Education, Certifications and Business Partnerships


Associates Degree Electronic Engineering

Certified Netware Engineer 3.x and 4.x

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

Microsoft Registered Partner

Dell Registered Partner

Dell Authorized Reseller

Microsoft 365 Authorized Reseller




System and Network Administration

Small Business Support and Solutions Specialist

Mixed Environments – Windows, Linux, Mac

Branch and Roaming VPN Design and Support

Cloud Solutions Architect




Briles/A Smile Inc.  –  Systems Admin

Frank Hines Services (VAR) – Network Consultant/Systems Admin

Textron (Jacobsen Division) – Sr. Network Analyst

Caldwell Computer Consulting (est. 2001)  – Owner




Computers and Gadgets

Linux (since Slackware 1.1!)

Internet (Trumpet Winsock on WFW 3.11!)

Driving Mountain Backroads (Subaru BRZ)




I also grew a beard