Meet the Team

  • Dave

    Dave Parker

    CEO

    At Code Fellows, I: am the CEO and a newly aspiring cyclist.

    Students can talk to me about: great companies to work for in Seattle! I’m pretty geeky about Startups as well.

  • Jeff

    Jeff Malek

    President

    At Code Fellows, I: do everything I can to help our amazing instruction and support team deliver the highest quality training on the market, toward our mission to help people change their lives.

    Students can talk to me about: why we'd like you to stay involved with Code Fellows after you've started your new dream job in tech.

  • Tara

    Tara Helene

    Director of Finance

  • Mitch

    Mitchell Robertson

    VP of Business Development

    At Code Fellows, I: get the privilege of leading some of the best and brightest individuals who are tasked with growing our customer and partner experience to train up the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators, software engineers, and leaders who will shape our future.

    Students can talk to me about: denim, whiskey, wine, and food.

  • Brandy

    Brandy Rhodes

    Campus Director

    At Code Fellows, I: build an environment that fosters and supports each student's professional and personal growth. Many of our students are new to tech and it is always exciting to see them enter a market that scares and excites them.

    Students can talk to me about: women in tech and leadership roles, 1:1 coaching, speaking engagmeents, intros to amazing connections, and good BBQ & whiskey.

  • Lindy

    Lindy Levinson

    Director of Admissions

    At Code Fellows, I: lead our awesome Admissions team.

    Students can talk to me about: admissions, financing and scholarships (I'm also happy to chat about yoga or running!).

  • Araya

    Araya Uanon

    Accounting Manager

    At Code Fellows, I: help build shelves, order supplies, walk dogs, and occasionally take a look the company's money. ;) I make sure everything goes to the right place, and support our VP of Finance in ensuring that our reports are accurate and up to date.

    Students can talk to me about: my favorite ice cream shop. And coffee shop. And where you can get both, sometimes together.

  • Eric

    Eric Meadows

    Sr. Director of Marketing

    At Code Fellows, I: oversee our Marketing initiatives. If you see a Code Fellows ad online, hear about us on the radio, see us on the side of a bus, or catch a Code fellows TV commercial, that's me.

    Students can talk to me about: anything and everything related to our marketing, or ask me about my extensive Yoda collection.

  • Brook

    Brook Riggio

    VP of Education

    At Code Fellows, I: support the instructor team in creating an outstanding learning environment.

    Students can talk to me about: why I think diversifying the tech industry matters; freelance consulting; working as a parent of young children; Ruby on Rails; magic tricks that can be performed anywhere; that time I flew in a Pakistani army chopper.

  • Bird

    Bird

    Office Dog

  • Stephanie

    Stephanie Lingwood

    Lead Instructor

    At Code Fellows, I: help students discover the power of code.

    Students can talk to me about: Antarctica. Jazz hands. My cats.

  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Scutchfield

    Director of Partner Relations

    At Code Fellows, I: am charged with developing and managing relationships with our hiring partners, with an emphasis on supporting contributions to our diversity scholarship fund.

    Students can talk to me about: my recent move from the number one bachelorette destination in the United States: Nashville, Tennessee, where you can find the top notch "hot chicken" and tough competition with Seattle for the best coffee shop scene.

  • Sam

    Sam Hamm

    Lead Instructor

    At Code Fellows, I: teach introductory and intermediate courses (Code 201 and Code 301).

    Students can talk to me about: my personal experience with making a career transition.

  • Karinne

    Karinne Breidenbach

    Admissions Advisor

    At Code Fellows, I: work with prospective and enrolled students on admissions and financing.

    Students can talk to me about: admissions, financing, cats, and attempting to try every happy hour in Seattle.

  • Hudson

    Hudson

    Office Dog

    At Code Fellows, I: like to do my turkey trick so you'll rub my belly (I'm also Harley's little brother).

    Students can talk to me about: my smile and where to go for a walk.

  • Duncan

    Duncan Marsh

    Lead Instructor

  • Nick

    Nicholas Hunt-Walker

    Lead Instructor

    At Code Fellows, I: teach students at the 201 and 301 level, as well as instruct those who want to choose Python as their final language. I'm also the creator of Code 501: Data Analysis & Visualization.

    Students can talk to me about: getting connected to the wider world of Python development, whether in the web or diving into data.

  • Mindy

    Mindy Mills

    Admissions Advisor

    At Code Fellows, I: work with prospective students who are brand new to our school.

    Students can talk to me about: anything pertaining to admissions for our courses, upcoming workshops, or weekends spent roaming the PNW in a camper van.

  • Brian

    Brian Nations

    Lead Instructor

    At Code Fellows, I: teach the full stack software development track with an emphasis on advanced Javascript.

    Students can talk to me about: my love of skateboarding.

  • Darcy

    Mr. Darcy

    Office Dog

    At Code Fellows, I: greet all the people.

    Students can talk to me about: my abundant bow-tie collection.

  • Charles

    Charles Crawford, III

    Lead Instructor

  • Krista

    Krista Schimpf Warnock

    Executive Assistant

    At Code Fellows, I: have all the answers, and if I don't I'll point you in the right direction.

    Students can talk to me about: skin care... I'm also an Esthetician.

  • Adam

    Adam Wallraff

    Lead Instructor

    At Code Fellows, I: teach coding beginners in Code 201, and teach advanced developers in Code 401, focusing on iOS development using Swift and Objective-C.

    Students can talk to me about: building applications for mobile platforms, dinosaurs, or saving your friend's life while kayaking down the Colorado River.

  • Kathryn

    Kathryn Parker

    Regulatory & Compliance

    At Code Fellows, I: oversee all state regulatory and compliance requirements for school licensing, as well as compliance with VA/GI Bill funding for our Veteran students.

    Students can talk to me about: our adopted daughter from China and how I survived cancer.

  • Scott

    Scott Schmidt

    Lead Instructor

  • Kiersten

    Kiersten Holine

    Marketing Coordinator

    At Code Fellows, I: post all of the things! I'm the one filling up your newsfeeds with those good, good tech posts. You can also find me taking photos around our space, creating the weekly newsletter (cough cough you should sign up for that), and petting/Instagramming the office dogs.

    Students can talk to me about: how to market yourself on the web and what podcasts you need to listen to (and also just anything you want!).

  • Craig

    Craig Campbell

    Lead Instructor

    At Code Fellows, I: hang out and have a good time. I also get new hackers excited about building cool apps.

    Students can talk to me about: the vital importance of vitally important things. Also science. Lots of science. Good stuff.

  • Alex

    Alex Reid

    Operations Manager

    At Code Fellows, I: do whatever Jeff tells me to do. Hire and train the best Teaching Assistants in the world. Fix broken things. Think up ways to break things and then make sure that doesn’t happen.

    Students can talk to me about: woodworking projects. Bushcraft. Surfing and fishing. Nutrition. What it’s like to be a Scotsman in the new world.

  • Maggi

    Maggi Molina

    Manager, Veteran Programs

    At Code Fellows, I: infuse the tech community with the best parts of military culture to change the world.

    Students can talk to me about: why I think that is important, and anything that will help or provide a diversion.

  • Sarah

    Sarah Fischer

    Marketing Manager

    At Code Fellows, I: wear the hats of content strategist, copywriter, designer, website manager, and more.

    Students can talk to me about: online branding, careers in tech that go beyond software development, and anything related to DIY projects.

  • Harley

    Harley

    Office Dog

    At Code Fellows, I: like to do my bunny trick so you'll give me a treat (I'm also Hudson's big brother).

    Students can talk to me about: how cute I am and where to go potty.