Growing up in Pittsburgh I had no idea what I wanted to do and not a lot of motivation to find out. Those two things led me to enlist in the U.S. Air Force in 2007 so I could find some discipline while serving my country and building a career. I served in Germany for 2 years, deploying to Iraq once, and then got sent to North Carolina for what would be my final base in the military.
After leaving the military in 2011 I found work on a government contract in Maryland, and then another back in North Carolina about a year later. At this time I was trying to decide what I really wanted to do and what I should go to school for. I decided on pursuing a career IT, which led me to build my own website so I could showcase my portfolio. After building that first website I knew it was exactly what I wanted to do, so I taught myself the ins and outs of building websites both on and off WordPress. The rest is history.