Mike Mendez is President of AccurIT Systems and has over 25 years of experience in the field of Information Technology (IT). Mike started his IT career at Babbages Computer Software while in high school selling business software and peripherals and then went on to earn his B.S. degree from The University of Kansas (KU).
After graduating from KU, Mike attended graduate school at The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMED) and worked on website and computer support for the department of Speech and Hearing. Deciding to further pursue his career and education in IT, Mike enrolled in courses at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) and worked as a Systems Engineer for JCCC's Information Technology group.
Mike became an IT Instructor and taught Business and Industry courses in Microsoft, Cisco Systems Networking and Network Systems Design to working professionals at JCCC for 5 years. During this same time he was a lead Sr. Systems Engineer for Alexander Open Systems (AOS), the largest IT consulting firm in the Midwest servicing fortune 1000 companies.
Mike remains very active in the community and with JCCC in helping to develop appropriate work curriculum and is a member of the JCCC Technology Advisory Board. Mike holds certifications as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Systems Certified Network Associate and Axent IT Systems Security Specialist.