Mark Min, Chief Executive Officer
Mark has over 15 years of experience developing information systems for public agencies, school districts and nonprofit organizations. He manages software used by over 2,000 social services agencies nationally. His experience in diverse communities gives Cityspan a broad understanding of how technology can strengthen social service delivery and enhance program accountability. Mark holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Mark Chuang, Chief Technology Officer
Mark is an application architect with over 10 years of experience developing database
and internet technologies. He oversees all aspects of software development including
database design, application programming and user interface development. Mark holds
a BS in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Timothy Herrera, Senior System Administrator
One of the first Cityspan programmers, Timothy wrote ASP code and did technical
support and systems administration. After a few years, he left California for Oregon,
where he worked as a Systems Programmer for the City of Eugene. There, he did server
administration, systems security, project management, application architecture design,
.Net programming (n-tier applications), and advanced systems and applications debugging.
Less than 3 years later, Timothy returned to Cityspan where he manages the company
network and communications, provides complex hardware and software support, and
maintains the servers. He spends his spare time biking around the San Francisco
Bay Area, rock climbing, and playing basketball.
Raphael Tran, Senior Programmer
Raphael has worked extensively with web enterprise solutions. Currently, Raphael
heads the contract management system which includes designing and maintaining a
custom framework to store, retrieve and report on grant data; the framework also
includes incorporation of any custom business logic requested by the client. Raphael
works closely with the services management system to integrate contract management
functionality with client data. Raphael holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Kent Hu, Senior Programmer
Kent has more than 10 years of experience with Internet and database technologies.
He customizes the client-tracking system and builds report generators for new clients,
and is responsible for maintaining the GEAR UP and 21st Century CLC annual performance
report generators. Before joining the Cityspan team, he built web sites and web
applications for MediaBubble and its clients, and learned how to drive a forklift
in North Carolina. Kent holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
from the University of California, Berkeley.
John Meyer, Programmer
John works on Cityspanís grant management system as well as special projects. Prior
to joining Cityspan, John worked in New York City for half a decade before departing
for Austin, Texas, where he led the development of an e-learning solution that would
help companies understand Federal regulatory requirements. He is passionate about
web standards and about creating elegant user experiences. John enjoys the functional
aspects of XSLT. He holds a BA in Philosophy from Yale.
Kevin Ulin, Programmer
Kevin has 10 years of experience with web database technologies. He is responsible
for developing Cityspan's client tracking systems. Currently, Kevin works on developing
and maintaining back-end tools for the contract management systems and grants management
systems. Kevin holds a BS in Computer Science from San Jose State University.
Chris Melius, Programmer
Chris has 5 years of experience developing database and internet technologies. At
Cityspan, some of his projects include developing almost all the PDF reports, which
utilize XSL-FO technology. He has also worked extensively on sites for SES grantees.
Prior to joining Cityspan, Chris created e-commerce and marketing support systems
for leading internet advertisers. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University
Han Zhang, Programmer
Han is one of the most recent additions to the Cityspan programming team. He has
4 years of experience in programming and web development. Currently he works on
various projects, including developing customized reports for the city of Oakland
Measure Y grantees and the National Science Foundation Academies for Young Scientists
program. Han holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the
University of California, Berkeley, where he co-developed an online mapping solution
for the university campus.
Yvonne Wen, BOMS Data Analyst
Yvonne works with Kevin on the Business Objects Management System, including building and maintaining report universes, and authoring reports. She holds a BA in Economics and Legal Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, she worked as a legal assistant, and volunteered at the Family Violence Law Center in Oakland, CA. If she could, Yvonne would spend most of her afternoons at an English tea room.
Shomaila Hafeez, Office Manager
Shomaila has been part of the Cityspan team since 2008. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a BA in social welfare. At Cityspan, Shomaila manages all aspects of Accounting and HR; is the designated Gear UP project manager, and assists with all projects.
Roselyn Ly, Project Manager
Roselyn started off at Cityspan as a data entry staffer, before we insisted she join us as a full-time team member. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Political Economy with a concentration in globalization. She was active in the California American Advertising Federation and in the campus student government. Roselyn also interned for California State Senator Loni Hancock. She is the Cityspan 21CCLC grant manager. In her spare time, she loves to cook and listen to a variety of music ranging from classical, to techno, to latin, and country.
Hayley Cole, Project Manager
Hayley joined the Cityspan team in 2011, after graduating from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, with a BS in City and Regional Planning. Prior to Cityspan, she worked in sales and as a planning intern. Hayley's role at Cityspan ranges from assisting with client support, to setting up systems for incoming clients and managing larger scale clients in Chicago and San Francisco.
Matt Gothro, Project Manager
Matt joined the Cityspan team in 2013, after graduating from California State University, Chico, with a BA in Political Science. Prior to Cityspan, he interned with the City of Chico's City Manager's office. Matt is the designated California ASES/ASSETs/21c project manager.