Hometown: Springfield, Virginia
Position: Business Development & Affiliate Marketing
Web Hosting Hub team member since 2011
How did you get started in the web hosting field?
I have a BS Computer Science with a minor in Network and Data Communications and have always been in the “computer world”. I spent much of my early career working with various types of servers & networking components until one day I figured out I would rather work with people instead of machines so I left that line work and got into Sales and Marketing. After a few years I decided to open a new business with my father outsourcing managed services for small businesses that couldn’t afford an in-house IT Department. Of course one of the main services is Web Hosting & Web Design. After doing that for a few years Web Hosting Hub caught my eye and decided to come work for one of the best web hosting companies in the industry! Almost 4 years later I still love coming into work every day and have the privilege of working with the best team around.
What’s your current role at Web Hosting Hub? What do you like most about it?
I have the privilege to work with all of our various partners here at Web Hosting Hub no matter how small or large. Those partners range from small website owners who join our affiliate program to help spread the word about our amazing products and services all the way to industry leaders who reach millions of people on a daily basis. No matter how small or large the partner, they all bring something unique to the table and I really enjoy working with each of them to ensure that Web Hosting Hub can offer the best hosting product suite in the market!
Coolest aspect of your job?
I love to travel and it’s even better when your company has so many places to send you! One month I may have 2 WordCamp’s and 3 Trade Shows to attend all over the country and the next month I get to visit a partner to talk about how we can offer our customers a better hosting experience. For example in January I will be attending WordCamp Phoenix, Affiliate Summit West in Las Vegas, PressNomics back in Phoenix, and not to mention visiting my team in Los Angeles then planning a trip to visit some partners in Australia in February. You can’t tell me that’s not a pretty cool part of the job!
What would you like to tell us about yourself?
I’m 6’4”, a Taurus, enjoy long walks on the beach and candle lit dinners… Just playing. As you can tell I am loving my job here at Web Hosting Hub and if you have an idea on how we can work together please contact me anytime! I love to meet new people and hear new ideas!
What’s one word that would describe your personality?
Left-Handed for those 10% of you who are a southpaws you know what I am talking about!
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Having never been to a WordCamp or Seattle before, I was excited to visit this beautiful city in the Pacific Northwest and to get a better understanding of the WordPress community. I wanted to better understand WordCamp Seattle and the future of WordPress from key WordPress
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