TG Spotlight: Kelly Ross

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Job Title/Role: Director, Professional Services

Time at TG: 4 months

Q: Where did you grow up?

A: A small Texas town (Brenham, TX), home to Bluebell ice cream. It is located about ½ way between Austin and Houston.

Q: What career path did you choose for yourself as a child?

A: I wanted a career in anything computer related (from a very early age). I’ve always been very interested in programming and IT work as well as anything related to technology in general.

Q: What's your favorite TV show?

A: The Walking Dead

Q: What are your favorite activities or hobbies?

A: I enjoy going to the beach, tinkering with tech gadgets (Raspberry Pi, 3d printing, etc.), and growing my development skills.

Q: Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

A: Yes, I have a Dachshund/Poodle mix named Midnight (he is VERY spoiled).

Q: Where is your favorite vacation spot?

A: Jamaica most recently was awesome.

Q: Anything on your bucket list?

A: I would love to go skydiving!

Q: What do you love best about your job?

A: I love the teamwork and people I work with. The challenges are also something I always look forward to when working with TG clients.

Q: What has been your best experience at TG so far?

A:  My best experience with TG has been working with all the talented people, the company culture is wonderful, family-like, and everyone at TG is approachable. The engagements always are challenging and fun and the companies that we do business with are very professional and doing great things with technology.

Q: What technologies have you worked with or enjoyed working with?

A: I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the Talend Suite of software, MSSQL, MySQL, Java, and all forms of Analytics.

Q: Do you have any certifications? If so, which ones?

A: Yes. MCSE and Industrial Control Electronics