MATCHBOX

Lafayette, Indiana is primarily a manufacturing community struggling to retain young changemakers and attract new businesses. I converted an old garage in the middle of downtown and founded a creative coworking space as a launchpad for an entire entrepreneurial ecosystem.   [more...]

Lafayette, Indiana is primarily a manufacturing community struggling to retain young changemakers and attract new businesses. I converted an old garage in the middle of downtown and founded a creative coworking space as a launchpad for an entire entrepreneurial ecosystem.  

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GREYHOUSE

Life moves so quickly for many people these days there's not many places left to meet new people, go deep, and invest in a sustainable quality of life. I founded Greyhouse as a placemaking experiment to serve these needs in a community using art, culture, and coffee as a means to this end. [more...]

Life moves so quickly for many people these days there's not many places left to meet new people, go deep, and invest in a sustainable quality of life. I founded Greyhouse as a placemaking experiment to serve these needs in a community using art, culture, and coffee as a means to this end.

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GREYMOB

There are some amazing innovations coming out of the not-for-profit sector, but it's hard for them to gain traction in a for-profit marketplace. I founded a team of designers, technologists, and business experts to provide early-stage assistance and support for potentially world-changing ideas. [more...]

There are some amazing innovations coming out of the not-for-profit sector, but it's hard for them to gain traction in a for-profit marketplace. I founded a team of designers, technologists, and business experts to provide early-stage assistance and support for potentially world-changing ideas.

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CAMPUS HOUSE

Campus House is a faith-based nonprofit organization on the campus of Purdue University that started as a very small organization 50 years ago and steadily increased in size. It was experiencing growing pains that were limiting it's ongoing success. I redesigned every aspect of the entity to streamline operations and prepare for years of future growth. [more...]

Campus House is a faith-based nonprofit organization on the campus of Purdue University that started as a very small organization 50 years ago and steadily increased in size. It was experiencing growing pains that were limiting it's ongoing success. I redesigned every aspect of the entity to streamline operations and prepare for years of future growth.

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SWIPE OUT 

College students often have funds remaining on their meal plans, yet at the same time others, even within the same community, are hungry. But conventionally University systems aren't agile enough to distribute food to those in need. I created a system solve this problem, and an organization to help feed the world. [more...]

College students often have funds remaining on their meal plans, yet at the same time others, even within the same community, are hungry. But conventionally University systems aren't agile enough to distribute food to those in need. I created a system solve this problem, and an organization to help feed the world.

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COFFEE BIKE

Many coffee farmers in Bukonya, Rwanda are not able to afford equipment, and pick and deliver coffee cherries by hand. I discovered a company delivering retrofit cargo bikes to these farmers enabling them to increase their productivity as much as 20%, but they were having trouble telling their story. [more...]

Many coffee farmers in Bukonya, Rwanda are not able to afford equipment, and pick and deliver coffee cherries by hand. I discovered a company delivering retrofit cargo bikes to these farmers enabling them to increase their productivity as much as 20%, but they were having trouble telling their story.

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OTHER EXAMPLES

Mechanical Engineering Design Lab

I consult on the design-methodology for the formation of a human-scale innovation lab in a Mechanical Engineering college.

 

Greyhouse Studios

Created and oversaw a music recording studio using a Pro Tools system to engineer, record, and master EPs for dozens of artists.

 

Hands Across The Wabash

Designed and co-lead an initiative where college students read weekly to at-risk 3rd graders who in turn practiced by reading to 4-year olds in their community.

 

Go Kids

Designed and co-lead an initiative to establish college students as mentors for local at-risk 5th graders teaching them basic engineering and electrical principles then building a full-size electric go kart.

 

Timoteo

Mounted a publicity, branding, and fundraising campaign to support an inner- city athletic program in Philadelphia which provides high-schoolers an alternative to gang involvement.

 

H2O Project

Developed a campaign where people could donate the money they would normally spend on beverages to help build clean water wells in Africa and Latin America.

 

3Knocks

Founding partner in an e-commerce start-up providing stimulus for local businesses while providing retail benefit to its user base.

 

Mission Match-Up

Consulted on a website where teams traveling abroad for global service could raise funds and keep their supporters connected with real-time texts.

 

Geyser Pump

Lead a team of engineers to research positive-pressure water pump technology, a more robust system for clean-water wells in the developing world, making several publishable discoveries and leading to a graduate research fellowship.

Expert Home Inspections

Developed brand and strategy for a new home inspection business, applying technology to provide instant, professional, hardcopy reports within 10 minutes of inspection on-site.

 

Sustainable Waste Mgmt, Jordan

Consulted for the Purdue Global Engineering Program’s Global Design Team to better manage waste in Jordan finding several post-consumer applications to stimulate the economy.

 

Amaguru

Consultant and Strategist for a team developing a prosthetic leg to be used in poor, remote locations where there is little access to medical resources and prosthetics need to be fit in a single visit.

 

The L.Press Project

Consultant and Strategist for a team developing a hand-powered press that can convert bio-mass waste into a stable, portable, fuel source where firewood may be scarce.

 

International Service Work

As Director of Purdue Christian Campus House, I have sent hundreds of students on short-term relief-trips to dozens of locations on 5 different continents.

 

Fulbright Specialist Invitee

Invited by IIITDM Technical School in Jbalpur, India to restructure their school’s curriculum to better commercialize their student innovations and further benefit the surrounding community.

 

Public Art

Commissioned the first large-scale sculpture in downtown West Lafayette, IN and oversaw design and installation as well as helping to draft a procedure for future such projects.

 

Spring Suspension

I have done human-scale design consulting under the National Science Foundation for a personal suspension system augmenting stabilization and reducing work required to hand-carry loads.