Hung Ly

Hung comes to Codeup with a unique background in technology, management, and education. He studied Computer Science before enlisting in the Air Force. During his eight years of service, Hung held positions as Airfield Operations Manager and Training Manager. He brings experience in developing curriculum, training compliance, and guiding others towards professional growth. In 2017, Hung graduated from Saint Louis University with a B.S. in Aeronautics. He is an advocate for serving others and the community. Hung is also a Codeup alumnus who hopes to empower future students towards a successful career change. In his free time, Hung enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports, and learning new technologies.

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Olivia Lucero

Olivia joins Codeup as a Content Copywriter. She studied relationships and psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She uses her previous experience coaching clients at Match and creating content for Mend, a company that helps people through heartbreak, to write content that empowers people. She brings skills in branding, content marketing, and copywriting. Her hobbies include working on her own blog, baking, hiking, and playing board games. A Parisian at heart and former French Club President, she loves all things French culture. She’s also our resident fashionista.

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Marianna Vargas Muñoz

Marianna comes from a background in Student Development in Higher Education and Business best practices. She will be utilizing her passion for creating strong and meaningful relationships to help our students fulfill their career goals.

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Faith Kane

Faith Kane holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from UT Austin and a Master of Education specializing in Talent Development and Advanced Curriculum from Texas State University. Her background in public education spans nineteen years and six districts in Dallas and San Antonio. Faith is a long-time advocate for empowerment through quality education. She is a graduate of Codeup’s Data Science program who now uses her background to guide and support students.

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Katie Facemire

Katie is our Operations Associate. Originally from Houston, she moved to San Antonio to attend UTSA and graduated with a degree in Marketing. Before Codeup, Katie spend a year living in Shanghai, China teaching English. While living abroad she loved traveling, learning more about other cultures, and eating all types of new foods! On the weekends you can find her visiting her favorite dog parks in San Antonio with her best four-legged friend, Alaska. She’s loves being active and playing sports. Her two favorite sports are women’s tackle football and rugby.

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Casey Friday

Casey graduated from UTSA with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Music. He has since spent almost 10 years as a web developer, specializing in automation and e-commerce. He also spent 1.5 years as the Director of Security at a cryptocurrency hedge fund, where he built custom software for emerging crypto technologies. He has always loved learning new skills quickly and is thrilled to share this pastime with Codeup students. Outside of the class, he loves to disassemble every product can, to see how they work.

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Douglas Hirsh

Douglas brings 18 years of professional development experience. He has worked for companies ranging in size from startups to Fortune 50s. In his spare time, Douglas spends time with his family and continues to learn new things.

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Liza Gomez

Liza comes to Codeup from the education sector after a career of serving as teacher and athletic coach in San Antonio and working for a K-12 EdTech company. Liza is excited to continue working in an education environment while helping students find their path after graduation from Codeup. With a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College, Liza has always found her way back home to San Antonio. Outside of Codeup, you can catch her spending time with her family and doggo, traveling, reading, or playing adult rec sports.

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Kristin Davis

Kristin is our current Marketing intern. She is born and raised in San Antonio, TX, where she attends UTSA and studies Marketing. Kristin enjoys writing, listening to music, cooking, and watching the Pink Panther with Steve Martin and she doesn’t care what Terrell has to say about that. She hopes to pursue her writing and creative thinking skills with us at Codeup to contribute to our mission of helping people launch their careers in tech and create their tomorrow!

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