Employee Spotlight: Darryl Sobey

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From time to time, we like to highlight  a selection of of our amazing team here at MCD Solutions. Recently we've added several new team members, including Darryl Sobey, who works in Technical Services.

What is your role at MCD Solutions?
New guy / Technical Services / Technology Minion.

Please share a bit about your education, career history and/or related experience:

From 02-04 I studied Computer Network Administration at Itasca Community College.  I moved to Hibbing in 2012 and worked at Mediacom as a technician from 2013-2016. I started school at Hibbing Community College in 2016 for IT Networking and Security. I started at MCD April of 2017. I am also self taught in programming in Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, Batch, and some BASH and C.

I have the following certifications:

  • Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
  • Comptia A+
  • NCTI – Installer
  • NCTI – Installer Technician
  • NCTI – Service Technician

 

Tell us a bit about what you like to do outside of work.
Of course I love to spend time with my wife and children. I also like to hunt, fish, camp, golf, play hockey, play video games, and read (mostly listen to audiobooks). I also really enjoy learning about anything IT related.

Describe yourself in one word.
Nerd

What would you say is your best skill set?
Information Technology

What is your favorite thing about your job?
My coworkers 

What made you decide to get into this career field?Everything Technology related has been my passion since I was a teenager.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
My Myers Briggs Personality type is ISTP – That’s the same as Steve Jobs, Jack Dorsey, Ron Paul, Eminem, Melania Trump and Vladimir Putin!

Employee Spotlight: Greg Lee

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WELCOME GREG LEE!

From time to time, we like to highlight  a selection of of our amazing team here at MCD Solutions. Recently we've added several new team members, including Greg Lee, our new Director of Operations.

Greg brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the position. Most recently Greg has served as a Branch Manager and Small Business Specialist with US Bank in Hibbing. Greg holds a BS in Business Administration with a Finance concentration.

Greg lives in Hibbing and  enjoys fishing, hunting and camping in the remote woods of Northern Minnesota with his two kids.

Describe yourself in one word.
Rugged.

What would you say is your best skill set?
I interact well with all kinds of people.

What is your favorite thing about your job?
It is new.

What made you decide to get into this career field?
I enjoy leading an organization to help them become successful.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
I have a tattoo of a vegvisir with the runic alphabet around it and a scorpion.

Employee Spotlight, Brad Monson!

MEET BRAD!

Brad has joined the MCD team as an Engineer/Project Manager!

Brad is from Virginia and loves the Iron Range. Brad recently received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Brad is excited to be a part of MCD because he is always up for a good competition and enjoys talking to people.

Brad enjoys volleyball, basketball, ping pong, video games, and movies.

How would you describe yourself in one word?
Outgoing.

What would you say is your best skill set?
Communication, Organization, and Mathematics.

What is your favorite thing about your job?
I am able to converse with people and get involved with the ins and outs of the business.

What made you decided to get into this career field?
As an engineer, the management side always interested me. Project management is a great fit for my personal interests and strengths.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
I am great at voice impressions!