Since co-founding Orases ten years ago, Nick has established a proven track record of developing dynamic, logical and easy-to-use web-based solutions. His interactive business strategies provide tangible value to our clients, while delivering excellent end user experiences. As the Orases executive responsible for IT development, Nick is involved with all Orases clients to ensure that our customized Web Business & Marketing Building Programs are well designed and successfully executed. Nick is also our liaison to the community participating in several volunteer activities and community programs including the Chamber of Commerce, The Greek Food and Dance Festival, Chamber of Commerce Marketing Round Table, The Greater Frederick Advertising Federation, The Maryland Tech Council, and the Maryland Technical Education Committee.
A co-founder of Orases, Amy has a clear vision of the critical role internet technology plays in helping companies of all sizes develop and grow their performance. For the last ten years, Amy has successfully managed complex internet and IT development ventures for clients such as Xerox, Invisible Fence®, USA Football, Onity and many more. As the VP of Finance, Amy is responsible for the traditional financial infrastructure of Orases and oversees cash and accounting service management. Amy is often part of the estimation process for large projects as her background and experience in IT melds perfectly with her Finance role to assist in smoothing out realistic budgets and time frames. Amy is dedicated to delivering exceptional levels of customer satisfaction, consistently delivering results on time and within budget.
David is a PMI Certified Project Management Professional who is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all of the operations within Orases. Our clients' needs and priorities are organized through David's clever and efficient management of the relationship between our clients and our internet developers. With over 25 years of experience in product design and development, his extensive management and leadership skills make him a resourceful asset to both our clients and our team as he excels in formulating policies, scheduling and managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources. David is a firm believer in the team environment and understands the importance of the team concept. His collaborative management and "lead by example" style helps create a positive and successful environment within the company, thus resulting in high quality products for our clients.
Dawn has a BA from Indiana University, with a minor in English Literature and a concentration in Arts and Humanities, as well as a certificate in Leadership Studies from Purdue University. She comes to Orases with a variety of experience and skills including optimum organizational and communication capabilities and an aptitude for establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships. Dawn's primary focus will be providing administrative support to Nick and the Orases team to ensure all of our clients' needs are appropriately addressed. Dawn, her husband and two children recently relocated from Indianapolis, Indiana and are enjoying their new home in Frederick. Dawn enjoys the outdoors, reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. If you have any questions or inquiries, please feel free to contact Dawn; she is ready to help in any way she can.
Since 2008 Laura has been involved with all functions associated with the daily accounting cycle for Orases. Laura has extensive experience which encompasses progressively increasing responsibilities in the areas of office administration, human resources and finance management. Laura studied Elementary Education and Accounting at Kean University. During her free time, she is an avid reader, enjoys frequent trips to NYC and is actively involved with her local food bank.
With over a decade of experience in taking websites from concept through launch for clients like the NFL and the White House, Guy has established a successful process of gathering requirements, writing specifications, establishing a quality assurance program, scheduling and managing web based projects. When he’s not at work or running his free forum website for Frederick residents to discuss issues relevant in Frederick County, Frederick Maryland Online, Guy spends much of his time with his son Liam. He also enjoys running, hiking, reading, photography, and watching the Redskins. Guy holds a BS in Political Science and a BS in Justice Studies, both from Frostburg State University.
A graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park with a BA in communication and English language & literature, Larissa honed her articulate communication skills and Internet marketing knowledge through previous experience as a communications specialist at a marketing firm and associate editor at a publishing company. Outside of the office, Larissa values time with her family and friends. She is passionate about writing, music, books, healthy living, and is always up for exploring new, creative adventures.
As a graduate of Towson University, Matt carries a B.S. in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. Before joining Orases, Matt spent several years cultivating superior client-focused service in roles such as project manager and marketing assistant, where he assisted in the creation and editing of digital marketing copy, copy editing, event planning, trade shows, and the initiation of SEO/SEM processes. Away from work, Matt enjoys music, being by the water and leading a healthy lifestyle.
Duo is detail orientated - thinking and programming from the user’s point of view, and he exhibits strong problem solving skills. He prides himself on web development utilizing cutting-edge technology. Duo has been a key developer on many Sports related projects for USA Football, NFL FLAG and NFL PPK. Prior to Orases, he worked as a database coordinator for a medical school. In addition to his work, he enjoys playing soccer, challenging friends in ping pong, and taking the occasional fishing trip. Duo has a Master’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from University of Illinois at Chicago.
Brent has a BS & MS degree from Purdue University in Applied Computer Graphics. His research focus was in e-Learning applications while using handheld devices in the classroom. In addition, Brent has years of web development experience ranging from project planning to front-end design to back-end development. Outside of web development, Brent enjoys photography and is a sports enthusiast.
Cailen is a self-starter who has a passion for pushing the envelope when it comes to writing the cleanest, most reusable code, while creating the most intuitive and enjoyable user experiences possible. In his spare time, Cailen enjoys spending time with his three children and prefers to be deep in the woods where he grew up. He also considers himself to be an extremely amateur blacksmith enthusiast. Cailen joins Orases with 15 years experience in programming.