About

Disciple of Jesus Christ, Husband, Father and Geek.

I live in a small rural town located south of Raleigh, North Carolina. When I’m not doing something technology related, I enjoy being outdoors – hiking, mountain biking, camping, and fishing.

I’m a Senior Customer Engineer at Microsoft focusing on Azure Infrastructure and DevOps.

Prior to joining Microsoft, I spent 14 years at Mars Incorporated. During the first nine years I supported the company’s M365 (Office 365) initiatives on SharePoint & Yammer. I spent my last six years as the Senior Cloud Solution Architect on the Enterprise Cloud team supporting initiatives across Azure, AWS & GCP.

Prior to joining Mars, I spent seven years at IBM as an IT Specialist and Architect supporting the company’s internal and external web hosting platforms, leading the team behind the Americas E-Commerce platforms, and finally supporting AMEX as a Solution Architect.

I currently hold the following certifications:

Disclaimer – As stated above I am a full-time employee of Microsoft but let me take a moment to assure anyone reading this blog that my thoughts are, in fact, my own and do not represent Microsoft’s (and/or any of my previous employers) positions, strategies or opinions.