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Drew Rub

Employee Owner: Drew Rub



Drew’s 15 years of Information Technology experience began in the gaming industry supporting the network of a casino. He was involved in several infrastructure upgrades which included client PCs, system servers, and network hardware. Since joining Keller Schroeder in 2006, Drew has continued to expand his experience by working with clients ranging from regional financial institutions to small local businesses. Drew has been involved in several Microsoft server deployments and migrations, messaging deployments and upgrades, and desktop system migrations and upgrades. In addition, Drew provides first-line support for Keller Schroeder’s technical assistance line as the first contact for clients requiring support.


Drew’s certifications: Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP); Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA): Messaging (Windows Server 2003); Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deployment


Drew currently lives in Evansville, Indiana with his wife Danielle. In his spare time, Drew enjoys grilling, movies, reading, and walking/running. He also has a huge love of the Star Wars universe and has a first degree black belt in Shotokan karate.


Contact the Keller Schroeder Account Team to learn more about Drew and how you can leverage his experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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United Way’s Spring-Into-Caring Food Drive

Keller Schroeder employee owners have once again shown their generosity by supporting the United Way of Southwestern Indiana’s Annual Spring-Into-Caring Food Drive. The drive’s focus is to gather supplies for the United Way’s 2-1-1 Program and Referral Service, which connects area residents with the help they need. The need for food is continually listed among the top three requests for assistance. Over the past two years, Keller Schroeder employee-owners have contributed over 2,250 food items to help ensure our area food pantries and United Way meal sites are prepared to meet those requests.

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Food Drive

 

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Kris Linville

Employee Owner: Kris Linville



With over 10 years of experience in the Information Technology field, primarily in the Financial/Banking industry, Kris has supported Linux servers running intranet, extranet and web sites along with custom-developed online banking applications. Kris’ technical skills include OS installation, migrations, upgrades, patches, backup and recovery design and implementation, security hardening, performance tuning, project management, and customer service support. Kris joined the Keller Schroeder team in August 2011 to focus on Linux, VMware and NetApp system technologies.


Kris’ certifications include: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 Certified Technician (RHCT), Cisco Unified Computing Technology Support Specialist, Cisco Data Center Support for UC Specialist, VMware Certified Professional (VCP5), VMware Desktop Virtualization 5 (VSP-DV), NetApp Accredited Installation Associate, NetApp Accredited Storage Architect Professional


Kris currently lives in Newburgh with his wife, Brianna and two children Logan (age 11) and Lanae (age 7). His hobbies include martial arts, video games, action movies, and dabbling in website design. Kris and his family also enjoy camping and spending time outdoors.


Contact the Keller Schroeder Account Team to learn more about Kris and how you can leverage his experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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Keller Schroeder Wellness Program Gifts to Community Exceed $10,000

Evansville, Indiana (April 30, 2014) – Like many businesses looking for ways to control healthcare costs, Keller Schroeder provides a comprehensive Wellness Program to provide resources and incentives for employees to encourage a healthier lifestyle.  Unlike most businesses, Keller Schroeder’s Wellness Program also contributes to the wellness of its community.

Since October 2012, Keller Schroeder has contributed monthly gifts of $450 or $600 to 13 different United Way partner agencies in the Evansville area.  A wellness incentive program called “Step-It-Up” encourages each employee-owner at Keller Schroeder to exercise for a targeted amount of time each month – a goal of 450 minutes or a stretch goal of 600 minutes.   Those who meet their goals are entered into a monthly drawing.  If selected in the drawing, the company makes a donation in the employee-owner’s name to the United Way partner agency of their choice.  Keller Schroeder developed its own mobile app to record exercise activities and track progress toward goals each month.

“We felt tying employee-owner wellness to community wellness just made sense,” says company wellness coordinator Judy Hamilton.  “We had been doing monthly drawings for several years as an incentive to exercise.  Since our employee-owners are community-minded, we thought they would appreciate the opportunity to translate their hard work to stay healthy into a benefit for their favorite United Way partner agency.”

The company also provides other wellness incentives and resources, such as discounts on medical insurance premiums, weekly office visits by a wellness coach, and annual wellness screenings onsite from Deaconess LifeQuest Services.  “The incentive programs – contests and give-aways – have always been a supporting part of our Wellness Program,” says Hamilton, “but the real benefits come from positive fitness and lifestyle choices by our employee-owners.  The idea of winning the monthly drawing, and being able to direct a contribution to a worthy agency in our community in lieu of some other prize or personal benefit, has been received very well by our staff.”

Since October, 2012, contributions by Keller Schroeder through this program have totaled over $10,300, distributed to the following organizations:  Albion Fellow Bacon Center, American Red Cross, Carver Community Organization, Catholic Charities Bureau, Christian Resource Center, Evansville ARC, Goodwill Family Center, Impact Christian Health Ministries, Lampion Center, St. Vincent Center for Children and Families, Vanderburgh County CASA, Visiting Nurse Association, and VOICES.

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Employee Owner: Mike Sanford

mikesanfordWith over 20 years of experience in IT and the last 12 in networking, Mike has served as Network Administrator for a manufacturing company and maintained network environments for domestic and international sites. Mike’s experience also includes work with a financial institution maintaining over 70 banking centers and lending institutions, as well as a large national hospital system. He has installed, maintained and supported wide area and local area networks, including firewalls, Virtual Private Networks and network monitoring solutions. Mike also has experience with Cisco’s Unified Communications Manager and Unity Connections voice platforms.
Mike and his wife Misty reside in Evansville as do two of their four children, Emma and Kelsey. Their other two children, Justin and Gabriella are active members of the US Navy and reside in Norfolk, VA. Mike’s an avid sports fan, but had to abandon his promising basketball career due to a back injury that forced him to have height reduction surgery. Mike and Misty recently welcomed their first grandchild, Brayden, into the family and much of their time is dedicated to that new adventure.
Contact the Keller Schroeder Account Team to learn more about Mike and how you can leverage his experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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Employee Owner: Lee Lamey


LeeLameyLee has over 11 years of experience in the Information Technology field. He was the lead Network Administrator for a large healthcare organization where he designed and implemented the Cisco network infrastructure including Route/Switch, Security, and Wireless. He also assisted in maintaining the Microsoft Active Directory domain services in an environment with over 300 servers. His most recent efforts have been centered around planning and designing networks for several small and medium businesses for all infrastructure areas including Local and Wide Area Networks as well as voice and data servers. In addition to these infrastructure projects, he has acted as the lead deployment and troubleshooting engineer for a large radiation therapy manufacturing company where he focused on network connectivity and server systems on the radiation machine. Within his role at Keller Schroeder, Lee supports clients’ Networking, Microsoft, VMware and NetApp Virtualization solutions. Lee is a Senior Systems Consultant.


Lee’s certifications include: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)


Lee and his wife Beckie have been married 16 years and have 4 children, Brayden, Ava, Easton and Owen. His free time is filled with family, camping and CrossFit!


Contact the Keller Schroeder Account Team to learn more about Lee and how you can leverage his experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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Employee Owner: Adam Bertram


Adam BertramAdam has over 14 years of experience in the Information Technology field. After spending five years in full-time break/fix desktop administration for a large university and area small businesses, Adam gained eight years experience designing and managing networking solutions and Microsoft server/desktop environments. This includes Cisco and HP ProCurve switches, Cisco wireless access points, Microsoft Exchange installation and administration, Active Directory administration, upgrades, and migrations and general Windows Server system administration. Recently, he implemented a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 infrastructure managing 3,500+ PCs and 500+ servers from the ground up. Adam also has extensive experience with scripting technologies such as VBScript and PowerShell to assist in deploying large groups of software and automating complex tasks.


Adam’s certifications include: MCP, MCSA, MCSE, A+, Network+, Security+, MCTS:Configuring Exchange 2007, MCTS:Designing Message Solutions with Exchange 2007


Adam and his wife Miranda have been married 9 years and have a 4-year old daughter Ella. Adam’s free time is occupied with family, selling used books online or any number of technology-related side projects.


Contact the Keller Schroeder Account Team to learn more about Adam and how you can leverage his experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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Employee Owner: Toby Ellis

Toby Ellis
Toby Ellis is a Senior Network Consultant with 16 years of experience with Microsoft Windows Server and related technologies. He has been directly involved in the design and implementation of Active Directory, Group Policy, Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Small Business Server, Terminal Services and Microsoft Clustering. In addition to Microsoft technologies he has also designed and implemented VMware solutions and specializes in physical to virtual conversions of Microsoft server solutions. His additional skills include Cisco firewall and switch configuration, and Apple hardware and operating system support.
Toby’s certifications include: Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Exchange and SQL servers, Active Directory Infrastructure, and VMware Virtualization.
Toby is an avid cyclist and plays guitar with his band The Waywards. He has been married to his wife Jesika for 7 years and they have two lovely daughters; Margo (age 6) and June (age 2).
Contact a Keller Schroeder Account Manager to learn more about Toby and how you can leverage his experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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Employee Owner: Phil Lewis


Phil Lewis-2Phil has over 27 years of experience in the Information Technology field. His career has spanned Product Distribution, Financial, Manufacturing, and Healthcare environments. Early in his career, he was a COBOL and Assembler Application Programmer/Analyst in MVS and z/OS mainframe environments. He has experience installing, maintaining, and supporting an extensive environment on a Parallel Sysplex. Phil has managed DASD and tape environments of IBM, StorageTek, and Spectra equipment. He has extensive experience in the development of storage, backup/recovery, and disaster recovery plans. Phil has also been responsible for OS installation, maintenance, and hardening of AIX/ Linux. Since joining the Keller Schroeder systems team in 2008, Phil has broadened his experience by specializing in VMware virtualization technologies, NetApp SAN deployments, and backup/recovery solutions. Phil is a Senior Consultant.


Phil’s certifications include: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 Certified Technician (RHCT), VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 & VCP4.


He and his wife, Vicki, have been married 30 years.  They have one daughter, Megan, a sophomore at U of E. They are active at First Southern Baptist Church where Phil is a Sunday school teacher, deacon and trustee.  He enjoys martial arts, volleyball, softball and watching NCIS.  


Contact your Keller Schroeder Sr. Account Manager to learn more about Phil and how you can leverage his experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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Employee Owner: Monica Bryant


Monica has over 16 years of experience in the Information Technology field.


monicaPrior to joining Keller Schroeder, she worked as an Application Developer and a Lotus Domino Systems Administrator for a large electromechanical component manufacturer. Since joining Keller Schroeder in 2004, Monica has provided Lotus Domino systems administration support to clients from large multinational enterprise environments to small businesses. Monica is also an integral component of Keller Schroeder’s Voice Team, providing design, implementation and support for various Cisco Unified Communication solutions such as Communications Manager (CUCM), Unity Connection (UCXN), and Contact Center Express (UCCX) in addition to complementary products such as Bridge Communications’ Operator Console and Syn-Apps Paging and Call Recording products.


Monica’s certifications include: Cisco Unified Contact Center Express Specialist, IBM Certified Domino Developer, IBM Certified Systems Administrator-Lotus Notes and Domino


Monica and her husband Chris have been married for 18 years. They have three children: Hannah (13), Owen (10), & Riley (7). She spends most of her free time with family and the kids’ sporting events.


Contact your Keller Schroeder Sr. Account Manager to learn more about Monica and how you can leverage her experience and skills to benefit your organization.

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