Shortly after receiving a degree in business from Indiana State University, RJ enrolled in ITT Technical Institute and graduated with honors, receiving an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology.
He has served as an instructor in the Cisco Networking Academy Program, where his well-defined skills and knowledge base have afforded him opportunities to teach young adults and individuals at or below the established poverty level, basic computer skills in Indiana Governor O'Bannon's, Welfare to Work Program. He has served as head of the computer repair department at Earle C. Clement Job Corp Center in Morganfield, Kentucky. During this assignment, he was able to implement an A+ Certification Program as well as a Cisco Network Academy, a program designed to aide students in receiving the highest certification in computer repair. The success of the latter program is reflected in the demand for students upon graduation. His impressive eighty-five percent success rate on the A+ Certification Program is second only to his one hundred percent success rate on the CCNA.
RJ was recruited by CompuMaster through Skill Path and served as a national trainer. His territory included: West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. As a national trainer he taught PC troubleshooting, Advance PC troubleshooting and Networking to individuals with skill levels from beginner to advanced.