Employee Spotlight: Michael Tarasuik
Our Premier Networx Employee Spotlight of the month is our Server Team Lead, Michael Tarasuik.
Michael Tarasuik joined our Premier Networx family six months ago and as Server Team Lead, his job duties include: Supporting customers by resolving escalated technical issues or providing consultation services; coordinating and assisting with the technical side of internal matters; instructing and training colleagues when necessary; improving what we deliver to the customer by continuously evaluating products, services, and internal practices; and making changes and creating new opportunities where possible.
When asked what he likes most about working at Premier Networx, Michael said, “At least every day there is opportunity to learn and experience something that I’ve never seen before. Every day we solve problems, we didn’t know existed prior to that day. The skills and dedication that are required for this process are something to be proud of.”
Michael spent his last 5 years serving as a System Administrator in the USMC and he is continuing his education as he is currently enrolled at the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
In his free time, Michael and his wife enjoy going to movies, travelling, reading, and enjoying his favorite Augusta hotspots: Laziza Mediterranean Grill and Pizza Joint. His charity work includes Folding@Home and Labs and More Dog Shelter.
Get to know Michael with these 20 Random Questions!
- What’s the one food you can’t resist? Pizza
- What’s your greatest fear? Losing Brain functions
- Where is your favorite place to be? Tokyo
- What’s your favorite movie? Gladiator
- If you could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, who would they be? Nikola Tesla, George Westinghouse, Alan Turing
- If you could have one talent, what would it be? Being good at IT
- If you won the lottery, what would you buy first? Lunch
- What’s your favorite outdoor activity? Eating
- What chore do you absolutely hate doing? Laundry
- What did you want to be when you were a kid? Lawyer
- What’s your spirit animal? Sloth
- What is one thing on your bucket list? I don’t have one.
- What is your biggest pet peeve? Body Odor
- What is your dream vacation? Japan, sight seeing
- If you could be a member of any TV-Sitcom family, which would it be? The Banks family from the Fresh Prince
- What is the funniest joke you know by heart? I don’t know any jokes
- How do you feel about putting pineapple on pizza? I love pizza, I’ll still eat it.
- What job would you be terrible at? Politician
- What could you give a 30 minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Windows Server 2016
- Three words that describe you: Dedicated, Disciplined, Logical
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