About Us

Leadership Team

The Partners

Behind the Scenes: Dan Reynolds, Making Custom Software Magic at We Build Databases

Dan is not only the founder and visionary of WBD but also a genuine data enthusiast. Over 17 years ago, Dan set out to establish a company with a singular focus on ‘solving hard data problems.’ More significantly, he aimed to foster a culture grounded in humility and exceptional customer service. Dan’s expertise in custom software development, cloud architecture, and AI has been the bedrock of WBD’s success. Prior to WBD, Dan was the Founder of Boldface Technologies, Director of Business Development at Rootlevel, Inc., and Data Finance Analyst at Ford Motor Company.

Meet Jim Shanley, Database Development Specialist at We Build Databases

Jim is a dynamic leader and marketing and communications specialist. With over 20 years experience in go-to-market strategy, business development, and integrated software solutions, he’s an influential business mind and mentor. Jim has a passion for entrepreneurial ventures and startups having held pivotal roles as President & CEO at Seraph Biosciences, President & COO at Rootlevel Inc., and Executive VP roles with Ringside Creative & Cutters Studios. Currently, Jim serves on the Board of Advisors at Seraph, where he has been instrumental in creation of both brand identity and AI platform.

We Build Team

The Heart & Soul

Custom Software Expert: Chris Reimer from We Build Databases

Chris’s expertise in operational processes and business development have been instrumental in WBD’s success. Chris is not only a dedicated problem-solver but excels at sales and client services. His career highlights include: Principal at CMR Consulting, where he specialized in delivering multifaceted technology engagements and cloud-based solutions. Chris served as a Solutions Executive for Cloud Services at Verizon Enterprise Solutions and as the National Channel Sales Manager at Rackspace,

Nicole Putnam, Driving Innovation in IT Solutions at We Build Databases"

Nicole’s dedication and expertise make her an invaluable asset for WBD. Nicole not only leads our project management team but is the client relationship go-to for the company as whole. Nicole excels as a consummate troubleshooter that will fearlessly embrace any technology challenge. Her career highlights at Awecomm Technologies are noteworthy where she streamlined and enhanced business processes, identified expansion opportunities, and proactively managed risks for project development schedules.

Solana Rosa Shaping Legal Tech Solutions at We Build Databases

Solana is a lead project manager at WBD, with over 15 years of experience in bilingual software development and translation project management. She has contributed her expertise to companies like Akorbi, where she managed translation projects for the healthcare industry, and SGL Global Consulting Services, serving as a bilingual client services translator. Her skills extend to lead generation, account management, and coordination of multidisciplinary teams, making her a valuable asset in project management and client communications.

UI/UX Visionary Shane Trexler from We Build Databases

Shane is an accomplished MBA and product-focused engineering professional that excels in entrepreneurship, startups, and business management. With a strong technical background and executive-level experience, Shane fuels business decisions and strategies with calculated risk. As the Founder of Sustainable Consulting Group, Shane provides robust, quantifiable, and insightful engineering input across building and life science industries. Shane is a driving force in the world of business and entrepreneurship.

We Shape Team

The Creatives

Joe Sciacchitano Your Dedicated Database Developer at We Build Databases

Joe “Shockman” is affectionately known as the “Quadruple Threat” at WBD, boasting 20+ years of expertise in UX/UI design, 3D animation, production, and integrated media solutions. Joe is one of the Midwest’s most respected resources for creating award-winning interactive experiences for fortune 500 brands. Joe is dedicated to collaborating with forward-thinking creatives who share his vision for the future of interactive storytelling. Joe’s professional journey includes serving in notable leadership roles with Doner, Ringside Creative, Cutters Studios, and more.

WBD is proud to have Steve lead it’s SEO/SEM marketing efforts. A truly seasoned professional, Steve guides businesses through the intricacies of modern marketing, equipping them for success in the digital age. Steve’s multifaceted entrepreneurial initiatives are impressive. Not only is Steve a founder of Good Wolf Marketing, but he is an equity holder of PurposePoint, a fellowship of speakers, authors, and thought-leaders providing leadership summits world-wide. Steve’s unwavering commitment to social responsibility highlights his leadership and passion for inspiring change toward a brighter future.

In the Spotlight: Phil Foster, Crafting IT Solutions at We Build Databases

Phil brings over 25 years of expertise in crafting creative content for renowned national brands, such as OnStar, Harley-Davidson, Cadillac, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, United States Postal Service, Kaiser Permanente, Travelocity, Mutual of Omaha, and USAA. Phil is currently a co-founder of Forge the Future, a Foundation dedicated to providing youth sports grants for children from income-restricted families. Phil was executive producer on Street Fighting Man which earned recognition as an official selection at the 2017 IFF Boston and 2018 Freep Film Festival.

Mike McBrien Leading the Way in Legal Tech at We Build Databases

Mike McBrien, a strategic advisor and mentor at WBD, has over two decades of experience in sales, operations, and partnerships. Currently, as Vice President of Business Development & Alliances at NeuraFlash, Mike leads the strategic growth of MuleSoft for Salesforce and Amazon Web Services. Mike excels in new business development, customer relationship management, and operational excellence. He’s managed global accounts and alliances across sectors like Palantir, LivePerson, Salesforce, Genesys, and Alcatel-Lucent.

Professional Team

Our experts have provided efficient, custom solutions to almost any industry imaginable.

Detailed Reports

Detailing reporting ensures accountability, proper managements of resources, and performance improvement.

Diverse Approach

We Build Databases utilizes a proven three phase process to provide an efficient, easy to use solution for any organization.

Creative Solutions

We Build Databases creates world class web, mobile, and database applications with the track record to prove it.

We Are Thinkers

We start by fully understanding your data challenges before writing any code. This ensures a tailor-made solution covering everything from software design to security measures, role-based permissions, and data access control

We Are Builders

After designing your database, we dive into building it. We handle data architecture, migration, and apply business logic to ensure your data is structured and validated effectively

We Are Shapers

Data visualizations serve two key purposes: explaining complex processes and making large datasets easily understandable to reveal trends and relationships. For instance, complex regulatory flowcharts are examples of the first type of visualization.


Empowering Excellence: data driven web applications, database design, custom software solutions, and artificial intelligence (AI)

At We Build Databases, we take pride in assembling an exceptional A-team for every project, ensuring a collective wealth of expertise to drive success. Allow us to introduce the dedicated professionals who will collaborate on your endeavor, bringing their specialized skills to elevate your database development, IT solutions, and custom software initiatives to new heights.

Navigating Legal Tech: We Build Databases at the Forefront of Innovation.


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