Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Phelps is responsible for determining, specifying and maintaining the Information Technology platform of the company, including the development and operation of the company’s networks, server systems and cyber-security.
Mr. Phelps has more than 16 years’ experience in network engineering applied in the areas of Customer Relationship Management and professional consulting services. He graduated from Radford University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Operations Management.
Prior to Longevity, Mr. Phelps held the position of Sr. Integration Engineer at Contact Solutions, Inc., where he led the design and delivery of several enterprise-class network solutions, including the development of a Hosted Interactive Voice Response System distributed over redundant, load balanced sites geographically dispersed and used by multiple customers.
Prior to Contact Solutions, Mr. Phelps worked for Resource Consultants Incorporated (RCI), where he provided overall management of Corporate Network Operations. Network Operations provided IT support for over 1500 clients distributed over 7 locations across the USA. RCI Network Operations was responsible for the design, maintenance and support for both the organization’s Network and Computer System Infrastructure.
Prior to RCI, Mr. Phelps was a Sr. Systems Engineer for Microstrategy, Inc., where he participated in the design, implementation and support of a real time, on demand information distribution system that supported over 100,000 clients. This system was running on one of the world’s largest implementations of Dell servers running Windows NT and SQL Server at that time.