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Dan Donathan

Dan is an Information Technology Professional with more than 10 years of industry experience. He began his career by working with a major retailer as a Sales Associate and worked his way up to an experienced Computer Technician. In 1998, Dan joined a local IT consulting firm as a Systems and Network Consultant and evolved into the company's most senior Network and Systems Consultant during his seven-year tenure. Advancing up the career ladder, Dan landed the role as Chief Information Officer at PrideStaff, an $85 million staffing company with more than 30 branch offices across the nation, in 2005.

In 2008, missing the interaction with clients he had in consulting, Dan set out to start a new kind of consulting firm; a firm that would bring IT service together with IT Executive Management. A firm built on a different model, providing unlimited service at a flat-rate. The result of that search for a newer, better way of providing IT service to clients is Bellwether.

Dan brings to the table an incredible amount of experience in the IT field. His portfolio of technical credentials include superior knowledge of the Windows Operating Systems, success in building and maintaining servers, designing and administering Windows network systems, systems and network administration, LAN/WAN installation and management, Internet technologies, database driven Internet technologies, telecommunication systems, disaster recovery planning, data backup and storage solutions, and much more. His technology qualifications are extensive and include applications across backup, anti-virus, programming, and operating systems. Additionally, he has demonstrated proficiency in scores of Microsoft products and other software products including Citrix Metaframe and proprietary applications. He remains on the cutting edge of technology and harnesses the power of emerging technologies to position a company for dynamic success and growth.

Dedicated to the pursuit of IT knowledge, Dan brings to the table several information technology certifications including MS Certified Professional + Internet, MS Certified Windows NT Workstation 4.0, MS Certified TCP/IP, and MS Certified Internet Information Server. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University-Fresno.

Dan is a dedicated IT professional who has long been a believer in providing exemplary customer service. His commitment to his clients has been one of the principal keys to his success - he will go to great lengths to resolve critical issues for his clients. With more than a solid decade immersed in the information technology, Dan has acquired rich experience underscored by expertise in IT consulting, Microsoft server products, disaster recovery, and client relations.