Our People

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Employee: Bo Glossip, MCPD, OCP DBA
Title: Solutions Architect
Tenure: 23 years

Bo Glossip has been with Farragut Systems since 1995. He currently works as a Solution Architect, specializing in Workers' Compensation. Bo is an experienced technologist with over 20 years of experience implementing enterprise solutions utilizing Oracle and Microsoft .NET technologies. He is an Oracle Certified Professional DBA, an Oracle SQL Certified Expert and a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer. Away from work Bo enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and playing video games.

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Employee: Matthew Aycock
Title: Senior Applications Developer
Tenure: 21 years

Matthew has been a part of the P&C Division, with the Spectrum Partners account as his primary focus. He has worked in various phases of the software development life-cycle including requirements development, analysis, project estimation, software development, software maintenance and support. Matthew's portfolio of work at Farragut includes helping to build Spectrum 1.1, 1.2, 2.0, 3.0, and now Spectrum 4.0 (moving to .NET platform, and enhancing the system capabilities). His areas of expertise are policy data collection and entry, correspondence/letters, carrier data, and criticism fining of policy data.

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Employee: Julio Quiroz
Title: Quality Assurance Analyst
Tenure: 6 years

Julio is an IT professional with more than 20 years of System Administration experience in a Windows environment. He graduated with a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. When he is not working, Julio enjoys playing chess, reading non-fiction books, watching movies, and listening to music.

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Employee: Becky Shafer
Title: Software Developer Team Lead
Tenure: 5 years

Becky Shafer earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University, a Kansas Professional Engineer’s License and a North Carolina Middle School Math Teaching Certificate. Becky has over 10 years of software development experience. Using C# .NET and PL/SQL, she has developed software that allowed design engineers to lay out substations, helped people quit smoking, and is now helping state bureaus manage worker’s compensation insurance rates. She enjoys music, reading, and spending time with her husband and their two teenage daughters.

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Employee: Bradley Sanderson
Title: Software Developer
Tenure: 4 years

Bradley recently joined Farragut as a Software Developer for the P&C division. After graduating from North Carolina State University in 2010 with B.S. degrees in Computer and Electrical Engineering, he worked briefly as a Jr. Embedded Software engineer before returning to school where he received his M.S. in Software Engineering from East Carolina University at the end of 2013. Currently, as part of the Spectrum maintenance and support team, Bradley enjoys the opportunity to use his logic and problem solving skills on a daily basis in a way that positively impacts user experiences. He is excited to be in a position where he can grow as a developer and hopes to be a great asset to the Farragut team moving forward. Bradley is also a big fan of the Carolina Hurricanes, and hockey in general. For the last several years he has participated in a fantasy hockey league where he has found ways to leverage his software skills in pursuit of the league’s cup. He also likes traveling, classic cars, disc golf, video games, watching NC State sports, and has recently started to participate in a fantasy football league.

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Employee: Brian Soltis
Title: Software Developer
Tenure: 3 years

After graduating from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences and Technology, he worked for a software company specializing in professional sports software. Brian joined Farragut as a software developer in September 2015. Outside of work, Brian enjoys watching Pittsburgh sports (especially hockey), the occasional Netflix binge, camping, biking, snowboarding in the winter, playing hockey, buying Legos, and traveling north to visit his alma mater.

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Employee: Michael Althoff
Title: Software Developer
Tenure: 2 years

Michael graduated from UNC Asheville where he earned his Bachelor’s in Computer Science with a departmental distinction. He started working at Farragut on the Spectrum M&S team shortly after graduation. When not at work he enjoys working on and riding motorcycles, attending motorcycle track days, playing hockey, and playing with his dog.

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Employee: Grayson Gould
Title: Software Developer
Tenure: 1 years

Grayson graduated from the University of North Carolina with Bachelor's degrees in Economics and Computer Science, as well as a Minor in Entrepreneurship. He began as an Intern at Farragut, and began working full time after graduation. When he is not working, Grayson enjoys traveling, hiking, listening to music, and attending Tar Heel basketball games.

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Employee: Neil Herding
Title: Account Management & Business Development
Tenure: 23 years

Neil Herding has been with Farragut Systems for over 20 years. He currently manages the Customer Accounts for Spectrum, CDX and the DCOs. Neil is also responsible for Business Development within the P&C Division. Spectrum includes Maintenance & Support and Enhancements needed by the Spectrum Partners, CDX includes Central Support Helpdesk and Maintenance & Support as well as DCO specific projects. In his spare time, Neil enjoys going on cruises (17 so far), car detailing, cooking and billiards. He lives in Apex with his wife and their furry children (Shetland sheepdogs).

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Employee: Tanya Taylor
Title: Software Developer
Tenure: 8 years

Tanya has been a software developer with Farragut since 2010. She has one year’s worth of experience performing data migration and has spent the rest of her tenure doing .NET and SQL development. Tanya is part of the P&C group and is working on the Spectrum project. During her free time, Tanya loves spending time with her two little boys, Killian and Kaeden. She also enjoys gardening, cooking, and going for walks.

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Employee: Aaron Marcus, OCP DBA
Title: Software Developer Team Lead
Tenure: 6 years

Aaron Marcus graduated from NC State University in 2012 with degrees in Applied Mathematics and Physics. He began working with Farragut right after graduation and was quickly promoted into a team lead position for Spectrum Enhancements. Aaron specializes in the WQM, PT, Batch and the technical subsystems of Spectrum and also serves as an Oracle DBA. In his free time, Aaron enjoys watching sports, attending college games and playing board games with his friends.

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Employee: Chris Coffey
Title: Software Developer
Tenure: 5 years

Chris joined the Farragut team directly after graduating from North Carolina State University with a B.S. degree in Computer Science. He initially worked in data migration and on other Spectrum-related projects and recently has also been involved in supporting and maintaining the CDX web application. Outside of software development, Chris enjoys participating in sports activities with his coworkers and practicing target archery.

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Employee: Ellie Solano
Title: Account Management & Business Development Assistant
Tenure: 4 years

Ellie joined Farragut as a Business Development Assistant to help identify and foster growth opportunities for the Workers’ Comp team. As she built relationships with customers and developed a greater understanding of Spectrum and CDX, Ellie has taken on more account management and business analyst functions. Ellie started her career as a leadership development associate for a firm where she completed rotations in sales, account management and marketing. The experience and initiative gained through her first job has enabled her to grow and contribute to P&C in the variety of ways.

Ellie received her Bachelor’s Degree in European History from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She moved from Wisconsin to North Carolina in October 2012 and hasn’t looked back since. In her spare time, Ellie enjoys cooking, playing soccer, reading and following Wisconsin sports teams. She is a huge Green Bay Packer fan and has had season tickets in her family for four generations.

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Employee: Topher Shonebarger
Title: Software Developer
Tenure: 4 years

Topher graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Game Development. He first gained an interest in programming around middle school, when he discovered that he could modify the games he played using simple scripts. He continued to pursue that interest into college. In college, Topher discovered that he really enjoyed using the problem solving skills that one develops while programming. He joined Farragut in June of 2014, right after his graduation, where he is happy to work in a field he enjoys. In his spare time, Topher enjoys spending time with his wife, playing and programming videogames, playing tabletop games, listening to music, and writing.

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Employee: Jessica Taylor
Title: Product Owner
Tenure: 1 years

Jessica joined Farragut as a Product Owner for Spectrum, bringing over 15 years of workers' compensation knowledge to the role. Jessica started her career at a rating bureau working in the data reporting department. She later transitioned to work for a different rating bureau as a business analyst. While working with the bureaus, she gained knowledge in all areas of workers' comp and Spectrum systems. Jessica is excited to bring the experience and initiative she gained at those bureaus to her role with Farragut, providing workers' comp system updates and enhancements. Jessica also obtained her Associate Insurance Data Manager (AIDM) designation from the Insurance Data Manager Association (IDMA) in 2010. She is excited to be part of the Farragut family!

In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and son. She also enjoys watching sports and is an avid fan of the Steelers and the Carolina Tar Heels.