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About Me

I’ve been doing this IT thing for almost 20 years now.  I developed interest in the field over 20 years ago building PCs.  I decided that building computers was the most awesome thing ever, so I was going to build PCs for the rest of my life!  About a year later I was enrolled in an IT program working on my AAS degree.  At that point I learned about this company named Cisco and I realized that IT was a lot more than just building PCs.  I was going to be a Network Admin!

Fast forward through the years and one thing has remained constant, every time I still geek out when playing with new technology.  From Cisco switching to virtualization to SAN to VDI to cloud to SDDC/SDN/SDWAN, it’s been a fun ride.

In addition to the various IT-guy roles that I’ve had I’ve also taught a number of college classes.  I’ve also been very active in getting certifications whenever possible.

So far I’ve completed: A+, Network +, CCA, CCDP, CCNP: Route Switch, CCNP: Data Center, CISSP, MCSA:Messaging, MCITP, MCTS, VCP6-DCV, VCP5-DCV, VCP-Cloud, TOGAF 9 Certified, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, and a handful of other certs.