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Career Day

By August 9, 2019March 29th, 2022Events

Your internal and external brand and how to elevate yourself in IT

Join the TEksystems and Republic Bank panel for an opportunity to change gears and talk about the “soft skills” needed to advance in your career and feel more confident in your field.

Discussion topics include:

  • Connecting your personal and professional brand
  • Being part of the team!
  • Executive presentation: How to relate tech to the business
  • State of the market: Louisville, KY
  • When to take the leap?: Promotions, new career chapter, more responsibility, etc.

About the Presenters

Nicole Kronberger

Nicole Kronberger, Director of Business Operations, has been with TEKsystems for 9 years, leading different markets across the South East and building a vision within our market on how we’ll continue to evolve in an ever-changing IT industry.

Nicole is directly responsible for all sales, recruiting, and support personnel, overseeing the strategy and market operations to ensure the acquisition, growth, and retention of long-term customer relationships as well as providing input and guidance into our staffing process, recruitment, and retention activities.

Jeff Rouse

Jeff Rouse, Database Administration Manager for Republic Bank, has been with the Republic Bank for 4+ years and in the IT space for 23+ years, working with computer systems, networking infrastructure and the processes that make IT successful..

Jeff has dealt with networking infrastructure issues since token ring (bleh), and is intimate with all technologies and protocols that support network “plumbing”. He has also built a solid skillset in database administration, leveraging platforms such Microsoft SQL Server, Netezza, and DB2-LUW.

Mike Powers

Mike Powers runs the veterans and disabilities program for TEKsystems. This includes compliance for OFCCP, outreach, internal and external hiring, determining partnerships and charities, garnering internal support and growth from executive leadership and local office directors in 110 locations in 47 states, managing sourcing vendors, educate and train college and internal recruiting teams.

He also manages external facing engagements in the same areas. Prior, Mike recruited IT candidates globally and placed over 2000 people into positions with clients. He was in B2B IT sales for three years, locally, as well.

Robert O'Bryan

Robert O’Bryan, an Account Manager for TEKsystems, is in the Louisville, KY market, where he partners closely with business leaders to provide technology services through either resource needs and/or professional service solutions.

Robert specializes in IT infrastructure (physical, virtual, and cloud environments), information security, and risk/compliance spaces. Robert’s main goal is to provide value through a variety of offerings and partnership to bring solutions for major business drivers using technology to increase revenue, mitigate risks, and decrease unnecessary spending.

Josh Higginbotham

Josh Higginbotham is a Database Professional at Republic Bank and has been in the IT space for the last 5 years. He has worked in various roles including software development, database administration, and business intelligence. He’s an active speaker within the SQL community and the co-chapter leader of the Louisville SQL Server and Power BI User Group.