A brief introduction about myself
CODER • FREEMASON • CURLER
I work for Genics Inc as their Lead Developer/Systems Administrator and have been with the company for over 11 years.
I studied Computing Science and Business at the University of Alberta and am now working towards my Bachelor of Commerce. I am currently in the third year of my degree with plans to obtain the CPA designation. I was fortunate enough to be included on the Dean's List [Honours_List_Public_Doc_July_2012.pdf] with a GPA of 3.8 out of 4.
I am married to the beautiful Erin Umrysh and am father to two awesome little men, Seth and Emmett.download resume
AKA How I Spend My Time
Health & SafetyBeing part of the safety team at Genics Inc I have obtained a bunch of certifications. I also have had the opportunity to complete numerous external safety audits for companies through the ACSA's peer audit program and, utilizing some software I threw together, I have translated the entirety of the Defensive Driving presentation into Spanish. With the help of an interpreter (and patience of the students) I have taught sessions to students who speak very little English.
Curling LeagueBack in 2007 my wife, sister-in-law and cousin decided to put in a team and try our hand at the sport of curling. In 2013 our team successfully made the playoffs and have now begun a new journey: starting our own league. As part of the organizing committee I currently fill the roles of: treasurer, league scheduling, and website administration. More information about the league can be found at hackweight.com and on facebook. I also randomly blog about the league and post photos.