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• Chad Jordan, Chief Information Officer
Chad Jordan, Chief Information Officer
brings more than 12 years of Information Technology engineering support and management to the qualifications that Yona
offers to its local, state, federal government private sector clients.
was heavily recruited by this firm for his
expertise and industry recognition as a leader and innovator in his
Mr. Jordan has held senior management positions with various IT outsourcing and service provider companies.
He has worked in both private and federal sectors.
All along, gaining experience with startup companies, Fortune 100 organizations and DoD consulting firms.
While at Computer Associates, Mr. Jordan worked as a Software Developer on one of CA's flagship products; OPAL.
Mr. Jordan was one of a select handful of employees that worked with OPAL from its infancy, through its testing phases and into production.
transitioned into a Network Engineer position where he
assisted in managing the day-to-day IT infrastructure of more than 500 users in multiple locations.
At Compex Corporation, Mr. Jordan held the position of Senior IT Architecture Analyst and was assigned as a contractor for the Department of Army at the Pentagon, He held a secret clearance and worked closely with both civilian and military personnel in DCSOPS to ensure that new technologies were constantly being sought and that once acquired, those emerging technologies were thoroughly tested and evaluated prior to deployment.
also participated in regular briefings to Army Colonels as to the overall integrity of the infrastructure he
At American Tower Corporations, Mr. Jordan worked as a Senior Network Engineer.
managed the network environment that supported a nationwide Network Operations Center (NOC).
This NOC was also responsible for timely notifications to the Federal Aviation Administration
for emergency warning beacons that were placed on ATC communications towers.
In addition, this NOC supported global VSAT operations for worldwide broadcasting companies and major Internet Service Providers.
Mr. Jordan joined mindSHIFT Technologies; a startup IT Service Provider based in Fairfax Virginia.
As a Lead Network Engineer, he regularly met with clients to determine their overall needs and tailored a plan that would allow for a seamless transition from their in-house IT staff over to mindSHIFT's outsourced IT management model.
In 2002, Mr. Jordan founded Inferno Networks, Inc. where he currently serves as the President.
He has led Inferno Networks to become a successful provider of outsourced IT management, technical staffing, ASP Hosting and 24/7 remote network and systems monitoring for small and medium sized business.
Mr. Jordan holds certifications as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Certificates from Cisco on various networking protocols and security standards, and certificates on Linux based security.