Ken George, MCSE is Founder and President of NetSmart, Inc. His responsibilities include personnel and project management. Ken has worked with computers since 1972. He has experience in design and implementation of networks for the hospitality industry, retail establishments, medical office systems, law offices, colleges, Fortune 500 manufacturers, real estate companies, and non-profit organizations. His communications experience includes Cable, DSL, ADSL, PRI, T-1 and Fiber.
Ken has thorough, hands-on server experience with Microsoft Server Products. He began supporting PCs with DOS 2.1 and has continued with EVERY Windows platform beginning with Windows 286. He has worked with routers, muxes, comm servers, dozens of hubs, modems, and bridges and is experienced with UTP, STP, Coax, and Fiber Optic. He has installed and supports firewalls from WatchGuard, SonicWall, Netgear, and Cisco. His broad knowledge and understanding of the industry have no doubt been helped by his participation in COMDEX, Windows World, and NetWorld + InterOP. By staying on the leading edge of technology, he has helped to "future-proof" many clients. Others may accomplish this with high priced "bleeding" edge technology, but Ken has consistently helped clients stay within budgets with "expandable" systems.
Mike Edwards has been with NetSmart, Inc. since 1997. He has extensive database experience. His education includes a Masters Degree in Math from UNC. He taught College Calculus before being lured to NetSmart, Inc. by the challenge of programming and network support. He has supported a host of clients from Windows 95 to VISTA, Server applications including Exchange 4.0, 5.0, 5.5, 2000 and 2003, SQL, iManage, Docs Open, Veritas and Citrix. He has written VB and Access code for years, creating custom applications using DDE, ODBC and OLE to integrate Access with off the shelf applications such as STI TABS. Strong in Legal Application software, he supports Summation, USPTO and others. Mike is the "Jack-of-All-Trades!"
Scott Zerbe has an extensive Supply Chain Management and Sales & Marketing background. During his Supply Chain Management career, Scott led a global organization responsible for worldwide procurement, customer service and distribution. These responsibilities were the conduit between sales and a truly “satisfied” client. After transitioning into sales, Scott held various account management positions, selling value added hardware and software solutions. This career change afforded Scott the opportunity to interface directly with the decision makers and end-users of Fortune 100 clients. Scott brings this market experience and understanding of our client-centered focus to NetSmart, Inc.
Gene Bowers, CFO, works with clients on QuickBooks issues, helping them to properly setup and run a company or practice on QuickBooks Pro, versions from 5.0 to 2014. He manages the books for NetSmart, Inc., but more importantly for our clients works closely with them to provide reporting and accurate information on invoices and payments. He has an MBA from Wake Forest and is a Certified Management Accountant.