Meet the Team

Michael Blood

Owner, Project Manager and Systems Administrator

With over 20 years of experience managing projects and conceiving web-based software solutions, Michael is a vital part of our development team. His project management experience helps to ensure projects move through the development process from start to implementation to completion. He specializes in managing all aspects of complex custom web and mobile solutions, including requirements, design, development and implementation. Michael always has his eye on ensuring that the solutions put in place are geared towards quality, reliability and growth. He makes certain his projects are useful and scalable long into the future. Michael is an Amazon Web Services Certified Associate System Architect and holds a Bachelor of Computer Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration from Boise State University. When Michael is away from the office, he spends time playing indoor soccer and trail running.

Mac McQueary

System Analyst / Project Lead

Michael (Mac) McQueary is a graduate of Boise State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. Michael has more than 12 years of experience in software development along with a background in customer service, training and team leadership. Mac is skilled in writing code in a variety of programming languages and interfacing with several different types of databases, bringing a level of technical expertise to our team. In his free time Michael enjoys spending time with his family, riding motorcycles, camping, fishing and skiing.

Daniel Baker

Web Developer

Daniel Baker has an Associate of Applied Science Degree – Network Infrastructure Specialist and Web Programmers Certificate from Peninsula College. Daniel has more than twelve years experience  working in the Information Technology field including Manager of Information Systems and Web Application Development. Daniel’s primary focus has been API development and is eager to expand his knowledge as a Full Stack Web Developer. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters.

David Sutherland

Software Developer

In 2008, David Sutherland decided to turn his passion for web technology into a career as a software engineer. He has had the opportunity to turn many exciting concepts into critical tools for a wide range of businesses, from startups to fortune 500 companies. David enjoys challenges which hone his skills in both front and back end technologies. When not geeking out, he enjoys spending time with his family, rock climbing, scenic hikes and gardening.

Kevin Burke

Software Engineer

Kevin started out as an artist who learned HTML in order to put his portfolio online. Now, he is a full stack developer here at Matraex. He has been doing software engineering for 15 years and joined the Matraex team 2 years ago. He enjoys the challenging yet creative nature of his job, which exercises both the logical and artistic sides of his brain. 

Alex Boutros

Developer

Alex has been writing code for 3 years. Before coming to Matraex, he taught international students how to code in online boot camps to help them get jobs. In his free time Alex enjoys playing flight simulator games and coffee roasting.

Anthony Machado

Developer

Anthony is a full stack developer here at Matraex. He has been doing software development for 4 years. Before becoming a developer, Anthony tutored students across many different subjects. When he’s not in the zone coding at work, Anthony enjoys developing his own video games at home.

Christian Thompson

Developer

Christian is a front end developer here at Matraex. He has been doing software development for 3 years and before that he worked in residential and commercial real estate. When he’s working on apps, he enjoys building new features and experiences for the end users. Outside of the office he enjoys an active lifestyle, spending time with his son and rock climbing with his wife.

Debbie Butera

Executive Assistant

Debbie earned her Bachelors in Economics from California State University Northridge. We are very lucky to have her and she wears a lot of hats here at Matraex. She is Michael’s assistant, our amazing receptionist and HR representative. She is also the office activities planner. She’s been an executive assistant at two other companies before joining our team. In her free time she likes to do crafts, work on building projects around her property, spend time with here dogs and raise chickens.

Kyle Menefee

Enterprise Account Executive

Kyle attended Purdue University and earned his degree in leadership. He has been in the sales profession for 7 years and has been instrumental in building lasting relationships with our clients. On a day to day basis you can find him networking and reaching out to other people on behalf of the company. When Kyle is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his dog, fly-fishing and hiking in the local mountains.

Tiffanie Anderson

Sales Executive

In 2001 Tiffanie’s first company she owned was recognized as Sonoma County Business of the year and she was recognized as Sonoma County Business person of the year. Tiffanie received her education and training in business from Santa Rosa Junior College, Sonoma State University and has continued her education by attending over 165 seminars in entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, organizational development, management and human resources. She enjoys giving back to her community and has participated both as a board member and volunteer in her local Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business, Rotary and church.

Lance Olson

Marketing Director

Lance has had many different jobs throughout his career including serving, personal training, retail, graphic design and front desk reception. All of these positions have given him well rounded experience in customer service and time management. Lance graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology Exercise Science. He then earned his graphic design certificate from Golden West College. When he’s not in the office, Lance enjoys painting, cooking, going to restaurants and making YouTube videos.