We are everything you could desire from a great team

Besides having great relationships with our partners, contractors and free-lance resources, we have a dedicated team of account managers, team leaders, front end developers, back end developers, and designers that form the core of our business allowing you to receive the best service possible.

In order for us to be able to develop your solutions, it is important for you to have a team that you can count on. Each project will get assigned team members based on the project requirements. Below you can see the profiles of some of the most trusted members and developers of our 25+ team.

Executive Leadership

Juan Lopez
CEO, ACCOUNT MANAGER

Juan is a Systems Engineer that is MCSA and Network+ certified with a strong programming background in primarily Microsoft technologies for windows, mobile and web applications. He started out programming applications for windows and mobile devices in .NET and Delphi to then get involved in several web development projects. He gained a lot of experience in developing solutions for the online vacation rental industry and applied this to other projects for different industries and applications. Besides being a senior .NET developer, he is also knowledgeable with Windows Server management and administration. Using his experience and his network of contacts and friends he created a team of trustworthy team leaders, developers and designers that formed into NearSource, Inc. His team has evolved over the years expanding their skill sets as clients demands have grown and changed. He acted as lead developer for many projects when NearSource started out while and as the team grew he adapted different methodologies for both leadership and development. Even though his primary role is as CEO and head of sales, he is very involved with how NearSource operates and delivers solutions for clients. He makes sure that the team is adapting the more appropiate development methodologies and solutions for each project while continuously training the different roles in the team. His latest initiative was to conver the entire team to adapt a version of Scrum methodology which has brought positive results in both development times and better communication with clients.

Alicia Menda
COO, ACCOUNT MANAGER

Alicia is a Systems Engineer with a professional background in Programming, Project Management and Business Operations. She is a Certified Business Professional (CBP) in Project Management obtained at BorderCom International. She has experience in both desktop and web applications, with skills in HTML/CSS, C++/C++.NET using Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC), SQL Server and other programming languages. Alicia has been key in assembling our current team of project managers, developers, designers and testers via a rigorous recruiting process that evaluates potential candidates and partners. She created the entire Human Resource Department which is very important for NearSource and the team as it handles everything from recruiting, employee evaluations, guidelines, employee bonuses and more. She has implemented several workflow processes currently in place at NearSource to make sure all steps of the project development cycle is being executed as successfully as possible, from project initiation, development and delivery to project invoicing. She is also instrumental in setting the standards and guidelines for all of our html/css development to be W3C compliant and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) friendly. On top of all this, she has a vital role in business development explaining potential clients what we do and guide them through the entire process.

Helder Martins
CTO, ACCOUNT MANAGER

Helder is a Systems Engineer with a background in Web Development, Server/Network Administration and Project Management. Besides being very knowledgeable in Linux and Windows Server administration and management thanks to his days working at IBM and EMC², he also has a web programming background which allows him to assist the team on several web development projects. He spends a lot of time keeping up with current and future technology trends to make sure that NearSource is up to date and will be able to provide the best solutions to clients. He is also very interested in the “Internet of Things” and is always thinking of ideas how to implement in every day solutions. He has been supporting clients for more than 8 years providing different roles from customer support, project manager to IT consulting and account manager. He now oversees all technology infatrastructure and implementation at NearSource including email, backups, hosting, security and code repository management. He also has a critical role as account manager with several key clients while developing new business offering NearSource’s core solutions.

Team Leaders

Geraima Medina
TEAM LEADER

Geraima is a Computer Science Engineer with an extensive programming background in different programming languages in both Microsoft and Open Source technologies. Even though she has been developing web applications for only 2 years she has a very broad skill set and has been working with current technologies and standards. Her current role is as ASP.NET developer, and has been developing RESTful Web Services using Microsoft WCF (Windows Communication Foundation) for an enterprise SaaS system that is being developed in-house. In addition to her ASP.NET programming tasks, she is also proficient in programing SQL Stored Procedures for Data Import and Data Reporting modules. She is also well versed in PHP programming using popular MVC frameworks such as CakePHP and YII, and does a lot of jQuery programming and HTML/CSS markup. She has worked on Open Source CMS (Content Management System) sites using Joomla and Drupal and has customized and developed modules for these systems.

Carlos Peña
TEAM LEADER

Carlos is a Systems Engineer with extensive training and experience in project management. He has more than 10 years of experience working on projects for telecommunications and banking industries, starting as a Microsoft developer in Visual Basic 6.0 and .NET and has grown into a solid project manager/team leader for software development. He has been proficient in managing projects with PMI best practices and also in Agile Development mostly using SCRUM. He has acted in several roles, from programming, requirement gathering, database management, testing, documenting to managing and deploying web projects for websites and web based applications. He signed on with the NearSource Team in 2015 as a project manager and is already making a significant impact with the team and in how projects are delivered.

Rita Picca
TEAM LEADER

Rita is a Systems Engineer with a master’s degree in IT Management. She has been acting as an IT team leader or project manager for more than 10 years in different industries and projects ranging from news & media, human resources, government to IT application development companies like IBM and others. She is experienced with different management and software development methodologies such as PMI PMBOK and Rational Unified Process (RUP) in addition to handling customer support, issue/bug resolution, quality assurance, change request management, documentation and day to day team managemente. Her background is not limited to management only, she has knowledge in programming in Microsoft technologies like Visual Basic, C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server. She is currently in charge of implementation and support for an Incentives Platform for one of NearSource’s partners while managing other web application development projects.

Encel Sánchez
TEAM LEADER

Encel is currently in the process of completing a Systems Engineering Degree but has been developing web applications for more than 6 years. He has focused on mostly open source platforms for development primarily with PHP MVC using frameworks like CodeIgniter, Yii, Symphony and more. He also has experience with other popular languages like Ruby On Rails and Python. He is the go to guy for solving complex problems and troubleshooting code in PHP/MySQL environments and open source platforms such as Magento, WordPress and others. He also has extensive knowledge in developing CMS based websites using open source platforms like WordPress, Joomla In addition to be being a back-end programming he is also savvy with HTML/CSS markup, Javascript, JQuery and other front end tools like Mootools and Bootstrap.

Juan Boada
TEAM LEADER

Juan is a CCNA certified Systems Engineer with a Masters in Operations Research and has extensive experience in project management and consulting. He has 11+ years of experience in banking, logistics and insurance projects. He started out as a Microsoft oriented developer in Visual Basic and .NET with SQL Server for desktop applications, windows services and web applications. He has ample experience in system architecture and design, working directly with clients, excelling in expectation management with co-workers, superiors and end-clients. He has worked with and coordinated multi-platform and multi-language teams making sure each project is completed successfully. He has settled into a hands on project management role using different methodologies from Gantt, PMBOK to Agile/Scrum depending on client requirements. He is responsible for leading teams from project kick-off to development and testing to project completion and deployment.

ASP.NET Developers

Eglis Alvarez
ASP.NET DEVELOPER

Eglis has an advanced technical degree in computer sciences with more than 8 years of experience in the design and development of desktop and web applications. She primarily works on ASP.NET projects due to her strong knowledge in developing multi-tier applications and User Interfaces (UI) in .NET and HTML/CSS with jQuery and AJAX. She is comfortable developing ASP web form and MVC projects while complementing her skills in PHP MVC programmging. She is an all around developer with experience in writing complex SQL queries, stored procedures and implementing Triggers.

Dariana Contreras
ASP.NET DEVELOPER

Dariana is a Computer Science Engineer and is finishing a master’s degree in Computer Science. She has experience of 3 years in .NET C# web forms and desktop’s application, a year experience developing in Oracle technologies and 2 years’ experience in web design and development. She’s actually working as developer using ASP.NET and PHP MVC Frameworks. She also has the following skills: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, javaScript, jQuery, WordPress, Oracle SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, Mysql and UX Design.

Diego Guerrero
ASP.NET DEVELOPER

Diego is a Computer Science Engineer with 5+ years of programming experience and is currently working on a master’s degree in Computer Science. He has extensive experience in ASP.NET C# development for both web forms and desktop applications which is complemented with a year’s worth of experience in .NET MVC development as well. Even thought he is primarily a microsoft developer, he also has 2+ years of experience in web design and development using PHP Fremeworks like Yii 2.0. He is knowledgeable in front end development making sure that applications are responsive and uses front end techologies like AngularJS for a better user experience. He complements his web development skills with mobile development using PhoneGap and Android. He has worked on different custom application development projects for different industries like distribution, insurance and universities.

Juan Osio
ASP.NET DEVELOPER

Juan is a senior programmer with 10+ years of experience in C# programming. He is equally familiar with web forms and MVC oriented programming for both web and desktop applications and has been involved in all stages of a project starting from planning, design to development and deployment. He welcomes a challenge and is always willing to work on the hard problems until a solution is implemented. He has a wide range of skills in Microsoft technologies ranging from C#, Linq, Entity framework, Razor to Ajax, Web Services, API development, Lambda expressions and more. He has worked with XML and JSON when working with web services and is also familiar with Crystal Reports, Reporting Services, responsive web design and is always eager to learn more. He is also strong with SQL databases creating views, relationships, restrictions, functions and stored procedures. He is a well rounded developer that has been a key asset to the team in a variety of applications.

Mirllens Chavarri
ASP.NET DEVELOPER

Mirllens is a Computer Science Engineer with 4+ years of experience as a programmer in different programming environments and frameworks. She also has training in project planning, development and project management. Most of her experience has been in web development in both web applications and websites (back and end front end programming). She is actively working on ASP.NET projects using C# in both web forms and MVC while also acting as a support developer in objective C for iOS using Xcode. Her past experience has been with different industries working in software development and Banking Core applications. She is always learning new programming languages and frameworks and complements her Microsoft skills with experience in Java, Struts, Twig, Python and PHP projects. She is very good with databases having worked with SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase and others and has written stored procedures, triggers, ETLs and more.

PHP Developers

Lisette Pérez
PHP DEVELOPER

Lisette is a Computer Science Engineer with 4+ years of experience in web development from doing simple websites, facebook pages and apps to web applications written in a variety of programming frameworks. She primarily develops in PHP frameworks such as Cake PHP, CodeIgnitor and Symfony. She has experience in legacy web development tools like Flash, Fireworks in addition to using more up to date development frameworks like Bootstap and KendoUI. She has worked on a variety of web projects in different industries, from food delivery service, banking applications to solutions for the oil industry.

Oswaldo Cáceres
PHP DEVELOPER

Oswaldo is a Computer Science Engineer and is currently completing a master’s degree program in Computer Science. He has extensive experience in Oracle technologies and more than 2 years experience in web design and development. He is currently working as a web developer using PHP MVC Frameworks like CodeIgniter and Laravel. As a web developer he is experienced in responsive design, HTML5/CSS3, Bootstrap, Stylus, JavaScript, jQuery and Aja. He also develops and works on WordPress websites. He complements his web programming skills database skills in Oracle SQL, Oracle PL/SQL and MySQL. In addition to programming he also focuses on front end development (UX Design) and creating wireframes/mockups using Balsamiq.

José Fuentes
PHP DEVELOPER

José Ismael is a Computer Sciences Engineer with over 3+ years experience in PHP programming. He can be considered a hybrid developer focused both on back end coding and front end development using the LAMP stack. His PHP coding leverages MVC frameworks such as Yii, CakePHP and CodeIgnitor. As a front end developer he is well versed in jQuery, javascript, bootstrap, Angular and html/css. Although he mostly works on PHP projects, he has experience with C#.NET and has dabbled in mobile development using PhoneGap and Ionic. He complements his back end coding with experience in web services and SQL.

Luz Arboleda
PHP DEVELOPER

Luz is a Computer Science Engineer with 3+ years of experience in back end and front end coding. Her strengths are in PHP MVC frameworks like Cake PHP, Yii and Symfony for both business and client facing applications. She also uses her front end development experience using HTML/CSS, bootstrap and jQuery for several projects. When not working on business applications she helps out developing WordPress based websites. Sometimes she also pitches in ASP.NET C# projects including desktop applications and web services.

Joisamar García
PHP DEVELOPER

Joisamar is a computer science engineer with experience in both web development and android mobile development focused more on back-end development with some know-how in front end work. She has worked on several projects for more than 5 years in corporate and freelance projects. Her work experience ranges from several small apps in android such as learning apps, epub readers, social apps to web applications like sign language training and bookkeeping applications. In addition to Android Java she is also experienced in HTML/CSS, PHP, C, Prolog for programming applications and has worked with different PHP frameworks like CodeIgnitor, Yii and Laravel. She is always keeping up to date with self taught online courses.

Dioran Molero
PHP DEVELOPER

Dioran is a Systems Engineer with more than 8 years experience in designing, implementing and developing software both as a developer and as a project leader. She is familiar with different methodologies ranging from PMBOK project management, BPMN process modeling, RUP to Agile/Scrum. As a developer she is experienced in Java, Power Builder, Django (Python), Oracle, mySQL, Hibernate and more. She is has also developed applications using Joomla, Java Spring, Hibernate and other frameworks. She has worked on several applications for different industries ranging from government tax departments, sales divisions for cellular networks, banks, ticket sales division for airlines and more.

Front End Developers

Adrian Tovar
FRONT END DEVELOPER

Adrian is a Web developer that is close to completing his Systems Engineer Degree and has 5+ years of web development experience. He started out as a coder in C++ console applications and some VB.NET desktop applications to then focus primarily in web applications and websites. He is very comfortable working on projects started by other people and completing or enhancing them. For the last 4 years or so he has been working primarily on front end development in HTML/CSS using HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, AJAX, Bootstrap and Twig among other tools. He is very familiar with WordPress, creating and updating themes, building out websites and customizing plug-ins. He complements his front end skills with PHP/MySQL knowledge and experience in 3D Application using Unity3D and 3D Studio in addition to also having some knowledge in native android app development.

Alirio Rivero
FRONT END DEVELOPER

Alirio Rivero G. is an Computer Science Engineer with 4 years of web development experience. He was added to the team for his expertise in front end development using HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap and JavaScript for responseive web sites and applications. He is comfortable working with other people’s code doing integrations and updates. He is also a web developer with knowledge in PHP, Java, C++ and other languages. He has worked on several projects using open source CMS, eCommerce and other platforms like OsCommerce, PHPlist, Vtiger, Open-Realty, Joomla and WordPress. He is involved in several projects, both websites and web applications, where he makes sure the user experience is responsive and follows the current standards/trends. He is constantly updating his skills to keep current with web development.

Mobile Developers

Omar Cortez
MOBILE DEVELOPER

Omar is an ASP.NET Developer with an Advanced Technical degree in Information Technology. He has been working on web applications for most of his professional career with experience in different Microsoft technologies such as C#, WCF Services, Entity Framework, Silverlight and SQL Server. He is not limited to only Microsoft tools and back-end programming, he also has skills in front end development using AngularJS, Bootstrap and jQuery among others. In addition to this, he has worked in PHP/MySQL web applications. To round this out, he has taken several courses in CISCO CCNA certification program.

Luis Camacho
MOBILE DEVELOPER

Luis is a Systems Engineer that develops mostly in Web and Mobile projects. He has experience as a .NET developer for over 3 years using Web Forms(Linq, SOAP Web Services) and MVC (Entity Framework and Code First) in conjunction with HTML/CSS, .NET and third party controls such as DevExpress and Syncfusion. He also writes complex SQL Stored Procedures, functions and triggers for different import/export and transaction routines. As web developer he is very familiar with front end development such as HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Webflow, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, among others. He is expanding his skills as a mobile app developer using Eclipse and Android Studio coding (Java). He is currently developing cross platform business mobile applications using Xamarin Studio.

Testers

Silvia Valladares
TESTER QA

Silvia is a Computer Engineer with a background primarily focused on web design and development. While she primarily works as a tester in both business applications and public websites and in content entry/markup, she is also a developer with experience in PHP/MySQL in Classic PHP and MVC based development. When working on content entry and layout, she does HTML/CSS from scratch or using provided templates, working on static HTML websites and CMS driven websites such as WordPress and Magento. Content entry is not limited to just content, she is responsible for implementing JQuery and JavaScript where needed, and working with Plug-ins as well. She also does image manipulation / touch up using Photoshop and/or Gimp. Testing may sound simple, but in her case, especially for business applications, she tests all the different aspects of a module, from making sure data is inserted correctly in the database, to making sure functional requirements are met and that the User Interfaces follows specifications and make sense. She writes up detailed reports for all of her testing and sends to the developers involved in the project. Other duties involve data entry, data imports/exports, process documentation and more

Yeniret Linares
TESTER QA

Yeniret is a computer engineer with a background in LAMP web development. In the past she has worked on HTML/CSS and PHP/MySQL web projects. She currently is currently one of the application testers for public websites, web applications and mobile apps. She makes sure that all public websites meet project and client requirements and expectations, are cross browser compatible, responsive where applicable and that SEO best practices are met. For web applications, she tests each project requirement and sends feedback to the team. The tests are done in different levels, from presentation and functional to checking that databases are updated correctly (both mySQL and SQL Server environments). She is also in charge of testing the different mobile apps that is maintained and developed by the team, doing regression testing to make sure all functionalities and data synchronization processes are working as expected. She also does a lot of internal system documentation for team use.

Yvonne Suarez
TESTER QA

Yvonne is a systems engineer with 6 years of experience in software and application development. She has worked as a database administrator, tester and project leader for software solutions in the oil industry. She has knowledge of different software development methodologies ranging from RUP, PMI to XP and Scrum. Her database management skills are primarily in MySQL and PostgreSQL. As a developer she is experienced with different technologies like HTML/CSS3, jQuery, JavaScript, SQL, PHP/MVC and popular CMS platforms like WordPress and Joomla. As a tester she is responsible for both functional and visual testing of both websites and web applications, making sure requirements are met and that all development follow established standards and guidelines. She also does cross-browser testing in different browsers, devices and sizes. She applies her software development background to give proper and useful feedback to the team.

Human Resources / Administrative Services

Haydée Camacho
HR COORDINATOR

Haydee has an advanced technical degree in computer sciences and has ample experience in different administrative roles for technology companies. She has worked in customer service, documentation, data entry, reporting, time tracking, purchasing and more which allows her to be a jack of all trades that works well with managers and C-level positions. The combination of her technical training, administrative experience and people skills makes her a good fit to head the human resources department. She is actively managing all recruiting to make sure the team has all the resources needed to complete their projects while also making sure all personnel feel comfortable and trained to work following NearSource guidelines and standards.

Claudia Alarcon
HR ASSISTANT

Claudia has an advanced technical degree in System Analysis and Design and has been performing administrative and human resource duties for more than 10 years. She has worked in a broad range of industries from small businesses, government offices to engineering firms and air freight providers. She has had different types of responsibilities from handling meeting logistics and scheduling, contractor payroll management, archiving, bookkeeping to talent recruiting, negotiation and background checks. She is actively assisting with day to day HR and administrative duties and looking for the best talent out there for our team. She is also standardizing several procedures and workflows for the team to improve productivity and efficiency.

Much more than tech experts!


Besides having great relationships with our partners, contractors and free-lance resources, we have a dedicated team of account managers, team leaders, front end developers, back end developers, and designers that from the core of our business allow us to give the best service possible to all of our clients.

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