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Stuart Ian Brownstein

Visionary, challenge-driven, and successful professional. A team player with a proven record of accomplishment. Extensive leadership roles with progressive responsibilities. Natural communicator with the ability to inspire others to work towards achieving a common goal.


Knowledge Level Legend

  • Microsoft Windows
  • MacOS X
  • Linux/Unix
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Microsoft Office
  • Libre/Open Office
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • Bootstrap
  • Wordpress
  • Visual Basic 6.0
  • BBEdit
  • Notepad++
  • Dreamweaver
  • Visual Studio
  • Bluefish Web Development Studio
  • Intel/AMD PC's
  • Apple PC's
  • Android Phones/Tablets
  • iPhones/iPads
  • Blackberry
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Gimp
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Thunderbird
  • Google Apps: Mail Servers
  • Social Media
  • TCP/IP
  • Cloud Storage
  • LDAP
  • Active Directory
  • SSH
  • VOIP
  • Telnet
  • SAN
  • Remedy
  • Spiceworks
  • OS Ticket
  • ZenDesk
  • Microsoft Access
  • MySQL
  • Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware



IT Experience

Syage TeKnowledgE, Tampa Bay, FL

Jan 2007 – Present

IT Consultant

  1. Web Development
  2. Diagnose and repair issues with client technology.
  3. Recommend solutions for preventative measure usually saving client money.
  4. Managed billing for all clients.
  5. Procure new clients.
  6. Talent acquisition for major projects.

Pomeroy IT

Aug 2006 - Jan 2007

IT Consultant

In-house Tier 1 technical support for Verizon and Verizon business employees.

  1. 95 percent or better customer issue resolution rate.
  2. Single Sign On (SSO) and RACF (mainframe) password resets.
  3. Windows Server password reset and account creation as needed.
  4. Remote access to employee systems for issue resolution on a worldwide scale.
  5. Group policy changes for employee access if they were authorized and not currently allowed access to certain programs and administrative tasks.
  6. Progressed rapidly from the Verizon only side to the Verizon Business side of the group.

Eye Express Inc.

Apr 2004 - Jun 2006

IT Manager

Managed IT infrastructure for 6 locations.

Eye Doctor's Optical Outlets

Feb 2003 - Apr 2004

IT Specialist

Developed and program to check and verify all files needed to run the daily financial reports saving approximately on one and a half to two hours per morning on the reporting process.

  1. In-House Technical Support
  2. Web Design for Corporate Website
  3. Daily Financial Reports
  4. Visual Basic Development
  5. Hardware/Software Integration

Security Experience

SOI Security Inc.

Jan 2010 - Present

Armed Security Officer

Providing protection services for financial institutions.

  1. Roving Patrol
  2. CCTV Monitoring
  3. Physical Deterence

Business Experience

Defense Coach

Aug 2007 - Present

Founder | Chief Instructor

Self-Defense and Firearms Safety training at its best. We employ training from many different resources including but not limited to NRA training courses.

  1. NRA First S.T.E.P.S. Pistol Course
  2. NRA Basic Pistol Course
  3. NRA Eddie Eagle Youth Safety Program
  4. Defense Coach Multi-State Concealed (CWFL) Course
  5. Basic Self-Defense Course

Other Experience

Volunteer Experience

Civil Air Patrol

Aug 2009 - Present

Group 3 HQ- Florida Wing

Duty Positions Held
  1. Professional Development Officer (Current)
  2. Personnel Officer (Current)
  3. Public Affairs Officer

Clearwater Composite Squadron

Duty Positions Held
  1. Deputy Commander for Seniors
  2. Deputy Commander for Cadets
  3. Professional Development Officer
  4. Public Affairs Officer
  5. IT Officer (ADY) (Current)

General Chuck Yeager Cadet Squadron

Duty Positions Held
  1. Deputy Commander
  2. Leadership Officer
  3. Professional Development Officer
  4. Public Affairs Officer
  5. IT Officer
Core Competencies

Hillsborough Community College

Associate in Arts (In-Progress)


Martial Arts

Founder of Shimizu Ryu Jujitsu


Avid believe and proponent of the 2nd Amendment. I also believe people should be responsible and go through training with any weapons they may own.