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Tracey Pilone is the co-founder and operations director at Element 84. In addition to handling the business development work for the company, she works with Element 84's agile development teams to manage and deliver projects to our customers. Recent projects include Spacefindr.com upgrades and several iOS apps including ON-Board for Yacht.com. Prior to starting Element 84 she spent several years working in and around the Washington DC area for two of Engineering News Record's top 20 contractors as a construction manager in commercial construction. She is the co-author of Head First iPhone and iPad Development, Head First iPhone Development and Head First Algebra, all with O'Reilly Media. She has a Civil Engineering degree from Virginia Tech, a Masters of Education from the University of Virginia, and holds a Professional Engineer's License in Virginia. You can follow Tracey on twitter as @traceypilone.

Welcome Matt!

We’ve crossed a big line here at Element 84 this week with the hire of Matt Bialas. It’s the first time that we’ve had two developers with the same name (Matthew Crouch started a couple of weeks ago)! Matt B comes to us with a wealth of Android development experience and we’re very excited to… Read more »

Welcome Matthew!

We’re excited to be adding another team member, Matthew Crouch! He’ll be working on web development in Ruby on Rails, and he works on Android development on the side. We’re very happy to have him. You can follow him on Twitter @matt_crouch.

Welcome James!

We have another fantastic new team member to talk about! James Norton has joined Element 84 and we’re very happy to have him. He has a background in C++ and Java programming and currently specializes in Ruby on Rails and iOS development. He will be working with several other team members on the NASA ECHO… Read more »

Lots of speaking going on…

We have several staff members with speaking engagements coming up and a meetup we’re hosting. I thought I’d pass them along! First off, I’m (Tracey) speaking to the DC Lean Startup group on March 19 with a number of other co-founders at a meetup called “Startup Battlefield” about the stresses and more life-centered issues around… Read more »

Updated Seizure Tracker is out!

A new and improved iPhone/iPod Touch App has been released on the App Store! Improvements include updates for iPhone 5, a new “more” navigation tab allows you to interface more directly with both Seizure Tracker and YouTube credentials from within the app and updated YouTube sign in. Please let us know if you have any… Read more »

Element 84 goes recruiting!

This week Paul and I went to Virginia Tech for our first ever job fair. Well, first time being on that side of the table, anyway. We have been spending a tremendous amount of time recruiting for the company to fill specific needs, but now we’re starting to try and look toward the future and… Read more »

Welcome Jeff!

We’re happy to announce that yesterday another great person joined our team! Jeff Siarto is coming on as both our first Web Developer and the first one with actual design talent Jeff is a Web and User Experience designer, author of Head First Web Design and Head First WordPress and an Adjunct Professor at Michigan… Read more »

Every App Has a Story… including iHomework!

iHomework has been featured on Every App Has a Story, a companion blog to Wynsum Arts.  Wynsum Arts curates App listings and maintains the i.Am Search iPhone application to help autism and other special needs students find tools that can help them with their studies.  We were thrilled to learn that iHomework has the somewhat unintended consequence of… Read more »

Paul Pilone to speak at CocoaHeads tomorrow!

Element 84′s own Paul Pilone is going to be speaking tomorrow night, September 6 at CocoaHeads DC. There are only 10 spots left, to RSVP click here. Paul is going to be talking about syncing with Core Data in iOS, a subject near and dear to our hearts right now. We’ve been working pretty hard… Read more »

Welcome Emily!

Welcome Emily! Emily Weyrich started here at Element 84 on Friday, helping us to bring some business expertise into the fold. She is a great addition and we look forward to working with her. See her bio on the “about us” page for more information about her background.