IT Training Instructors

Our instructor base is made up of professional instructor consultants that are specialist in their discipline. Our instructors have attained advanced degrees, industry-specific certifications, and have years of real-world experience.

Java and J2EE Technologies

Mike

Mike D.

Mike has over twenty-five years of exposure in the design, construction and implementation of mainframe, client/server and OO application systems. His experience ranges from programming in a variety of languages (COBOL, Assembler, C and Java) through database design and into data warehousing and Business Intelligence. Mike is authorized by IBM to teach their Visual Warehouse Business Intelligence and VisualAge for Java curriculum and has ranked in the top 3% of all global instructors used by IBM.

“Mike was very professional and had a great grasp of the very broad subject matter. He was excellent.”
Corporate client • RAD v6.0 Migration

Ken

Ken

World class technical trainer and developer with extensive experience teaching all areas of Java, XML, and related subject areas. Ken is Sun Certified and an IBM Certified Instructor. Strong educational background with B.S. degrees from M.I.T. in Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering, a M.S in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.

“Great teacher! Wouldn’t mind having a course with this guy again.”
Corporate client • Developing Java Web Services

“I thought the entire course was beneficial, a good overview of all aspects of web services.”
Corporate client • Developing Java Web Services

Mike H.

Mike H.

Mike has over 20 years experience in software design, development, and technical instruction. He has led the development of critical systems, developed commercial extensions to several “mainstream” development languages, and held supervisory positions. He has taught courses in Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Application Design and Development with J2EE, Jakarta Struts, JavaServer Faces, Introductory and Advanced Web Services with Java, and Middleware Metadata Design and Development with XML as well as numerous courses on using IBM WebSphere and IBM WebSphere Application Developer.

“Great job on the class. I liked the fact Mike was available for questions following this training.”
Corporate client • Java Server Faces

“Excellent class, instructor made it very enjoyable and a great learning experience.”
Corporate client • Java Server Faces

“Mike was very knowledgeable of JSF a nd was able to trach te underlying architecture of JSF. This information is vital to truly understand the language.”
Corporate client • Java Server Faces

Microsoft .NET & SQL Server

Bryan H.

Bryan H.

Bryan has over 20 years programming experience delivering industry recognized solutions for over 15 years. He has developed web sites and architected internet solutions since 1990 and is one of the earliest adopters of .NET 1.0 prereleases and betas in 2001. Bryan has taught .NET 2.0 at Microsoft when it was first introduced in its Beta. Bryan holds professional certifications from Microsoft and other vendors including MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA, MCT, and CIW. He has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1997. Bryan also has undergraduate degrees in Information Systems and a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

“Very, very knowledgeable and very easy to understand and follow. One of the best!”
State client • What’s New in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 for Experienced .NET Developers

“I’ve attended a lot of these types of classes. This one tops them all.”
Corporate client • What’s New in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 for Experienced .NET Developers

“Presentation + demos + discussions were extremely helpful & well thought out.”
Corporate client • What’s New in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 for Experienced .NET Developers

“Best course I ever attended. Trainer knew his stuff and gave great tips and insight into system architecture and future direction of Microsoft development.”
Corporate client • What’s New in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 for Experienced .NET Developers

“Bryan was superb! With different knowledge levels, he handled the class brilliantly. Thanks much!”
Federal client • ASP.NET Using Visual Basic 2005

Rachel

Rachel

Talented software developer and technical instructor on Microsoft .NET products. A Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for 10 years. Rachel is an expert in both Visual Basic and C# programming, as well as ASP.NET, XML, and Microsoft SQL Server.

“Instructor is very knowledgeable of the subject. Very professional.”
State client • Visual Basic 2005 Developing Applications

Microsoft Windows & CompTIA Certifications

Mark

Mark

Accomplished Trainer and Network Administration Consultant on Microsoft product who has the instructional skills and technical qualifications to deliver quality training to IT professionals. Mark has a diverse background includes management and leadership experience, with the ability to motivate students and maximize learning. He has attained several certifications including MCSE, MCSA, MCDST, and teaches the entire MCSE/MCSA Certification track and CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+. His average student evaluation score on Metrics that Matter evaluation website is above 96%!

“Well presented course. Lots of participation by class. Real situation comparison”
State client • Supporting & Troubleshooting Microsoft XP and Office Desktop Applications

Oracle

Randy

Randy

He has written or overseen the writing of over 40 Oracle technical manuals. Randy has more than 15 years of classroom instructional experience and consulting. He was involved in writing, directing and producing distance-learning classes for Oracle Corporation, and is an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) and an Oracle Master. Within Oracle Relational Database Management Systems, his expertise covers ORACLE RDBMS v3.0-v10, ORACLE Enterprise Server, Designer, Developer, Discover, SQL*Loader, SQL*QMX, SQL*NET, SQL*DBA, SQL*PLUS, and PL/SQL.

“While most of this was new to me, instructor’s overviews and textbook explanations helped me to understand the concepts and expected outcomes of the various programming tools.”
Corporate client • Oracle 10g PL/SQL Programming

“Randy was very knowledgeable and very easy to understand.”
Federal client • Oracle 10g PL/SQL Programming

“Excellent instructor, Randy is the best I’ve ever had. I’ve had courses taught by Oracle, Randy’s was better – both instructor and courseware!”
Corporate client • Oracle 10g PL/SQL Programming

“I enjoyed the class. Randy was very knowledgeable and brought a lot of enthusiasm to the topic.”
Corporate client • Oracle 10g new Features and SQL Enhancements

“Randy is an excellent instructor. Please have him back whenever possible. This was my second class with him and I feel that he does a great job.”
Federal client • Oracle 9i PL/SQL Programming

“Instructor was one of the best I’ve ever had. Extremely knowledgeable and very likeable.”
Federal client • Oracle 9i PL/SQL Programming

Project Management

Hudson

Hudson

Specializes in consulting and training on all the most recent aspects of project management, business analysis and process modeling, structured and object-oriented systems development, organizational and management development, productivity improvement, quality management, and testing. He has twenty-five plus years of global experience with numerous clients in all industries. The workshops he presents feature tools, techniques and methods that are directly applicable, and applied in class, to their real-life projects, systems, programs and situations.

“Thanks Hud, you provided learning tools and good humor to a diverse group successfully.”
State Client • Project Management Fundamentals Workshop

“Very good instructor. Really knows his information.”
State client • Project Management Fundamentals Workshop

“Instructor had incredible energy, was open and responsive.”
State client • Project Management Fundamentals Workshop

“Hudson was an excellent instructor, I learned quite a bit of valuable information.”
State client • Project Management Fundamentals Workshop

“Instructor was very knowledgeable, inserted humor into the course material, as well as valuable exercises!”
State client • Project Management Fundamentals Workshop

“He did a wonderful job. Would love to take more classes from him.”
Federal client • Software Quality Assurance Workshop

“Enjoyed Hud as a professor, enjoyable learning experience, and knowledgeable on topic.”
State client • Software Quality Assurance Workshop

“Excellent instructor and coursework – instructor kept group engaged & was very knowledgeable.”
State client • Software Quality Assurance Workshop

“Hud was very knowledgeable, interesting and runs an enjoyable and productive class. Emphasis on templates and readily applied. Practical knowledge is a strength.”
Federal client • Software Quality Assurance Workshop

“This class was fantastic! Hudson used real workld examples, made it applicable to my work, interjected some humor, and kept me interested with his speaking skills.”
Corporate client • Identifying and Confirming User Requirements

“Without question, the most dynamic and knowledgeable instructor I’ve ever had the privilege to meet.”
Corporate client • Identifying and Confirming User Requirements

Corporate IT training

Peak Solutions helps clients receive and utilize State Training Grants dollars for WEDnetPA and discounted training through the Industry Training Partnership Program.

State IT training

Peak Solutions is an approved vendor on the Commonwealth of PA ITQ Contract 481350 for Classroom Training.

Federal IT training

Peak Solutions is a business partner to a certified participant in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) BD program which simplifies the approval process to contract training services.