JR's Little Piece of the Web
My Little Piece of the Web

About Me

Vital Stats:

Jonathan R. Wappel (call me JR)  |  Age 39
Born in and  currently residing in Central New Jersey, USA.
Married to Edyta Patyk on July 8th, 2016.

Email:

me@jrwappel.com

Education:

BS in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Robotics from the University of Southern Maine (Gorham, ME)

NCAA Div. II/III Men’s Ice Hockey, USM Huskies

Occupation:

Electrical Engineer / Project Manager

2017-Present: Project Engineer at NJ Manufacturers Insurance Group (West Trenton, NJ)
2013-2017: Project Manager and Electrical Engineer at PS&S Architecture and Engineering (Warren, NJ)
1995-2013: Facility and Operations Manager at the Bridgewater Sports Arena (Bridgewater, NJ)

Favorite Bands:

Devilment, As I Lay Dying, Biohazard, Burn the Priest, Bury Your Dead, Chimaira, Coal Chamber, Cradle of Filth, Deftones, DevilDriver, Downset, Dry Kill Logic, Earth Crisis, Fear Factory, Freya, Godsmack, Guns N’ Roses, Hypercenter, In Flames, Killswitch Engage, Korn, Kitty, Lamb of God, Limp Bizkit, Marlyn Manson, Megadeath, Ministry, Mudvayne, Orgy, Ozzy Osbourne, POD, Pantera, Powerman 5000, Rage Against the Machine, Sepultura, Shadows Fall, Slipknot, Soulfly, Staind, Static-X, Super Joint Ritual, System of a Down, Metallica, Whitechapel, The Black Dahlia Murder, Cavalera Conspiracy, Hatebreed, Darkest Hour, and The Devil Wears Prada.

Interests / Hobbies:

Web development, anything automotive or racing, fishing, attending concerts, traveling and photography.

Photography:

Sony A7 Mark II full frame, mirror-less body with Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T and Sony FE 28-70 mm F3.5-5.6 OS lenses.

Automotive:

Current Cars- 2004 Cadillac Escalade, 2010 Chevrolet 2SS/RS Camaro, 1991 Dinan 8, 1990 B2K Callaway Corvette,  highly modified 1988 Corvette Coupe, 2004 BMW 530i, and a supercharged 1990 Corvette convertible that is a work in progress.

Past Cars- 1986 300ZX 2+2, 1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 4, 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, 1987 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer, 1989 Laforza (Kenne-Bell Supercharged), 1985 Corvette Coupe, and a 1996 GMC Yukon.

My Travels (outside of the continental US):

Hawaii (O’ahu and Hawaii), Taiwan, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turks and Caicos, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Aruba, Curacao, Mexico, Canada, Bahamas, St. Lucia and England.

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