25 Mar

Consultant Of The Quarter – Q1 2016

Congratulations to our Consultant of the Quarter for Q1 2016, Michael Heit!
For those of you who may not know, our Consultant of the Quarter award is a great way for us to publicly recognize a current consultant who exemplifies our core values in their daily work.
In addition to this blog, Michael will also be featured in our company newsletter. He has also been given the amazing opportunity to choose a charity for Optomi to donate $250 to. The charity chosen by Michael was the Special Olympics of Michigan and we are more than honored to contribute to this organization in his name.
Here are more than a few reasons why Michael Heit truly deserves this award!

Michael is…. INNOVATIVE because:

“Not only does he have the technical knowledge to support the demand of work, but he also is able to identify technical and process gaps and develop plans to close those gaps. In his short time here he has already developed methods to provide accuracy and transparency to our storage capacity planning.”

– Eric Engel, Enterprise Server and Storage Leader

“Michael has been a valuable asset to the team.  He has very deep knowledge of the new storage platforms we are moving towards, and has provided a lot of value in terms of capacity management visibility of our storage environment.”

– Ryan Walsh – Server Engineer

Michael is… PASSIONATE because:

We have found Mike to be genuinely excited about Storage engineering. He loves what he does and enjoys being a member of the Optomi family!

“Mike constantly goes above and beyond the call of duty, working until a job is done, even if we do ask him if he needs breaks from the hours he has been putting in.”

– Eric Engel, Enterprise Server and Storage Leader

Michael is… UNIQUE because:

Mike is Unique in the way he brings a level of energy to the Storage and Server team.  His storage engineering expertise and foresight is one of the best in the Michigan area.

Michael is… CONNECTED because:

Mike has worked for large companies like EMC, Trinity Health and GM. He is connected within the Storage community and this has lead to some great referrals for Optomi. Mike has been leading interviews from a storage perspective and was a deciding factor in our most recent placement. He is now a happy member of our Optomi family.

Michael is… GENUINE because:

Mike is genuine in his actions, he is truthful about what has worked and what hasn’t worked within the storage platform. He has maintained consistent communication with the Optomi Detroit team and we have development a great relationship.

Michael is… DEDICATED because:

Mike is dedicated to our client. He has been with us for 12 weeks averaging 47 hours a week. During this time period, our Storage Lead has been out on medical leave. Mike has engineered their 5TB of storage like a true professional and has single handedly kept the storage engineering team running.

Charity of Choice: Special Olympics of Michigan

Fun Fact: Michael’s lucky number is 13!