Prior to College I was a network engineer and had many certifications including Microsoft, HP, Cisco, and A+. During college I decided to leave the computer field and startup my own company that was automotive focused, named APTEN. While starting that company, I enrolled for a degree at University of Missouri in Computer Science in the evenings. I ultimately switched degrees and graduated with a bachelors in MIS. 

In 2020 I started an Executive MBA from University of Michigan Ross, graduating in April of 2022 with distinction