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Our Recent Graduates

After their 12-week journey to becoming Full-Stack Developers, our students have grown their technical skills. These students have gone from little to no experience to learning HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React and then diving into a back-end technology stack to round out their full-stack understanding.

Interested in hiring a graduate?

All of our graduates are ready for their first jobs as junior developers. If you think someone would be a great fit for your team, please feel free to reach out to them directly. If you want more information about how our career support program works or direct recommendations for your needs, please contact us at

Nicholas Weber

Creative Problem Solver and Tinkerer

Nick is a Full Stack Developer with a soft spot for building small apps to help businesses operate just a little bit easier. With a background in Marketing, Automation, Analytics, Account Management, and Film Production, he's developed a knack for taking complex subjects and communicating them in plain English. He thoroughly enjoys meeting new people and is constantly learning something new.

Nicholas Vilela

Tinkerer of Things

Nicholas is a programmer that loves solving puzzles and overcoming challenges.

Albert Strange

Developer, Critical Thinker, and Socialite

Albert is a developer that comes from Ohio. He has been passionate about technology for as long as he can remember. Albert believes that education is an ongoing process and continues to add new skills to his profession.

Mallory Smith

Developer and Biologist in Training

Mallory is a developer from Indiana. She loves constantly learning and meeting new people in the tech community and is committed to teaching others as she grows. She believes having mentors is vital to learning quickly and hopes to one day become one.

Michelle Polinsky

Constantly Curious Creator and Lover of Old Things

Not one to shy away from a challenge, Michelle likes to push herself in effort to continuously learn new things. This is how she discovered her passion for development. Being able to use her creative talents and find fulfillment in solving problems is what she enjoys most.

Rick Ortiz

Developer, Musician, and Self-Starter

Rick is an aspiring developer with an insatiable curiosity and a passion for learning new things. Rick loves creating something from nothing, whether that be music or an application that provides utility to the end user. He also believes that the best things in life lie beyond your comfort zone.

Nadia Murchison

Positive and Creative Developer

Nadia is a budding developer with an eagerness for knowledge and a passion for growth. She loves to spread positive vibes wherever she goes and believes in empathy, giving back to the community, always striving to learn something new, and helping others whenever possible.

Kyle Macalindong

Full-Stack Developer

Kyle cares about the quality of work versus rushing it and not getting the best quality. Kyle loves working with other people and communicating with them.

Adam Jones

Junior Developer and College Student

Adam is a young adult who is eager to learn and please. He believes it is important to to challenge yourself when possible.

Chris Hayes

Developer and lover of the outdoors

Chris is a southern California native with a passion for creative problem solving and developing creative and useful applications.

Tony Grimm

Developer, Military Officer, and Adventure Seeker

Tony is a well rounded developer with a background in military, government, analytics, and professional development. He has a knack for communication and aspires to change the world to be a better place.

Corey Grandmaison

Developer, Ontologist, and Promethean

Corey is a developer, born in St. Petersburg but raised in Michigan. He cares passionately about learning, recursion and efficiency. Corey strives to create a pinnacle of balance in all aspects of life and will forever walk the path of the eternal student.

Stephen Gacio

Programmer, Student, and Gamer

Stephen is a motivated developer with a history of working in the customer service industry. He is a hard working individual who began his development career at Suncoast Developers Guild in St. Pete, Fl.

Jackson Ford

Developer and Student

Jackson is a developer from St. Petersburg FL. He enjoys learning new languages and fixing problems that a user may run into.

Jessica Evans

Developer, Explorer, and Scrabble-Addict

Jessica is a Florida native who's always been attracted to the complexity and confusion of language. After studying French in undergrad and Linguistics in grad school, she decided delve into the world of computer languages and give programming a try. She immediately fell in love with the continuous learning, creativity, and collaboration involved with it and is excited to keep learning and growing.

Tristan DeAugustine

Developer and Musician

Tristan is a software developer that has a love for creating new things whether it is with music or with code. Tristan loves working with others and overcoming challenges.

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Heather Johnson-Ledlie

Mother, entrepreneur and lover of all food

Heather is a Florida native with a passion for development. She strives to learn new things and is always up for a challenge.

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Allan Hall

Hard-Worker, Developer, Avid-Learner and Friend

Allan is originally from Fort Worth, Texas where he worked in construction installing windows. Wanting a new challenge, he came to SDG to pursue his love for learning and expand his tool-belt to include web development. Allan strives to better himself and the world around him through the vast reach of technology.

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Dante Harasz

Developer, Explorer, Renaissance Man

Dante uses his broad life experience to connect with the problems and struggles of others and uses that to create awesome solutions. He prefers to be surrounded by diverse team as he knows from experience that this will lead to a better end product.

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Dawn Ribeiro

A Wife and a Problem Solver Who Loves Challenges

I'm always open minded when it comes to a new challenge. I love to collaborate with others to come up with better solutions. As a developer, I love the fact that I learn something new every single day and that trend will continue throughout my new career.

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Joe Baranski

Developer, Conservationist, Visionary

Joe is a developer from the central Florida area. He aspires to create useful applications that can be used in a wide variety of circumstances; the sky is the limit. He very much subscribes to the idea of 'move fast and break things', and is ecstatic to see where his software development career will take him.

Garrett Anderson

Garrett Anderson

Developer, Musician, Adventurer

Garrett is a Florida boy with a global mind-set and a passion for building beautiful things.

Jordan Bryan

Jordan Bryan

Developer, Technician, Avid Researcher

Jordan has always been surrounded by technology and strived to learn more through whatever means Jordan can. From instructional videos to documentation Jordan continuously want to learn more. Jordan has always loved learning something new in the technical field to increase the number of practical "tools" in his "toolbox". No matter where Jordan ends up he will make sure that it is a productive learning environment that fosters the growth of himself, and others.

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