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About Professor Joe

Professor Joe Garza is a local industry expert that specializes in on-site personalized training.

Joe Garza is a master teacher with a dynamic classroom presence that inspires and excites students. Joe’s experience is extensive, teaching electronic spreadsheets, such as MS Excel, databases such as MS Access, and basic computer literacy since before MS Windows existed. Joe is certified in MS Excel by Microsoft. His certifications include MCSE and MCP+I, as well as a Department of Defense certification in Systems Automation.

A master of learning and development; able to consistently equip staff with the knowledge, practical skills, and motivation necessary to add value to their performance, enabling them to fulfill their potential within the organization. A consummate training provider with a dynamic classroom presence, skilled at inspiring students to master topics such as MS Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, and others. Strengths in leading corporate seminars on productivity applications across a diverse demographic and skill range.

Experience

CEO
professorjoe, LLC (MS Partner)
January 2015 – Present (1 year 8 months)
San Antonio, Texas

IT Instructor
Alamo Colleges
October 2013 – Present (2 years 11 months)
NE Lakeview

IT/Business & Training/Education Consultant
Consultant
June 2009 – Present (7 years 3 months)
Central Texas

SAP Trainer
Rush Enterprises, Inc
July 2014 – August 2015 (1 year 2 months)
US – National

IT facilitator
Sunteleo Training
May 2012 – December 2014 (2 years 8 months)
in and around San Antonio, Texas

Lead IT Faculty
Brown Mackie College
January 2012 – August 2013 (1 year 8 months)
San Antonio, Texas Area

Instructor
Hallmark College
May 2010 – April 2013 (3 years)

Advisor, Academic Advisory Board
Hallmark College
June 2009 – May 2010 (1 year)
San Antonio, Texas Area

Director of Training and Development
US Army
January 2007 – May 2009 (2 years 5 months)
Fort Sheridan, Chicago, IL & Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX

Senior Technical Consultant
IBM
October 1998 – May 2009 (10 years 8 months)
Armonk, NY

Systems Automation Officer (Lieutenant-Colonel)
US Army
January 1981 – March 2009 (28 years 3 months)
United States, Europe, and Southwest Asia

Program Director
CCI Training Center
January 1997 – September 1998 (1 year 9 months)

Telecommunications Manager
OHARNG
August 1993 – December 1996 (3 years 5 months)
Columbus, Ohio Area

Certifications

MS Office 2013 Specialist (Excel) Microsoft

Systems Automation Officer
US Army Computer Science School

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
License B405-1955

Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet
License B405-1959

Microsoft Certified Professional
License B405-1956

Education

IBM Costa Mesa Training Center
Project Management and Application Modeling, Post Graduate Training
1998 – 2006

Webster University
MA, Computer Resources & Information Management
2002 – 2004

Southern Methodist University
MCSE, MCP+I, MCP, Microsoft Certification
1998 – 1999

Wright State University
Undergraduate work, Business
1992 – 1993

Boston University Overseas Campus
Undergraduate work, Computer Programming
1990 – 1991

US Army School of Information Technology
53A Certification, Systems Automation
1989 – 1990

Stephen F. Austin State University
BSc, Math, Computer Science
1974 – 1980

Academy Of Health Sciences
Contingency Operations, Joint Operations Medical Management
2008 – 2008

US Army Training & Doctrine Command
Military training from basic Infantry skills through Systems Automation, Information Operations, Exercise Leader (Training Simulation), Logistics
1981 – 2007

US Army Military Police Center & School
Anti-Terrorism, Anti-Terrorism Operations
2003 – 2003

US Army Intelligence Center & School
EWSO, Electronic Warfare
1987 – 1997

Combined Arms & Services Staff School, US Army Command & General Staff College
CAS3, Decision Support and Operations Management
1986 – 1986

US Air Force Military Airlift Command (now Air Mobility Command)
Certification, Airlift Planning & Management
1984 – 1984

Joe is dedicated to getting the task at hand accomplished. He will always take the time to listen and will do his best to answer any and all questions. He is driven, responsive and a team player.

– Skip Dionne, SME Consultant / Clinical/Physics/Nuclear/Medical and President of Dionne Medical

Joe Garza is one of the most organized and informed people that I have ever had the pleasure to work with. His ability to adapt and development solutions to IT projects is unmatched.

– Robert Tonkin, OFFICER at US Army

Joe was a great asset to the company in terms of technical knowledge and business acumen. The technical training department definitely ran smoother with Joe in charge...

– Mark Butler, Production Shift Manager at Shutterfly Inc.

Responsible, organized and careful perfectionist who can be trusted. Has deep technical knowledge and is always focused to get clients satisfaction. Is able to play any role you need in any IT project.

– Joe Spaulding, Director of Information Technology at Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care