Cambria Team

Cambria Team

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Meet The Team

Alicia Mundo

AliceAlice is a bubbly person and, consistent with this, also a bubbly developer. Immediately after graduating from Polytechnic University of the Philippines in 2010 she took a job with a software development company as a .Net Developer of web programs and E-commerce websites. She joined Cambria in July of 2014 and brought with her significant experience in the use of VB.Net, C#, MS Sql, Classic ASP, JavaScript and jQuery.

Programming Skills
Classic ASP, Ajax, MVC, C#, MS Sql, JavaScript, jQuery and VB.Net

Alyssa Sese

Alyssa Alyssa took up BS computer Engineering where she was exposed to both the hardware and software field. She eventually chose to venture into software. She started working as a System Engineer in a multi-national company. Working as a System Engineer helped her acquire skills in Delphi, ASP.NET, PHP, and HTML. She was also sent to Japan to learn more about technologies such as JSP, AJAX, Java, and Silverlight. She then joined Cambria on January 2015 and continues to strive to make significant contributions to Cambria's success.
Other than programming, she enjoys listening to music, playing musical instruments such as the guitar and ukulele, traveling, reading books, discovering good food, watching movies, and doing several types of art including watercolor and calligraphy.

Programming Skills
Delphi, ASP.NET, PHP, HTML, JSP, AJAX, Java and Silverlight

Anthoner "Ner" Monzon

Ner Ner is a graduate of STI College with an Associate degree in Computer Technology. He has over 14 years of experience as a Delphi programmer and equal experience in handling database applications using MySQL, Oracle, DBF, MSSQL and MS Access. He has 5 years of experience as a Web Programmer using PHP, JavaScript/jQuery, CSS and HTML, and an additional 3 years’ experience as C#.NET Programmer. He joined Cambria in November 2014 and was immediately successful in one of our most difficult projects.
Other than programming, he also has significant experience as a picture editor using Adobe Photoshop and is skilled with video editors such as Adobe Premiere. He loves music, is a guitarist, a bass guitarist, a drummer and also handes the multimedia of his church.

Programming Skills Delphi/Pascal, C#.Net, C/C++
Web Programming : PHP, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML
Database : MS SQL, MySql, Oracle, DBF, MS Access

Annielyn May Lagang

Annie Annie has been building and enhancing websites for over 8 years using ASP.Net (web forms and MVC), XML/XSLT, JavaScript/jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, Bootstrap and recently Silverlight. She acquired her BS Computer Science degree from AMA Computer College Las Piñas. She loves reading novels from different genres, computer/technical books and DC comics. During her spare time, she enrolls and participates in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) like Coursera, Udacity and edX.

Programming Skills : ASP.Net (web forms and MVC), XML/XSLT,
JavaScript/jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, Bootstrap, Silverlight

Apple Ilagan


Apple has an educational background with a degree in Marketing from Philippine Christian University. She started out for several years concentrating in the world of Marketing. At a point of her life, Apple, has gotten interested in another world - the world of the web. Armed with a computer, books and the Internet, she has learned how to design, animate and create web sites. Hundreds of sites and 17 years later, she has become experienced with technologies such as HTML, CSS, PHP, Flash and JavaScript with a focus on designing, animation and creating web sites that run on CMS such as Wordpress platform.
In her spare time, Apple loves to read books, travel, watercolor painting and doodle on her drawing pad.

Programming Skills
HTML, CSS, PHP, Flash, jQuery, Angular and JavaScript
Design in: Photoshop, Inkscape & Illustrator

Arrianne Salvador

Arriane Arrianne is a Computer Science graduate with a BS from the University of the Philippines-Los Banos. She has more than 7 years of experience as a Software Engineer in creating distributed large-scale systems, practicing TDD in development and Continuous Integration in product delivery. She is expert in different programming languages such as Perl, Classic ASP, Go, C++, and JavaScript, messaging platforms such as RabbitMQ and NSQ, frameworks such as MVC, Mojolicious and SOA, and deployment tools such as Docker, Fleet and Kubernetes. She also performed static and behavioral analysis and created automated detectors of malware, phishing, digital ad fraud, and spam found in the Web. In recent months Arrianne has also begun to work in PHP, a similar tool as Perl and one she is well suited for. She joined Cambria on November 2015.

Programming Skills Perl, Classic ASP, Go, C++, and JavaScript
Messaging Platforms : RabbitMQ and NSQ

Christopher Pestaño

Chris Chris took up Information Technology from Meralco Foundation Institute (MFI). Being in the IT industry as a professional developer for 10 years, he has accumulated knowledge in different programming languages. He has over 8 years of web development experience using Classic ASP, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, CSS and jQuery. He has also been involved in developing web forms using C#.NET, VB.NET and VB6. He also has database experience for MS SQL and MySQL.
Other than programming, he enjoys playing computer games, billiards, music, traveling and watching anime.

Programming Skills
Classic ASP, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, CSS and jQuery
C#.NET, VB.NET and VB6, Database: MS SQL and MySQL

Clariza Larino

Clariza Crafting and still continuing to juice up ideas, Clariza at her young age enjoys exploring the different trends in the modern web development and design for quite some time. She has a BS Degree in Information and Technology from Malayan Colleges Laguna (MCL) and has been involved in the front-end development of various websites, implementation of design concepts, HTML and other web related technologies.
She loves doing wireframes, handling UI/UX designs and warm coffee.

Programming Skills
HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, JavaScript and jQuery
UI/UX Design, Mobile Application Design, Wordpress Design
Design in: Photoshop

Helen Bernstein

Helen BernsteinHelen has worked with Cambria for twelve years designing and maintaining database applications in areas including manufacturing, inventory, publishing, tracking systems and sales strategies. She uses FoxPro, Visual FoxPro, and Microsoft Access as her primary development tools. More recently, she has begun to program on the web making use of Microsoft ASP, JavaScript and SQL Server. Helen graduated from Moscow State University with an M.S. in Mathematics.
Update 2013 | Helen has worked for Cambria in Palo Alto and Mountain View for the last 20 years. She Loves Microsoft Visual FoxPro and is our leading expert in this programming tool. With the decline in the popularity of this programming system, and Helen's preference to stay working in FoxPro rather than diversify, she has for the last year been working part time for Cambria.

Programming Skills
FoxPro, Visual FoxPro, and Microsoft Access
Microsoft ASP, JavaScript and SQL Server

Janet Garibaldi

Janet GaribaldiAnyone who has dealt with Cambria for long will eventually contact Janet, probably the best known of Cambria's staff. She has been our Accounting, Billing, Collections, Reception and Secretarial departments all in one since the 1990s and is as quick with a smile when things are going well as she is with a rebuke when one of us does something wrong.


Jeanfred Argarin

JeanfredJean, is an Information Technology graduate from Rogationist College at Silang Cavite. She started her first job as a QA Tester in 2014. She's responsible for manual testing of web/mobile applications and games across platforms and devices. She reviews and conducts testing to ensure understanding, accuracy and quality in the final product.

QA skills
Manual testing (apps, web, mobile, etc), Test Plan creation, running test cases (scripts), regression, bug reporting, etc.

Jenny Bacatio

Jenny Jenny is currently working on her Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science at the Systems Technology Institute Global City (STI). Prior to going to STI she studied at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and took up Computer Secretarial courses. She's been in sales for four years now, particularly in the field of Telemarketing for USA based companies. She has worked on campaigns for MBNA, Bank of America, CitiGroup, RCI Vacation Exchange, Washington Mutual and Chase Bank. She is attuned to American culture and has a command of verbal and written American English. When she joined Cambria Software Philippines (CSP) she set up the first organized sales effort at the company, and its parent company in the USA, by making use of her background in telemarketing and online marketing.
She grew up at the foot of, and hiking on, the tallest volcanic mountain in the Philippines and it got into her blood. These days she spends many of her weekends mountain climbing at sites throughout the Islands.
Update 2013 | Jenny, a mother of almost 3, has now been with us for five years and has worked in sales, qc, administration and as an all round trouble shooter.

Sales and Marketing

JM Gonzalez

JMJM Gonzalez is Cambria's technical director and .NET project manager. A Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) , he is an accomplished leader and always up to date on the latest and greatest when it comes to software development and the technologies involved.

Update 2013 | Time flies since this short paragraph was written in 2007. JM has now been with us 7 years and today is the technical leader of all of Cambria.

Programming Skills
Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD),
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), ASP.NET

John Caraan

RJJohn, or RJ as everyone calls him, graduated from Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT of the Philippines) in 2009 and started working at Cambria that same year. Together with Romeo and Rodel he is the other one of our success stories of hiring someone right out of school. This does not always work out and we no longer hire anyone with less than 10 years experience but you have to wonder if we are missing something. RJ is theoretically a member of our .Net team and is skilled in ASP.Net, VB.Net and the MS Sql and MySQL databases. He also has some experience in PHP. But on the departure of Ragini Yalamanchali from our company when we decided to close down in Philadelphia, RJ jumped sight unseen into a major Perl project and after a rough couple of weeks made a success of it and has been full time on this project now since 2013. The client originally estimated that he would be needed only for a few weeks but was so impressed he stayed with us and gave RJ a ton of extra software work.

Programming Skills
Perl, ASP.Net, C#, VB.Net
Database : MS Sql and MySQL databases

Josh Matibag

JoshJosh is an Electronics and Communication Engineering graduate from De La Salle University-Manila. After taking board exam, he went straight to IT industry in 2011 where he was exposed to both Software Development and System Administration. He eventually focused on Mobile Application Development, both for the iOS and Android He also has knowledge with Backend Server Development using PHP, MySQL and knows CMS like Wordpress. He joined Cambria on August of 2015.

Programming Skills
iOS, Android, Java, Objective-C, PHP
Database : MSSQL
CMS: Wordpress

Ken Do

Ken DoKen is head of hardware and software technical support for our in-house problems and for our clients who look to Cambria for support of their systems and with a name we often pronounce "Can Do" you can be sure he can probably help. Ken is now in his 11th year at Cambria and there are few support problems he has not handled over the years.

Chief Handholder

Lawrence Joshua Del Carmen

Lawrence Joshua Del Carmen Lawrence has been working as a Web Developer since 2007 after graduating from Informatics Computer College in Valenzuela City with Advance Diploma in Computer Science. He is skilled in PHP, ASP.NET, C# (MVC, Web API, Mobile Browser [Online & Offline System]), HTML/HTML5, Razor, CSS/Bootstraps, Javascript/JQuery, Ajax, MSSQL & MySQL.
He also into Web Designing and Graphic Designs using Adobe Photoshop. Love music, play bass guitar and can be a decent singer. Time to time he does photography in some events.

Programming Skills
PHP, ASP.NET, C# (MVC, Web API, Mobile Browser [Online & Offline System]),
HTML/HTML5, Razor, CSS/Bootstraps, Javascript/JQuery, Ajax
Database : MSSQL & MySQL

Liz Herzfeld

Liz HerzfelLiz attended Philadelphia College of Art and received a BA in art from UC Berkeley and a teaching certificate in art from San Francisco State. After teaching art to high schoolers for five years, she became a web designer. Liz has worked for six years as a web and graphic designer with both established companies and start-ups. She enjoys bringing each client's unique vision to life. She also works closely with programmers to integrate the front end of a site to a back end e-commerce or database site.
Update 2014 | By now that 6 years of experience mentioned above has lengthened to 16.


Loreta Marcelino

LorieLorie, as we call her, has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the University of the East - Manila. She has 19 + years of professional experience focused mainly in Accounting and Human Resource functions. She joined Cambria last July 2014 and she handles all accounting and administrative tasks. She is practically result-oriented when it comes to work and very particular with every deadlines especially with Government Agencies. She may be strict sometimes, but she is very approachable

Accounting and HR

Marvin Villanueva

Marvin Marvin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering in 2009 from UPHS in the Philippines. After graduation he came to focus on software development and started as a the sole developer in a private banking institution. This exposed Marvin to a complicated banking applications and today he is our expert in any application that has to do with banking. Before joining Cambria in 2011 he came to understand the endless complications of accounting systems in the Philippines by the expedient of programming several applications. He started years ago as a Visual Basic developer with MSSQL as the backend database and has since enhanced his programming skills by mastering VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript and jQuery through self-study and experience.
When not programming, he enjoys good music, travel and photography. During his free time, you might catch him playing MMORPG or making some Japanese animation drawings.

Programming Skills
ASP.NET, MVC, C#, JavaScript, jQuery, Angular and VB.NET
Reporting : SSRS, Telerik, Database : MSSQL

Ramoncito Alvarez

Ramon Ramon graduated 2006 with a BS in Computer Science from the Technological Institute of the Philippines. He is Cambria's lead FoxPro expert with 12 years of experience in that specialty. He is also capable in VB, SQL. VB.Net, C#.Net, and Classic ASP. He joined Cambria in 2016 to help us cope with a growing number of requests for Visual Foxpro work.

Programming Skills
Classic ASP, Visual FoxPro, VB, SQL, VB.Net, C#.Net

Romero Clemente

Mero Mero, is a graduate of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines with a BS in Information Technology. A week after graduation in 2011 he started his first job at a Singaporean company as a programmer. He has spent most of his career as a Software Engineer specializing in Microsoft Technologies, like MS Dynamics CRM, C#, Visual Basic, .Net framework, etc. Typical projects he has worked on in the recent past include Payroll, Accounting and Document Management.

Programming Skills
ASP.NET, MVC, C#, JavaScript, jQuery and VB.NET
Reporting : SSRS, Telerik, Database : MSSQL

Rachelle Corpuz

Chelle Rachelle (Chelle) is a specialist in Microsoft Access programming and works as the right hand "man" of Romeo Acidera one of our senior and veteran programmers here at Cambria in Manila. She has a BS in Mathematics from Pangasinan State University where she specialized in Computer Programming. After graduating in 2007, she joined a Philippine government bank and worked on Visual Basic and Microsoft Access projects whenever she saw the opportunity. She was already an expert in Access programming when she joined Cambria in 2011 and since that time she has added VB.Net, C#, JavaScript, Classic ASP, and jQuery to her repertory of skills.

Programming Skills
Visual Basic, Microsoft Access, Classic ASP, ASP.Net, VB.Net, C#, JavaScript and jQuery

Nestor Alorro

JunNestor Alorro a.k.a Darkzide Demigod started doing art since the age of 4. His canvas are all the walls inside our house and old crayons served as my paint. At first, his parents are against his thing because they told me he am just wasting a lot of paper. But he didn't stop there, instead, he was challenged by that time. As time passed by, he tend to improve what he have and discover new techniques and technologies. Up until now, he is still trying to learn many things, because of that, he haven't felt that he is aging.
He formed Darkzide Studios at first as a one-man army to create and develop the Thesis that would inspire the next generation of professionals what Computer Science is all about and how wide the boundaries of Information Technology with its uncharted regions waiting to be explored. As time goes by, new innovations have to be acquired to stay updated on the latest technologies available via certain references such as the internet, books and word by mouth.

Programming Skills Objective-C programming using Xcode, Game assets creation using Level Helper, Sprite Helper and Cocos Builder, Cocos2d for iOS, Vuforia Augmented Reality, C++, Visual Basic.NET, Unreal Engine 4, Action Script 2.0, Freehand drawing, Digital Painting using Adobe Photoshop and Pen Tablet, Creative Design using Adobe Flash and Adobe Photoshop, 3D modeling using 3D Studio Max

Richard C. Crewdson, Ph.D.

Dick President and co-founder of Cambria, Richard is a physicist who, as president of a medical testing company, became interested in software from the perspective of a user and business owner. His previous positions include President of Industrial Health, Inc., Vice President of Envirodyne, Chairman of the Shock Wave Physics Department of SRI International, and a member of the professional staff of the Arthur D. Little Company. He is the author or co-author of numerous scientific papers and two books.
Dick programs in Java, Delphi, C, C++ and Visual Basic. He earned his B.S. in Engineering from Lafayette College and his doctorate in Engineering Science from Caltech. He has also taken a business course for executives at the Harvard Business School. He is also a member of the Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, and Tau Beta Pi honorary fraternities. All that stuff probably merits a yawn but his favorite achievement is having won the competitive Barge Math Prize at Lafayette, beating all the math majors. Since then only math majors have been allowed to compete!

Co-Founder of Cambria
Programming Skills
Java, Delphi, C, C++ and Visual Basic

Richard Naparite

Chad Chad is a Computer Engineering graduate from STI College - Fairview year 2010. He previously worked as a Delphi Developer for 3 years in a company which mainly focused on providing a system for HR Management and Payroll Processing and used Delphi as their Program development tool. He also has experience in handling database application such as MySQL, MS SQL and DB2.

Programming Skills
Delphi Database : MySQL, MS SQL and DB2

Richard Panopio

Richard Richard has been developing web and desktop applications for almost 5 years now. He is an expert in software development using .NET and Java. He also enjoys doing database design and programming stored procedures for relational databases such as MS SQL Server and MySQL.
Update 2015 | It has been a long time since this was written. It was back in the days before we moved out of the Trident Tower to the Glass Tower to get more space. Richard together with JM, Sherick and Romeo, has been with us 9 years and is one of our reliable and talented veterans

Programming Skills
.NET and Java Database : MS SQL Server and MySQL

Rodel Acidera

Rodel Rodel is one of our experts in software development using Delphi and heads up our Delphi Group. He got his BS degree in Computer Science from Divine Word College of Laoag in 2008. Because of the proven success at Cambria of his big brother Romeo Acidera, Cambria hired him straight out of college. In his years with Cambria as a professional programmer he has worked in ASP classic, Visual Basic 6.0 and He has programmed a variety of applications in Point of Sales, Inventory, Accounting, Computer Forensic Tools and Windows services.
Update 2015 | Rodel has now been with us 7 years and is currently expanding his skills by working with the cross platform development using FireMonkey framework in Delphi XE4. Not all our experiments in hiring straight out of college have worked, and these days we only hire seasoned programmers, Rodel is an exception, was a success almost from the very first day and, like his brother, has proved himself to us and to his clients by his talent and work ethic.

Programming Skills
Delphi, ASP classic, Visual Basic 6.0 and

Romeo Acidera

Romeo Youth does not always mean inexperience and Romy is one tangible proof of this. He may be young but he has a considerable experience in programming and design. He has advanced knowledge and skills in programming languages such as FoxPro, Visual Basic, MS Access & reporting tools like Crystal Reports. He is also knowledgeable in MS SQL Server, ASP, VB.Net, and ASP.Net.
Prior to joining Cambria, Romeo worked as a programmer at the University of Asia and the Pacific and was an instructor in the Computer Science Department. His students are sure to have learned a lot from this guy and why not? He was a consistent member of the Dean's list and one of his classes highest achievers when he in turn was a computer science student at the same University.
Update 2015 | Not so young anymore. Romeo is now a seasoned veteran of 9 years as a Cambria programmer. His success prompted us to hire his brother Rodel right out of school 7 years ago and that has been a success as well although we no longer take risks like this. It does not always work out so well and these days we insist on programmers who have 5 or more years professional experience before we consent to interview.

Programming Skills
FoxPro, Visual Basic, MS Access and Crystal Reports
MS SQL Server, ASP, VB.Net, and ASP.Net

Ross Eugenio

Ross Ross Eugenio has over 14 years of experience in the field of IT (computer programming). 7+ years of it was on the development of PHP applications. Zend Framework, EC-Cube, CakePhp, Joomla, WordPress, Code Igniter are the frameworks he is most experienced with. He also programs on C, C++, VB, ASP Classic and Java. He has advanced knowledge and skills on MySql, MsSql and MongoDb. He is also inclined to digital arts using Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw and Adobe Flash.
He graduated from STI College Paranaque with the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science last 2006. He started working as early as 2005 as Software Developer. In 2008, he pursued his career in Japan as Software Engineer for 3 years. In 2012, he came back home and worked as Server-Side Developer in a leading online provider of after market auto parts.

Programming Skills
PHP Framework : Zend Framework, EC-Cube, CakePhp and Code Igniter
CMS : Joomla, WordPress
C, C++, VB, ASP Classic and Java
Database : MySql, MsSql and MongoDb

Zyrille Ubiadas

Zyrille Zy graduated third in her Information Technology class at the Meralco Foundation Institute in Metro Manila and received the award for Academic Excellence. Since that time she has accumulated 7 years experience as a PHP developer and has been responsible for many eCommerce websites as well as other projects. She loves PHP programming and considers herself lucky to have a job pursuing her hobby and you will often find her at late hours working away in our Makati office. She is expert in the use of Taylor Otwell's Laravel framework and CakePHP


Programming Skills
PHP Framework : Laravel, CakePHP
Java, VB6, and C++
Database : MySQL, MS SQL, and Oracle

1 Cambria Client Roger Williams. The program you use every day is an “executable”. It is created from “source code” written by the programmer. If you own it, anyone can modify the program. If not, you are at the mercy of the vendor. Make sure you own it.

Unsolicited Testimonials

"I only wish I could put Cambria in charge of everything I'd like to do in life. Everyone I worked with at Cambria exceeded by an extraordinary degree my highest hopes for the website I asked them to create. Not only were they able to bring every aspect of the project to life exactly as I had envisioned it, but where needed, they made adjustments that significantly improved the website.

Christina Rosati, Optical Theory, Washington, DC

...I am delighted with the quality of work that Marvin, JM and Alicia have produced so far and certainly understand your desire to maintain the standard have such a strong team and [with] clients vying for their time it is not something you should consider relinquishing.

Oliver Shepherd, Items For Health, Brisbane, Qld

I wanted to reach out to you and let you know about the performance Jon has done to-date regarding Silent Shield. I am very pleased with his coding and professionalism. He is very responsive in each request I've asked for and continues to provide very good code that is easy to follow and maintain. He has made his deliverables each time despite the week he was out. Great Job!

Jim Philips, Silent Shield , Atlanta, GA

Just a short message to let you know I did a first Trade show this past week. The code was solid...and performed as expected. Rodel has done an excellent job with it and the users I demonstrated it to all had positive comments.

Jim Philips, JB Enterprises, Atlanta, GA

"Before I get your thoughts on something, I want you [Jaymar] to know how much we appreciate the work you've done for us so far and how responsive you have been and the great quality of your work!"

Michael BeDell, CEO, Barry Rhein and Associates, San Jose, CA

Careers @ Cambria, Contact Jenny.

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