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Steve Brescia BS '92, Manager of ITS Enterprise Architecture with American Waters, did a webinar with Harmon.ie last September that explained how American Water's multi-vendor social email strategy promotes collaboration without changing user behavior. Doug Staub BS '96 is an Engineering System Admin with Dreamworks Animation. Ryan Biehl BS '97 is the Team Lead with Hyland Software, Inc. Nate McFarlane BS '98 is an Application Consultant for Kronos. Dave Redman BS '98 is a Customer Care Manager with Level 3. Jim Jolley BS '99 is a Project Manager with TeleCommunication Systems.
Leah Beltz BS '00 is an Industry Manager with Google. Keith Cambridge '01 is an Information Security Specialist with the Department of Homeland Security National Cyber Security Division/US-CERT. Scott Gerdes BS '02, Co-Founder, Program and Product Director with mDynamik, LLC, started mDynamik, which provides mobile solutions, with two other partners March of 2012. He and his wife, Jill, had their first child in January. Kevin McCormick BS '02 is a Mobility Solutions Engineer III with SAP. Neil Okonak BS '02 is a Senior Manager, Enterprise Program Management, with U.S. Cellular.
Steve Fisher BS '03 is a VP, IPM with The SpyGlass Group. Brady Hoerig BS '03 is a Network Engineer with Progressive Insurance. Chad Osinski BS '03 is a Regional Sales Executive with Simbionix, a company that provides technologically advanced medical simulators to assist in the training of surgeons in the area of laparoscopy, flexible endoscopy, bronchoscopy, percutaneous access, hysteroscopy, and endovascular procedures. Simbionix has been featured on news programs and shows all over the world, most recently on the his series Grey's Anatomy. He is married to Kristin Bixler '03 (Business). Gene Beno BS '04 is a Procurement & Systems Manager with Exel. Scott Rickaby BS '04, Manager Global Network & Telecom Operations with Stryker, relocated back to the US after 2 years in Switzerland. He now manages a group of 10 engineers that provide operational and project support for the EMEA region as well as assets in Asia-Pac. Nicholas Whitney BS '04 left Railex in NY City for a Network Security Engineer position with Holzer Clinic in Gallipolis.
Ryan Cohen BS '05 works for Sig Sauer, Inc. Wrienne Mitchell BS '05 is a Sr. Solution Specialist with LOGOS Communications, Inc., dba Black Box Network Services. Max Putas BS '05 is an Operations Engineer with M*Modal. Tyler Murrell BS '06 is a National Account Manager with Tigerdirect.com. Rob Rouse BS '06 is a Sales manager-Business Markets with Cincinnati Bell.
Michael Dennis BS '07 recently took a position as Business Development Manager with EnovateIT, a privately owned international manufacturer and provider of mobile and wall-mounted clinical workstations for healthcare environments. Brett Dirr BS '07, IT Systems Engineer Sr with Progressive Insurance, has been involved with projects to redesign the infrastructure for one of Progressive's largest products in Usage Based Insurance, conceptual designs and implementation for 2 of Progressive's largest products, and supports development in the Mobile Quoting area. He is enjoying living life by traveling, concert going, and continued learning. He vacationed in Belize this spring. Atheeth Sishtla MCTP '07 started a position with Cisco Systems last fall as a TAC - Customer Support Engineer III and married fellow alum Sutapa Ghosh MCTP '11 March 2. Congratulations to both of you!
"I have no words to express as how grateful I am to all of you, each and everyone of you have been a guiding force in my life. I am at this position and all the credit goes to you."
Adam Luck BS '08 is a Systems Administrator with the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Bruce Tong MCTP '08 started a new position as Sr. Auditor at Ohio University. He also earned a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Jason Showalter BS '08 and MCTP '12 is a Research Lab Engineer with the Ohio University Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology.
Ben Rawson BS '09 and MCTP '11 is an IT Infrastructure and Rosslyn Executive Support with The Boeing Company. Sami DeVille BS '09 is an IT Coordinator with Mignon Faget. Jared Fliegel BS '09 is a Cyber Security Analyst with the Defense Information Systems Agency. He recently retired from the Army. Mike Murdock BS '09, Epic Systems Analyst at CCHMC, works with the Application/Interface Development team, developing clinical applications and interfaces for the medical center and providing support. Andre Rall MCTP '09 is a Technical Program Manager with Rackspace Hosting. Bryan Wildasinn BS '09 is an IT Technical Support with Parker Hannifin Corporation. Nametsegant Boemo-Mokhawa MCTP '09 is a Ph.D. student at Portland State University.
Jonah Likover BS '10 is a Data Center Support Technician with Peak 10 Data Center Solutions. Nate Marcinonis MCTP '10 is a Computer and Network Maintenance Technician with Matesich Distributing Company.
Shawn Tignor BS '11 graduated with a Master's degree in Information and Communication Sciences from Ball State In July and began working at Burwood Group as an Associate Consultant in Internetworking and Security. He also earned his CCNA certification.
"ITS gave me a solid foundation to succeed in my current situation and I wouldn't be as successful had I not received the education that I did in the undergraduate program."
Dave Chapman BS '11 moved to his dream city of Charleston, SC, where he found a position with Modulant as a IT Systems Administrator and Network Support Specialist. Modulant specializes in data management solutions on an enterprise scale, also providing a wide range of consulting and contractor services. Justin Dailey MCTP '11 is a Network Engineer with MTI Systems, which is a federal contractor at NASA Glenn Research Center. He is working on a team creating network models and simulations, designing a link layer technology for commercial unmanned aircraft to fly in the US airspace.
"I wanted to thank you for all your effort in the ITS program. In our simulations we will be taking a very strongly based research approach to evaluate technologies and performing countless statistical performance measures. Your research methods class has enabled me to feel prepared to meet these challenges."
Torrance Freeman BS '11 is a Solutions Engineer with Sprint. Cory Harrington BS '11 cycled across the country with a group called Bike and Build after graduation, raising money and awareness for affordable housing. He is now searching for an entry level IT position. Craig James BS '11 is an IT Specialist at Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative. Jacob Odame MCTP '11 is an Innovation Consultant with Millicom International Cellular in their regional office based in Dubai, working on innovation projects in Africa (constant travel between Dubai and 7 countries in Africa).
"I would like to say that the MCTP program has really equipped me not just with strong technological background in telecoms but also the ability to think critically to evaluate and also generate new innovative products that will position a telecoms business to do well in a competitive market. Although this is my first opportunity directly in the telecoms business, I feel very confident in my engagement with senior colleagues I have met on the job. I attribute this to the great rigorous training the MCTP program offered me and for the efforts of the entire faculty."
Dustin Wolfe BS '11 is an IT Systems Integrator with the Marathon Petroleum Company. James Daugherty BS '12, Sr. Specialist-Technical Project Management with AT&T Mobility, is wrapping up RNC deployment and working to improve Maintenance Window efficiency.
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