I've been blessed to work in the tech industry for the last 30 years. I've served in nearly every role connected with the development and production of software products and services. I made a couple of tables below that sum up the breadth of my experience.

Why should you care? Well the guidance and mentorship I offer is based on real-world experience: hands-on coding, testing, writing, presenting, report-writing, you name it. I can truly empathize with you. I want to help you strategize on your professional growth, career, and your leadership of others in this space.

Toolie's Career to Date


  • Software Development
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Media
  • Healthcare
  • Finance
  • Retail
  • Insurance

Size of Company

  • Solo Entrepreneurship (1)
  • Startup (Fewer than 35 people)
  • Corporations (14,000 to 250,000)

Types of Work

  • Self-Employment
  • Consultant
  • Contract-Only
  • Contract-to-Hire
  • Full-time Employment

Software Roles

  • Software Developer (samples)
  • Quality Assurance (testing)
  • DevOps
  • Technical Writer and Editor
  • Program Manager (Agile/Scrum)
  • Project Manager (Traditional PMO)
  • Technical Analyst

What I Added to My Jobs

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Agile Coach
  • Conference Presentations in 24 countries
  • Demo Presenter for Executives
  • Booth Duty with Product Demos
  • Training Classes and Curriculum Development
  • Creating Developer Communities
  • Direct Customer Interaction and Research
  • Product Evangelism and Marketing
  • Usability/User Interface Work
  • Formal Mentorships
  • Informal Mentorships