Winter Cashman

Software Engineer

About Me

I'm a dedicated software engineer who thrives on crafting innovative solutions, a staunch LGBTQIA+ advocate working to foster diversity and belonging, and a passionate leader driving the charge for inclusion.

Professional Experience


All the career info in a basic layout, no bells or whistles.



Some examples of my software works.

LGBTQIA+ Archives

Software Roles

  • Software Engineer, T-Mobile (2019-Present)
  • Software Developer, T-Mobile (2017-2019)
  • Consultant, Beyondsoft (2016)
  • Jr. Consultant, Beyondsoft (2015)
  • Web Developer, VTL (2014)
  • IS Support Intern, US Signal (2012)

Leadership Roles

  • Vice President, Renton LGBTQIA+ Community (2021-2023)
  • Chief's Community Council, Renton Police Department (2023-2024)
  • Vice President of Operations, Young Democrats of Washington (2022-2024)
  • Vice Chair, 11th Legislative District Democrats (2022-2023)
  • State Committeeperson, Washington State Democratic Party Central Committee (2021-2022)
  • President & Founding Member, Renton LGBTQIA+ Community (2019-2021)

Education & Certifications

  • B.S. Computer Science - Cybersecurity Engineering, Colorado Technical University (expected: July 2024).
  • CPR/AED/BBP, Red Cross (2022-2024).
  • Glass Leadership Institute, ADL (2021).
  • Lithium Developer Certification (2018).
  • Sitecore XP 8 Website Development for .NET Developers Certification (2016).

Programming Experience

  • Backend: NodeJS, ExpressJS, C#, Python, PHP, VB.NET.
  • Frontend: JavaScript, Typescript, VueJS, HTML, CSS, SASS, SCSS.
  • Databases: MySQL, T-SQL, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), PostgreSQL.
  • AWS: EC2, RDS, S3, CloudSearch.
  • Other: Git, Gitlabs, Bitbucket, Jira/Confluence


Parade Award (2023)

Renton River Days

Given to a participating parade group for excelling performance and crowd reception in the Renton River Days Parade.

Rising Star Award, League of Extraordinary Givers (2020)

Renton Regional Community Foundation

The League of Extraordinary Givers is a group of recognized individuals in the Greater Renton/South King County region whose passion for making our community a better place to live is made possible through donations of their time, talent and/or treasure to a variety of non-profit organizations and community projects. The Rising Star Award is meant to recognize the next-generation of community leaders.


Customer Service Award (2012)


Recognized by the Regional President for outstanding customer service. Photograph taken with Regional President and placed at JCPenney's headquarters in Texas.


Renton LGBTQIA+ Community

  • Renton River Days Parade Award Recipients (2023).
  • Renton Pride event with over 700 participants in collaboration with the Renton Municipal Arts Commission and Renton Downtown Partnership (2023).
  • Launched a Renton Pride Passport program with local businesses which also promoted the Renton Police Department's Safe Place program (2021).
  • Participants in the Renton Counts program with the U.S. Census to outreach to historically marginalized communities (2020).
  • Largest volunteer group in district for Point in Time Count with the King County Regional Homelessness Authority (2020).
  • Founded and led founding board through forming a new organization (2019).


  • Sponsored as a participant to the Out & Equal Summit, the largest workplace equality event in the world (2023).
  • Featured panelist for an internal webinar on LGBTQIA+ topics with special guest Laverne Cox (2021).
  • Building Emergency Response Team member with training in CPR/AED/BBP and other disaster responses (2018-Present).


  • Appointed by leaders at the Renton Police Department to serve on the Chief's Community Council (2023-2024).
  • Invited by the White House to attend event with Vice President Kamala Harris present (2022).

Democratic Party

  • Served as Certified Election Observer for the King County Democrats for the King County Elections (2022, 2023).
  • Elected by Young Democrats of Washington State Convention to serve as Vice President of Operations (2022,2023).
  • Elected by Legislative District PCOs to act as Vice Chair for the Legislative District (2023-2024)
  • Elected by Legislative District PCOs to act as State Committeeperson to Washington State Democratic Party (2021-2022).
  • Served as a delegate for the state's Presidential Primaries (2020).
  • Appointed by Legislative District to serve as PCO Coordinator (2019).