I have eight years programming experience creating everything from e-commerce gateways, to video game servers. Programming has always been my passion, and if I can earn some money doing what I love, then that's all the better. I don't feel that I need to hide behind a company name because my work is of the highest quality, and can stand on it's own as a representation of my commitment and programming skill.
Although we didn't get to finish the script (It wasn't his fault at all, I had to cancel it), for what he had told me it was accurate. His communication (time to reply mainly) was rather sluggish, but it does doesn't really make a difference for the fact that he did know what he was talking about.