The Network Team (TNT) has promoted Project Manager Mike Wilson to the position of Strategic Engagement Manager. In his new role, Mike will build and maintain excellent customer relationships by leading the Sales and Engineering teams. Current Sales Manager Dan Whitt is moving into an Account Executive role so he can spend more time with his family and pursue his passion of serving others as a pastor.
“Dan has been my right hand since I became president. His wisdom and thoughtful use of words has been a commonality in our go to market strategy. He will be tough act to follow.”
With Dan’s career shift, and Mike’s unique skill set, TNT president Jeff Gaura realized the benefits of promoting Mike to lead the Sales and Engineering Departments.
“Mike brings an accountability to the position that will help us grow our business unlike anyone whom we could have brought on externally. Mike's knowledge of our customer base and vision regarding the direction of IT makes him a good fit to help present TNT's mission and values in our community. Mike is liked by all he meets and finds great joy in meeting new people.”
In his time at TNT, Mike has improved internal processes in the Engineering department, and was an instrumental part of the team that developed and is implementing TNT’s 3-year strategic plan.
Mike joined TNT in August of 2015. Before that, taught abused and neglected children for 7 years, and managed two retail stores as the General Manager of Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt.
Mike has a Bachelor's degree in Religion and a Master's degree in Teaching from Liberty University. He also recently completed another Master's degree from North Carolina A&T University in Information Technology. He has a graduate certificate from East Carolina University in Cyber Security and has other industry certifications as well: Comptia Network+ & Security+, Cisco Certified Networking Associate certification in Routing and Switching and Cisco/Meraki CMNA in cloud networking technology. He is currently studying to become a Certified Information Security Auditor and hopes to pursue other information security certifications after that.