For 20 years or so He has been in Software Development. During that time He has used many tools, languages, and technologies. He started out programming with a small book on QuickBASIC. He later moved on to Visual Basic for DOS. Windows then came along and he starting using Visual Basic for Windows, he then migrated to Visual Basic .NET and eventually ended up using Visual C#. He works as a Team Leader at Quicken Loans, based in Detroit, MI. He is a public speaker and presents internationally on a lot of different technology topics. He has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP in .NET (since 2009) and a Friends of Red Gate program (since 2015).