- PACE Center for GirlsTechnical Services Manager, 2013 - present
- PACE Center for GirlsIT Coordinator, 2013 - 2013
Matthew is an IT Technician, Consultant, Blogger, IT Instructor and Presenter. As an IT professional since 1995, he has many industry recognized certifications and an Associates in Electronic Engineering Technology. Matthew has supported varies software, Operating Systems and hardware for a multitude for clients, ranging from individual customers to small businesses to enterprises, with a recent concentration on Windows 8/RT and Server 2012. He has taught the gambit of IT certification subject matter including, Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010, Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Exchange Server 2007/2010, CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Planet3 CWTS® Certified Wireless Technology Specialist and Certified Wireless Network Professional. He is a sought after, energetic Technology presenter and has given presentations for conferences such as Tech Mentor Las Vegas 2011 and Tech Mentor Orlando 2013. Matthew can also be found blogging about tech on his blog, Straight up Geeksta and on Twitter @MatthewBParksSr. Whether Hardware, Software, Networking, Audio/Visual, Home Theatre or Telephony, he is both dedicated and evangelistic about his craft in addition to being enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge. Simply put, if it has a plug, how probably knows about it. In fact, a signature of Matthew’s presentations is his ability to simplify or “Caveman” some of the more complex subjects in IT using simile to the familiar, the everyday and the applicable. Matthew currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida and works as Director of IT for The PACE Center for Girls.