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Savannah is our one-woman marketing department. She posts, writes, and creates all things Slingshot. While she may not be making software for you, she does have a minor in Computer Information Systems. We’d call her the opposite of a procrastinator: she can’t rest until all her work is done. She loves playing her switch and meal-prepping.
Dog Mom to a Schnoodle named Otis
National Champion University of Louisville Cheerleader
Excessive collector of mugs: 102 total
Laura wasn’t always a developer: she started as an academic researcher in quantitative psychology! After moving to Louisville and looking for a career switch she attended a coding bootcamp as has been a .NET developer ever since. Laura loves making and creating, anything from fixing up old furniture to projects with her kids.
Hockey fan - favorite team Nashville Predators
First website made with Dreamweaver in college
Avid reader - Scifi and non-fiction
Senior .NET Developer, Team Lead
Alex is a Ukraine .NET developer with a background in project management. At Slingshot, he's a team lead specializing on our PetFirst project. At home, he considers himself "the boss," but his wife and 2 rebellious children don't think so.
Knows over 6 languages
Dreams of shaking hands with the Terminator
Ukraine Delivery Manager
Artem is a department delivery manager in our Ukraine division with a .net development background. He has a deep interest in new technologies and board games. Growing up, he wanted to become an archaeologist. Instead of digging up fossils, he realized he likes thorough code assessments.
Attempted to publish his own board game to android platform.
Always loses to his wife in Dixit.
Senior .NET Developer
Andriy is a Ukraine .NET developer with experience in Android development. At Slingshot, Andriy loves working on our pet insurance client, so he can help take stress away from pet owners. Andriy became a father just a few months ago. He also enjoys playing chess and is interested in learning facts about other cultures.
Translated "Murder on the Orient Express" into Ukrainian.
Has not drank alcohol for the last 10 years.
UX Design Lead
As UX Lead, Rachel helps guide the design team through strategy, interviews, creation, and testing. Designing software and apps to be both intuitive & beautifully impactful plays into Rachel's strong desire to connect others. Relying on her Fine Arts background & honed intuition, she gets sudden flashes of ideas and follows them wherever they lead.
Backpacked 14 countries
Has 2 mini dachshunds
If we could give an award for best desk decorations, it would go to Cheyenne. As part of our design team, she’s extremely creative. Cheyenne is a problem solver who is extremely adaptable, and this helps her design software that is fascinating and insightful. She always finds ways to add delight and brighten the atmosphere wherever she is.
2019 AIGA Flux Best in Category
In one word: kind of a rebel
Senior Developer, Team Lead
Mike was our first ever employee, and we're happy to say he’s still with us 13 years later. He’s one of the best at understanding our client’s perspective, being able to translate ideas into what needs to be built. As someone who enjoys simplicity, he’s incredibly organized. After hours, you can find him playing basketball or working on his video game website completionator.com
Extensive video game collection: Over 3,000
Out of control at Happy Hour (Kidding! He orders water.)
Can probably beat you at basketball
Born and raised in Louisville, Doug's interest in technology started at 11 when he began writing computer games. What began as a hobby turned into his career. With broad interests that range anywhere from snorkeling, science, WWII history and real estate, Doug uses his "down time" to create new technologies for mobile and web applications.
First job was a paperboy
Favorite cookie is all of them
Allergic to laundry
Mike is a .NET developer with a background in project management. At Slingshot, he's a team lead specializing in getting projects done on time and on budget. Whenever he needs a break from work, he enjoys beating Doug and Nathan at Jenga. At home he has two Goldendoodles and is a brand new father. Sometimes he even gets sleep!
Faster swimmer than you.
Played rugby until he turned 40 and fractured a rib. Ouch!
Once ate 65 tater tots in 5 minutes.
Senior Developer, AWS Practice Lead
Steve is one of our AWS certified solutions architects. Whether it's coding, testing, deployment, support, infrastructure, or server set-up, he’s always thinking about the cloud as he builds. Steve is extremely adaptable, and can pick up the project and run with it. He’s flexible and able to fill in where needed. In his spare time, he enjoys family time, the outdoors and reading.
Started programming in 3rd grade
Spelling Bee Champion
Flexible, but not in the splits kind of way
Senior Developer, Xamarin Practice Lead
With over two decades of experience, Chris is an expert full-stack developer, although the last few years his focus has been on mobile apps. Chris leads our Xamarin effort, and views himself as a meticulous craftsman. When he leaves the office, he heads home to his family in his blue and white Ford Mustang.
Skyline order: 2 coneys extreme and a Kizito cookie
Loves spending time with wife and kids
Reads news, blogs, and shampoo bottles
Understanding what people are trying to say, versus what they are actually saying is one of Nathan’s great strengths and he uses this superpower coupled with technology to create solutions to problems. An early bird, he is usually the first to arrive and works in the dark until Chris arrives and turns on the lights. When the day is over, he goes home to enjoy a few of his favorite things; tv, bourbon, and petting dogs. Preferably all at the same time.
Eats food other people bring to the office
When he first applied, Michael completed our initial programming test faster than anyone else. He has over 15 years of experience, and enjoys using test-driven development to ensure his clients get the best product. Michael is the office jockster, having an amazing sense of humor. We call him a builder of all things: not just software, but decks, bookcases, and more!
Maker of wonders, both digital and physical.
Comfortably situated within two-standard deviations of greatness.
Studied Kung Fu
Currently serving as Office Manager for Slingshot, Maria’s focus is to develop policies and procedures to help with the company’s growth and employee development. Her passion for running a business is rooted in her desire to help companies be successful. When she’s not in the office, she’s spending quality time with her family and friends.
Volunteers at homeless shelters
Loves to travel the world and try new foods
CEO & President
David excels at propelling Slingshot towards their goals and oversees the strategic direction of the company. He’s been described as ‘intense, driven, caring, and passionate’ both at work and play. At work, he enjoys watching his team explore, imagine, and reinvent to do the best by their clients. At play, he drives Karts at insanely high speeds and scares his wife half to death. It’s all or nothing. Which means he gives it all.
National Champion Kart Racer
Official USA Team Driver in Le Mans, France
Gets pedicures with his daughters
CIO, Chief Product Owner
Chris has spent the past 20 years creating innovative technology solutions. He’s built products that generate an average of $25 million annually without breaking a sweat. Chris believes that technology can help drive business, not inhibit it. He views his role as simply making technology work for Slingshot’s customers.
Restoring an Old Jaguar
Loves long walks and bikes rides with family
Has loyal but crazy Standard Schnauzer named Molly