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 in the Spring of 2013, working odd-jobs and internships
throughout to pay my way through college.
I am a self-educated in numerous
languages, libraries, softwares, and dev-principles - Mapbox-Studio,
QGIS, ArcGIS, Spatial Analysis Toolsets, OpenStreetMap, Command-line
Toolsets, HTML, CSS, JS, Vue Framework, State-management, OOP vs.
Functional Programming, Backend-Dev (Node, Express, MongoDB) Git
Version Control, NPM, Mapbox-gl, Mapkit, Turf, Leaflet, Graphhopper,
Netlify/Heroku Deployment, Microsoft Office Suite, Ubuntu OS, some
Python, some Firebase, some D3.js, along with several others smaller
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
Most recently I 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.
Through years past I've worked as a
bike mechanic, warehouse laborer, bartender, hydrological technican,
research analyst, community-farm worker, movie critic, and volunteer
through the Covid-19 vaccine effort. In spare time, I love
bike-touring, playing competitive ultimate frisbee, and volunteering
as a youth rock-climbing instructor.