Our Team

Jackson, TN

Michael Laffoon

Michael Laffoon

Partner

Professional Experience
ATA Technologies LLC
Jackson, TN
Member/Partner
2007

Trinity Solutions, LLC
Jackson, TN
Member/IT Consultant
2002-2006

Pictsweet
Bells, TN
Sr. Programmer Analyst
2000-2002

Federal Express
Memphis, TN
Programmer Analyst
1997-2000

Education
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Major: Computer Science, Minors: Business Administration & Mathematics
Union University, Jackson, Tennessee 1997

Professional Organizations
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Microsoft Partner
Jackson Area Technology Groupf
Youth Town Board
Leadership Jackson
Rotary International


Jonathan Joyner

Jonathan Joyner

Partner

Professional Experience
Jon is a Partner with ATA Technologies, LLC. He has over 10 years of experience in SMB and enterprise Information Technology management. Jon has worked at several consulting firms in small/medium markets such as Jackson, TN, as well as large markets like Nashville, TN. Jon has worked with hundreds of nation-wide clients including: utility providers, government institutions, retail, manufacturing, automotive, legal, healthcare, electrical distribution, application service providers (ASP), religious organizations, primary and secondary schools and colleges, investment firms, housing authorities, and financial/banking institutions.

On January 1st, 2014, Jon became a Partner/Member of ATA Technologies.

In 2013, Jon earned his Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Union University.

In 2011, Jon earned his Bachelor of Science in Business (B.S. Professional Studies) with a concentration in Project Management which provides students with superior project and organizational management expertise and professional development.

Jon also holds an Associate of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) from Jackson State in Computer Science with a concentration in Network Design.

Education
Master in Business Administration
Union University, Jackson, TN
Expected Graduation: 2012

Bachelor of Science in Business: Project Management
Union University, Jackson, TN
Graduated: 2011

Associates of Applied Science in Computer Science: Microcomputer Networking
Jackson State Community College, Jackson, TN
Graduated: 2005

Area of Specialization
High Availability Solutions, Virtualization, SAS70 Audit, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Designing Secure Systems, and Disaster Recovery Planning

Professional Organizations
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Member Project Management Institute (PMI), Member

Professional Certifications
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS) Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Community Recognition & Involvement
Leadership Jackson Class of 2012 Leadership University Board of Directors - 2013–2105 Exchange Club Carl Perkins Center – Youth Committee Jackson Area Care Center Jackson Area Technology Group (JATG)


Chad Diebold

Chad Diebold

Senior I.T. Specialist

Professional Experience
ATA Technologies LLC
Jackson, TN
I.T. Specialist
2007-Present

Trinity Solutions, LLC
Jackson, TN
I.T. Consultant

Kirklands Inc.
Jackson, TN
PC Technician
2005-2006

Nex-Tek
Henderson, TN
Network Administrator
2002-2005

Professional Certifications
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)


Matt Hammond

Matt Hammond

I.T. Specialist

Professional Experience
ATA Technologies LLC
Jackson, TN
I.T. Specialist
2013-Present

ThyssenKrupp Elevator
Memphis, TN
IT Purchasing Specialist
2008-2012

Best Buy/Geek Squad
Jackson, TN
Computer Support Technician
2007-2008

Education
Computer Science (BS)
Union University, Jackson, TN
Graduated 2007


Mitch Zlatovich

Mitch Zlatovich

Senior I.T. Specialist

Professional Experience
Colormatch
I.T. Director
Jackson, TN
2011-2013

L.E. Johnson
I.T. Director
Jackson, TN
2008-2010

Onsite Computer Guys
I.T. Technician
2003-2011

Field Services Rep
Local Government Data
1999-2003

Education
MBA
Freed-Hardeman University
2006
B.S.
Freed-Hardeman University
1996


Burton Dreyer

Burton Dreyer

Sr. Technical Consultant

Professional Experience
ATA Technologies LLC
Jackson, TN
Sr. Technical Consultant
2014-Present

Jackson Madison County Schools
Jackson, TN
Assistant Chief of Technologies
2013-2014

IT Authority
Jackson, TN
Network Administrator
2010-2013

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Jackson, TN
Lab Assistant
2008-2010

Education
Microcomputer Specialist, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Jackson, Tennessee
Graduated: 2010

Professional Certifications
CompTIA A+
CompTIA Net+
CompTIA Security +


Cody Bell

Cody Bell

Senior I.T. Specialist

Professional Experience
ATA Technologies LLC
Jackson, TN
I.T. Specialist
2014-Present

IT Authority
Jackson, TN
I.T. Specialist
2011-2014

Education
Major: Micro Computer Electronics
Tennessee Technology Center, Jackson, Tennessee
Graduated: 2010
Jackson, TN
Lab Assistant
2008-2010

Professional Certifications
CompTIA A+ CompTIA Net+ CompTIA Security +


Nolan Tanner

Nolan Tanner

I.T. Specialist

Professional Experience
Jackson-Madison County Board of Education
I.T. Department
Jackson, TN
2005-2014

Jackson State Community College
Student Work
Jackson, TN
2005-2014

Education
A.A.S. Networking, 2005

Professional Certifications
CompTIA A+

Memphis, TN

Jeremy Wilson

Jeremy Wilson

Senior I.T. Specialist

Professional Experience
ATA Technologies LLC
Memphis, TN
I.T. Specialist
2013-Present

Master-IT
Memphis, TN
I.T. Specialist
2012-2013

University of Phoenix
Memphis, TN
Campus Technologist
2007-2011

Education
Associate's Degree
Computer Information Systems
Southeast College of Technology

Professional Certifications
A+, Network+

Nashville, TN

Andrew Freese

Andrew Freese

Senior I.T. Specialist

Professional Experience
ATA Technologies LLC
Jackson, TN
I.T. Specialist
2007-Present

Jackson Energy Authority
Jackson, TN
I.T. Specialist
2005-2007

Education
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Major: Computer Micro-Networking
Jackson State Community College, Jackson, Tennessee
Graduated: 2005

Indianapolis, IN

Daniel Simons

Daniel Simons

Senior Manager

Professional Experience
Daniel is a senior manager with ATA Technologies, LLC. He has over 10 years of experience in enterprise Information Technology management. Daniel has worked with hundreds of clients including: utility providers, government institutions, retail, manufacturing, legal, and large heathcare providers.

He recently earned his Master of Science in Information Assurance degree which provides students with the professional competencies specified by the world's two most prominent authorities in information assurance -- the joint National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security Committee on National Security Standards (CNSS).

Education
Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA)
Capitol College, Laurel, Maryland
Graduated: 2011 with Honors

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Freed Hardeman University, Henderson, Tennessee
Graduated: 2005

Area of Specialization
High Availability Solutions, Virtualization, SAS70 Audit, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, PCI Compliance, Designing Secure Systems, and Disaster Recovery Planning

Professional Organizations
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Member

Professional Certifications
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Messaging (MCSA+M)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Community Recognition & Involvement
Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities 2011 Cancer Research Institute of West TN 2005-2011, Volunteer