Director, Internal IT
Joe Mika is the Director, Information Technology, and oversees the internal IT team. It is his responsibility to manage the technology needs effectively and to ensure maximum availability of all company IT systems. Joe has a talent for analyzing problems, developing procedures, and finding innovative and cost-saving solutions. In addition, Joe provides supplemental support for our Managed Services team. Prior to his current position, Joe served as Senior Network Engineer on the Managed Services team where he designed, implemented, and managed solutions for BT Partners’ clients. He has been successfully employed in the IT field for over 15 years.
Joe began his professional life as a high school technology teacher and then moved on to technical training for a software vendor. It was there he recognized his passion for technology and began to hone his expertise.
Joe received his B.S. in Physics and Industrial Technology Education from Illinois State University.
- Joe did run off to college and joined the circus. He was a member of the Gamma Phi Circus at Illinois State University and enjoys juggling, fire eating, and other non-traditional talents.
- Joe is a certified scuba diver but hasn’t dived in 20 years.
- Joe enjoys a good prank (especially in the office) and appreciates being the recipient as much as the instigator.
- Joe resides in Chicago’s Northwest suburbs and is the father of two boys.