RECENT INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
MCSE Refresher courses to Server 2008 (240 hours) - Completed August 2013
EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (40 hours) - Completed July 2013
CompTIA Security+ and Storage+ (80 hours) - Completed July 2013
VMWare Certified Professional (120 hours) - Completed November 2012
MCSE Refresher courses to Server 2003 (240 hours) - Completed May 2006
CCNA initial training (200 hours + 200 hours lab) - Completed May 2002
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (240 hours) - Completed February 2001
CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certifications (80 hours) - Completed July 2000
Tim is a seasoned computer technology professional with many years of technical expertise in desktop support, network administration and systems management. He is currently employed as a Network Administrator at Canoga Perkins in Chatsworth. Prior to that he was the IT Director for twelve years at Avjet, a private jet charter, sales and management company in Burbank CA.
For the ten years prior, Tim provided IT and ERP support for several Southern California manufacturing companies. Before that he was a programmer / analyst for a small family-owned publishing company where he developed systems and programs to deliver electronic pricing data for the automotive industry.
Tim began his career in retail computer sales and software distribution in various sales, tech support and management positions. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and continues to pursue other certifications necessary, such as VMWare, to keep up with continually advancing technology.
Tim has been married for thirty-five years, and has one adult son who is also a network engineer. He enjoys hiking, reading, research, writing and correspondence. You can find him online every day on various internet communities and blogs, especially in the tech area. To learn more, click LinkedIn or MyResume below.
2016 - Avjet sold to Jet Aviation (General Dynamics). Accepted position at IT Manager / Systems Administrator at Natren Probiotics in 2017
2005-2017 - Recruited by Avjet Corporation to be the IT Manager and later IT Director for twelve years
2000 - Became a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) as well as CompTIA A+ & Network+
1995-2004 - IT Management in Southern California manufacturing market with various ERP systems
1989-1994 - Published the PC Pocketbook, a guide for PC sales professionals for IBM, Compaq and Apple
1988-1990 - Managed a large staff of software sales professionals, also programmed in dBASE and Clipper
1985-1986 - Published the Softeam Journal, contributing to the purchase of Softeam by Ingram Micro
1982-1984 - Taught computer classes in operations, programming and applications at various computer stores
1979 - Began career as a programmer in COBOL, ForTran, RPG (IBM System 3) and many flavors of BASIC
1972-1979 - Initial training and education as computer operator and programmer on IBM System 3 and 360