Ryan Heneise

Product Generalist

Get in touch at ryan@boosterstage.com

Entrepreneurial senior full-stack developer with over seventeen years experience in all aspects of the product delivery cycle. Superior expertise with software development methodologies, providing exceptional product design and effective engineering leadership in startup and established product environments.


Co-Founder and Director of Product at MemberDrive, LLC, 2021—Present

MemberDrive is an innovative crowdfunding platform that helps organizations turn donors into engaged members.

Senior Full Stack Engineer at Swan Bitcoin, 2022

As senior engineer, I participated in a variety of projects within various areas of the company to develop systems and workflows for Swan’s flagship product.

Lead Developer at Dime Technology, 2019-2022

Worked directly with the Chief Executive Officer to design and engineer the startup’s flagship product. Dime Giving is an integrated online donation and financial accounting product for nonprofit organizations. In addition to processing online donations through several different payment APIs, Dime Giving is also a full-featured nonprofit accounting and reporting platform powered by a double-entry account ledger system.

Founder and Project Manager at Booster Stage, Inc., 2004—Present

Launched and grew a web development agency, providing outstanding value to clients in need of rapidly-deployed custom web-based software solutions. Developed multiple greenfield MVP web-based applications for startup clients.

Founder and Developer at Donor Tools, 2007—2014

Founded DonorTools.com, bringing modern web-based donor management software to thousands of nonprofit organizations. I built, marketed, and supported the product until it was acquired by my partners.

Web Development Team Lead at Biola University; 2004–2005

Lead the Web Development Team, integrating communication channels among university departments to improve efficiencies and shorten turnaround time for website content updates.


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