I spent several years troubleshooting and researching PC problems and network issues among my home computers. Online forums were instrumental in my troubleshooting. I devoted twelve years to the United States Army, as both an Infantryman and an Allied Trades Specialist. After separating from the service, I decided to pursue my passion for technology with formal education at Centriq Training, where I earned my CompTIA A+ certification. I have been amazed at the vast opportunities within the IT career field.
The military has been my life since I graduated high school. I spent 15 years in the United States Army as a Military Working Dog Handler and Trainer. I raise two wonderful children with my beautiful wife Kortni. I have had the opportunity to travel all over the United States and abroad, during my service. We decided in October 2017 that the Kansas City area would be our home once I medically separated from the military.Read More
I thought when I grew up I was going to be in the accounting/law field, but during school at Missouri Western State College the programming bug caught ahold of me. I received a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics and went to work as a programmer in the airline/travel industry. I love coming up with solutions for customers. Read More
After over nine years working with the government in the criminal justice field, including working as a Probation Officer and a Private Investigator, I decided to make a career change into something that I’m really passionate about. I’ve found that I really enjoy working with technology, from building computers to troubleshooting. After a few years of casually doing just that on my own time, I was excited to find a program that could help me turn my hobby into a full-time job.
I live in Lee’s Summit with my husband of 16 years, our three kids who are 15, 13, and 11, and a spoiled, fat cat. Before attending Centriq, I was in early childhood education for 15 years and received my Masters in Teaching. I am very fortunate to have a strong support system in my immediate and extended family that have encouraged me as I step out to pursue a new career in technology.
My professional background is in sales, and I left that field to try for more fulfilling and challenging options. The logical transition was web development as it allows for endless personal growth and countless problems to overcome. I’ve learned to live by the motto, “I might not know everything, but I can learn anything.” It has been a great maxim through this track.
Throughout high school, I took a multitude of dual credit courses, in about every subject you could imagine. I used those dual credit courses to determine what profession I would like to pursue. Following, I realized how big of a passion I have for Information Technology, which led me to Centriq Training to further my education as a .NET Developer.Read More
My name is Tyler, I’ve been married to my wife, Jenna, for eight years. My favorite person in the world is my two-year-old son, Finley! I have a reputation for having a sense of humor (albeit a dry one). I enjoy running and nature. My favorite season is Spring, for so many reasons, and the start of Baseball season is certainly among them! Professionally, I have over ten years of Customer Service experience, and I am excited about making a new start in IT.Read More
I went to Shawnee Mission West and graduated in 2015. While in high school, I was a car wash manager for 4 years. I learned a lot working there and decided that I wanted to take the skills I acquired and apply them to something more meaningful to me.Read More
I was born and raised in Kansas City, and grew up dreaming of being a Video Game programmer, I would write out logic for different mechanics and theories for their implementation. I was a pretty nerdy kid! Once out of school; however, I decided to take a safer route, so I took my love for engineering and dove into the automotive world with the long-term goal of becoming a mechanical engineer. I worked as a parts delivery driver, a technology guru at Honda of Tiffany Springs, then as an assembly technician at the Harley Davidson factory in KC.Read More