bio of KQD

Kyle Quinn Dreger


Patriot Software

Building a fast, simple, and affordable accounting and payroll platform for American businesses and their accountants.

CPO (Sep 2021 - Present)

Engineering, PM, Design, IT, Security, (and in 2023) Operations, People Ops, and Risk & Treasury teams.

VP of Product (Jun 2020 - Sep 2021)

Engineering, PM, and Design teams.

Director of Product (Jul 2019 - Jun 2020)

PM and Design teams.

Lead, Product Design &

Software Engineer (Jan 2016 - Jul 2019)

Led Design team; designed/developed internal web app (Ruby on Rails, JavaScript).

Software Engineer (May 2014 - Jan 2016)

Developed front/back-end for internal web app (Ruby on Rails, JavaScript) + UX and UI design.

Software Engineering Intern (Jan 2014 - May 2014)

Learned, developed, deployed (and broke) things in C# and ASP.NET.

The Timken Company

Supporting the teams that help build some of the world's best steel products.

Software Engineering Intern (4 months)

New Technology Department; designed and developed single-page web app (Angular) to facilitate associate training; collaborated with international team on special projects; ran (unofficial) internal intern newsletter.

Software Engineering Intern (4 months)

Designed and developed sales-focused web apps (Angular, C#, Ruby on Rails); helped coordinate and roll out new technology company-wide; mentored and spoke to high school students about careers in tech.

University of Mount Union

Consultant (1 year)

Center for Written and Oral Communication; coached students of all grades on their written papers and oral presentations.

Student Writer (2 years)

Wrote weekly articles for official weblog.

Intern, Office of Marketing (1 year)

Maintained official accounts on social networks; wrote weekly articles for official weblog.


University of Mount Union

Computer Science (BS with Honors), English Writing (BA)