Meet The Team

At Caffeine Interactive, we take great pride in our proven process that reinforces our core values of clear communication, creativity, deep understanding, and enthusiastic engagement. Through a combination of automated systems and keen developers, we are able to offer you exceptional attention to your website or app to keep it safe, secure, and running as you expect it to.

If you like what you read and see, contact us to learn more!

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

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.

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.

Danielle Rydberg

Customer Success Director

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.

Michael Bayucot

Development Manager

Michael completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, with a major in Information Technology, from Ateneo de Cagayan. He has over 16 years of experience as a full stack developer.

He is an avid traveler with a passion for exploring new cuisines, and continuously seeks opportunities to acquire and master new skills.

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

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.

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.

Alvin Gerona

Senior Developer

Alvin is passionate about web development and has experience working with various frameworks, including NodeJS and Django. They love creating engaging and efficient web applications and are always eager to learn and adapt to new technologies.

Outside of the tech world, his hobbies include watching Sci-fi, stand-up comedy, and traveling. He also enjoys staying active through jogging every weekend and on Mondays.

Irelene S. Cosicol

Dev Lead/Software Architect

With over seven years of experience, Irelene has worked and managed multiple aspects of the software cycle including software development, project coordinator, and project manager.

Even though she enjoys the challenge of managing software projects, her favorite aspect of her job is coding. She’s always looking for new challenges and ways to grow her skills.

In her spare time, Irelene enjoys crafting, traveling, reading, and playing with her three cats.

Jonathan Ursua

Full Stack Developer (PHP, Javascript)

Jonathan has been developing software since 2016. Over this period, software development has become his passion. He loves to learn different programming languages/frameworks, with Laravel being his favorte backend framework (he has a list of frontend Javascript frameworks he loves as well).

Jonathan’s hobbies include reading news and articles about programming, as well as traveling with his motorcycle and watching movies. He’s also excited to announce that he’ll be getting married soon!

Ivy Myrrh Maboloc

Full Stack Developer

Ivy has been developing software since 2012 and her jobs have taken her to a few different nations! She loves to travel and share her adventures. Now she has settled down with Caffeine and is happily cranking out front-end masterpieces and back-end magic.

Her hobbies include watching tv series, playing games, and especially playing with her dogs.

Louise Pagayon


Louise decided to switch learning paths post-graduation and jumped head-first into software and web development. She is loving the new challenges and appreciates the opportunity to work closely with a large group of knowledgeable developers and business analysts.

Her hobbies are reading and playing video games such as Call of Duty and Stardew Valley. She also enjoys camping and cycling on her folding bike!

Jethro Acosta

Full Stack Developer

For 10 years Jethro has been enjoying the variety of work being a full-stack developer offers.

He loves to explore new trends in technology in both the web and mobile spaces. He spends his free time playing chess and listening to podcasts/preachings.

Carina Reyes

Data Entry and Research Assistant

Carina is a Social Science educator and a forester from the University of the Philippines. Apart from teaching, she always loves to explore beyond the academy’s walls. She has practiced both of her professions in the digital realm while further enriching her knowledge through graduate studies from the same university. She’s a happy mom of 2 and always looks forward to family days.

Merrill Paras

QA Lead

Merrill continues to build on his 8 years of Quality Assurance experience on both web and mobile platforms. His experience crosses many industries including but not limited to finance and education. He is married with 2 kids and enjoys long-distance cycling.

Jose Sanchez

Sales Development

Jose is a team player! He is very persistent when it comes to getting things done to his specifications and in his 3 years of being in a sales role, has found himself committed to leading the charge.

In his off time, Jose enjoys spending time with his partner & his 6 pets, traveling, and spending time nurturing his soul in the great outdoors.

Jonalyn Anzano

Project Manager

Jonalyn graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and has spent the last 10 years delighting client through her work in account and customer success and project management.

Outside of work, Jonalyn spends most of her time volunteering in social services and ministering to youths.