Steve Pederson

Senior Manager -

Software Architecture & Engineering
I grew up in:
Albion, Michigan
I live in:
Roswell, Georgia
Favorite Quote?
“The end of learning is gracious living.”  — Inscription on Trowbridge Hall, Kalamazoo College (my alma mater)
I chose to work at Daugherty because:
It has a great reputation in Atlanta, and I was blown away by the talent when I interviewed.
What’s the best professional advice you’ve ever received?
You can’t let it defeat you.  Everyone has failures.  It is how you come back from them that defines how successful you are.
What was your first job?
Cleaning goat stalls for our neighbor in Michigan for $5 per hour.  Really.
My skills include:
Application development, architecture, anything with databases
Industries you’ve worked in:
Healthcare, Retail, Telecommunications
Certifications, Professional Organizations/ Memberships
Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner.
Proudest Moment
Getting my first internship in college working for Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.
People would be surprised to hear that I:
Never wear my glasses at home.
In my spare time, I like to:
Spend time with the kids and read
Education
Undergrad at Kalamazoo College Masters at Georgia State.
Hobbies
Running and

woodworking