I am a self-taught full-stack GIS Developer
meaning I analyze and visualize spatial datasets - often with a focus
on city-design, climate change, and the growing socio-economic divide.
My goal is to help organizations translate complex research topics
into easy-to-digest visual narratives in order to reach wide
I am the founder of TucsonPathways.org
- a bicycle advocacy organization, centered on data-analytics of city
infrastructure. The Pathways web-app calculates alternative
bike-commutes optimized for safer, quieter, more scenic rides. My goal
is two fold: promote less stressful bike-commuting for
potential-riders, raise our collective literacy of daily CO2 use.
I graduated with distinction
in Applied Mathematics & Environmental Hydrology from the University
of Arizona, self-paying my way through college.
I am self-taught in numerous
Maps), Turf, Leaflet, Graphhopper, some D3, some Firebase, some Python, Mapbox-Studio, Tippecanoe, QGIS, ArcGIS,
Spatial Analysis Toolsets, OpenStreetMap, Git Version Control, NPM, state-management, module-design patterns,
custom-element design (ie js web-components), OOP, Backend-Dev (Express, MongoDB), Netlify/Heroku Deployment,
Microsoft Office Suite, Linux environments (Ubuntu 22.04), along with several others smaller supplementary
I am a published technical writer with
the United States Geological Survey for my work in using GIS methods
to improve estimates of agricultural water-use. I have been formally
acknowledged in a publication by the World Resources Institute for my
GIS contributions to the Forest Conservation Natural Infrastructure
I currently work as a software
developer for Kagi.com - a privacy focused search-engine startup.
Spearheading our map platform, I focuses on UX/UI, geospatial data
integration, and feature design. In my spare time, I am working to
scale TucsonPathways across national coverage.
In past years, I've worked as a bike mechanic, warehouse laborer, bartender,
research analyst, community-farm worker, movie critic, youth rock-climbing coach, and volunteer
through the Covid-19 vaccine effort. In spare time, I love
bike-touring, playing competitive ultimate frisbee, and cooking veggie sautes.