Andrew Staley


During Fall Term of 2001, Andrew started his first paid job as a student programmer at Eastern Michigan University and also his freshman year. Beginning studies in Computer Science, he later switched to a Networking & Information Technology Administration program in the College of Technology, wanting less theory and a more hands-on approach to learning.

In the summer of 2006, he was offered and accepted a full-time position at Minacs Worldwide, a world leader in Telecom Services, as a Senior 4GL Web Developer. There he developed ColdFusion Enterprise-level web applications, and helped the Internal Business Services group within the company develop and embrace newer Web 2.0 & Ajax Technologies.

In the late-summer of 2007 and shortly after he completed a Bachelors' of Science Degree in Networking & Information Technology Administration, Andrew was offered a full-time position as a Platform Specialist/Application Administrator at Eastern Michigan University. There he was the first founding member in the newly formed Application Administration Services (AAS) Team, under the leadership of then Director Kevin Bubb. While in the AAS Team, Andrew solely officially supported/administered Appworx 6.0 Server and supported Client Appworx installs. He also supported and made great strides in the advancement of the implementation of the Business Objects Enterprise (BOE) system for the first six months on the job.

In 2008, Andrew was reassigned to the Portal Support Services team within Eastern Michigan's Division of IT. There, he worked on the development of Adobe Flex 3.0 and Adobe ColdFusion web-based applications. While also researching and helping other team members get a grasp of the new Flex Technology for RIA development.

In 2017, Andrew accepted and started his current position as a Web Server Administrator at Michigan Medicine, the wholly owned academic medical center of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, in the Health Information & Technology Services (HITS) department.