Brent is one of the founders of Techknow Training Studios and has a B.S. Degree in Computer Information Systems. He has worked in the software development and Information Technology fields for over 25 years and has extensive experience in corporate and college level training. Prior to starting Techknow Training Studios, Brent was an adjunct technology professor at South Florida State College and taught technical courses to corporate clients around the United States. Brent brings extensive technical knowledge to our staff and he is truly blessed to be working with home and virtual school children. Brent, and his wonderful wife Michelle, have been blessed with three young men (Trey, Jake, and Brek) and are homeschool parents themselves. Their family has been a part of the Florida Parent Educators Association for many years. Brent enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, reading, archery, and serving at his church.
Matt K. Thompson
Matt, our other co-founder, has a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Engineering. Matt has over 25 years experience as a Network Engineer and has extensive knowledge of networking and computer systems. He also has over 8 years experience in the software development field. He also has over 10 years experience in the private corporate technology training business. Matt, and his wife Ketty, are proud of their daughter, Alessia, that is currently attending Embry-Riddle University pursing a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Matt enjoys time with his family, golf, movies, martial arts, and serving at church.
Brenton has a B.S. Degree in Information Technology from the University of South Florida. His primary fields of work focus on computer desktop support, computer system maintenance and repair, and website design and development. Brenton is currently the Director of Technology Education at Techknow Training Studios. He is a native of the State of Florida and feels blessed to have the opportunity to pass his knowledge on to his students. Brenton enjoys spending time in the outdoors,
golfing, and reading.
Megan is an integral part of our staff. She is a professional studio photographer and works on our staff as our photo and video editor. Megan has used many types of photo/video editing and production software and we are happy to have her on our instruction team. Megan is currently pursuing her Bachelors Degree at Gardner Webb College in North Carolina and enjoys the outdoors, music, photography, and spending time with family and friends. She is also a group bible study leader at her school. Megan was home schooled during her high school years and we are excited to hire homeschoolers at our company!
Mike has over 25 years experience in the Information Technology field. He is a Sr. Systems Engineer and an expert in computer networking support and design. Mike has managed large business I.T. departments and brings years of valuable "real world" experience to our students. In addition, Mike is a software developer and business process analyst. Mike enjoys playing in his church praise band and spending time with his family.
Steven is the newest edition to our training staff. His has extensive experience as a software engineer and data processing management. He is currently continuing his education into the world of database management and design. His hobbies are video games, playing guitar, watching movies. Steven was home schooled and we are very happy to have him on our team!