Charles has over 25 years of experience dedicated to designing, building and supporting secure computer network programs and infrastructures. Charles began his IT career in 1992 as an account manager at Computer Resources of America, Inc., a Novell and Microsoft Value Added reseller. In 1995 he became the Service Manager at NetVision, Inc. where he managed a team of network technicians and engineers, as well as, provided level 3 support to clients. In 1999 he opened his own company,  Certified Professionals, Inc. The company was an IT Service and Support company serving large businesses in the South Central Pennsylvania region. In 2006 joined another IT firm, IT Solution of America, Inc., as a Partner. IT Solutions of America is a Value Added Reseller and Managed Service Provider for small to medium sized businesses in the South Central Pennsylvania region. Charles made his move to Business Information Group in 2015 and has grown substantially. Since joining BIG Charles has acquired and maintained several certifications and his Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance degree. Charles has spoken at BIG University 2018 on “How to Mitigate a Cyber Attack.” Charles also has performed several speaking engagements for various organizations related to Cybersecurity.  

Education & Certifications

Master of Science - Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

ISC2 CISSP

EC-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)

EC-Council CHFI (Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator)

AlienVault Certified Security Engineer

Cisco Next Gen Firewall Engineer

Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform

Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure

ComptTIA Project+

Plus over 30 other expired or retired certifications from CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft, Toshiba, Novell.