Sonja Froyen

A web and database developer who can translate business needs into applications. I identify problems, build consensus, develop solutions and deliver solid products that are popular with users.

Database and Web Developer, University of Minnesota [2008-Present]
Build database and web applications for the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance.

  • Created iPhone interface for web application
  • Wrote queries to pull data from University data warehouse
  • Authored comprehensive how-to guide for using FileMaker and PHP
  • Co-founded campus-wide FileMaker User Group engaging members via a listserv, blog and live events

Web Application Developer and AdDept Liaison, Macy’s North Marketing [2005-2008]
Responsible for creation and maintenance of web and database applications. Primary query and report builder 
for AS400-based financial system. Liaison among users, system administrators and third-party developer.


  • B.A. Latin and History; Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
  • Mini Masters in Project Management; St. Thomas University, Minneapolis, Minnesota; May 2008
  • Effective Web and Application Design; Human Factors, International; May 2010
  • User-Centered Analysis and Conceptual Design; Human Factors, International; May 2011
  • iPhone App Workshop; June 2010

FileMaker, PHP, HTML, CSS, SQL, Google Charts, AS400

FileMaker User Group for University of Minnesota, co-founder
Minnesota Chapter of the Usablity Professionals’ Association
Golden Toasters Chapter of Toastmasters International, Treasurer