Darshan Patel joined CALSTART in 2021 as a Salesforce Developer. He works on HVIP project, focusing on enhancing Salesforce features in Voucher Request program. He aims to Complete salesforce development of HVIP enhancement, Core and EnergIIZE by 2022 end.
Prior to joining CALSTART, Darshan Patel worked for the Debt Management Company as a salesforce tech lead. In this position, he focused on lead management system and Payment Processing Feature. One major achievement from his time as a salesforce developer to integrate Salesforce with Lead management system to have users get their leads automatically instead of manually creating them. Darshan Patel holds an Engineering Degree.
Prior to joining CALSTART, Jacob worked building Salesforce systems for education nonprofits, including the national education equity network, Breakthrough Collaborative. He worked with student-serving program teams to leverage technology to improve service quality. Jacob also served an AmeriCorps year in 2015 with Breakthrough Central Texas, providing college access advising services to high school juniors and seniors that would be the first in their family to attend college.
He holds a BS from the University of Florida where he majored in Mechanical Engineering and minored in Business Administration.