I have been actively involved in website development and administration since 1998. My digital background includes numerous awards and achievements, managing assets delivering up to 40 million pageviews annually.

In developing and marketing several popular websites, I have gained a strong familiarity with many industry-standard tools, including:

  • HTML, CSS, and PHP coding
  • Numerous content management systems, including WordPress
  • Amazon CDN (Cloudfront/S3)
  • MySQL & phpMyAdmin administration
  • FrontPage and Dreamweaver
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Google Webmaster Tools, including Analytics
  • AdSense, AdWords, & DFP
  • Social Networking: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.

BisManCafe (2007-Present)

Project Scope: Administration, Design/Development, Ownership

Attracting more than 15,000 monthly visitors, BisManCafe is the premiere community hub for Bismarck-Mandan. The site differentiates itself through its unique user-centered approach and diverse content offerings, bridging hyperlocal news, free classifieds, a comprehensive database, enormous image gallery, business directory, and a locally targeted social network community into one destination.

SkySpy Photos (2017-Present)

Project Scope: Administration, Design/Development

For over a decade, SkySpy Photos has been western North Dakota’s premiere community photo sharing service. After dropping our long-time (and expensive) online platform, I developed and launched a replacement website for users to share and view community photos. This fully customized solution rather than a pre-fabricated one offered numerous advantages. Specifically, I added the ability to embed external content (ie. Facebook and YouTube) seamlessly inline with photos.

KMOT Ag Expo (2017-Present)

Project Scope: Administration, Design/Development

The KMOT Ag Expo is the Midwest’s largest indoor farm & ranch show, attracting nearly 40,000 visitors each year. This event’s scope warranted its own dedicated website, which I designed and launched in 2017. (1998-2012, 2014-Present)

Project Scope: Administration, Design/Development, Ownership

At its height, was one of the most popular Star Trek fan sites. With the end of weekly televised episodes in 2005, the site’s traffic slowly degraded, ending in its discontinuation in 2012. After a two-year hiatus, Strekonline was re-launched in 2014 in a greatly simplified edition. Plans are underway to expand the site into

KFYR-TV/ (2013-Present)

Project Scope: Administration

  • Received the NDBA Teddy Award in 2014 and 2015 and Eric Sevareid Award of Merit for best website in 2014.
  • Orchestrated the consolidation of, its three satellites, and into to improve efficiency, enhance SEO, streamline digital marketing, and optimize resources.
  • Accomplished 3-year digital traffic growth of 402%; achieving the company’s highest growth in 2016, out of 42 websites.
  • Consistent performer in social media outreach, regularly achieving the region’s highest engagement rates and audience extensions topping 10,000% of our fanbase.
  • Optimized digital revenue by transitioning the sales model from sponsorships to impression-based ROS, increasing revenue by 359% within one year. is among the state’s top websites, serving nearly 4 million monthly pageviews. Since taking an active role in its management, these sites have seen impressive growth and received two industry-leading awards. I have twice coordinate the launch of new websites and apps, in 2014 and again in 2016 with the launch of

KXNet (2011-2013)

Project Scope: Administration, Design/Development

  • 11% increase in total visits in 2013
  • 39% increase in unique visitors in 2013
  • Recipient of NDBA Teddy Award, Eric Sevareid “Award of Merit”, and an Upper Midwest Emmy Award for Internet coverage in 2012 is one of North Dakota’s top-ranked websites. In 2011, I served as Project Manager in planning and implementing the site’s current incarnation. Since its launch in December 2011, the new KXNet has received 3 prestigious industry awards has enjoyed impressive growth.

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