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About Me

I live in Northern Virginia. I work for a company which supports the US General Services Administration's multi-tenant cloud platform. This provides government agencies push button management of their website stacks.

I enjoy photography, volleyball, and hiking. You can often find my wife and I cycling the W&OD trail. I’m always reading. My last name is pronounced "how".


My Twitter account is mostly stuff about software development.

My LinkedIn profile has my professional history.

My GitHub repository has some projects.


My Icebreaker Questions page continues to get several hundred unique visitors a day.