Mike was born and raised in a small town in Utah. He worked on his uncle's farm throughout his high school years. Education was not on the priority list in a farming community. He has a variety of skills in the job market including farmer, forklift operator, long-haul truck driver, and journeyman plumber.
After being a journeyman plumber for a couple of years, Mike decided he wanted to go back to school. He completed his Associates degree in Information Technology at Bridgerland Applied Technology College (BATC), a community college, in Logan, Utah. He decided he wanted to continue his education further and went to Weber State University in Utah. During this portion of his education, Mike met a professor who strongly encouraged him to consider teaching at some point in his career to give back what was provided to him.
Mike received his B.S in Telecommunication Management in 2006. Upon receiving his degree, he moved up to the Seattle area and started working as a contractor with Cingular Wireless. AT&T bought Cingular and he has been working for AT&T ever since as a Senior Network Support Engineer. Mike looks forward to teaching now and hopes to provide the mentorship that was given to him as he went back to school for a higher education.
Bob was born and raised in Washington State. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Computer Science from Western Washington University and Masters of Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. He has more than 35 years of experience working in the technology industry, where he has worked as an applications programmer, national trainer, network administrator, the computer department for a mid-size manufacturing company, and the manager of a technical support department for a global customer-based corporation.
He has over 25 years of project management experience with a local community service group, in which he has held many local and statewide leadership positions, chaired hundreds of projects, and developed numerous training programs. Some of these projects include a computer recycling program that provided free computers to underserved kids, building an external wheelchair access ramp for an 8 year old girl with Cerebral Palsy, and several Haunted Houses.
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