Director of Technical Services
Kurt began his career in 1987, in the US Navy, working as a Nuclear Power Machinist Mate, subsequently becoming a First Class Petty Officer. After leaving the Navy, Kurt worked in IT support for various contract companies before moving to Customer Support roles at Adobe and Experience Music Project in Seattle. After spending time as a Customer Service Technician at Olympic Resource Management, Kurt changed direction, and graduated from Columbia Evangelical Seminary with a Bachelor of Theology in 2000. Finding the call of the IT world hard to ignore, Kurt spent more than a decade as IT Manager for Port Ludlow Associates before joining CTTS in July 2013.
Kurt is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Comptia A+ and previously received a Letter of Commendation for Commander of Naval Air Forces Pacific while serving on the USS Nimitz for developing a training program. While in Washington he was a member of the West Sound Technology Association and the Puget Sound Real Estate Investors Group.
In his time at CTTS, Kurt has managed client onboarding and projects, worked closely with sales and clients on business development, and managed the technical side of the MSP. He has also performed vCIO services for clients through auditing their business technology and security and researching, recommending and implementing solutions to help drive security, operational efficiency and revenue. Kurt has also presented webinars on various aspects of business technology to help educate business owners and managers. He enjoys the challenges in finding the proper solutions in the ever-evolving business technology landscape so that CTTS clients can maintain their competitive edge and maximize their profitability.
Kurt has twin daughters in college. He enjoys hiking, camping, reading, and gaming in his free time.
Click HERE to read Kurt's Tech Tip Tuesday posts where he shares his expertise on subjects like network security, Cloud Computing, backup and data recovery solutions and more.