Douglas J. Podgorny


Problem Solver




Douglas J. Podgorny
Douglas J. Podgorny
Douglas J. Podgorny
Douglas J. Podgorny


Problem Solver




2018 - 2021
Owner & President
The POD Agency

» Provided professional consulting services to online SMB’s
» Scaled solo firm from zero to 6-figure ARR in 7 months
» Managed and retained core account base for entire duration of operation

2017 - 2018
Director of Operations
Premier Class Consulting

» Designed, deployed, and maintained WordPress site and WooCommerce storefront
» Planned and executed operations for international events
» Contributed to content marketing and sales efforts

2015 - 2017
Business Analyst
eBay, Inc

» Managed vendor relationships and analytics for disposition of data center hardware
» Ensured business unit received maximum salvage value by exploring and creating strategic partnerships

2011 - 2015
University of Illinois

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Technology & Management

GPA: 3.5/4.0 (Edmund James Scholar)


Awards & Honors:
» Stanley H. Pierce Leadership Award (College of Engineering)
» O.A. Leutwiler Award (Mechanical Engineering Department)

» Knights of St. Patrick (College of Engineering)

» BP Engineering Scholarship

2007 - 2011
Peotone High School
Peotone, IL

Awards & Honors:
» Top ten in class by GPA

» American Legion Leadership Scholarship

» BNSF Railway Foundation Scholarship

  • Account Management
  • WordPress Administration
  • Project Management
  • Customer Success
  • Technical Writing
Past Clients
April 26, 2016 How I am saving $2k and 60 hours per month by voluntarily living in a van

“Dear god….what have I gotten myself into?” I said aloud, to myself, as shifted the van into drive. “I think…

October 2, 2015 Six things I learned from wearing the same shirt everyday for a month

This past month, I embarked on a new challenge: live a clothing minimalistic lifestyle. This test left me with only…

June 28, 2015 Why my children will be citizens of the world

Today, as I was catching an Uber back from Guitar Center (impulse buys are the worst), I had an interesting…

June 16, 2015 What engineering really taught me

As someone with an engineering degree and a job in a field 180 degrees different from my major, I often…

Get in Touch
  • Address: New York, USA
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  • Phone: +123 654 78900
  • Freelance: Available
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