Christopher G. Mendla - Personal and Professional Site

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As of November 2017 I am open to full time W2 or W2 Contract to Hire positions as well as freelancing opportunities. Contact me at

Work Experience:

  • Holman Automotive - Senior Web Developer
    • Created and maintained internal and external Ruby on Rails sites
    • The stack included Heroku, Aws
    • Ruby/Rails: Rails 3.x, Active Admin
    • Agile environment with team members in rempte locations
  • CCT Tapes - Full Stack Web Developer 2015-2017
    • Migrating internal legacy Notes/Dominos applications to Ruby on rails running on IIS
    • Applications are integrated with Active Directory for authentication and permissions
    • Applications use Microsoft SQL server (Schema prefixes allow multiple applications on the same database)
    • Some applications support ISO 9001:2008 and 17025:2005 requirements
    • Train end users
    • General support to the IT department as needed
  • Holy Family College, Director of Information Systems1997 – 2000
    • Responsible for all administrative and academic computing
    • Managed a staff of 12 employees
    • Managed a major upgrade of all network infrastructure including a new datacenter, Wan teleconferencing, and Y2k remediation of our legacy Cobol system
    • Responsible for all network aspects including security
  • Peirce College, Manager of Distance Education2000-2001
    • Launched a Distance Education Program using the eCollege platform
    • Oversaw conversion of courses from brick and mortar to online
    • Integrated existing administrative and academic applications into the online system
  • Computer Consultant, Web Designer.1988 to 2015
    • Developed websites in Joomla and Wordpress for clients
    • Maintained all aspects of IT for several clients
  • Naval Inventory Control Point – Various Positions1980 – 1997
  • Teaching Experience – I taught as an adjunct at several colleges. Course included: Face to Face and online 100 level intro courses through 500 level graduate courses.


  • Drexel University – Advanced Professional Certificate in Quantitative Analysis as part of a Fellowship from the Naval Inventory Control Point. 27 graduate level Credits
  • La Salle University, MBA in Management Information Systems
  • La Salle University, BS in Management and Marketing

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