“None of us is as smart as all of us.”


founder | president

A software consultant since 1990, David is an advocate for using clever technology to help businesses run smart, and efficiently. He’s FileMaker Certified and a Platinum Member of the FileMaker Business Alliance, and has built hundreds of apps in scores of industries. He’s skilled at strategy, translating complex concepts into simple terms, and at extracting maximum talent from strong teams. David is founder and a board member of the esteemed “FileMaker Developers in Southern California” group. He’s a noted technology & business speaker, logging over 100 international presentations. He’s active in several business groups and is an executive board member of the Burbank Chamber of Commerce. A former radio DJ and record producer, David spends time with his wife & dogs, collecting eclectic music, and biking around SoCal.

Chris’s background includes a 10-year career in production management and budgeting in the film, television, post-production and visual effects industries. Chris transitioned to computer software at a major computer game company. While there, he honed his interface design skills, enabling him to build intuitive user experiences into business software systems. The apps Chris designs deliver huge ROI to customers, often paying for themselves many times over. He is expert at custom development and an excellent “trail guide” for our new customers. He is an avid bike rider and a passionate photographer; some of his photos adorn the walls at ACD…and this website.


director | development


director | quality assurance

Joe has broad experience and has worked at such companies as Disney, Amgen, and CRESST/UCLA, managing critical business applications. Joe is FileMaker certified and also works with a variety of other technologies like Access, SalesForce and Zoho. He has designed and built systems for dozens of industries but has become particularly expert in entertainment, fire departments and membership organizations. Joe is known for his rock-solid customer service and his clever problem solving skills…that often leave the rest of the ACD staff in silent awe. On the side, Joe has written, directed, produced and acted in a number of feature films and shorts. He is also an accomplished magician.

Jake comes to Angel City from an account management background at Apple Inc., where his sharp skills produced an impeccable customer satisfaction rating. He has a passion for creating innovative designs that provide exceptional user experiences. Jake believes that great design means a thousand no’s to get to a single yes, and he’s responsible for our FileMaker Excellence Award for Design of the Year. Jake is passionate about helping customers realize effective mobile  and web strategies, and has a voracious appetite for learning new technologies. In addition to his love for the digital world, Jake enjoys music production, water/snow sports, and traveling.


director | design


director | operations

Angela is an integral part of almost everything at ACD, adeptly handling strategy planning, contracts, project documents, purchasing, scheduling, and bookkeeping for our busy office. She also provides assistance to our new customers, handles project management and is our “white glove” tester of new systems. She is a rare catalyst for our entire team, where her efforts help improve everyone else at ACD. Angela’s past experience as an actress, writer, and recruiter allow her to bring smarts and creativity to everything she does. Outside of work she practices the craft of Reiki and Tarot. She also loves to spend time with family, her husband and her puppies, Harry and Loki.

Brian has over 15 years experience in the FileMaker world starting in the public education sector, before moving into the health-services industry at United Healthcare. His skills at creating speed and efficiency in a system is cutting edge. Brian has created this efficiency for large school systems, non-profit organizations, and the biggest health insurer in the world ( UHC ). No system is too big or too complicated to scare away this under-the-hood wizard. He continues to hone his skills in JavaScript, JSON and a world of mind-bending new technologies that interest our customers. In his spare time, Brian enjoys international travel and exploring new cultures around the world.


senior developer


developer | designer

Julia brings a skilled background in graphic and web design to her work as a superb consultant. She received a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Art from the University of California San Diego and has extensive experience designing systems for the non-profit, fine art, and education sectors. Julia specializes in effective interface design and she helps the entire crew at ACD create applications that are inviting and friendly. She is a FileMaker Certified developer and plays in PHP and other web technologies. Julia also has a hand in a developing ACD’s internal systems, keeping the team productive with great tools. She can be found in her down time pursuing painting, sculpture, music, and her cats.

Deborah has been at the forefront of custom software solutions since 2003. With an unwavering commitment to innovation, she designs aesthetically pleasing, highly intuitive software that serves as a powerful catalyst for business transformation. Rooted in the philosophy that software should elevate, not complicate the user experience, Deborah focuses on developing platforms that are as enjoyable to use as they are functional. Her portfolio spans multiple industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, education, and event planning. Deborah also enjoys delving into the celestial realm of astrology where she finds solace and inspiration in understanding the cosmic dance of the stars.


project manager | developer


client relations

Glen joined Angel City Data after an eight year stint as a former FileMaker Business Account Manager for the SouthWest Region.  He holds a BS in Management from San Francisco State University.  His entrepreneurial spirit as a former Mobile DJ, MC, and photo booth operator in the event services industry gives him wealth of business and operational knowledge. His prior experience in Internet Security at Symantec also gave him an understanding the needs of both large and small business customers.  Glen is tasked with introducing our new products and services and maintaining relationships with our new and current customers in the role of Client Relations.
Barb began work with the FileMaker/Claris platform in 1988 and has been delighting diverse clients since then with bespoke solutions to unique problems. She comes to Angel City Data after 39 years running MicroServ LLC, a former FileMaker Platinum Partner. Her clients range from major university departments to auto leasing companies and law firms. The success of these installations stems from twin emphases on technical proficiency and in-depth customer support. She supported many clients for over twenty years, a longevity uncommon in this industry. Clients report that Barb’s attentiveness to their needs is as mission-critical as her technical skills. Barb’s outside interests include spending time with her wife and children, hiking, and gardening.

consultant | developer


marketing | social media

Cassie draws on over 15 years of extensive experience in the customer service and five-star hospitality industries. Her passion for problem solving and her “people-first” approach to business are what led her to Angel City Data. She works creatively with the ACD team and brings her keen eye and clever energy to help amplify our stories via blog, video and social media channels. Her efforts have lead to significant growth in these areas. Cassie takes pride in being a mother, a wife and a homemaker. She also loves to explore and go on various adventures with her family.

Norman is a passionate, customer-focused professional with over 15 years’ experience in Information Technology, and has been responsible for building multiple Apple reselling and service businesses. Norm is a caring individual with degrees in both Psychology and Business, and uses his “client whisperer” skills at ACD to assist with lead generation, sales, partnership development, customer relationship management and negotiation. He is never happier than when he can bring good partners together to solve business technology issues. In his spare time, Norm is ardent photographer and a long-time board member of the Los Angeles Digital Imaging Group.


lead generation



Stacy is the financial motor that helps keep Angel City Data moving forward. Her attention to all matters accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, payables and receivables are a treasure for the rest of us. Her thoroughness and attention to detail are why she’s such an asset to our team. Outside the office she is the proud mother of one son who’s an Air Force jet pilot and another who’s climbing the ladder of the high finance world. There’s good genes in this family. In her spare time, she is an absolute nut for the beach and also enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her husband and friends.