Vice President | Information Technology
Mr. Baerst is responsible for overseeing all areas of IT design and implementation, including operations, security, software development, database management and hardware deployment. Mr. Baerst joined the Companies’ predecessor firm as a Development Engineer in 2003 and was subsequently promoted to Business Applications Manager and then Vice President. Previously, he spent fifteen years as a technology consultant specializing in network infrastructure, software development, database management and web design. He consulted for numerous companies including AOL/Time Warner, IKON Office Solutions, ARCO Products Company, Edwards Life Sciences, Certified Grocers and Aero Jet Electronics.
Mr. Baerst earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in finance, from California State University, Long Beach.