April 26, 2018

Pat Sassano, Director of Client Services

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Director of Client Services
  • Joined Anderson ZurMuehlen in 2012
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Anderson ZurMuehlen Visionary Award Winner

Pat Sassano, Director Client Services, is a seasoned network professional who has played an instrumental role in the development of the service offerings of AZTS. With over 15 years of experience in technology solutions and network administration, Pat brings a wealth of knowledge coupled with a practical approach to our clients and their technology solutions.

Pat oversees business development for our PwrCloud and IT Security services. Pat was recently recognized as Anderson ZurMuehlen’s Visionary Award winner, as an employee who has made a dynamic impact to the firm, our clients, and our communities.

Pat is married to Amy and has 3 boys, Colin, Cale and Cohen. Pat enjoys fly fishing and cheering on his 3 boys, who are actively engaged in sports.

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EXPERIENCE

  • 19+ years as Project and Personnel Manager in the Electrical/Data and Information Technology industries
  • Network Infrastructure implementation, support and management
  • Managing Client Support team
  • Client management and support
  • Providing educational seminars on information system security and best practices
  • Proficient in the following:
    • Operating environments: Windows 7, 8.1, 10 and Server 2012 – 2016, VMWare, and Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with VMWare
  • QuickBooks®
  • Server & desktop hardware: Cisco UCS, IBM, HP, Lenovo, and Dell
  • Networking hardware: Cisco, Cisco Meraki
    • High availability network and design management: design, implementation, and management of MPLS and DMVPN with HSRP failover, and OTV
    • Security appliances: Cisco ASA, Cisco WSA, and CISCO ESA
  • Antivirus solutions: Cylance, Forefront, and Endpoint
  • Wireless LAN: Cisco, Cisco Meraki, and Linksys
  • Phone systems: Microsoft Lync
  • SolarWinds Network monitoring

CLIENT SERVICES SECTORS AND AREAS OF COMPLIANCE

  • Nonprofit organizations | Accounting | Banking | Government Entities | Retail Trade | Professional Service Firms | Manufacturing | Construction Contractors

EDUCATION

  • Associates of Applied Science, Network Administration, Helena College – The University of Montana
  • Leadership Helena
  • Cisco Networks certifications in CCENT and CCNA
  • Leadership Development Course – Anderson ZurMuehlen
  • Continuing education courses through various industry CPE’s, classes, certification and re-certification training and Anderson ZurMuehlen sponsored courses