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My Story

My personal life and career are defined by endless curiosity, lifelong learning, and the pursuit of challenging opportunities.


I hope that sharing these things might help us to find common interests and give us a reason to connect. If you find yourself so inclined, take a minute to drop me a note!

My Story
Personality Type

Personality Type

My Meyer’s Briggs personality type is ENTP-A aka “the Debater”.

 

My Kolbe-A score is 7-3-6-4.

Family

Family

I have two younger brothers: Brantley, a professional photographer for NCSU and Lennox, a grad student at Northeaster University.

 

I am engaged to a wonderful Canadian/American foodie, elephant enthusiast, and recipe author extraordinaire, Taylor Coules. (Check out her website…it’s inspiring!)

 

My animal best friend is a labradoodle named Penelope.

Education

Education

I have an undergraduate degree in Communications from the University of North Carolina (go Heels!).

 

I also have an MBA in Marketing and Technology Entrepreneurship from NC State University.

Career

Career

I am currently the product manager for one of the web’s largest websites for software developers, called DZone.

My journey at DZone started over 5 years ago when there were only a dozen or so of us. I helped drive rapid growth in the company in multiple roles to help the company reach acquisition by the PE firm SFW Capital in 2017.

My current role is to drive continued growth and innovation of our media business as we continue to accelerate our growth.

Hobbies

Hobbies

Photography is one of my favorite past-times, and I’ve been fortunate enough to take pictures all over the world.

 

I played club ice hockey at UNC and currently play on a beer league team called the Ice Holes. I’m also a die-hard Carolina Hurricanes fan.

 

I like to trade stocks  for fun.

Music

Music

My musical weapon of choice is the “six string”. I wield it in a rocking party band called 40 Love. We donate all proceeds to charity and play for dozens of charity events.

My Story