Justin grew up in Albert Lea, MN where he had a passion for sports, music, and computers. After high school, a soccer scholarship led Him to Waldorf College in Forest City where he studied Computer Information Systems. After getting a web development internship His freshmen year, Justin knew exactly the career path he wanted to take.
Feeling ready to take on the world after only 3 years of college Justin pursued a job opportunity in Minneapolis, MN where He married his high school sweetheart Kelley. Four years and 1 child later, Justin was hired as the CTO and Software Engineer for the Minneapolis based start-up Thrill On. Fast-forward another 4 years and 1 more child and Justin was ready to get out of the city and move back to Albert Lea to be closer to family, CWS was a great opportunity to make that a reality.
In his free time Justin enjoys spending time with His wife Kelly, daughter Ella (5), and son James(2) as well as golfing, snowboarding, playing music, and just relaxing. Justin and his family also enjoy traveling internationally and learning about other cultures. Through the years they’ve had the opportunity to spend time in Itlay, Jordan, Turkey, Australia, Thailand, and few islands in the Caribbean, and hope to continue exploring the world.