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Brian Cook

on April 30, 2015 Comments Off on Brian Cook

      After graduating from High School Brian enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he was a Security Guard for classified installations and an Infantry Rifleman. He then moved to Silicon Valley California to start a career in technology and using the GI Bill attended DeVry University, he quickly started doing contract work for a number of companies including AT&T. After graduation the “.com bust” was in full affect so Brian moved back to Vero Beach to run the IT department at his Alamatter Vero Beach High School and later working for another IT Company in Vero. in 2008 he started, along with his brother Mike, Unified Technology Solutions originally as an online backup provider but it quickly grew into a full Managed Service Provider. Brian lives with his wife Jamie, and in 2017 welcomed their first child, Alexander, into the world.

Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Budgeting & Purchasing
  • Microsoft Operating Systems/Domains
  • Windows Active Directory Management
  • Enterprise Networking
  • Wireless Technologies

Education & Training:

  • B.S. in Telecommunications Management  – DeVry University 2002
  • MAX Backup Certified Technical Specialist
  • Kerio Certified Technical Professional
  • Essentials of Community Cybersecurity – FEMA (AWR-136)
  • The EOC’s Role in Community Cyber Security – FEMA (MGT-384)

Work History:

  • Corporal, Security Forces, Infantry – United States Marine Corps
  • Project Manager \ Network Consultant – Clairvoyant Designs International
  • Educational Technology Specialist – Vero Beach High School
  • Business \ Network Consultant – Technology Partners Consulting, Inc.

Hobbies:

  • Amatuer Radio
  • Scuba Diving
  • Hiking
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