Prior to working at the University of Florida, Reno spent nearly a decade in as a designer/developer in the publishing industry. He is passionate about thoughtful typography, grid-based design, and efficient code. Outside of work you can find him spending time with family, fiddling with vintage guitars, and perpetually renovating a 1940’s house. Reno is also an accomplished musician and a member of the band The Mercury Program . The group has released 6 full length records since 1997, and toured extensively. You may recognize one of their songs as the theme music to the NPR show "Here and Now".