Walter joined Saturday Academy as our Education & Engagement Operations Manager in the summer of 2019, bringing with him a strong background in both tech and education. He grew up in Florida and 2006 he received a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. In 2008, he left sunny Florida to join the Peace Corps as a Youth Development Volunteer, teaching classes on computer literacy and healthy lifestyles in to children in rural Ukraine. In 2010, he moved to Portland sight unseen and has been plugged into the Portland tech scene since then, working for organizations such as Netflix and Free Geek. He also spent three years teaching English in Japan with the JET Program. Walter loves to travel, practice yoga, play board games with friends, and listen to all kinds of music.