California State University – Long Beach

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Status: Undergraduate – Senior

Pierce College – Los Angeles, CA

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Computer Science
GPA: 3.7 of 4.0 with more than 120 semester units
Status: Transferred to CSU Long Beach in spring 2014.



Sailing Instructor

Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center – 2001 to present

  • Contributed to the education of approximately 2000 students in safe and effective sailboat operation.
  • Organized and communicated complex theory and topics to students, with varying skill levels, 9 years old and greater.
  • Created and maintained curriculum for 4 separate courses.
  • Managed small teams of staff and volunteers in order to provide optimal and safe learning conditions.

Volunteer Website and Online Marketing Manager

Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center – 2008 to present

  • Developed and maintain the entire online presence of the Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center.
  • Coded a database-driven website which receives more than 2000+ hits per month.
  • Implemented and manage social media profiles with hundreds of followers.
  • Interfaced directly with current and potential clients and potential business partners via email, phone, and social media.

Technology Blogger

September 2013 to present

  • Designed and developed two technology blogs, and
  • Wrote and edited two articles per week
  • Managed social media profiles and advertising for both blogs


Certifications and Licenses

  • US Coast Guard 25-ton Inland Master’s License
  • US Coast Guard OUPV Near Coastal Captain’s License with Sailing Endorsement
  • US Sailing Small Boat Instructor
  • American Sailing Association Basic Keelboat Instructor
  • American Sailing Association 101 and 103 certifications
  • Adult and Child CPR and First Aid


Awards, Honors, and Achievements

  • 2011 “Excellence in Instruction” award from the United States Sailing Association’s Community Sailing Council
  • Member Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society
  • Dean’s and President’s Lists – Pierce College – multiple semesters
  • Black Belt in Taekwondo – 1999



  • Computer, Phone, and Tablet Operating Systems
    • Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Android 2+
    • All major Linux distributions with focus on Debian and Debian derivatives
  • LAMP Server Setup and Administration
  • Experience with Windows Server
  • Website development Using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Python, and MySQL
  • Experience with CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Django, and jQuery Frameworks
  • Experience with WordPress site setup, management, theming, and plugin development
  • PC building and troubleshooting, OS and software installation
  • Computer networking