Experienced web and software developer with a flair for turning clients' concepts into dynamic and user-friendly digital solutions. Demonstrated expertise in collaborating with clients to understand their unique vision and translating it into functional and aesthetically pleasing websites and software applications. Proven ability to navigate the intersection of creativity and technical acumen to bring ideas to life effectively.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
1998 - Present Retiring: 2/06/2024
I have held pivotal roles such as Shift Supervisor, overseeing daily operations and ensuring the highest standards of public safety when managing critical incidents as well as daily operations. Additionally, I have served as a Unit Supervisor, Field Training Officer, Crime Scene Investigator, and Narcotics Detective. Complementing my law enforcement roles, I successfully managed various technical projects, demonstrating a seamless integration of software and hardware with operations.
National Hot Rod Association
2022 - Present
Commmercial Drone Pilot
Conduct drone operations in compliance with FAA regulations and NHRA compliance to capture dynamic shots of drag racing events, contributing to the production of high-quality, engaging content for both live and taped programs. Collaborate closely with NHRA Broadcasting to meet specific video production requirements, ensuring seamless integration of aerial perspectives into the overall broadcast strategy.
Tom Stout Photography
2021 - Present
Professional Photographer & Web Designer
Professional photographer with over three decades of expertise as a portrait and wedding photographer, specializing in full-service portrait photography with in-house custom print-making. Twenty years of experience utilizing Adobe products to design content for diverse mediums including print, social media, advertisements, and video. Additionally, brings experience as a web and software developer, adept at collaborating with photography clients to transform their ideas into compelling online visual narratives.
2022 - 2023 Part-time position
Photographer & IT Services
Multi-faceted professional contributing as a Photographer and Website Manager. Successfully managed all aspects of company websites, utilizing both WordPress and Shopify, to enhance online visibility and user experience. Played a pivotal role in curating and updating content, ensuring alignment with brand objectives.
Charles Schwab & Co, Inc.
1987 - 1996
Manager - Mutual Fund Trading
Began as a Broker Trainee for Charles Schwab and progressed to Manager of Mutual Fund Trading over the course of 9 years.
United States Army
1983 - 1987
Airborne infantry Sergeant assigned to the Army's 82nd Airborne Division
2021: NuCamp Coding Bootcamps
Python - SQL - DevOps - Backend Development
Comprehensive training in data structures and algorithms, enabling the creation of applications using Python and SQL. Hands-on experience with DevOps tools, facilitating efficient integration, testing, and deployment processes. Demonstrated ability to deploy applications on leading cloud services such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. My project, Flight Plan was selected for review and I graduated this course with Honors.
2020: NuCamp Coding Bootcamps
Full Stack and Mobile Development
2019: Eleven Fifty Academy
I wrote the code for this website using the following technologies:
• PYTHON • DJANGO • SQL • HTML • CSS • BOOTSTRAP •
• Photoshop • LightRoom • InDesign • Dreamweaver • Illustrator •
• Advanced Excel • Word • PowerPoint • SharePoint • Custom HTML Outlook •
• WordPress • Webflow • Wix • Pixieset •SharePoint• • JotForm