Born and raised in Silicon Valley, Lacey has always been interested in the tech industry. After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer and years of nonprofit counseling work, Lacey was able to combine her passion of the tech industry and workforce development. In collaboration with local partners, Lacey cultivated a bootcamp to train underrepresented and low-income individuals in the fundamentals of web development. Her dedication to diversify the tech industry and help students and employers find their match has brought her to Dev Bootcamp Seattle. Offline, Lacey enjoys doing yoga, hiking, and searching for good food and fun!
Stuart has been programming since 1981 and is still passionate about programming today. He joined us in September 2014, after almost 20 years working as a developer, teacher and entrepreneur. Stuart has built desktop and web applications in C++, PHP, Java and Ruby which have been used by millions of people around the world. He joined Dev Bootcamp because he loves programming and loves supporting people’s dreams. When Stuart’s not coding he’s taking care of his baby girl.
Erica Melzer is an advocate for tech diversity with a passion for helping people find their way in technology. Born in rural Ohio, she moved her family to Seattle in 2014 and began immersing herself in the local coding community. Erica is particularly interested in reducing barriers to entry for women and minorities and she helped to do this as Executive Organizer of the WIT Council. A roller derby fan, you can often find her on skates being pulled by her pitbull, Riggins.
Rae came to Seattle and DBC by way of New Haven, Connecticut, Boston, Massachusetts, and New Orleans, Louisiana. She enjoys reading, exploring, travel, and anything that will make her laugh. She has an eclectic professional background ranging from operations to legal services to working with kids but operations is her jam! Rae is happy to be at DBC to help enrich and shape the culture here.
Jordan came to Dev Bootcamp as a student. After graduating the program he spent a year doing contract web development work. He missed DBC so much that he came back to work as a Teacher at our SF campus. Jordan moved up to Seattle to help launch our Seattle campus. He lives with his awesome wife and his socially awkward dog.
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