Michael Dunn

19944613_10154516643077443_6235572847256231243_o481357_10150817608412443_1532979969_nIT Specialist: Michael Dunn – Integrating data streams, application development, and information collection, Michael Dunn is a Swiss Army knife for GeoVelo. Michael, son of founder and CEO Chris Dunn, has proudly followed in his father’s footsteps.

Having served his country as a Civil Affairs Specialist, Michael has traveled the globe and has worked hard to win hearts and minds. Now, he shares his father’s passion for geography and providing companies and hospitals with all the tools necessary to serve their customers better.

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Michael is a US Army Veteran


Professional Summary

An extremely hard working and friendly individual who enjoys communicating with others from different cultures and backgrounds. Highly self-motivated and outgoing. dependable and skilled Fiber Optics Technician with a stellar company satisfaction record and excellent work ethic. Broad and deep knowledge base in all aspects of fiber optic, ethernet, and coaxial cable installation, maintenance, and repair. Flexible scheduling availability to include weekends and emergency situations as required. Enjoys ensuring the provision of an exceptional customer service.

Professional History

Service Technician – May 2015 to Present – ITC Service Group

  • Highly experienced in establishing both voice and data networks by efficiently running, pulling and terminating cables and installing correlating telecommunications equipment
  • Competent in verifying cable services by testing circuits, alarms and equipment, and identifying and troubleshooting problems in a time efficient manner
  • Oversee fiber system installations, service visits, and training of junior technicians
  • First-hand experience in handling and maintaining equipment and tools inventory in an efficient manner
  • Proven ability to effectively calibrate monitoring programs and troubleshoot devices following installations
  • Cabling Knowledge:
  • Twisted Pair, Coaxial and Stranded Cable
    • Solid Conductor Low Voltage Cable
    • Single Mode Fiber Optical Cable

 Deployment Functionality Technician – Oct 2010 to May 2015 – Best Buy

  • Managed the district’s in-store Coaxial and Ethernet networks to connect the stores displays and POS Systems with the correct content
  • Rewired and rebuilt multiple displays to ensure correct functionality
  • Worked with the Geek Squad Home Installation Team during the holiday seasons assisting customers with their home theater and cabling needs

Civil Affairs Specialist – Apr 2008 to Apr 2014 – United States Army Reserves

  • Deployed under Operation Enduring Freedom, Djibouti, Africa. Conducted Civil-Military Operations
  • Worked within a four-person Civil Affairs Team in Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya to provide medical, veterinary, and civil support to the local populace
  • At battalion headquarters assisted with administrative support duties, to include award documentation, evaluations, and travel pay systems
  • Managed the Defense Travel Service system for the battalion
  • Provided on-call support for all battalion soldiers traveling world-wide

Education

  • Student, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, Missouri, 30 hours (2007-2009)
  • Graduate, Central High School, Saint Joseph, Missouri, (2007)

Skills, Training, and Volunteer Activities

  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Former Instructor for the United States Army Reserve
    • Combat Lifesaver and CPR
    • Combatives Course
  • Eagle Scout with over 300 hours of volunteer time
  • Former Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 45 in Saint Joseph, MO
  • Missouri Boys State Delegate
    • One of three people chosen to represent Central High School
  • PADI Open Water Diver Certified
    • Three Open Ocean Dives
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite