Rob earned a Bachelor of Science in System Science and Engineering from the School of Engineering of Washington University in St. Louis, but his passion has always been computer technology.

Rob founded Acumen Consulting in 1994 as a computer services consultant to business. He leads our IT services staff, our training group, our software developers, and data center team in addition to running the company everyday.

Rob has a strong understanding of network systems, including: ip routing, VLAN design, VOIP phone systems technology, and network monitoring systems.
Rob work as our technology lead for advanced technologies such as: virtualization, storage systems and SANs, service monitoring, advanced server systems, high-performance computing, and remote desktop systems.

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer – MCSE
Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching CCNA
Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1 – LPIC-1 Microsoft Certified Trainer – MCT
VMware Certified Professional – VCP 6.0
EMC Information Storage Associate
Citrix Certified Administrator for Citrix XenApp 6
HP Openview Network Node Manager I and II
HP Openview Operations Manager I and II
3CX Certified Engineer
BT340 Barracuda Load Balancer ADC System Engineer
BT10-NA Barracuda Certified Sales Partner – North America
BT240 Barracuda Load Balancer ADC Certified Pre-Sales Engineer
BT200 Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Certified Pre-Sales Engineer
BT110 Barracuda Web Filter Certified Sales Representative

Skills and Responsibilities

  • IT Services
  • Computer Services
  • Computer Consulting
  • Network Services
  • Network Consulting
  • Data Center Management
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Network Design and Configuration
  • Security Consulting
  • Software Development Services
  • VOIP Phone System Design