I graduated from UCLA in Engineering and Computer Science, then worked full-time for Citibank as Programmer/Analyst and Designer for over 25 years before becoming an independent contractor.
At my job I taught programming classes and mentored new employees. I traveled to several countries to install software and train users, so I have worked with a variety of cultures and personalities.
I am patient and strive to see the world from the point of view of the student, and I never talk down to anyone.
I am dedicated to my students and I am there for them when they need me.
I am clear in emails and when adding comments to programs. I'm available to answer questions or even tutor over the Internet with Remote Desktop if that works for you.
I like to prepare for lessons by looking over the chapter or materials, sometimes working the problems or writing code myself to be sure I can present it in the most helpful and efficient way.
I can also be light and silly when appropriate, because even learning these subjects can be creative and fun!
I am married and live in West Los Angeles with my wife and our Australian Labradoodle.
I will do my very best to help you be successful with your studies and meet your goals!
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