Allegany-Limestone graduate joins the Olean team at Boundless Connections | New
OLEAN – Olean’s Boundless Connections Technology Center hired Brian Kelly, a 2015 Allegany-Limestone graduate, as a program facilitator.
Kelly will co-lead the TECH Launch and TECH Unleashed programs for participants 17 and older and 13 to 17, respectively.
A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a master’s degree in software engineering, Kelly owns Kelly Design and Development LLC, which provides web development, software development, marketing, consulting, tutoring and consulting services. ‘installation.
“With his technical and interpersonal skills, Brian is a real asset to our team,” said Christina Lopez, CEO of Boundless Connections. “Not only does he have a wealth of knowledge, but more importantly, he is a kind and patient mentor, helping our members feel welcome. “
As a former TECH Launch member and now business owner, Kelly brings a unique perspective to the TECH Launch program for adults seeking mentorship to pursue graduate studies, career goals and / or the entrepreneurship.
Kelly also holds a bachelor’s degree in application software development and an associate’s degree in computer information systems from Alfred State College. He has experience as a research and teaching assistant at RIT and has volunteered as a mentor at the Mission of Mercy in St. Luke in Buffalo, helping children from different backgrounds to collaborate and to recognize each other’s experiences.
“I’ve always wanted to make the world a better place with technology and I think Boundless Connections is the perfect way to do it,” Kelly said. “I am constantly surprised by the excellence and dedication shown by our local young people and the courageous inspiration of our ‘experienced young people’ who want to know more about the constantly evolving technical field. “
The goal of Boundless Connections is to help community members keep pace with the rapid pace of technological change, meet the demands of a dynamic and changing workforce while helping members develop essential skills. .
For more information on the Olean Technology Center and its programs, visit the office at 160 N. Union St. or visit boundlessconnections.com.