Meet the board.

Erik Weibust


Erik Weibust has been working with Java and the JVM since 1999. Erik moved from Java EE to Spring and now appreciates the ease of working with Groovy and Grails. He leads both the local Java jug, JavaMUG, as well as our Groovy / Grails jug, DFW2GUG. You can learn more about him by following his rants, shenanigans and travels on twitter at @erikweibust. Or, for his professional background, you can review Erik's LinkedIn profile.

Chris Walzl

Vice President

Chris has served as Vice President of JavaMUG since 2009. He’s grateful to have had the opportunity to help lead JavaMUG, and to help grow the Dallas area Java community. Chris is most passionate about building awesome things, software being his medium of choice. You can follow Chris on Twitter at @cwalzl, or visit his personal website at See Chris' LinkedIn profile for more information about this professional background.

Brian Hurley


Brian Hurley has been programming for over 30 years. He works at Reed-Elsevier as a Principal Search Engineer. Previously he worked for Texas Instruments for 25 years and has been working with Java since 1999. Brian served as on the board of JavaMUG since 2008. Brian has also lead the Spring Dallas User Group and is active in the Java community. When not programming he likes to play with his 3 kids and two dogs and target shoot.

Andrew Rubalcaba


Andrew Rubalcaba is a Java Developer for 806 Technologies. He has spent the last couple of years developing Spring/JEE solutions for various clients. When Andrew is not programming he enjoys traveling with his wife Sonia and spending time with their dogs Bootsy and Dixie Belle, crossfit, drinking craft beer, and going to concerts.