Brian Messenlehner is the Co-Founder of WebDevStudios.com. Brian spent four years as a software developer for the United States Marine Corps specializing in building web applications and relational databases from the ground up. While in the Marines he attended several advanced database training courses in 29 Palms California and received a Navy Achievement Medal for custom development, training and deployment of a secure logistics web application used to track Marines, supplies and ammunition for the Marine Logistics Command (MLC) in the initial invasion of Iraq. Brian was honorably discharged as a Sergeant in 2003 and still holds an active secret security clearance for the United States military.
After the Marines Brian worked for Pringle Quinn Anzano, P.C. a twenty-five attorney law firm specializing in insurance fraud litigation, with offices in Morristown, Trenton and Belmar, New Jersey. Brian built and maintained several custom web applications and databases to help lawyers, paralegals and secretaries be more efficient in their day to day tasks and provide valuable information to them as quickly as possible. Brian also deployed Microsoft Sharepoint for online document management and collaboration and pushed to make the law firm a “paperless office”.
Brian enjoys learning about new technology and believes open source software like WordPress is the key to successful cost effective web solutions in any situation.
When Brian is not sitting in front of his computer you will mostly likely find him playing with his kids. He also enjoys going to Ninja practice on the weekends.
Organizer of The New Jersey WordPress Meetup Group
WordCamp Philly 2010
WordCamp Philly 2011
WordCamp Miami 2013
BuddyCamp Miami 2013