Since 2003, UpTime Solutions has established an impressive record of providing high-quality integrated technology solutions and professional services to government and commercial customers. Our approach to each engagement involves matching a team of accomplished IT professionals with global technology partners to provide seamless delivery of superior services to each customer. UpTime stands committed to delivering the highest level of customer service through dedicated leadership, open communication, and an unwavering goal to support our customers.
Mark Mann, President & Chief Executive Officer
The president and chief executive officer of UpTime is Mark Mann, who has been involved in the IT industry for more than 25 years. He directs and manages all day-to-day business operations. In addition, he is responsible for developing and expanding relationships with key industry partners and executing the company’s overall growth strategy.
Before this entrepreneurial endeavor, Mark headed network integration divisions for NTS and Comsys (formerly Keiter Stephens Computer Services). He earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Arkansas in broadcast journalism. Upon graduation, he joined the U.S. Army and served from 1983 to 1989. He also did a short tour of duty in the Middle East during the Gulf conflict as a contract civilian supporting key missions for the Department of Defense.
Jim Sheridan, Chief Financial Officer
Jim is a certified public accountant with more than 28 years of experience in corporate finance. He has a strong background in business strategy, contract management, and cash/credit management. He has served in numerous management positions with Fortune 500 companies that held federal contracts. During his tenure with UpTime, he has been directly responsible for the company’s solid financial standing. He earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
Tim Whittaker, Senior Solutions Architect
Tim is an exceptional engineer who has mastered several areas of IT specialization, including unified communications, infrastructure, and network security. He spent six years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an information systems coordinator. After his enlistment, he worked for SunCom as a senior network engineer. Tim holds numerous Cisco certifications in networking, unified communications, unified computing and security. Certified in AWS, Microsoft and VMware, Tim has a strong background in implementing data center infrastructure, cloud architecture, and enterprise application environments. He is also a Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE).
Baron Wright, Senior Technical Consultant
Baron has more than 16 years of combined IT technical and managerial experience. He has planned, designed, and led large unified communications projects in both the public and private sectors. His diverse skill set includes technical certifications as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and in Cisco voice, networking, internetworking, security, and IP telephony operations/design. In addition, Baron has been responsible for designing large-scale VMware infrastructures for large corporations and government entities. He earned a bachelor of science degree in information technology from Virginia Commonwealth University.