Welcome to the Team: Gavin Chance

Gavin Chance

Senior GIS Analyst

Gavin_ChanceGavin joined the Stratasan team in July of 2017 as the Senior GIS Analyst. With an undergraduate degree in Applied Geography from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a graduate degree in Geography from University of North Carolina Greensboro, Gavin brings to the team a solid educational background as well as over 10 years of relevant work experience. He spent 3 years at Dollar General as the Market Planning Analyst and 6 years with Mspark as their Senior GIS Database Analyst. Gavin was born in England and moved to the US in 2001 to attend college. He has been a Nashville resident since 2012. When not working, Gavin loves to spend time perfecting his photography skills and traveling the world.

Welcome to the Team: Sara Handa

Sara Handa

Healthcare/GIS Analyst

Sara-Handa-square-300x300Sara Handa joined the Stratasan team in June of 2017 as a Healthcare/GIS Analyst. Before joining Stratasan, she worked three years with Expeditors International in Cleveland as their solutions manager. This position required an understanding of global data, as well as an ability to identify pain points and implement solutions. She also spent time with Accelerated Growth Advisors in Chicago where she provided process optimization consultation and acted as a controller for many start-up firms. Originally from Akron, OH, Sara has a BA in Economics, a BA in Geography, and a Minor in French. When not working, she likes hiking, outdoor festivals, and loves rowing. Any free time she has is spent traveling somewhere new.

Welcome to the Team: Anthony Fox

Anthony Fox

Software Engineer

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Anthony joined the Stratasan team as a Software Engineer in October 2016. He assists in building out features and requests for the Stratasan app. With a mostly system administration background, Anthony was a Solutions Architect for The Crichton Group developing internal web apps before joining the Stratasan team. Originally from Memphis, TN, he spent a year in California before moving to Nashville where he has lived for the past two years. When not working, Anthony can often be found building something at home, usually with RaspberryPi’s and/or Microcontrollers like Arduino. He’s played guitar for about 12 years and also loves to read as often as possible, especially anything from Douglas Adams or Neil Gaiman.

 

Welcome to the Team: Lisa French

Lisa French

Front End Web Developer

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Lisa joined the Stratasan team as a Front End Web Developer in September 2016. Her previous experience includes time as a Front End Engineer for HCA. Additionally, she has an extensive understanding of the front-end stack (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), relevant libraries and frameworks, and some back end exposure (Node, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Java). Lisa is passionate about growing diversity in tech and mentoring those new to coding, especially adults exploring this career path later in life. She co-founded Nashville Women Programmers in 2013, which now has more than 750 members. She also co-hosts NashDev, a podcast about software engineering and the Nashville developer community. When not coding, Lisa enjoys spending time with her wife (Carson), doting on her cat children (Hampton and Hemingway), thrift shopping, and traveling.

 

Welcome to the Team: Marcus Young

Marcus Young

Web Operations Engineer

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Marcus joined Stratasan in August 2016 as Web Operations Engineer. His focus is to ensure that the Stratasan app and its features can be deployed as quickly as possible to customers, aiming for a great user experience at all times. He recently graduated with a degree in computer science and mathematics before getting involved in system administration and DevOps. With a background in HIPAA/HITECH and security policies, he started working as a developer in healthcare straight out of college and had a brief stint at Aloompa, making android/ios apps and the backend software for festivals like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo. His hobbies include playing ice hockey and brewing homebrew beer. He also enjoys hardware projects based on microcontrollers and single board computers.

 

Welcome to the Team: Corey Robertson

Corey Robertson

Lead Front End Developer

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Corey joined the Stratasan team in August 2016 as the Lead Front End Developer. With previous work experience at Ramsey Solutions as the front end team leader for EveryDollar.com, Corey is a welcomed addition to Stratasan’s development team. A native of Frankfort, KY, Corey has a BA from Asbury College (now university), where he majored in Applied Mathematics. A resident of Nashville for 8 years, Corey and his wife Natalie have 3 sons, Carson and twins Lincoln and Nolan. When not chasing his kids around, he loves to play basketball, watch University of Kentucky sports, and hike with his family.