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Charles McCann

Charles McCann

Director Technology Support

 

Accomplishments

Charles McCann has spent the last 30+ years in Higher Education as both a student and IT Professional. Charles received his BS in Math/Computer Science from Missouri Western State College. He has also received his MS in Computer Science his MS in MSIS along with his MBA. Charles began his career at Oklahoma State University 1994 and has been with IT ever since.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • IT Management Organizational ITIL Implementation

Current Projects

  • Focusing Technology Support on an IT Service Model Reviewing and improving IT and Technology Support Processes Assisting in ITIL Technology Adoption

Andrew Arambula

Andrew Arambula 

Helpdesk Analyst

 

Accomplishments

Graduated from OSU with a degree in Management Information Systems. Designed and constructed my own Computer.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • I have an interest in Information Assurance, Cyber Security, and Networking.
  • I also have an interest in Cryptocurrency and NFTs
  • I also have an interest in computer hardware.

Current Projects

  • Digital Technical Support.

David Archung

David Archung

Computer Support Specialist 

 

Accomplishments

Replaced and installed all the computers in Undergraduate Admissions.
Replaced and installed most of the computers in the Diversity Offices including many Surfaces as Student loaners.
Decommission and Salvage of all surplus equipment for Emergency Operation Center.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Networking Service Team
  • Virtualization Service Team

Current Projects

  • Working on decommission and salvage of all my department across the board.
  • Replacing the Diversity Lab in 004 Scott Hall.

Misty Brown

Misty Brown

Executive Computer Support Specialist

 

Accomplishments

Successfully onboarded the Office of the President, Completed multiple Cornerstone training courses, Mentored a new co-worker

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • ITIL Training
  • Leadership and Management

Current Projects

  • Workstation Recovery Solutions Team
  • Active Directory Service Team

 

 

James Cornforth

James Cornforth

Communications Representative

Zachary Dearing

Zachary Dearing

Computer Technician

 

Accomplishments

Assisted with Police Department computer system overhaul and renovation during Covid, Retooled and reorganized Deskside support inventory and tool cabinet, Built missing departmental documentation for specialty software.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Automation, streamlining, and more full utilization of existing services, tools, and systems.

Current Projects

  • Active Directory and Email Services Service Teams

Steve Ebey

Steve Ebey

Computer Technician

 

Accomplishments

Given added responsibility in my current position, Helped transition a department from internal support, to Deskside support, assisted in salvage operation of Tulsa IT Department

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Continue to increase my knowledge of IT Security
  • Improving on my prior experience as a net pen tester. 

Current Projects

  • Building up computers, supporting students and staff as Walk in customers.

Jacob Garis

Jacob Garis

Helpdesk Analyst

 

Accomplishments

I have been promoted from a Phone Agent to a full time Analyst, meaning I have a more leadership role and continue to work on quality control, efficiency, and customer friendly with the Helpdesk. 
Written and reviewed multiple instances of documentation both internally and externally. 
Motivated the workforce of the Helpdesk to continue build standards and customer relations with the Helpdesk. 

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Finishing a Bachelor's in Sciences for Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering with a minor in Petroleum Engineering. 
  • Continue to give the customer's issues my utmost attention and promoting positive customer experiences with the Helpdesk. 

Current Projects

  • Make more efficient processing of tickets with the Helpdesk.
  • Provide correct and concise information in a customer friendly manner. 
  • Develop and test further documentation and processes for the Helpdesk.
  • Train and better all aspects of the Helpdesk.

Lori Green

Lori Green

Communications Representative

 

Accomplishments

Assisted in updating the Knowledge Base, handbook and created new methods of functionality within the operator group. Maintained a level of excellence in customer interactions. 

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Facilitating Operators, assisting Helpdesk Agents in a greater level of customer satisfaction, training new employees, learning more about assisting with the help desk.

Current Projects

  • Updating Knowledge Base to contain most prevalent, most current, and most useful information.
  • Finding more ways to provide excellent customer service and learning new procedures to assist the Helpdesk with customer care.

 

Richard Lindhorst

Richard Lindhorst

IT Deskside Support Manager

 

Accomplishments

  • Manage Deskside groups in both STW and Tulsa
  • Further refined / documented ID Card production processes

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Utilizing underused resources
  • Leaving things better than I found them
  • Eliminating waste

 

Current Projects

  • ID Card Services Team
  • AD Services Team
  • ITIL Alignment /  Training

Garry Morgan

Garry Morgan

IT Supervisor

 

Accomplishments

A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Garry has worked in the IT field for over twenty-seven years, fifteen of them for OSU IT. Garry has worked as a technician, a trainer, and as a manager, always focusing on customer service and support. Since joining the University, Garry has overseen student employees, coordinated student labs, set up the Ranger Printing Support Service, overseen Software Licensing, and welcomed new students as part of Freshmen Recruiting's ID Creation and Distribution Program. Currently Garry is supervising the IT Help Desk and coordinating student hiring, training and employment throughout the IT Department.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Video Editing and Distribution
  • 3D Printing
  • Philosophies of Commination
  • Team Building and Interactivity

Current Projects

  • Implementation and Monitoring of Metrics at the IT Help Desk 
  • Customer Support Training 
  • Documentation and Categorization Standards 
  • Inter-Departmental Integration and Communications
 

Brian Nuttall

Brian Nuttall

Comp Supp Spclt

 

 

Jennifer Price

Jennifer Price

Communications Representative

 

Accomplishments

Created new methods of functionality within the operator group. Assisted in updating the Knowledge Base, handbook and maintained a level of excellence in customer interactions.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Facilitating Operators, assisting Helpdesk Agents in a greater level of customer satisfaction, training new employees, learning more about assisting with the help desk, and assisted in training about campus security in case of emergency calls.

Current Projects

  • Updating Knowledge Base to contain most prevalent, most current, and most useful information. Finding more ways to provide excellent customer service and learning new procedures to assist the Helpdesk with customer care.

Rusty Robinson

Rusty Robinson

Helpdesk Analyst

 

Accomplishments

Rusty has provided key research for the production and publishing of internal and external IT Knowledgebase documentation. His duties currently include in depth analysis for Server Administration and other Technology Support apps and services.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Hosted Services
  • Active Directory
  • Software Distribution

Current Projects

  • Email Service Contact Analysis
  • Server Administration Documentation

 

William Schwartze

William Schwartze

Computer Technician

 

Accomplishments

1. Bought a house in Stillwater
2. Successfully completed CLS recertification in the OKARNG
3. Began crosstraining in other communication systems in the OKARNG

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • I'm still getting used to everything here at OSU though I am specifically interested in expanding my knowledge on IT security.
  • Outside of work, I'm pursuing daily lessons in Spanish and the piano.

Donald Smith

Donald Smith

Computer Support Specialist

 

Accomplishments

1. Getting the my supported departments up to date and moved into a managed container.
2. Learned how to utilize all the different remote technologies to better support our customer’s remotely.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • To get better at supporting my departments.

Amaree Springs

Amaree Spriggs

IT Phone Operator

 

Accomplishments

It is my second year at Oklahoma State University studying Management Information's Systems with a focus on Information Assurance.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • I plan on learning more about cryptocurrency and NFT's, as they are becoming a trend in the world today.

Current Projects

  • I am currently working on getting more involved in campus organizations.

Dane Taylor

Dane Taylor

IT Manager

 

Accomplishments

Dane has worked in OSU IT since 2004 as a Helpdesk Phone Agent, Deskside Support Technician, Helpdesk Analyst\Phone Agent Manager, and Helpdesk Manager. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration Management Information Systems from Oklahoma State University and received certifications from the National Security Telecommunications & Information Systems Security Instruction as an Information Systems Security Professional, Mile2 Certified Secure Web Applications Engineer, CompTIA Project+, and ITIL Foundation In IT Service Management. Dane also received the Distinguished Service Award in 2014 by the OSU Staff Advisory Council and completed the OSU Human Resources Leadership Development Program in 2021.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Customer Service Leadership and Team Development IT Best Practices Automation of IT Services and Tasks Application Development Database Management Services IT Security Services Computer Network Services Artificial Intelligence

Current Projects

  • Incident & Service Request Management & Automation IT Service Teams IT Service Catalog\Portfolio Management

Zach Wilhite

Zach Wilhite

Executive Computer Support Specialist

 

Accomplishments

1. Linux/BSD familiarity 
2.QEMU/KVM virtualization
3.Windows Diagnostics

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Virtualization
  • Linux support
  • Server Administration

Gray Williams

Gray Williams

Helpdesk Analyst

 

Accomplishments

Mr. Williams has worked in IT for over 10 years. He has a Bachelors degree in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and currently working on completion of a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering. He developed and tested various documentation for use by the IT Helpdesk. He was the recipient of the NASA Oklahoma EPSCoR Space Grant Internship. He is the founder of the Oklahoma State Archery Club. He has co-authored an Aerospace technical paper published for the AIAA SciTech Forum.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Aircraft Design
  • Aircraft Propulsion
  • Mechanical Design
  • Mental Management 

Current Projects

  • Quality Control of inbound help requests
  • Data Analysis of IT Support Services
  • Support for inbound help requests
  • Development of help documentation

Jaymy Foister

Jaymy Foister

IT Lab Monitor/ID Card Technician

 

Accomplishments

I began working towards my engineering degree at Oklahoma State University in 2019. I started working with IT a year into my college experience and I have worked for a couple different departments within IT.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • I am interested in electrical engineering.
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