Dedicated to your development
Progressive in our thinking and human-centered in our approach, we're committed to helping our students discover their true strengths, cultivate their creativity, and hone their skills as developers.
We exist to advance human potential through code.
Empowering and inclusive, we are committed to fostering a tech environment that welcomes everyone; all genders, LGBTQIA+, Veterans, and all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Our curriculum and philosophy are based on decades of leadership and experience in the tech industry.
Alchemy's advisory board, made up of senior software engineers, meets regularly with our instructional team to shape and plan curriculum based on the future of technology needs of employers. Our collective experience creates more opportunities for all of us.
Marty NelsonChief Alchemist and Co-Founder
A true alchemist, Marty brings together deep technology knowledge, business acumen, and strong community partnerships. With more than thirty years of experience in the industry, Marty founded Alchemy Code Lab with a vision to empower diversity, ignite personal potential, and advance the industry through a rigorous, hands-on code curriculum. An advocate behind the scenes, he works with local organizations and companies to authentically bring diversity and a human-centered approach to the tech industry.
Megan NelsonProgram Director and Co-Founder
Megan is passionate about being of service to others. In her role as Program Director and Admissions Lead, she strives to help students advance their careers through economic stability and meaningful work. In many ways, Megan is the heart compass of Alchemy. She ensures the environment supports each student in their growth both technically and personally. In the Alchemy community, she’s known for spontaneously breaking into song, and caring deeply that each student is set up for success.