Our technology team brings our ideas to life in a way that’s user-friendly.
IT Support Specialist
Education: I received an AA of Computer Information Systems from Miami Dade College
Life before Civis: Originally from Miami, I worked with Northwestern University at a satellite campus for their school of business. Previously to Civis, I was working at Uptake.
Fun Fact: I have a dual citizenship, I have a passport for Colombia and the US. I'm also bilingual.
Sr. Product Designer
Education: MS in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University, BS in Business Administration from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Life before Civis: UX design and digital marketing in hospitality, lending and risk management industries
Fun Fact: Seeking tips on how to get on Wheel of Fortune
Senior Tech Lead
Education: BS in Computer Science: Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University.
Life before Civis: I've worked in technology for organizations as small as 16 employees to as large as 300,000 employees.
Fun Fact: I started a neighborhood newspaper when I was 10 years old.
Senior DevOps Engineer
Education: MPA, University of Washington; BA in Philosophy, concentration in logic and philosophy of science, University of Washington
Life before Civis: I was involved in agricultural development Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa.
Fun Fact: My favorite band is Sleep.
Education: BA in Professional Writing and Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University
Life before Civis: Haley spent a year tutoring math in the Chicago public schools followed by a Product Design role at a early stage Matter startup called Below Your Belt
Fun Fact: Draws New Yorker style cartoons (that have yet to appear in the New Yorker), and can crack two eggs at a time.
Education: BS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Life before Civis: Before Civis, Annie taught English in Spain, helped lawyers with technology and designed for users of a search driven analytics platform.
Fun Fact: First job was at an actual cheesecake factory (not to be confused with 'The Cheesecake Factory').
Senior Product Manager
Education: Ph.D. in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania; B.A. in Political Science from Miami University
Life before Civis: 15 years of experience in survey research in academic, health care, business, and government settings
Fun Fact: Committed to getting Civis into the USA Today Snapshots
Education: BS in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of San Francisco and a certificate in HCI (Human Computer Interaction)
Life before Civis: Lived in San Francisco for 11 years and previously worked as an Art Director in Mobile Advertising.
Fun Fact: Erica is Hypermobile through out my whole body! (double-jointed)
Education: MS in Analytics from the University of Chicago; BA in Biology, BA in Political Science (American and Comparative Politics) from Washington University in St. Louis
Life before Civis: Previously worked in QA then Software Development in legal consulting
Fun Fact: Working on seeing a baseball game in all 30 MLB stadiums.
Software Engineer II
Education: BS in Physics and Mathematics from Michigan State University, MS and PhD in Physics from Cornell University
Life before Civis: Previously did research in particle physics, and then software engineering at GrubHub
Fun Fact: Has watched almost every episode of Good Eats at least three times
Senior Product Manager
Education: MBA from University of Washington, BA from New York University
Life before Civis: Alexis previously worked in product management at Amazon, digital strategy for Funders Together to End Homelessness, and policy advocacy for the National Immigrant Justice Center.
Fun Fact: When not at work, Alexis spends her time on interior design projects for friends and family and with her dogs in local parks.