Meet The Team

Dream Out Loud. We’ll Handle the Pixels.

Dustin DeVries

Dustin DeVries

CTO & Co-Founder

Living and breathing software strategy and architecture, Dustin has been building software for over 20 years. He really enjoys working with clients to determine the right technology, whether it’s a web application framework like Django or NodeJS, or a simple CMS solution like WordPress. He received his BS in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University.

During his spare time, Dustin enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, playing guitar, running, and hanging out with his family.

Sharon DeVries

Sharon DeVries

Co-Founder/Product Strategist

Fueled by a passion for amazing user experiences and revenue growth, Sharon offers 15+ years of experience in product management, marketing and entrepreneurship. Beyond crafting sweet strategy and UIs, Sharon has written enough product requirements documents, software requirements specs, use cases and wireframes to circle the globe…twice.

When not parked in front of a laptop, Sharon can be found enjoying time with her two kiddos and husband, playing piano (loudly), jogging (slowly), swimming and reading.

Danielle Rydberg

Danielle Rydberg

Brand Ambassador

Danielle, a scientific thinker, received her MBA from UMass and has focused on Marketing & Operations since then. Her skills include project management, market research, competitive analysis, customer success, campaign management, CRM administration, lead generation, sales support, and customer training.

Danielle, a native New Yorker, now lives outside of Boston, MA. She is married and has twin daughters and a son. She enjoys sports, the beach, warmer weather, reading, sunny vacations, volunteering, cooking, and baking.

Melissa Mokraoui

Melissa Mokraoui

Product Manager

Melissa has been helping companies convey and apply knowledge to solve problems for over 12 years. One of her favorite things to do is to untangle a mess of information and put it back together in a clear, logical and organized way. Her specialties include user experience, process design, and content strategy.

Melissa is a native of Buffalo, NY and currently lives with her husband in Newport News, VA. She enjoys watching movies, travelling to interesting locations to learn new things, cooking new recipes, and playing with her two pups (Bennie and Jake).

Dana Roxas

Dana Roxas

Product Manager

Dana has over 6 years of experience in software development, specializing in project / product management and business analysis. She genuinely enjoys solving problems, making complex things simple, and collaborating with people to build products that users absolutely love.

During her spare time, Dana enjoys watching comedy shows, playing tabletop games, practicing yoga, and reading sci-fi and nonfiction books.

Patsy DeVries

Patsy DeVries

Office Administrator

Patsy has over 30 years experience managing offices and staff. She is extremely patient and can juggle projects, employees, contracts and flaming torches like a professional entertainer.

During her leisure time she loves to garden, read, and play with her grandchildren.

Alvin Espino

Alvin Espino

Web Developer

Alvin is an experienced Web Developer. He spends most of his day (practically every day) experimenting with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; dabbling with PHP and WordPress. He creates lightning-speed websites that delight, inform and function at the highest possible level.

Alvin is a sports aficionado, husband to a gorgeous wife, father of two wonderful kids, workout soldier, and a dreamer.

Alvin Gerona

Alvin Gerona

Web Developer

Since 2012, Alvin has been delighting clients with his web development skills. No project is too complicated for this agile mind. He loves to work with PHP frameworks such as Symfony 2, Laravel and Codelgniter.

During his free time he plays the guitar and listens to music. He loves to travel and with all that free time on airplanes he has learned to appreciate all genres of movies (his favorites are Sci-Fi and romantic comedies).

Daniel Vasquez

Daniel Vasquez

Python/PHP Developer

Daniel is a wiz at formulating out of the box solutions for our clients. His specialty is Python/PHP development.

Daniel is a dedicated husband who describes himself as quiet, patient and positive. He enjoys reading historical and sci-fi novels, listening to classical and electronica music, playing board games, and playing volleyball.

Gilbert Aldava

Gilbert Aldava

Graphic Artist

Gilbert is a seasoned web/graphic designer with experience concentrated on designing websites and graphic designs. His designs are clean and modern which work well on large and small screens.

Listening to reggae music, playing video games, and watching the latest movies are some of his hobbies. Gilbert enjoys spending time browsing the internet to learn the latest trends and techniques in graphic design.

Jose Luis

Jose Luis

Python/Django Developer

Jose Luis likes to work in an organized manner, is restless when learning new technologies, and a dynamic person when giving solutions to software development issues. He is accustomed to the SCRUM methodology.

Jose is an independent and observant person who likes to give his point of view and talk about current issues. He likes chess, listening to music, and is a fan of sports, particularly soccer and volleyball.

Julio Oña

Julio Oña

Dev Lead/Software Architect

With almost 20 years of code wizardry under his belt, Julio is a seasoned and forward-thinking master of his craft. Experienced in data security, large systems integrations, complex databases and applications in a variety of technologies from C++ to Python/Django.

He is married with 2 kids. In Julio’s spare time he enjoys music (US and Latin Jazz, Brazilian, Bossa Nova, Afro-Latin), movies, quoting movies (like The Usual Suspects), and reading (JL Borges, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Vladimir Nabokov, Isaac Asimov, Gunter Grass, Umberto Eco).

Omar Yesid Mariño

Omar Yesid Mariño

PHP/Python Developer

Omar made the jump from Electrical Engineer to the software world, earning him a “gold medal” from Caffeine. He codes like he lives in “The Matrix” and we are lucky to have him provide his expertise to our clients.

Omar is married and loves spending time with his wife and dog. He enjoys movies, books, blogging about everything, traveling/going to the beach, astronomy, and music (especially pop/rock/country and traditional Andean instrumental music).

Sergio Vasquez

Sergio Vasquez

Junior Developer

Sergio brings 10 years of graphic design experience and programming to our team. He received a degree in Business Administration and also teaches professional design classes.

Sergio has many interests including cats, model kits, video games, playing violin, playing basketball and music–particularly Asian music. Fun fact: Sergio was a TV presenter for 2 years for an Alternative Culture show.

Tom Mihaldinec

Tom Mihaldinec

System Administrator

Tom is an experienced Linux and Windows system administrator. He has worked with hosting environments using Jboss and IBM Websphere application servers, as well as Postfix, Openwave, Apache, Nginx, Oracle, and MySQL databases.

Tom is married and spends his free time with kid activities, pets, music, and model plane building.

Jun Jun Ragodos

Jun Jun Ragodos

Web Developer

Jun Jun is a web developer with more than 8 years experience. He is our honest Abe and incredibly reliable. He truly enjoys working on both semi-custom and custom websites. High standards and properly commented code are his hallmarks (learned while completing his BS in Information Technology).

During his free time, he hangs with his wife and son enjoying the outdoors. His developer mind is really never at rest and as a pastime, he loves to search for different CSS animations and PHP jewels.