Westly “West” Gaddis (he/him/his) has been working in technology for over 20 years, starting as a shop technician with Computer Clinic at the age of 14. Before starting at C4 in 2011, West worked in non-profit sector including Wild Iris Women’s Services and the Salesians of Don Bosco youth groups. He lived on a reservation in his youth and has been active in the fight for fair treatment Native Americans in the workforce. West is active in several LGBTQ organizing activities in New Orleans & Key West. He currently works at C4 as a Network & Systems Admin. He also teaches and studies Shaolin Kung Fu at the Shaolin Institute. In his downtime West enjoys DJing, dancing, & all things Godzilla.