About John

40+ Microsoft Certifications, 60+ Microsoft Exams,
20+ Years IT & Training Experience.

Bachelor of Science: Network Administration – 2016
Master of Business Administration: IT – Attending
Microsoft MVP: Data Platform – (2016 – Current)
MCT Regional Lead – United States (2012 – Current)
Microsoft Professional Degree: Data Science – 2016
Microsoft Professional Degree: Big Data – Attending
New Horizons Top 25 Technical Instructor of the Year – 2015
Microsoft One Drive Expert (Charter Member) – 2017
CompTIA Subject Matter Expert (IT Fundamentals) – 2017
MCT Ambassador – Microsoft Ignite 2015, 2017
Technical Lead Guide – Microsoft Ignite 2016
Microsoft Blogger: Born to Learn 2014 – Current

John has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since July 2000 and has worked for New Horizons in Indianapolis since August 2002. He specializes in teaching Windows Server, Exchange Server, and SQL Server courses. He has also been a guest speaker at over a dozen SQL Saturday events.

Serving as a board member for the Indianapolis SQL Server Users Group (IndyPASS), John is one of the lead organizers of the SQL Saturday event held annually in Indianapolis. In addition, he moderates the Certification Study Groups for Microsoft’s Born to Learn website where he has also written several blog posts covering his personal certification and college experiences.

A much younger John earned the Eagle Scout award from the Boys Scout of America in 1986 and served in the Indiana Army National Guard from 1987 through 1993.