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Work History

Financial Apps

Mar 2016Present

Director of Product

Financial Apps is a financial data API platform and solutions provider.

  • Managed the full product life-cycle of a diverse set of FinTech products and solutions.
  • Provided a pivotal role in Financial Apps' growth from a ground floor start-up to a provider of FinTech solutions.
  • Led the development and design of the company's flagship solution offering in the lending industry.
  • Headed up a new API NoSQL data-creation division.
  • Hired, trained and managed data-rule creation personnel.

Financial Apps

Sep 2013Mar 2016

Product Manager

  • Managed product design and development.
  • Launched over 6 applications & solutions in B2B and B2C markets. 
  • Influenced the development of numerous key platform features, functionality and solutions, positioning Financial Apps to capitalize on market opportunities. 
  • Expanded solutions that can be offered by creating hundreds of data API end points.

PowerWallet

Apr 2013Sep 2013

Product Manager

PowerWallet is a personal financial management web and mobile application.

  • Managed product design, development and online marketing.
  • Influenced the v2.0 re-design of the PowerWallet application.
  • Launched v2.0 - v2.5  of the PowerWallet application.
  • Grew the user base into the six figures.
  • Increased conversions by 33% and cut CPA costs by 60%.

PowerWallet

Nov 2012Apr 2013

Project Manager

  • Managed product requirements, user-stories and product backlog.
  • Managed the v1.1 - v1.4 builds of the PowerWallet application.
  • Improved agile development by implementing SCRUM and Kanban.
  • Spearheaded online campaigns with landing page A/B testing.
  • Improved insights by implementing business intelligence analysis.

PowerWallet

Jun 2012Nov 2012

Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Created and delivered QA use-cases, regression testing and cross-browser testing.
  • Improved customer support by implementing an integrated customer support portal.
  • Designed an automated process of retrieving inventory data feed items.

3DConsumer

June 2010June 2012

Project Manager

3D Consumer is a real-time 3D virtual staging application for remodeling and new construction real-estate.

  • Managed the company's 3D design projects and design teams.
  • Managed over 12 large scale design projects.
  • Decreased turn around time of projects by 1,000% by redesigning the asset pipeline.
  • Hired and successfully led a team of 23 artists on a large scale design project.
  • Led usability enhancements to the company's software application.
  • Designed and developed a prototype application for usability testing.

Independant

20022012

Entrepreneurial

  • Founded, developed and launched ReviewRinger.com to a closed beta build. (2012)
  • Designed and developed a PC casual logic game Wiggle Mites. (2009)
  • Lead Level designer for a publisher-acquired PlayStation 2 RPG title 'Time-Limit'. (2002-2004)  

Nassau Underwriters Agency

June 2002June 2007

Account Manager & Agent

NUA is a provider of personal and commercial insurance throughout the Bahamas.

• Managed an insurance portfolio consisting of over 300 clients and 1,200 policies.
• Increased profitability by over 10% within the first year of management.

Skills

Product Lifecycle Managment

Over 15 years of software development experience, managing 25+ B2B and B2C projects and applications in SAAS & PAAS models and platforms ranging across web, mobile-web, iOS, Android, RESTful API, PC and PlayStation 2.

Leadership

Product Manager, Product Lead & Project Manager for over 20+ software applications and projects. Coordinated and led teams across design, development, QA, development operations and marketing departments. Presenter at FinDEVr SanFran 2015 and FinDEVr New York 2016. 

Technology

Designed over 15+ software applications. Fluent in NoSQL data architecture with extensive MongoDB expertise. Strong base in scripting languages with a working knowledge of JavaScript.  Advanced Photoshop and 3D Studio Max skills. Extremely adept at learning new technologies quickly to accomplish tasks. 

Business Strategy

Held key lead positions in 4 tech startups. Influenced and made strategic, directional and business model decisions and recommendations.   

Education

Florida Atlantic University

20002002

Bachelor of Business Administration

Majors: Management & Marketing
Minor: Finance

Broward College

19982000

Associates of Arts

Business Management