President and CEO of TSI, Mark Putiyon graduated Cum Laude from Strayer University with a BS in Information Technology and a minor in Programming. Mark is the former president of Tech Solutions and has over 25 years’ of IT industry experience. He holds certifications in Microsoft, Novell, Apple, Cisco, Barracuda and Dell. Mark manages the technology department and the sales and marketing teams of TSI. Additionally, he spent three years in the Mojave Desert with the United States Army. He is involved with his local church by serving as a former Deacon. Mark volunteered with both youth and audio visual ministries. When away from the office he enjoys paintball, video gaming, playing cards and his favorite board game, Settlers of Catan, with his boys.
Young ChooDirector of Technology Services
Through the 28 years of his career in Information Technology, Young has gained experience in a variety of industries such as IT training schools (as a Microsoft and Novell certified Trainer), government organizations, private industries, and non-profits. He has also owned/managed his own IT company for over 15 years. He is a hands-on leader, experienced solutions architect, and expert IT consultant. When interacting with his coworkers and clients, his three most important values are integrity, perfection, and reliability.
Tim JacksonEnterprise Business Development
Founded MDA Technologies Group in January 2000. Over 16 years’ experience in business management and administration and leading a team of highly skilled professionals supporting commercial and federal, state and local government clients. Established and manage a commercial business unit providing information technology solutions: custom software apps, database development, website design and development, and mobile apps. Created and managed, the DoD business unit supporting a variety of organizations for: requirements and budget planning, capability analysis, research and development and on-site user support to communications and intelligence systems.
Kayla TurzakHelp Desk Coordinator
Kayla graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in English, minoring in Japanese language and culture. Since graduation, she has poured herself into learning new technologies as a Systems Administrator in a fast paced Dev Ops environment. She has become a versatile Systems Support Specialist with a gift for finding creative IT solutions, and a strong Windows Systems Administrator with experience configuring, monitoring, upgrading and maintaining systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. When away from a desk, she enjoys travel, art and movies.
Chris FarringtonVoIP Engineer
Expert knowledge of the enterprise VoIP platform 3CX. With a compliment of three different certifications on the 3CX platform Chris has implemented municipalities, school system, doctors offices successfully. Chris is a avid board gamer and has brought that fun to TSI on “Game Night”.
Matthew ValdezSales Manager
Prior to TSI I was an owner/chef at my own restaurant for 11 years. After closing the business, I worked as a sales manager at Sysco Foods where I managed numerous bilingual accounts. During this time, I was named rookie of the year my first year, had multiple record sales weeks and helped many restaurant owners increase revenue and profits. I graduated from Stratford University with a degree in Applied Science. While not working, I enjoy hiking, fishing, football, and most of all spending time with the family.