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Join Codeup’s CEO and Co-Founder Jason Straughan as he explores what it’s like to work in the tech industry in today’s times as he interviews former Codeup students and tech leaders who have hired Codeup graduates. These stories will show you the impact Codeup is having on the tech world by empowering our graduates with real life change.

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Join Codeup’s CEO and Co-Founder Jason Straughan as he explores what it’s like to work in the tech industry in today’s times as he interviews former Codeup students and tech leaders who have hired Codeup graduates. These stories will show you the impact Codeup is having on the tech world by empowering our graduates with real life change.

    Episode 6: Gregory M. Lawler, MBA, FLMI Commander, USN Retired | VP and CIO of GPM Life

    Episode 6: Gregory M. Lawler, MBA, FLMI Commander, USN Retired | VP and CIO of GPM Life

    Jason sits down with Gregory M. Lawler who is the current Vice President and CIO of GPM Life. They have a great conversation about the "best way" to onboard entry level tech talent. As Gregory points out, the Life Insurance industry often needs re-works of a lot of their programs. You will learn how some of our very own Codeup Alumna are directly impacting positive change for GPM Life every single day. This episode is a must listen!

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    Learn more about GOM Life by visiting their website here. 

    Guest: 

    Gregory M. Lawler, MBA, FLMI
    Commander, USN Retired
    Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    Host: 

    Jason Straughan 

    CEO and Co-Founder of Codeup

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    • 42 min
    Episode 5: Michael DeFelice | Co-Founder and CTO at Cyber Fortress

    Episode 5: Michael DeFelice | Co-Founder and CTO at Cyber Fortress

    Jason sits down with Michael DeFelice, Co-Founder and CTO of Cyber Fortress this week on episode 5 of Hire Tech! 

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    Michael DeFelice is a Data Scientist, Developer, and Systems Architect with over 15 years experience and a love for testing new ideas, developing talent, and building things that could move the world.

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    Check out Cyber Fortress here 

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    • 49 min
    Episode 4: Bryan Walsh | Lead Software Developer at GPS LLC

    Episode 4: Bryan Walsh | Lead Software Developer at GPS LLC

    Bryan Walsh sits down with Jason this week to talk about life at Codeup, life after Codeup, and talks about this concept we call "drinking from the fire hydrant". Tune in to learn what that phrase means in this weeks episode! 

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    • 44 min
    Episode 3: Kris Connolly | Technical Trainer at the Codeup Cloud Academy

    Episode 3: Kris Connolly | Technical Trainer at the Codeup Cloud Academy

    The Codeup Cloud Academy is new to Codeup! Jason sits down with Technical Trainer Kris Connolly to discuss his technical career journey and what it's like to teach at the Codeup Cloud Academy. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 2: Alexandra Hamner | Jr. Implementation Engineer at SearchSpring

    Episode 2: Alexandra Hamner | Jr. Implementation Engineer at SearchSpring

    On this episode of Hire Tech, Jason sits down with Alexandra Hammer, who works as a Jr. Implementation Engineer at SearchSpring since February of this year. 
    What is SearchSpring? What is a Jr. Implementation Engineer actually do? Dive into this episode to find out! Thanks to our friends at SearchSpring for letting us borrow Alexandra for a bit! 

    • 27 min
    Episode 1: Ryan Smith | Software Developer III at USAA

    Episode 1: Ryan Smith | Software Developer III at USAA

    Welcome to Hire Tech! A podcast about hiring entry level technical talent for your teams. Join us on this premiere episode as our CEO Jason Straughan interviews Ryan Smith, a Codeup graduate of December 2019. Learn all about Ryan's story and what it was like to go from working in the military, to attending Codeup, and his tech career journey after graduating.

    • 44 min

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