Mike Wilson joined the Network Team in August of 2015. He served as Project Manager until 2018 when he was named Strategic Engagement Leader. Mike spent 7 years working as an English teacher for abused and neglected children in the custody of the Department of Social Services in Bedford, VA until 2012 when he moved to the Charlotte area to manage two retail stores as the General Manager of Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt. During his time as a teacher, Mike was also in charge of managing the computer systems and network, including multiple websites, and he loved the challenge and enjoyment of improving people's lives with technology.
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.
Mike has been married to his wife, Kristy, for 15 years and they have 6 children. He loves spending time with them doing sports, riding bikes and exploring. When he's not with his family or working, Mike loves to read and play basketball or soccer.
Certifications: Comptia Network+, CCNA Routing and Switching