Sean Blessing
Sean is a proud husband and father of 2 elementary school kids. He enjoys traveling with his family, recently completing a 3 week National Park road trip. Music is his primary hobby and he’s an avid fan of alternative/modern rock, attending several concerts a year. He’s also an aspiring guitarist, learning over the last few years. He and his family enjoy being outdoors as much as possible. Sean stays active by running, biking, hiking and occasionally playing tennis.

Areas of Expertise

Development Team Management

Software Development:  Primarily Java, HTML and Javascript

Project Management and Business Analysis

Representative Courses Taught

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Excel

Java

Years of Experience in the Field

15 Years’ Development

8 Years’ IT Management

Relevant work experience

The Kroger Co. - 10 Years

Fusion Alliance – 5 years

Resort Condominiums International (RCI) – 8 years

Accomplishments

Built RCI’s online transaction presence (RCI.com) in 1997 utilizing Java, beating competitors to market

Led Java User Group at Kroger for 3 years, connecting with developers across the organization

Strong interpersonal relationship skills rooted leadership of Associate Engagement Team for entire organization (1200+ associates)

Recruiting & Associate Development - Getting developers in the right position for the right projects

Academic Background

Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) BS – Computer Information Systems, 1993

Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) – Minor in Mathematics, 1993

Sun Certified Java Developer - 2004

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