Q: How long at the company?

A: 1 year.

Q: Where in Charleston do you live?

A: Mt Pleasant.

Q: What drew you to working in Charleston?

A: Spouse work relocation.

Q: Why do you think Charleston is a burgeoning tech sector?

A: There is a common goal amongst the Charleston tech community to solve problems that plague our daily lives. The amount of work funneling through SPAWAR and other local government agencies also does not hurt.

Q: Best advice to those looking to move to Charleston for work?

A: Be prepared to work for companies that are not afraid to break the corporate norms of cube farms and 9-5 workdays. Culture in the work place is the new must-have for any Charleston company.

Q: What does Charleston Open Source mean to you? (In 5 words or less)

A: Innovation for the masses.

Q: What's your motivation for working in Charleston?

A: The diversity of work opportunities. The government-contracting scene is as big as ever and every week it seems as though there are new companies in the commercial sector popping up.

Q: What does Charleston tech community have to offer over other cities?

A: Culture in the workplace is not an afterthought.

Q: It's the weekend - what do you do in Charleston?

A: Eat at as many delicious Charleston restaurants as humanly possible.

Q: Your not-to-miss spot in Charleston?

A: The Gin Joint

Q: Describe living in Charleston in ONE word.

A: Booming.

Q: Favorite Charleston event?

A: Charleston Tea Plantation First Flush FesTEAval.

Q: Favorite Charleston experience?

A: Visiting the Angel Oak tree for the first time.

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