Tom Hopkins was originally trained as a Nuclear Reactor Operator in the US Navy. He then graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering in 1994. Tom began programming in object oriented languages and is an expert in relational database design. He is a Sun-certified Java developer.
Tom Hopkins was the director of programming for Xperts Inc, helping this company grow from a small company of 20 employees to a professional consulting organization with over 100 employees in 3 cities. He founded Coderiver in January 2000.
Debra Hopkins has worked as a programmer for over 15 years. Currently, she is working on a consulting basis with several clients developing interactive web sites, as well as stand alone programs that meet specific needs.
She has designed and implemented a database in SQL Server that has a GUI front end written in Java for the University of Colorado. For the Boulder Public Library she used Active Server Pages and Visual Basic to developed an Outlook application that interacts with a web calendar.
Christopher Brooks has been programming professionally for six years. He attended Arizona State University, where he majored in Computer Science. Chris developed an E-commerce server for Solaris in C++. Later, he worked on such large web sites as toyota.com and orbitz.com.
Chris is experienced in many web technologies, both on the server-side and client-side.