Steven Slack is a Principal Software Lead at Alley specializing in WordPress and open source projects. In his current role, he serves on a team which focuses on building features and maintaining the New York Post codebase. He also contributes to the maintenance of Alley’s internal projects. Prior to Alley, Steven ran his own web development business where he built custom WordPress plugins and themes as a service. Outside of work, he enjoys being outside, riding bikes, hiking, camping, and slow travel. Steven graduated from Warren Wilson College with a B.A. in environmental science with a concentration in conservation biology. He is based in Asheville, North Carolina.