As the Chief Information Officer for 21CFS, Dan is tasked to build upon the foundation of excellence and innovation established since 21CFS’ beginning, creating a path for continued growth. Dan’s role is to guide 21CFS in positioning itself as an industry leader in the financial data center sector by engaging new and better technologies to provide secure, efficient and stable network infrastructures, systems, and superior service in the transaction processing arena.
Dan brings over 20 years of experience in information technology, holding technical roles in building, engineering and maintaining efficient and dynamic network and computing systems. His background includes more than ten years serving in leadership and project management roles in highly technical environments. Dan brings a wealth of knowledge in staff recruitment and development/ Strategic direction for executive planning/ Budget creation and implementation/ Windows, UNIX, and Linux server administration/ Enterprise network design and administration/ Security and patch management/ Backup administration and disaster recovery/ Email services management/ IT infrastructure engineering/ SAN and NAS storage solutions/ Incident management/ End user support/ Documentation, policy and procedures development.
Prior to joining 21CFS, Dan worked in a wide variety of industries including advertising, municipal and Federal government, insurance, and banking and finance. He held senior management positions at Pulse EFT Association, and First Community Service Association, a member of First National Bank of Texas.
Dan is a graduate of Baylor University and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, West Africa. Dan, his wife who is a midwife at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, along with their two children reside in Harker Heights, TX.