiter, Bartender
Vida Talandis, Owner - - (708) 755.7990
2004 to Present [intermittent]

Continually developing service skills while being instilled with a strong dedication to craftsmanship and presentation. Extensive experience in successfully managing and tending bar. Exceptional catering service demands innovative uses of limited resources on location.

MaeBell Ward Foundation for Alzheimers

Website Designer & Developer, Brand Identity -
December 2012 to March 2013

Created a website and developed a brand identity for an Alzheimer's organization focused on fundraising through young adults.

Pro Gamers, LLC d/b/a MoB Gaming Family

Chief Operations Officer & Kingpin -
June 2005 to June 2010

Co-created a themed talent agency for professional eSports gamers and an online social network of gamers. Participating in many gaming leagues, we sent professional and amateur teams to tournaments in North America, Europe, and China. At its height in 2008, our community section included more than 400 rostered gamers.

Technical Experience:

Always improving.

Details: Co-Owner & Brewer. Full leadership of Brand Identity, Logistics, Logo Designs, Social Management, Website Design/Coding in html 5 / css / mysql / php / ajax
Details: Chief of Operations, Brand Identity, Future Logistics, Logo Designs, Social Management, Forum Admin, Staff Manager, Website Design/Coding in html 5 / css / mysql / php / ajax
Details: Brand Identity Guide in Print and Online, Website Design/Coding in Wordpress, Logo Designs and Vectors, Facebook/Twitter specific graphics
Details: Brand Identity, Logo Designs, Apparel Designs, Website Design/Coding in Wordpress
Details: Brand Identity, Social Management, Forum Admin, vBulletin Forum Design, Website Design/Coding in html/css