VP of Engineering
Stuart is responsible for the architecture, implementation, and deployment of Bellacrest's custom software tools and products. Using Ruby, Objective-C, Java, MySQL, and many proprietary and open source technologies, he and the development teams build the systems that are used by our clients and business partners.
Stuart was CTO of GolfBuzz Inc, developers of innovative publishing tools and technologies dedicated to the golf community. After the acquisition of GolfBuzz, he stayed on as VP of Engineering at Sportgenic, Inc, where he led the development of the AdPortal suite of self-service advertising products. Stuart first worked with Scott and Don at PureCarbon as one of the original architects of the JobPlanet suite of software. Previously, he was the Director of Operations for the New York University Center for Advanced Technology and a Senior Systems Engineer at Apple, Inc.
Stuart holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from New York University and a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from Cornell University. Stuart lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and two boys.
Director of Design
Don is responsible for the visual design on the Bellacrest team. He provides design support to our clients ranging from something as simple as a consultation on an existing site to a full logo and branding design.
Don most recently served as the Director of Interactive Design at Sportgenic, Inc. where he was responsible for the branding and UI of Sportgenic's AdPortal software. Prior to that, Don helped found the startups GolfBuzz and PureCarbon. He has designed websites since the mid-90's for such Fortune 500 companies as Apple, The Home Depot, Bank of America, AT&T and CNN.
Don received his BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia and currently lives in a midcentury-modern split level near Atlanta with his wife and their two hounds.
Director of Software Development
Alex's professional background has contributed to his strong skills in software development, organization, teamwork, attention-to-detail, learning and applying new skills and dedication to large-scale projects and contexts.