North Carolina State University - College of Design
2006 - 2010
Graduated, Bachelor of Industrial Design (BID), magna cum laude
Dean's List all semesters attended
NC State Family of the Year, 2009
Corvid Technologies - Industrial Designer
2012 - Current
Today, I am excelling in the creation and management of ongoing designs for the demanding motorsport industry. I am working daily to provide data-driven designs that are built, proven and relied upon on the race-track weekly. Additionally, I am dedicated to designs centered around emerging military technologies related to missile defense, armored vehicles and shock physics. Ongoing projects include NASCAR Sprint Cup, GM Racing, and SBIR military contracts.
Monarc Board Company - Owner / Chief Designer
2014 - Current
As a small business owner I am currently engaging the local market of skaters, board-riders and enthusiasts. My company designs, tests, and press laminates skate decks using an in-house process that provides excellent camber rebound and strength equating to a superior board. My customers enjoy the benefits of a handmade, small batch product at a mass manufactured price point.
Gryption Phone Cases - Contract Designer
2013 - 2014
Through focused ideation and execution I provided a new business with a product design to confidently present as its flagship. By identifying current limitations and untimately creating a unique solution, my client was able to move forward with a product design that stands out within a seemingly saturated market.
Redemption Charlotte - Creative Director
2012 - 2013
Seeing an opportunity to unify and reinvigorate I designed and oversaw a total rebrand of an urban church. By creating and implementing a diverse range of media including print, web, social media, and physical installations a contiguious identity emerged and became relied upon.
Cisco Systems - Associate Systems Engineer
2011 - 2012
Achieved a place within the highly selective CSAP Program; performed valuable tasks as a member of a client-facing team helping to win high dollar revenue in a technical sales role. Contributed to network design, configuration and physical build in a lab environment. Worked on teams responsible for account wins including: Walgreens,Verizon, USAF, Meijer, and many others.
Vintage Church - Industrial Designer
Became an integral part of a large volunteer design team, designed and built interactive digital installations and structures for the local church, including a museum-grade check in kiosk for members and their chirldren.
Wolfpack Motorsports - Chassis / Aero Designer
2007 - 2008
Entered into the exciting an intense community of Formula SAE racing development at the university level. Collaborated on a team of mechanical engineers, helping to develop a time trial winning chassis and aerodynamics package ready for the racing season and contributed to changes that improved both lap times and style.