Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc.

MEET OUR IT CONSULTANTS

The information technology experience of LRS Network Support demonstrates our team’s competency in planning, purchasing, implementing, monitoring, and troubleshooting diverse issues with personal computers, servers, and network systems. In the current economic climate, businesses rely heavily on technology, and demand is increasing for network expertise. However, many companies require IT support on a part-time-only basis and don’t need to hire an employee or staff for the job full time. Under circumstances like these, your business can count on the IT services and tech support provided by LRS Network Support.

Arron Gass
Arron Gass

Arron Gass

Arron Gass has acquired nearly fifteen years of IT experience, starting as a network administrator for a college department while attending Southern Illinois University Carbondale. While still a student, he advanced his skill set further by working as a network consultant for several IT firms. After graduation he returned to SIUC as a network administrator until joining LRS in 2008. Gass was promoted in 2009 to lead the newly formed LRS Network Support division as the network support consultant team lead. In 2016 he was promoted to senior network consultant.

Certifications and Degrees

  • B.S. Information System Technologies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange 2010

Fun Fact about Arron

“With my extensive knowledge of Microsoft products, most people are surprised to hear I didn’t get my first Windows PC until I turned 18, until then I only owned Apple computers.”

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Scott Brown
Scott Brown

Scott Brown

Scott Brown has been troubleshooting problems with desktops, servers, and networks for over a decade. Starting as a student at Blackburn College, he worked on-campus as the crew head for the technology division. After graduation, he was hired by a Springfield office supply company as a systems engineer and was soon promoted to the director of technology services. In 2012 Brown furthered his career by joining the LRS Network Support team.

Certifications and Degrees

  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
  • B.A. Management Information Systems and Computer Science, Blackburn College

Fun Fact about Scott

“I love playing all kinds of sports, and I’m only one son short of a starting lineup for a basketball team.”

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Jeff Greer
Jeff Greer

Jeff Greer

Jeff Greer has been providing tech support to businesses for nearly twenty years. After earning a degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he worked as a network administrator for an office supply company offering technology support to central Illinois businesses. In 2011 Greer made the move to LRS to join the growing team of network support consultants.

Certifications and Degrees

  • MCITP Microsoft Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008 (R2)
  • Fortinet Certified Network Security Administrator
  • InfoSec Certified Ethical Hacker
  • B.A. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Fun Fact about Jeff

“In my free time I live, breathe, and lose sleep for soccer by playing, coaching, and watching my favorite sport.”

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Joe O'Brien
Joe O'Brien

Joe O'Brien

Joe O’Brien has gained over fifteen years of IT experience in various capacities working for Internet service providers, as a small-to-medium business consultant, and in the education industry. Most recently he acted as the IT Manager for a multi-campus college providing network, server, and end-user support. O’Brien brought his tech support expertise to LRS Network Support in 2016.

Certifications and Degrees

  • Microsoft Certified System Administrator in Windows Server
  • CompTIA A+ Certified PC Technician
  • CompTIA Network+ Certified IT professional

Fun Fact about Joe

“I take a break from technology by attending live music events and Major League Baseball games.”

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