David Biggers has been a professional IT instructor for the past four years for the US Army. He teaches a broad range of certification courses ranging from CompTIA, Microsoft to Cisco and EC-Council. Prior to working with the US Army, David worked as a Network Admin and Web Services Manager with KCTCS in Kentucky. He performed multiple jobs being on the IT team. Network Administration, System Administration, Blackboard Administration, Web Design and Web Development. Additionally, David taught part time during the evening at the college, where he instructed on Active Directory, Introduction to Computers and Networking. David has 18 years of IT experience, 17 professional IT certifications and 8 years of teaching experience.
Chrys Thorsen is an experienced IT instructor with over 30 years’ experience in IT. Chrys has over 35 certifications including Cisco CCNP/CCSI, Microsoft MCITP/MCSE/MCT, CISSP and CISA. Chrys is the founder and owner of IT without Borders, a company specializing in high end IT consulting. Over the past 10 years, Chrys has focused on IT certification instruction, quickly becoming a recognized industry leader in a variety of certifications. Chrys specializes in IT auditing and security and is considered a thought leader in both areas.
Joe Wentzel is a master technical instructor with varied background working in a variety of industries including, but not limited, to oil and gas exploration, seismic, financial, IT, social services and travel. Joe has over 20 certifications and is an industry leading subject matter expert in the field of IT security. Prior to becoming an instructor, Mr. Wentzel was in Field Service providing customer technical support in cabled and wireless seismic acquisition systems. Joe has written many papers on system security and security engineering and is recognized as one of the top subject matter experts on CISM in the world.