Director of Operations
- In my spare time, I enjoy gardening in my yard and hiking.
- I’m a Member of Rotary Club of Lexington KY – the 21st largest Rotary club in the world!
- I’m a Game of Thrones addict
Senior Remote Services Engineering Manager
I think, therefore I am. -Descartes
- Born and raised in central/eastern Kentucky, and have lived here my entire life.
- My wife and I were born in the same hospital, just 2 weeks apart, not meeting until 21 years later.
- It’s hard to beat a great hamburger dressed with a fried egg and bacon.
- I have been fortunate enough to travel out of the country 3 times, all to the Caribbean.
- Photography is my main hobby, I’m a Nikon guy.
CertificationsMCSE: Server Infrastructure
100%MCSA: Server 2012, Office 365, Exchange 2010/2013, Windows 7
- Started working with computers in middle school when my dad bought a 386 with DOS. My IT journey began with a simple desire: to play some games.
- I spent half a lifetime working in a cooperative grocery store that focused on organic, local, and fair trade foods.
- My dreams include opening a brewpub someday. In past years, I’ve brewed my own beer with a friend that have won awards in homebrew competitions.
- Random list of things I enjoy: foreign cuisine & culture, history, trivia, the Texas Rangers, and Post-rock.
- Current certifications: A+, Net+, MCSA 2012 (also completed the MCSE NT 4.0 shortly after high school)
CertificationsMCSA: Server 2012
Team Manager: Red, Blue, Pink
"Never ask a question you don't already know the answer to." ~Zack Wildman
- I’m originally from London, and Graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Computer Electronic Networking.
- I started at NetGain Technologies in 2009 on the Remote Engineering team, and have been here since. I’m the longest tenured Remote Engineer.
- In my time at NetGain, I’ve achieved the following certifications: CCNA, CCNA Security, MCSE Server Infrastructure 2012, MCSE Messaging, and VMware VCP6-DCV.
- Outside of work I enjoy bowling, video games, and time on the couch watching Netflix with my girlfriend and my dog Lexi.
100%CCNA: Route and Switch, CCNA: Security
100%Cisco Meraki Network Associate
Team Manager: Purple, Green
“Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless and add what is essentially your own” –Bruce Lee
- One of the most shocked responses I receive, comes as the question “You have a granddaughter?!?”.
- I love playing tabletop games and have a growing collection of board, card, and miniatures games.
- My guilty pleasure is popcorn.
- I enjoy learning new things; earning me a Bachelor in Information Technology, MCSE 2012, CCNA-Voice, CCNA-Wireless, CCNP R&S, CS-CDCUFS, CS-CDCUFSS, and completing my Sophos UTM Architect. There will be more on the way. Yeah, I love what I do.
- I like to go unplugged and spend time hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking.
- I also cook, and like to experiment with new dishes.
CertificationsCCNP: Route and Switch
100%MCSE: Server Infrastructure