Ray J. Norris

IT Practitioner for Nonprofits

I provide comprehensive Information Technology support and services to NonProfit organizations who help the homeless and under served. 

I help the helpers.

Work History

Pro-Bono Websites 

Kansas City 
  • KC-Heroes.org - 2019
  • CareBeyondTheBoulevard.org - 2019
  • WinksCourierSolutions - 2019
  • HappyValleyFiddlers.org - 2014
  • SosRide.org - 2014
  • Turner House Children's Clinic - 2011
IT Consultant
2009 - 2019

Stonegate Mortage, Inc

Kansas City 
Project Manager
2015 - 2016

Led development of a Non-Agency Eligibility system for Stonegate's origination channel(s). The system provides sub-second multi-investor guideline evaluation and approvals.

ITSOkc Non-Profit

Kansas City 
Founder / Digital Marketing 
2009 - 2014

Founded ITSOkc, a non-profit organization focused on teaching Digital Marketing to women's small businesses in the Kansas City area.

Salva O'Renick

Kansas City 
Director Digital Interactive 
2007 - 2008

Introduced Digital Marketing skills, strategy, and operations into the organization. Implemented SCRUM based Agile development and project management; implemented CRM based opportunity and sales management using Salesforce.com.

First Horizon Home Loans

Kansas City 
Project Manager
2005 - 2006

Created and staffed the Information Technology organization at First Horizon Home Loans

Delivered FAMUS, First Horizon’s first web-based Loan Origination system.

Novastar Mortgage, Inc.

Kansas City 
SVP IT / IS
1997 - 2004

Created and staffed the Information Technology organization at Novastar Financial Inc.

Delivered fourteen business systems, most notably the first web-based Subprime Loan Origination systems

Opened six large offices

Instrumental in growing the business from startup to a multi-billion dollar business.

Saxon Mortgage, Inc.

Richmond, VA  
VP IT / IS
1991 - 1996

Created and staffed the Information Technology organization at Saxon Mortgage, Inc.

Delivered 7 business systems, most notably the company LOS built in PowerBuilder.

Instrumental in growing the business from startup to a highly profitable business.

Testimonials

Portfolio

Winks Courier Solutions by Ray J. Norris

WinksCourierSolutions

Goal: Redesign website with simple, clean, modern look

Tools: Wordpress, Elementor

KC-Heroes.org

Goal: Redesign and development of KC-Heroes.org website, integrate HubSpot CRM and workflow.

Tools: Wordpress, Elementor, Hubspot, Zapier Webhooks

CareBeyondtheBoulevard.org

Goal: Redesign and development of CareBeyondTheBoulevard.org website, integrate with HubSpot CRM.

Tools: Wordpress, Elementor, Hubspot, Zapier Webhooks

InnovaPrep, Inc.

Goal: Redesign and development of Innovaprep.com website. Support since 2009.

Tools: Webflow, Adobe Suite

Happy Valley Fiddlers

Goal: Create and provide ongoing support for the website and organization since 2014.

Tools: Webflow, Adobe Suite

THCCKC.org

Goal: Created and provide contining support of the THCCKC.ORG website

Tools: Hand Coded, Pinegrow, Adobe Suite

SOSRide.org

Goal: Created and provide continued support of the SOSRIDE.ORG website for our Marines and this fine organization, pro-bono..

Tools: Wordpress, Adobe Suite

Get in Touch

I'm available for freelance work and look forward to hearing from you. I create web applications from scratch using Webflow, Bootstrap, Materialize and Laravel.  If you have a website that you would like spruced up, contact me.

I provide the following services:

  • IT Project Management
  • Lean Agile Training and Oversight
  •  Web Application Development
  •  Laravel 5.x, Php,  Webflow, Wordpress, Bootstrap 4.0, Materialize v0.98.2