RoviaGate Presents its second Quarterly InternshipMentor Speaking Series on Friday, June 21, 2019, 10am, at RoviaGate's business office on Randall St.. Our guest speaker is Mr. Melvyn A Diggs. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Seats are very limited. Melvyn A Diggs Born and raised in Monrovia, Liberia Melvyn Diggs was a part of the 1996 graduate class of the St. Patrick’s High School. Two years after high school, he enrolled at the University of Liberia where he majored in Management and Accounting. Being passionate about data systems and software development, even though he had no formal education in these areas, he taught himself basic software development and database management. In 2003, he moved to the United States where he immediately enrolled at the Wilmington University. A few years later, he emerged with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Web Information Systems and a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Information Assurance – which is a mix of courses in data management, information security and delivery. Shortly thereafter, he reenrolled for an MBA. His professional experience crosses industry boundaries, having worked in education, banking, manufacturing, and global health services. He has worked as a consultant building specialized software for several schools and universities in the US, like the University of Maryland, University of Minnesota, Drexel University, Swarthmore College and The Institutes – the organization responsible for the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. In the manufacturing industry, he has worked as a Lead Software Solutions Developer for the second largest private label beverage manufacturer in North America, Lassonde Pappas. In the health services industry, He has served as a Senior Informatics Lead at a leader in global health services, the CIGNA Corporation. In the nonprofit world, he has worked for Habitat for Humanity and Partners in Health. He is also a member of two professional international organizations – the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is also an adjunct professor at Wilmington University teaching database management and software development.