Made In Duval

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Made In Duval

In early 2012, Patrick Duffy and myself founded Made in Duval, a new venture dedicated to spurring a resurgence in domestic manufacturing in Jacksonville, Fla.  Made in Duval was founded with the intent to bring Trubador, a hands-free iPad case, into production. Our goal was to design and fabricate great products…

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UNF Honors Program

In 2007, I served as Student Director for the University of North Florida Honors Program. Working with the Honors Student Union (HSU) – a group of a half-dozen Honors students– as well as the faculty and staff of the program, I developed that year’s freshmen orientation. Honors Orientation was a…

Gaming for Good Formed in early 2011, PWNjax was an organization dedicated to developing and hosting community gaming events benefitting Child’s Play Charity.  Child’s Play has placed more than $10 million in toys, games and books in children’s hospitals around the world since its formation in 2003. As Development Director…

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Florida Federation of Music Clubs

Please Don’t Stop the Music As a pianist since the age of four, I continue to maintain my musical skills and contacts within the musical community. I was pleased to help out when Vickie Stake, my former instructor and a member of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, approached me…

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Gameday App Proposal

In April 2011, I approached the Jacksonville Jaguars with a mobile app concept dedicated to improving the game day experience for fans at EverBank Field.  The app was broken down into six key categories: Gameday This would include the gameday schedule, including details regarding the national anthem and flyover, halftime…

A Magical Mobile Experience Shortly after we founded MegatonApps, Sean O’Neill and I thought it would be a good exercise to set our minds to an imaginary project based on something we both loved in order to start the creative juices flowing for what projects we might work on in…

With EasyMinder, Never Forget Again EasyMinder initially launched in the fall of 2010 and represented a breakthrough for location-based mobile applications. EasyMinder was a contracted project developed for an individual entrepreneur. It was promoted by Apple as a “New and Noteworthy” productivity app at launch. With EasyMinder, users could set…

Pioneering the iPad App Marketplace Originally released in June 2010 after completing development in the Spring, Multitaskers was one of the first apps released on the App Store for iPad and remains one of the few of its kind today.  The app restores several critical features found on the iPhone…

The present is gaming’s golden age. Never before have gamers had access to so many interactive experiences, new and old, on a wider variety of platforms, through a more convenient collection of distribution channels. The playing field has never been as level for independent developers, and gaming’s heavyweights have never…

The World’s Most Popular Card Game Levels Up I designed PowerUp Poker to put a new twist on the world’s most popular card game in the form of two dozen different PowerUps that can turn tables and change fortunes. PowerUp Poker adds a new layer of fun and intrigue to…