Our leadership team comes from various walks of life and different levels of experience with the tech industry.
Head of Engineering at Untapped
Guillermo has been working with web technologies for over fifteen years in the areas of software development, release engineering, and big data. His experiences serving in various capacities in a number of environments have informed his desire to help provide resources, training, and opportunities to individuals from underrepresented groups who have an interest in building careers in technology. He is a Brooklyn native, currently living in Hampton Roads with his wife and children.
Director Contract Management & Integration at Optima Health
Lisa is an Industrial Engineer and Six Sigma champion who in recent years, expanded her areas of expertise by studying and working in the fields of Design Thinking, Innovation Management and Agile Development. She is passionate about accessible, customer centric design and a sincere focus on improving the user experience, without sacrificing operational excellence & quality. Lisa believes that solutions which meet the needs of a diverse set of customers, require the expertise and perspective of a diverse set of problem solvers. She remains committed to efforts that expand the pool and provide continued development and resources to diverse candidates in the fields of STEM.
Quality Assurance Engineer at Homes.com
Heather has moved around a bit but seems to return to Hampton Roads as a home base. She is currently a quality assurance engineer with an interest in iOS development. She started her professional journey in a less technical role supporting students pursuing tech-centered degrees. She was attracted to programming by the challenge and potential to build useful and creative products. She moved into web work and quality assurance professionally and is working on iOS development using Swift/SwiftUI on the side. She is passionate about education and helping where she can. Heather enjoys traveling, sunshine, and running in nature.
“Change happens when we work at the systematic level, but also when we value diversity at the decision table.”
– Atlee Clark