Ms. Downing joined Arbor Research in 2015. She has extensive experience as a Database Administrator and Architect working with both SQL Server and Oracle. She has specialized in tuning databases and code to allow for better scalability. She has experience supporting and tuning very large databases (VLDBs) and planning for growth for both hardware and software needs. Additionally, she has extensive development experience in health care, manufacturing, and retail. She has worked on medical research including data mining and is one of the authors on several research papers studying anti-depression medications and suicide. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree.