My WordPress Story

March 1, 2004

Discovering WordPress

I was looking for an easier way to create a website and blog for my photo-to-DVD side hustle business. I was also working full-time for an audiobook publisher handling website and phone sales.

March 1, 2004
January 1, 2006

Using WordPress Every Day

I started writing WP tutorials on my own site and convinced my boss at the day job that WordPress was something we should be using for Marketing audiobooks.

January 1, 2006
December 1, 2008

WordPress Multisite in the Enterprise

I was hired as a Web Development Manager at an International HVAC provider. Used Multisite to manage all Residential and Commercial products, including multi-lingual and multiple users.

December 1, 2008
April 1, 2011

First Premium Plugin Released

Found a business partner and released the first of several FooPlugins.

April 1, 2011
April 1, 2016

Started WordPress Community Work

After years of running FooPlugins and being a stay-at-home Dad, I started traveling to WordCamps and other WordPress-related conferences representing the SiteLock Security brand.

April 1, 2016
November 1, 2018

Joined GoDaddy

I came on board as the Field Marketing Manager to lead the GoDaddy Pro product presence in the WordPress and WordCamp Community.

November 1, 2018
Today

Doing What I Love

My GoDaddy Pro and WordPress work continues and I’m thankful to be immersed in this community every day after all these years.

Today

Building Relationships and Community

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