Keri Chesire

Keri is one of Codeup’s Student Success Coordinators. She studied Sociology before enrolling in Codeup and graduating with our Olympic cohort in 2017. After Codeup, she held a role as a Support Technician for a local firm. She was promoted to Dev Operations manager, then moved on to run Operations for the whole company. Now, she’s back at Codeup as a Student Success Coordinator! Keri is big on constantly evolving and doing better while always being empathetic, understanding, and kind. If someone has a problem, she’s there to help solve it.

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Ry Sutton

Ry attended Codeup and graduated from the Apex cohort in 2020. Prior to Codeup, Ry worked in Public Education/Special Education, Food Manufacturing, and Public Accounting. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, playing guitar, cooking, and going to see his favorite local bands in Dallas.

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Jay Arredondo

Jay graduated from Codeup as part of the Ganymede cohort. Shortly after graduating, he worked at a startup software development agency. Before transitioning into software development, he enjoyed working in Outdoor Education and Parks and Recreation for the City of San Antonio focusing on youth development. To balance his life on the computer, Jay loves to be outside, go hiking with his dog Kali, playing disc golf, and enjoys the company of others.

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Madeleine Capper

Madeleine Capper is a storied local native and certified Agile professional with a B.S. in Mathematics from UTSA and is a graduate of the Codeup Data Science program.  She performed data science and consultation work with a focus in cyber security for Booz Allen Hamilton before returning to Codeup as an instructor.  Madeleine has a strong passion for the transformative properties of education and inclusive activism in the local queer community.  When she’s not making entirely self indulgent jocular riffs you can find her getting way too invested in the most recent heavy metal albums of the day.

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Javier Ruedas

Javier has a Ph.D. in anthropology and an M.S. in Information Studies. Prior to joining Codeup, he had over 15 years of experience as an instructor in anthropology, Spanish, children’s literature, and coding. He was also a licensed New Orleans tour guide. He spent nearly two years in the Amazon rainforest working on digital preservation of Indigenous cultural knowledge. He is interested in digital archives, information organization, and metadata. He has worked as a freelance web developer, coding instructor, and consulting archivist. Javier loves history and children’s literature. He also enjoys the outdoors, ancient languages, and D&D.

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