Memloom is an easy-to-use digital story telling platform that helps you tell your stories in a fun and interesting way. Users can create customized story experiences using media from their computer or Facebook to build and share with family or friends.
CONCEPT: an online communication, engagement and management platform for youth football programs. This app will create a centralized location for a programs Director, coaches and staff to communicate with parents, players, and each other and to manage their teams more efficiently.
Inspiration: Developing as a personal project that was inspired by by son's first year in youth football and to help the Uniondale Knights Youth Football teams.
CONCEPT:   Cultural Food Discovery from around the globe.
Inspiration:   Think Anthony Bourdains "Parts Unknown" minus the travel.
Hi, I’m Derrick.
Rails training @thoughtbot ( May/June 2013 )
Attended both Intro and Intermediate Ruby on Rails two-day training seminars taught by Thoughtbot in Boston, MA.
FinTech Hackathon ( April 2013 )
Stack: Rails | jQuery | Dwolla’s api | Bootstrap | Heroku
Texas Crazy Wings Inc., OwnerJuly 2007 — November 2009
BreedLove Salon, Co-OwnerMay 2000 — July 2007
Created and developed two brick and mortar businesses from concept to store opening. Oversaw the design, development and construction of Breedlove Salon LLC and Texas Crazy Wings, Inc. Successfully operated Breedlove Salon for over 12 years.
Possess effective management and leadership skills in managing a team of up to 12 staff members. Created and established policy, procedures and operational standards for small business startup. Responsible for personnel decisions relating to hiring, job training, payroll, and terminations In charge of product inventory, vendor management and daily operation of unit
Adelphi University & Morehouse College
Attended in pursuit of a B.S. in Business Administration