The team at Hackertunity is made up of people who all care deeply about providing opportunities for those who have traditionally been left out of the tech industry.
Stephanie Solis, President & Founder
Pronouns: flexible (she/they/he). Stephanie was born and raised in Lancaster, California and has a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from the University of California, Riverside. She is also working on her Master's of Science in Applied Artificial Intelligence through the University fo San Diego. She enjoys karaoke and can be a bit loud and aggressive if we're being honest. She really just wants equality and justice in the world.
Tim Losee, Vice President & Director of Technology
Aaron Hampton, Secretary & Co-Founder
Pronouns: He/him. Aaron was born at a young age. He lives in a house and works when he can. He’s a nice young man and sensitive, please don’t be too loud around him.
Jess Bumbaris, Treasurer
Jess is pretty cool, but she hasn't written up her bio yet.
Emily Solis, Member of the Tech Committee
Pronouns: She/her. Emily has volunteered with non-profit organizations since the age of 18. She has made several professional career transitions, finding success as a Licensed Nurse, Instructor of Nursing, Web Technology Consultant, and Sales Director. Today she works full-time as a Network Security Engineer and mentors students and entry-level engineers. Emily lives in Nevada and splits her time between Henderson and Lake Tahoe.
Valerie Solis, Member of the Tech Committee
Pronouns: She/her. Valerie is a cybersecurity project manager and has an IT background as a Cisco certified network engineer. She believes the field of tech should be all inclusive and envisions a world where nerds of all kinds work together in harmony to build a better future. Also, she is a Sagittarius sun, Scorpio moon, and Taurus Rising. Her favorite things are traveling, Netflix, and snacks.
David Pineda, Member of the Tech Committee
Pronouns: He/him. David is one of those "break things to see how it works" kinda guys. Whether that's fixing cars or fixing websites, it's more often than not a good learned lesson. But with 11 years of web development experience, he's picked up a trick or two, making sure that his projects are functional and performant. Always looking for a good challenge, he sees the benefit in learning by doing.
Public Relations Committee
Melissa Warr, Director of Public Relations
Melissa is also pretty cool, but she hasn't written up her bio yet.