Director, Data Center
Jack is responsible for promoting the data center’s mission of providing flexible IT resources for the UDP solution suite. He evaluates, recommends and oversees the implementation and maintenance of technologies that impact all areas of the company’s business.
With 30 years of utility industry experience, including 23 in telecommunications, Jack began his information technology career working as a Base Communications Data Processing Specialist in the U.S. Air Force. He later spent seven years with an electric utility cooperative, where he was involved with billing, mainframe computer operations and computer network management. During his tenure with UDP, Jack worked his way up from Systems Analyst to Data Center Director. He is skilled at virtualization, networking and data security, and especially enjoys the challenge of integrating diverse technology stacks.
Jack coordinates and encourages UDP employee participation in athletic events and has competed in numerous organized runs, walks and obstacle course events.
Jack joined UDP in 1997.