Dave B. Chronister
CISSP, C|HFI, MCSE, C|EH
As a Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Forensic Investigator, Chronister possesses deep security expertise in some of the most heavily regulated industries including financial services and healthcare. Specifically, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Payment Card Industries (PCI), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
During the course of his professional career, Chronister served as Architect for A.G Edwards' electronic messaging system - the largest Exchange Server deployment at the time. At Cybersource, he was the technical liaison to the various credit card organizations, developing their payment card compliance standards. Additionally, working with numerous medical and dental practices, Chronister served as Technical Advisor helping these practices meet HIPAA compliance. Recently, he served as Chief Technology Officer for a $700 million dollar bank holding company for over 5 years prior to starting Parameter Security.
MCT, MCSE, MCITP, MCDBA, MCTS, CNI,
CNE, A+, Network+ Security+
Chuck graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Education and taught public school in 1980. He soon moved to the IT world at Scientific Atlanta and provided PC support for the in-house engineers. Novell NetWare was the first networking platform that Chuck experienced. He became a CNE and advanced his technical skills further when he began teaching as a Novell CNI. Chuck continued teaching and providing technical support when he became an MSCE/MCITP and MCT for the NT 4.0 operating system, as well as the Server 2000/2003/2008 operating systems. In addition, Chuck is certified and teaches classes as an MCDBA / MCTS for the Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 applications. Chuck's early experiences in hardware support transitioned nicely when he began to teach the CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ classes. Chuck seems to have a heart for the new student who is just starting the significant task of passing IT exams. He remembers when he was at that same beginning point, but after 27 years in the industry, he still gets a "kick" when he helps someone pass their first IT exam.
CompTIA (A+, Network+, Security+), Cisco (CCENT, CCNA, CCDA), and Microsoft (MCITP: Enterprise Admin, MCITP: SharePoint 2010)
Rick possesses over ten years of training experience and several technical certifications including: CompTIA (A+, Network+, Security+), Cisco (CCENT, CCNA, CCDA), and Microsoft (MCITP: Enterprise Admin, MCITP: SharePoint 2010). In addition to his vast technical knowledge and training delivery expertise, Rick is also experienced in curriculum development and customization. A unique find, Rick speaks four languages fluently (English, French, Spanish, and Japanese) giving him a depth of understanding of different communication styles and methods. He uses his vast expertise, gained through real-world application, to provide teachable concepts to his students and is highly sought after for his skills in explaining technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
Bachelors of Science in Information Technology, CCNA, CCNA-Voice, Security+, CEH & CNDA
Aaron Martinello has been an IT instructor for many years. Before that, he was a Non-Commissioned Officer in the Army Signal Branch and has worked extensively for agencies in and around the D.O.D. He has been installing, operating and maintaining networks around the world since 1998. Aaron currently holds a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology, a Certified Cisco Network Associate, CCNA-Voice, Comptiaâ€™s Security +, EcCouncilâ€™s Certified Ethical Hacker v7 and Certified Network Defense Architect. He currently resides in Georgia, but doesnâ€™t spend much time there.
A+, Network+ Security+
Alan Grayson is enjoying a second career that shows all the signs of being as successful as his first. Retiring from the US Air Force in 1992 after more than 24 years as a C-130 instructor pilot and staff officer, he's explored several career avenues. "I've had various hands-on positions in the computer networking field including network technician, administrator, engineer, and director of IT services." Grayson has written several books on computer science for Sybex and TotalRecall Press.
His academic credentials include a B.S. in Behavioral Science from the United States Air Force Academy and a M.S. in Systems Management/Project Management from the University of Southern California. Grayson has continued his education through the years, taking numerous courses in all areas of computer science from institutions around the country.
CCSP, CCNP, CEH, CWNA & CWSP, MCSE
Nathan Hand is a medically-retired Navy Seal. He woke up from surgery in Feb. 2000 and the Doctor told him to find a new line of work. After retiring from the Navy, Nathan got involved with doing IT and security very quickly as a result of his security clearance and his extensive job background. After moving to Washington D.C. and working with companies such as Ernst & Young Technologies and E-Partners, Nathan started his own IT consulting business.
MCT, MCSD, MCDBA, MCTS, SharePoint Dev & Administration, .NET Framework 4, MCITP, MCPD & VMware
Roger has more than 14 years of experience as an IT technical consultant, presenter and educator. His training has taken him to locations across the United States as well as internationally to countries such as Israel, Ireland and India. He excels at student oriented delivery using world experience to add depth to his training, and consistently achieves positive evaluations and feedback from his clients. He is an experienced systems administrator, systems engineer, enterprise application engineer, enterprise architect, and trainer.
For most of the past 12 years Roger has focused upon training computer programmers and computer administrators for multiple technologies, SharePoint being one of his foci. He is currently specializing in security and virtualization technologies as well as both SharePoint services and Office SharePoint Server. He excels in training computer programmers in .Net technologies including WPF, WWF, WCF and ASP.NET with MVC 2. He is also certified by Sun as a Java instructor and Java programmer. He trains in the whole software development lifecycle from the beginning requirements gathering, analysis and design, through implementation, testing, deployment and refactoring.
MCSD, MCT, Author
Steven' s goal is to develop innovative solutions to difficult and interesting problems, especially those that improve communication between people or reduce transaction costs between businesses. Steven has over 14 years of experience creating technical solutions to a variety of civilian and military problems, as well as 9 years active involvement in adult learning. Steven has actively worked with Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework for several years and has used his experience to write two technical books for Wiley press, one of which was selected to be translated into Simplified Chinese. Steven has very extensive knowledge of the .NET Framework and .NET development, including VB.NET, C# and ASP.NET, including all XML aspects of .NET. Steven has involved knowledge of object oriented development using the Component Object Model (COM/ActiveX), and object oriented design using the Unified Modeling Language (UML). He also has advanced programming skills in Visual Basic .NET, C#, XML, XSL, XSLT, Visual Basic, and Visual Basic for Applications and is knowledgeable in Java and SQL.
CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, MCSE, MCP
s a Cisco Certified System Instructor, Steve instructs Internetworking Engineers using official Cisco Career Certification Curriculum. He prepares students for the Official Cisco CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP and CCIE curriculums. He has redesigned a Cisco three-tiered Multilayer switched campus network utilizing HSRP and OSPF for redundancy and interconnectivity. He has personally developed the first ever Cisco Infrastructure Hacking Class. The class involves running various security exploits against a Cisco Network and then configuring the equipment for proper defense. He is also a current Speaker for the largest Network Security Conference in the World, BlackHat Inc.
With over 20 years of experience as both an educator and IT professional, Adam Gordon brings his unique perspectives, experience and training style to all his projects. Adam is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Charter Member of the MCLC (Microsoft Learning Consultant) Review Board for North America, an official ICS2 Trainer, and currently serves as the CISO/CTO for New Horizons Computer Learning Center in Miami. Adam holds over 70 Professional IT Certifications including: ITIL Foundations, CISA, SSCP, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, MCTS, MCITP, MCSE 2003 and MCSA 2003 Security & Messaging. Prior to directing his work to the IT field, Adam worked for the United Nations as an educational consultant, taught Political Science and International Affairs at Florida International University as an Adjunct, served as Associate Professor for International Political Affairs at Schiller International University and guest lectured at Columbia University. He is the author of five books and has achieved many awards, including EC-Council Instructor of Excellence for 2006-07 and Top Technical Instructor Worldwide, 2002-2003. Adam holds his Bachelors Degree in International Relations and his Masters Degree in International Political Affairs from Florida International University.
Microsoft Regional Director
Richard is the founder of the Idaho Delphi and the Boise Visual Developers User Group (now the Boise Software Developer's Group) . He has been a technical editor and has collaborated on numerous .NET developer study guides for Wiley Gearhead Press, Pinnacle Publishing and New Riders. He has been working in IT for about 20 years, the last 10 as an independent consultant. Richard is currently a Microsoft Regional Director. He has been the Key Note Speaker and trainer for Microsoft Corp. He presented a series of of Windows 2003 Server and .NET 1.1 training seminars for Microsoft Asia. He has also presented Visual Studio .NET and the .NET architecture to academic audiences in Cambridge, MA (MIT, Harvard, and Boston University) and Houston, TX (Rice, University of Houston, University of Texas, Texas A&M).
MCT, MCSE, MCP+I, CCSI, CCNA, A+, Network+, Server+
Bill has been in the computer industry for over 15 years. Originally, in technical sales and sales management with Sprint, Bill made his transition to Certified Technical Trainer in 1997 with ExecuTrain. Bill now runs his own company as an independent contractor in Birmingham, Alabama, teaching classes for most of the national training companies and some regional training companies as well as many corporations. In addition, Bill writes and produces technical training material for several companies. Bill keeps his skills sharp by being a technical reviewer for books and sample tests. Bill says, "My job is to understand the material so well that I can make it easier for my students to learn than it was for me to learn."
Ray Wagner, CISA, MOS, PMP
Ray began his IT education at James Madison University, where he excelled in the business school's Computer Information Systems program. Upon graduation, he began his career as a financial systems auditor where he was required to utilize and optimize the Microsoft Office applications. Once he mastered the applications, Ray began teaching co-workers how to effectively use their applications to increase their productivity. Life as an auditor also exposed Ray to project management fundamentals, and Ray was soon managing small auditing projects as a Senior Consultant. After a few years, Ray shifted gears and became a consultant for a project management contractor on a multi-million dollar government program where he was responsible for tracking program costs and schedules. Ray has since started a training company that allows him to manage a business as well as deliver application and project management training to a variety of clients.
Jason Lane, A+, Network+, PDI+, MCSA, MCSE, MCP
Jason Lane is a training professional and computer and document imaging consultant with over 20 years if IT experience. As the instructor for QuickCert's CompTIA's PDI+ course, Jason brings over ten years of industry knowledge from working directly the printing and document imaging industry and his expertise gained teaching printing and document imaging technicians on a daily basis.
Michael Gregg, CISA, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, MCSE, MCT, CNA, CCNA
Michael Gregg has over 15 years experience in IT, specficially in network security, digital forensics, training, computer technology, instructional design, and course development. He is the founder and owner of a training and IT Security Solutions Company and the author of several books. Michael has trained and taught for organizations such as Nortel, Motorola, Adaptec, Lucent, Fidelity, Kaiser Medical, Southwestern Bell Corp, The US Air Force, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and Alaska Communications System since 1999. He has a Master's of Science from LeTourneau University.
Ricardo is an Information Systems Consultant with 18 years hands-on experience in systems development, programming, networking, training, project and staff management. Highly skilled at interfacing with end users to determine systems specifications, design and implement finished projects and provide software and hardware training full of real-world examples. Ric's unique training style includes his ability to be a strong team builder with superior motivational skills.
Charles J. Felix
"Chuck" has over 40 years in IT. 20 years in Information Services as a programmer/analyst/Oracle DBA. 5 years as an Oracle instructor. Chuck brings his unique training style and enthusiasm to everything he teaches.
Scott has over 10 years training and consulting experience in the IT industry. He has developed software solutions for Fortune 1000 companies in America and Europe. His client list includes Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Northern New Jersey, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina, CIGNA, Prudential Insurance Company and New York Life Insurance Company. Scott's experience in the IT industry has stemmed from developing solutions from a vendor neutral stance, thereby providing the best possible technology result. Scott instructs MCSD.NET classroom-based Boot Camps and Seminars across the United States. Scott is also authorized by the EC-Council as an instructor for the Certified Ethical Hacker training course.
Elizabeth has been working in the IT Industry with SQL 6.5, 7.0 and 2000 as a consultant and a trainer for almost four years. She possesses extensive hands-on experience including working with migrations from Access to SQL, writing numerous stored procedures that are called from VB, using SQL Server DTS (Data Transformation Services) to transfer data between an AS400 and flat file systems. She has taught preparatory classes for SQL exams as well as classes for the beginner. She received her Bachelors from Wesleyan College in Macon, GA. She is currently writing her thesis from University of Wisconsin - Superior, where her primary focus is Television, Video, and Photography. Since college, Elizabeth has earned the following Microsoft certifications: MCSE, MCDBA, and MCT, while working for a leading training company. This career has sent her from coast-to-coast training and consulting for several companies including: Bank of America, New Horizons, Johns Hopkins, Seimens, ITT (Department of Defense), Productivity Point International, and MBNA.
CCNA, CCSP, CCNP, CCDP, CCSI, CQSS, CSS1, INFOSEC, MCSE, MCSA
In addition to his expert experience in networking, Eneas holds numerous certifications throughout the IT industry. Quintero has been working with networks for over ten years and has been with Cisco for nearly eight years. He has worked on many projects including the development of 15+ critical consulting projects with major Telecom organizations of the region including Racsa, ICE, Cable and Wireless, GTE, Codetel, CANTV, Telecom Bogota, PSI and Telefonica. Quintero brings is informative training style to the CCNA course.
MCSE, MCSA, MCSE +1, MCDBA, MCT,
Master CIW, A+, CCNA
Gary has an MA degree in Communications, several years of technical contracting experience and has trained thousands of technicians. He began his technical career with Sprint Internet Passport, where he quickly raised to the top tier for technical support. He pursued technical certifications to grow into he IT field and earned his first MCSE and NT 4.0. Gary's IT career grew fast from system administrator to engineering to lead engineer. Some of his projects include and Exchange rollout for Aegon insurance, preparations for Y2K, and a new UPS Online system installation for the United States Postal Service. During his time as a consultant, Gary took a part time training position at South West Florida College in their MCSE program. He enjoyed training so much he earned his MCT and started his own contract training company. He has since trained certification courses for Hillsborough Community College, Knowledge Alliance, Edutech, I/Tech Training, and Keiser College.
Charles S. Dworkis
MCSE+I, MCT, MCSS, MCSST, CCA, CCI, CNE, CNI, CNS, CIP, CCNA,CompTIA A+,Com TIA Network+ CompTIA i-Net+
"Charlie" brings over 10 years of information technology knowledge into his presentations that are informative and entertaining. He is the Senior Vice President and Managing Partner of Prima Technologies, LLC in New York.
James is an MCSE, MCP+ Internet, MCT and CNE Certified Instructor. He has instructed throughout the United States, and his reputation as a dynamic instructor is proven once again through these instructional CBT's and videos. Currently, Parris is a certified instructor for twenty four Microsoft courses, thirteen Novell courses and six 3Com courses.
Jeff has over 15 years training and consulting experience in the IT industry. He has developed software solutions for many companies. Jeff has developed a unique training style. He concentrates on the knowledge needed to do the job not just being certified. He brings a wealth of experience and real world knowledge to all his training courses. He is a certified instructor for the EC-Council.
Dr. Howard Hammerman
Dr. Hammerman is a recognized expert on Crystal Reports. An author of several training manuals on Crystal, his consulting firm, Hammerman Associates Inc., provides training and consulting services to clients around the world, helping to turn their data into useful information. Hammerman's background includes professorship at Cornell University and assignment with the US Department of HUD during the Carter administration.
Vernon V. Pierce II
MCP, MCT, MCSE
Vernon is a well-traveled technical instructor with many years of experience backing his presentations and is certified to instruct in twenty-eight courses. Pierce served eleven years in the United States Marine Corps as a supervisor and instructor in Metrology. From there he continued as a Metrology Technician for the next five years. From 1996 to the present time he has been working as a Technical Training Consultant, and MCSE instructor and a network setup/support/administration expert.
MCT, MCSA, MCSE, MCSE 2003 Messaging,
CCNA, A+, Network+, SCNP
Clay is the Chief Instructor for Nexus Worldwide Computer Training where he provides instruction for Windows 2003 MCSE and MCSA bootcamps. He was the Senior Network Engineer for Airport Operations for Delta. He has delivered more than 40 Windows MCSE bootcamps for Global Knowledge Network Inc. where he was the lead instructor. He has consulted the US Marine Corps on Domain Design and implementation. He was a contributing author for the TCP/IP Bible. He has received 12 awards for excellence in course delivery for Windows MCSE.