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Keen to gain new tech, design or business skills? Curious to find out what it's like to be a part-time student at General Assembly? Join us on May 20th for our quarterly Open House! Enjoy a free beer or glass of wine, and have the opportunity to chat with instructors, and staff about what it's like to be a part of our community as a part-time student!
Learn more about our programs, including:
Come ready to ask any questions, bring your friends along and invite any co-workers who might also be interested. We look forward to welcoming you on our campus!
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Part Time Instructor,
Always asking why and challenging assumptions, Jess knows that uncovering and solving for true problems and unmet needs is the key to a great product. She believes in frequent collaboration, ongoing iterations, and frequent user testing.
Most recently, she was leading Product Management and Product Design teams to streamline mobile data collection at GoSpotCheck. She has also led mobile and web projects for the likes of Alteryx, Motorola, Johns Manville, Wells Fargo and many others. Jess is now available and open to new opportunities.
Jess was born and raised near “Hometown USA" in upstate New York, but has called Denver home since 2011. When she’s not working you’ll find her home cooking a fabulous meal or on long trips abroad in search of good food, wine, and conversation.
With over 20 years experience, Matthew has had the privilege of working with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, including work with ESPN, LPGA, Toyota, Dr. Pepper, 7-Eleven, and Arby's. With his love for human-centered design, he has served in many roles including owner, partner, creative director, and designer in some of the most talented interactive teams in the country.
Matthew now dedicates his passion to digital clients of all sizes and shapes serving as Creative Director at a small, vibrant agency in Denver, Colorado. He specializes in creative direction, web design, user experience, and branding. Matthew considers himself a husband first, a father second, and a design craftsman third. He lives with his wife Kristin and their five children in Centennial, and enjoys camping, travel and watching soccer.
David Napoli Senior Consultant
David Napoli, a Senior Consultant in Analytics and Data Visualization, has worked with data for over 20 years as an analyst, actuary, statistician, research manager, and director. His experience includes evaluation and outcomes studies, ROI analysis, IBNR determination, predictive modeling, risk adjustment methodologies, advanced data visualization, dashboard design and implementation, database development and management, and identifying and evaluating trends and forces in data. David has extensive experience working with claims data, including for Medicaid, Medicare, and Commercial lines of business. He recently held the position of Director of Business Intelligence for a nonprofit health plan. David’s educational background includes Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in aeronautical engineering (yes – he was a rocket scientist), and early in his career he realized he desired to concentrate his professional efforts in an industry focused on helping people more than his fondness for space exploration. He also completed coursework towards his doctorate in Health Services Research with a focus on Biostatistics at the University of Colorado School of Public Health (All but Dissertation).
In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, David has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.
Senior Manager, Insights and Analytics,
Amer is a Senior Manager of Insights and Analytics at SRG, where he uses analytics to create data-driven solutions for clients. His passion for turning complex topics into easy-to-understand concepts is what led him to begin teaching at GA. Previously, he worked at TransUnion and Nielsen where he worked to translate data sets into actionable insights to solve business problems. Subsequently, Amer knows way too much about credit data and frozen lasagna.
He holds a BA in Economics from Colgate University and a Master's in Applied Statistics from Colorado State University. In his free time, Amer loves hiking his way through the National Parks and snowboarding down Colorado’s local hills.
Founder + Consultant,
Kristy LaPlante is a senior digital marketing leader specializing in cross-channel digital media planning and strategy. She's worked directly with numerous industries including Retail, CPG, Travel, Media, Entertainment, Finance, Healthcare, and Non-profits. Kristy is currently an independent consultant and Founder of Insight DCS, LLC and has worked with iconic global brands including Pepsi, Unilever, Samsung, Nestle, Disney, Nordstrom, Nike, Starbucks and more. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College and a dual MBA and MS degree in marketing from the University of Colorado at Denver. She was recently named one of LuxuryDaily Magazine's "Top 25 Marketing Women to Watch" list and when she isn't teaching at GA, stays busy exploring the mountains with her pup, Lola.
Moira Smith & Oliver Fisher Admissions Team
Moira and Oliver are the Denver admissions team! Both have extensive experience with education outside of "school" and are passionate about helping people advance their careers through education. Outside of GA, Oliver loves to do anything and everything in the mountains like skiing, running, and biking and Moira enjoy biking, baking bread, and checking out the Denver art scene!
DRY Soda Company creates beautifully flavored, lightly sweet sodas, made with just a handful of ingredients. Founded in Seattle in 2005 by a mother of four, DRY’s products honor the real flavors of fruit, flowers, herbs, and spices. With a commitment to simple ingredients, artistry, community, and most of all, flavor, DRY Soda Company is showing the world that not all sodas are created equal.
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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