Board of Advisors
Brent currently serves as Senior Mobile Development Manager for J.B. Hunt. Originally from Central AR, Brent graduated from UCA with a Bachelor’s in Management Information Systems and began his career in software development in Little Rock.
Jacob Herrington is a self-taught software engineer and open source enthusiast. Jacob is an NWA native currently building ecommerce software at Engine. He specializes in web development, technical writing, and open source technology. Jacob is a member of the Solidus Core Team and hosts the devpath.fm podcast.
Justin is a Technology Leader currently serving as Sr Manager in Technology and Engineering for JB Hunt. Justin completed his Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Brigham Young University in UT, and relocated to NWA where he began his career in Web Development.
Charlie grew up in a military family. He graduated from John Brown with a Masters in Marriage and Family therapy. After graduation he worked with a local mental health agency. He made a career shift into educational technology. He is a leader in the K12 education community in Arkansas. He is passionate about enabling change, connecting people, and helping make the world a little better each day. For fun he hunts down great BBQ, plays sand volleyball, and is a video game savant.
Drew Wallis grew up in Farmington, AR and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2010 with a Double Major in Communication and International Relations. After graduation, he became a licensed teacher and has over 8 years experience teaching educational technology and computer science.
Daniel Worthy is an NWA native that graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2007. Daniel is currently a Staff Engineer at OneStoneEcomm. He was formerly a Director of Technology at VMLY&R and an Instructor at the U of A Global Campus for their FrontEnd Development Course. When not programming, Daniel can be found woodworking in his garage, or building stuff out of LEGOs with his kids.
Ashley Miller is a Technology Recruiter for the NWA area, and a recent co-founder of Tech 7 Recruiting Partners, a career services and professional recruiting firm focused on bringing together companies and top talent in the technology and analytics sector, helping clients and candidates navigate through the challenges of finding that perfect match.
Zac McCool is a volunteer junkie, cat whisperer, video game aficionado, and a decent technologist. He volunteers with Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Children’s Safety Center, and Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas. Currently he’s a Senior Manager of Engineering and Technology.
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