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.
Shomaila Hafeez, Office Manager
Shomaila joined Cityspan right after graduating from the University of California,
Berkeley, with a BA in social welfare. Previously, she has worked as an administrative
assistant, peer advisor, and served in various customer support roles. At Cityspan,
Shomaila manages account and HR, is part of the Help Desk Support Team, and assists
with all projects.
Lolita Tabujara, Customer Service Manager
Lolita is the primary help desk support staffer, answering questions and assisting
clients with all aspects of Youthservices.net. She also conducts many WebEx trainings
and represents Cityspan at conferences throughout the year. Lolita holds a Bachelor's
in Music degree from the University of the Pacific. Prior to joining the help desk
team, she served as a band director of competitive high school music programs and
managed the Associated Student Body program at high schools in central California.
In her spare time, Lolita tutors grade school students and also serves as the drum
major for the San Francisco Renegades Drum and Bugle Corps.