Mike Mendez is CEO of AccurIT Systems/HealthIT and has over 30 years of experience in the field of Information Technology (IT). Mike started his IT career while in high school, providing IT support services and selling business software and peripherals and then went on to earn his B.S. degree from The University of Kansas (KU). Mike later applied and was accepted to one of the top Masters programs in the country at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMED). During his time at KUMED he was hired as a part time web developer and technology support specialist for KUMED computer systems and information technology to help pay for his education.
Deciding to further pursue his career and education in IT, Mike enrolled in courses at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) which had one of the top IT programs in the country and worked as a Systems Engineer for JCCC's Information Technology group. Mike became an IT Instructor and taught Business and Industry evening courses in Microsoft Systems, Cisco Systems Networking, IT Systems Cybersecurity, IT Network Cybersecurity and Network Systems Design to working professionals for over 5 years. During this same time, he was a lead Senior Systems Engineer for Alexander Open Systems (AOS), the largest IT consulting firm in the Midwest servicing fortune 1000 companies. Throughout his career, Mike has authored many IT Systems and IT Security educational articles and has presented at numerous speaking engagements on a variety of IT topics. Mike founded AccurIT Systems in 2002 and has worked with over 1000 businesses in multiple industries throughout his career ranging from small medical offices like Carondelet Orthopaedic Surgeons (Apex) and dental practices like Bhargava Family Dentistry to large organizations like KUMED and Honeywell. AccurIT Systems has received many awards for it’s outstanding IT services and support and was recognized as a Top IT Support Company in Kansas City in 2019 and Best Managed IT Services Provider in Kansas City 2022. 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. When Mike is not working on all things IT he enjoys traveling to the Yucatan of Mexico and exploring the ocean, ruins and cenotes.
Experience Makes the Difference:
- It’s difficult if not impossible to manage what you don’t know. Mike knows IT systems and what makes a good IT System Engineer because he was an IT System Engineer. Mike also taught business professionals in the field of IT further adding to his ability to select the right talent to get the job done for AccurIT Systems clients.
- Mike personally vets all of AccurIT Systems technology solutions using his expertise in IT to ensure that AccurIT clients are getting “best in class”. Again, only something that experience can deliver.
- For over 25 years Mike has been involved in numerous multimillion dollar software and technology systems projects and has a 100 percent implementation success rate in managing the delivery of those systems to his clients.
- AccurIT Systems has the staying power to grow with your business, servicing Kansas City area business for 20+ years.
Who’s at the helm of your IT service provider options? You’ll see the clear choice is…AccurIT Systems!