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About plusEquals

Clayton G. Ousley

CEO / Founder, Developer, Designer, Analyst

Hello, and welcome to plusEquals! plusEquals (formerly "Ousley Consulting") is a consulting firm I founded in 2009.

Ousley Consulting originally focused on Business Analysis and Development. In 2015, I expanded my offerings to include full-stack web development and design.

To highlight my new offerings, I renamed my company "plusEquals," which is a computer programming term which means:

"to take something of value, add value to it, and give it back."

I accomplish this by bringing a unique blend of business development, research and analysis, and technical skills to everything I do.


Companies I've made great things for.


An overview of my experience and offerings.

Web Development

I am a full-stack web developer with seven years of experience in web development and design. I built websites for BI Worldwide, Ford, GM, ExxonMobil, Toyota, Navistar, Webasto, Notre Dame College, Discovery Solutions, Inc., and completed a full-stack shopping cart application with Paypal REST API integration for Savons Michele. I also developed a JavaScript userscript for ADP while serving as a Technical Controls Specialist.

I know HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, (with JavaScript ratings above the global average), Sass, AJAX, mobile/responsive technologies like Bootstrap, FlexBox, and media queries.

I have competency in Angular.js, React, RESTful APIs, PHP, MySQL, SCORM versions 1.2 and 2004, WAI-ARIA (accessibility), Git/Git push-to-deploy, security, WordPress, Adobe Muse, and Business Catalyst.

I also work with templating engines like Handlebars.js, and develop full stack with MVC, Node.js, Express.js, MongoDB, and Mongoose.

I am passionate about free and open source software solutions, and have used Linux as my personal Kernel for five years (but on-and-off since 2007). I administer my own servers, domains, firewalls, malware scans, and SSL Certificates.

See my Web Portfolio!

Business Consulting

What started as an extra-credit project for my 2009 Business Intelligence class grew into my own small business!

For the project, I offered to write a SWOT report - which analyzes a business' Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats - for a local goat milk soap business. What began as a kitchen operation has now expanded to four stores, with operations in two states, with orders coming from across the USA!

I've worked with other businesses as well - ranging from jewelry makers to organic tea blenders.

See my Business Consulting Portfolio!

Research and Analysis

In 2012, I graduated with my BA in History and Intelligence Studies from Notre Dame College's Center for Intelligence Studies.

Making the Dean's list more times than not, I completed courses in Arabic (four semesters), Middle Eastern studies, geo-politics, national security studies, counterterrorism, international law, advanced structured analytics, writing for the Intelligence Community, methods of financial investigation, statistics, sociology, and a long list of history courses.

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My Senior Research Project covered "Operation Fortitude South," the deception operation that protected the Normandy invasions. I also completed my first seminar of Norwich University's Master of Arts in Military History program.

See my Research and Analysis Portfolio!


Browse my accomplishments! They're sorted by industry.



Rock Paper Scissors

Node Shopping Cart

Savons Michele

Race Car Game

Race Car Game

Based on Game Made for ExxonMobil

Race Car Game Assets

Race Car Game Assets

Based on Game Made for ExxonMobil

Kenexa JavaScript Assessment

Kenexa Prove It! JavaScript

I Scored Above The Global Average

Noteworthy Neighborhood Project

Noteworthy Neighborhood

Angular.js and APIs

Node Shopping Cart

Washtenaw Community College

Responsive Image CSS Calulator

AMBR Detroit

Discovery Solutions Inc.

Web Design Client


JavaScript for Help Desk App

Content for Business

Washtenaw Community College

Responsive Redesign with Ads

Interface Design Project

Forms Project

Washtenaw Community College

Responsive Project

Washtenaw Community College

JavaScript Project

Washtenaw Community College

SASS Project

Washtenaw Community College

Coming Soon Page

Personal Project

Responsive Design Final

Web II Final Project

Business Consulting

SWOT Analysis

Storybook Acres

Research and Analysis

Terrorism: An Ever-Evolving Virus

Published Article

Operation Fortitude South

Senior Research Project

Book Review

'The Barbary Wars' by Frank Lambert

Book Review

'The Faces of Terrorism' by Neil Smelser

Arab Influence in Spain

Arabic III Presentation

Healing vs. Hate

Counter-Islamophobia Project

Book Review

'Bo's Lasting Lessons' by John U. Bacon


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View My Timeline:

  • July 2017 - Present

    Web Developer

    AMBR Detroit
  • March 2017 - Present

    Contractor, Development

    BI Worldwide
  • May 2016 - Present

    Web Developer

    The Gift Store
  • January 2017

    Contractor, Web Design/Development

  • August 2016 - October 31st, 2016

    Temporary Contractor, Technical Controls Specialist

  • September 2015 - Present

    Entered the Web Design and Development Program

    Washtenaw Community College
  • August 2015 - Present

    Web Design and Development

    Discovery Solutions, Inc.
  • April 2014 - May 2015

    Compliance Manager / Operations Associate

    Span Corporation
  • October 2013 - April 2014

    Billing Associate

    Span Corporation
  • August 2013 - October 2013

    Contractor - Internal Auditor/Accounts Receivable

    Span Corporation
  • November 2012

    Entered the Master of Arts in Military History program

    Norwich University
  • May 2012

    Graduated From the Center for Intelligence Studies

    Notre Dame College
  • February 2012 - May 2012

    Business Analysis Intern

    The Gift Shop
  • June 2011

    Business Analyst

    Willow Tree Tea Shop
  • March 2009 - Present

    Business Analyst

    The Gift Shop
  • March 2009

    Founded plusEquals

  • January 2009 - January 2016

    President of the Board of Directors

    Storybook Acres
  • September 2007 - January 2012

    Web Developer

    Notre Dame College
  • September 2007

    Entered the Center for Intelligence Studies program

    Notre Dame College
  • April 2007 - September 2012

    Program Director / Grant Manager

    Storybook Acres
  • August 2005 - March 2008

    Web Director

    Storybook Acres
  • June 2002

    Founded Storybook Acres

    501(c)(3) Disabled Farm Animal Rescue

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