Nathanael Padgett

Professional Summary

Professional full-stack web developer in Springfield, Missouri specializing in developing secure database-driven solutions for small and midsize businesses (SMB). I provide value by automating processing & reporting, plus developing dashboards and interfaces that help make business decisions more accurately and quickly. My main business site is 417 Solutions, where I put my skills and creativity to work for small & midsized businesses.

Personal Life

A father of four great kids and the husband of an amazing wife . I enjoy spending time with my wife & kids, programming web apps, database design, photography, graphic design and videography. I love Jesus, my wife, my kids and my family. My free time is usually spent watching my kids' sporting events, doing consulting work, or playing Fortnite or Minecraft with the family.

Certifications & Education

GIAC Certified Web Application Defender

2018 GIAC Certifications

A GWEB certification demonstrates a mastery in securing web applications against common application errors as well as recognizing and mitigating security weaknesses in existing web applications.

Salesforce Certified Administrator

2018 Salesforce

Successfully passed the Salesforce Certified Administrator certification exam while attending DreamForce in 2017. Continue to maintain certification by taking maintenance modules three times a year to stay up to date on whats new in Salesforce.

Bachelor of Computer Science

2005 Evangel University

Majored in Computer Science with a minor in Multimedia. Managed the University's student-based news website, CrusaderMedia, including staff assignments and website upkeep.

Experience

Information Systems Manager

2015 - Current AGFinancial (formerly AG Financial Solutions)

Holding billions of dollars in asset management, I lead the IS department at AGFinancial in developing business efficiencies that help save company resources and provide accurate information to key stakeholders via technology. I've lead the successful implementation of the secure online portal that clients use to manage their assets 24/7/365, created customized reports and dashboards of business intelligence, and continue to work with various vendors in bringing new and exciting technologies and capabilities into AGFinancial. Primary technologies utilized include: PHP, DB2, IBM i, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Javascript, Bootstrap, AJAX, REST APIs, Windows IIS, NeverBounce API, SparkPost API, Google Maps, API, Lexis Nexis API.

Owner / Developer

2005 - Current 417 Solutions, LLC (formerly Digital Solutions Studio)

I've work with clients from coast to coast in helping them develop an online presence for their business or ministry. From website maintenance to full stack development work, I manage customized installs as well as Wordpress installations. Primary technologies utilized include: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, AJAX, REST APIs

Web Developer

2008-2015 Dream Vacations, LLC

As the largest Apple Vacations' reseller in North America, Dream Vacations' website presence consists of the management of several hundred resort pages as well as the backend agent-side management system that directly ties everything together. From the front-end management to the backend sales engine, I was involved daily working with technologies such as PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript as well as working with vendors to make sure Dream Vacations stayed #1 in the industry.

Web Developer

2005 - 2008 Central Bible College

I managed Central Bible College's visual online presence, as well as developed an intranet portal for the students. I had the opportunity to develop in Sharepoint server for intranet & file system management. I mainly worked in ASP & SQL on a Windows IIS server.

Conferences Attended

An Event Apart

2019 Denver, CO

Majored in Computer Science with a minor in Multimedia. Managed the University's student-based news website, CrusaderMedia, including staff assignments and website upkeep.

SANS: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials

2018 Reston, VA

Majored in Computer Science with a minor in Multimedia. Managed the University's student-based news website, CrusaderMedia, including staff assignments and website upkeep.

Cybersecurity & Ethics Symposium

2018 Springfield, MO

Majored in Computer Science with a minor in Multimedia. Managed the University's student-based news website, CrusaderMedia, including staff assignments and website upkeep.

DreamForce

2017 San Francisco, CA

Majored in Computer Science with a minor in Multimedia. Managed the University's student-based news website, CrusaderMedia, including staff assignments and website upkeep.

ZendCon

2017 Las Vegas, NV

Majored in Computer Science with a minor in Multimedia. Managed the University's student-based news website, CrusaderMedia, including staff assignments and website upkeep.

Tech-It-Out

2016 Springfield, MO

Successfully passed the Salesforce Certified Administrator certification exam while attending DreamForce in 2017. Continue to maintain certification by taking maintenance modules three times a year to stay up to date on whats new in Salesforce.

ZendCon

2015 Las Vegas, NV

A GWEB certification demonstrates a mastery in securing web applications against common application errors as well as recognizing and mitigating security weaknesses in existing web applications.

Skills

Business

Project management, communication, problem solving, focused, task prioritization & execution, attention to detail

Programming

PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, Bootstrap framework

API Interfaces

Twilio API, SparkPost API, NeverBounce API, Lexis Nexis API

Get in Touch

The best initial contact method is to simply email me. I reserve phone calls for prospective clients and those I'm already working with.

Springfield, Missouri
417-496-6275

What I'm Interested In

Freelance & consulting work for small and midsize businesses
Connecting with like-minded industry pears
Wasting my time