## About I am a software engineer, software development / technical agile consultant, community organizer and founder of [PhillyXP](https://www.meetup.com/phillyxp), [blogger](/blog), and [speaker](/talks/) with 20+ years of experience in the industry. I have specific expertise in: * Leading and coaching software teams * Mentoring developers * Improving development processes and practices for cross-functional development teams * Test-Driven Development (TDD) * Microtesting / Unit Testing * Agile / eXtreme Programming (XP) practices * Pair & Mob Programming * Legacy code rehabilitation I am a lifelong student always trying to improve. I believe code quality is not subjective nor a matter of preference. I enjoy mentoring and coaching developers specifically about code quality, microtesting, and Test-Driven Development. I am passionate about XP, [Modern Agile](http://modernagile.org/), Lean Software Development, and DevOps. A listing of my talks [can be found here](/talks/).
I graduated from [Drexel University](http://www.drexel.edu) with a degree in Computer Science. You can learn [more about me here](/more-about-me.html).