I’m a designer, developer, and social entrepreneur. I like to build new things that generate social good while also returning positive revenue.
I’m currently working on a new startup, matchVote. We’re building artificial intelligence to organize and analyze America’s political information. Our mission is to help citizens more easily understand what’s happening in political news by finding the politicians that agree and disagree with the issues that are most important to them.
Outside of matchVote, I provide marketing, user experience, and design/dev consulting for a few clients across several industries. I also sit on the Advisory Board for Coca-Cola’s NextGeneration Leadership Foundation.
In 2012, I co-founded and was the National Campaign Director for Scouts for Equality, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending the discriminatory membership policies of the Boy Scouts of America. We won the first step in May of 2013 and the second step in July of 2015… even though the BSA has a Supreme Court ruling protecting their 30+ year old policy. As an Eagle Scout, I believe that the BSA is fundamentally a terrific organization – but that these policies are antithetical to its purpose and mission. I currently sit on SfE’s Advisory Board.
From 2005 to 2012, I was the founder and principle of The Limelight Studio, a marketing and web development firm that built branding & advertising campaigns for businesses and non-profits – as well as several Congressional candidates.
From 2001 to 2005, I was a student at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC where I studied Evolutionary Psychology, Genetics and Business Administration.