Resume / CV
Motivated educational leader with over 15 years of progressive experience in management and business operations in several different verticals. Team player dedicated to helping those around him to improve their skills and techniques in order to reach larger goals. Visionary leader specializing in crafting unique solutions to business-related issues who thrives in fast-paced environments.
Enterprise AD Environments, Ethical Hacking, Linux, Cisco, Mac OS / IOS, Break Fix, App Development and Cyber Security
Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center / Cyber Security Instructor
October 2020 - Present
Educate students in both high school and college-level curricula. Focused on cyber security, ethical hacking, and networking topics. Led our National Cyber League team to a top 10% finish against other high schools and universities. Nominated to serve on several leadership committees within the building and led weekly professional development for my colleagues.
Skills: Cybersecurity Instruction · Active Directory · Linux System Administration · Virtualization · Red Team / Blue Team Excercises
Ashland County Community Academy
July 2020 - Present
Manage all aspects of the IT and Cybersecurity environment. Complete rebuild of layer 2 and layer 3 services including wifi. Deploy end-user devices and manage Google Apps domain. Implemented cybersecurity best practices and integrated interactive TV's into the curriculum.
Skills: Cybersecurity · Active Directory · Linux System Administration · Virtualization · Vendor Management
Pixel Connection / IT and Business Development Manager
January 2020 - October 2020
Managed all ongoing business relationships including but not limited to community outreach, university partnerships, and vendor management. Manage a team of interns in marketing and IT with a focus on analytics to develop data-driven processes. Responsible for growth plans for various verticals within the business.
Skills: Network Infrastructure · CRM Deployment · Operations Management · Business Development · Community Engagement · Live Streaming
Panasonic / Senior Technical Support Rep
December 2017 - December 2019
Managed a team of 4 advocates across 3 states. Manage inventory and field service processes for events throughout the Midwest and East Coast. Recognized as a leader within my team that management can count on to deliver results. Maintained customer relationships throughout the photo specialty channel in the midwest and across the US. Trained staff on proper deployment of Panasonic Lumix products. Educated the public on various aspects of the various product lines.
Skills: Technology Education · Customer Relationship Management · Sales Management · Leadership · Community Engagement · Application Development
Epiphany Management / Vice President of Managed Services
November 2014 - December 2017, Akron, Ohio
Led teams of directors and technicians for over 20 clients all over the state of Ohio. Lead internal training on education trends and topics. Presented at several educational IT conferences.Managed projects across the organization utilizing ITIL Framework. Recognized as one of the top educational technology thought leaders by Huff Post. Managed diverse infrastructure technology from several vendors at client sites. Created budgets for clients and managed vendors and procurement of technology.
Skills: Cybersecurity · Active Directory · Linux System Administration · Virtualization · Vendor Management · Leadership · Operations Management
University of Toledo / Doctoral Candidate
Anticipated May 2028
University of Toledo / Masters in Cyber Security
Anticipated May 2024
University of Toledo / Masters in Business Administration
University of Toledo / Bachelors of Organizational Technology
Lorain County Community College / Associates in Business
Awards / Accomplishments
Published Author: Apple Configurator - https://amzn.to/3cWesmX
Created Huron City Schools iOS app to improve the community, staff, and students.
Presented at major conferences such as E-tech, Catiie, FreeTech, Ohio School PR Conference, Teachmeet NJ, Teachmeet KY, WVIZ Idea 12, Clark County Connected Conference IN, TLC at The Beach SC, and School Nutrition Association.
Recognized as Top Technology Administrator to Follow On Twitter (Huff Post)
Administrator of the Year - School Nutrition Association
Organized local conferences such as EdCamp Huron for teachers and administrators
Guest Lecture at Kent State & Akron University Masters Program
Featured articles in several education/technology websites.
Featured in Macworld Magazine
Recognized as Top Administrator in the State Of Ohio by The School Nutrition Association
Recognized as top 23 Edu Bloggers to follow
Commencement Speaker for the class of 2017 (Mapleton Local Schools)
Developed custom mobile app for technicians to use to access Panasonic Lumix resources in the field
Podcaster - Friday Focus, Talking Pixels Podcast, Fit For The Road
Serve on the Advisory Council for LCJVS
Serve on the Advisory Council for PLCC
Serve on the Advisory Council for Polaris Career Center