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My Story

My life story and personality are defined by my endless curiosity and passion for creating things.


I hope that sharing these things might help us to find common interests and give us a reason to connect. So whether you need a new business plan or website, want to have a jam session, or just connect and see where it takes us, I hope you will take a minute to drop me a note!

My Story
Personality Type

Personality Type

I am an ENFP-A aka “Campaigner” according to 16personalities.com.

 

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 a marketing leader for one of the web’s largest websites for software developers, called DZone.

 

I have also founded multiple entrepreneurial ventures including a technology refurbishing business, Bargain Bytes, and a custom guitar pedal design shop, Gnarheel Pedal Company.

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