Chrissy Rey: President & Founder
Chrissy has been working with the web since 1995. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Maryland in College Park, and spent some time working as a zookeeper and animal technician before she gave up animal wrangling for programming. Concentrating on web application and game development, Chrissy loves to teach what she knows. She has written, contributed to, and tech edited numerous technical books and courses, while continuing to hone her skills by developing award-winning applications through her company Pongos Interactive. Chrissy is also the founder of Coder Kids Club.
Dave Willis: Vice President of Technology
Dave came to Pongos with an extensive background in network operations. He uses that experience to help our clients manage their web servers and other internet-related systems. He is also a graduate and former instructor at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, where he taught Television Technology, Radio Technology and audio/video production. Dave got into web design and development in 1998. He has used his skills in web programming, graphic design, and A/V production to work with musicians, radio stations, and businesses to establish themselves on the Internet.
Therese Forbes: Director of Operations
Therese holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Psychology and a minor in Business from The University of South Carolina. Therese is responsible for day-to-day oversight of Pongos operations, developing requirements, coordinating activities within Pongos, and coordinating activities between Pongos and other networks. Her professional experience ranges from natural products manufacturer to web hosting and design. She is an activist for buying local, and is a member of the College Park Neighborhood Business Alliance. Therese is also community leader in developing educational school gardens to promote all aspects of hand-on education for the children and their families, as well as the Fundraising Officer of her local elementary school’s PTA.