Agency and Community Engineer at Pantheon, Tessa has been a web developer for over 10 years. She enjoys front-end development but also loves to build sites from start to finish. She started in Joomla back when it was 1.0.x and worked her way into WordPress and Drupal about 7 years ago. She enjoys teaching others to code as well as speaking at conferences and youth events. Tessa has contributed to a variety of organizations in the industry including Girl Develop It (previous Chapter Leader and Instructor), Women Who Code (Community Manager), Outspoken Women (Founder) and volunteered and spoke in both the WordPress and Drupal communities. Tessa is a northern Minnesota native, but now lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and four children – two boys and a toddler girl. She loves dogs and enjoys helping local organizations rescue dogs in her free time.