Thomas Jonke

Native to the Chicagoland area, Tom started his IT career at Molex Inc. In the 12 years at Molex, Thomas managed the installation of 28 IT infrastructures across the nation, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. This was a mixed environment supporting Microsoft servers, Novell servers, and Cisco switches. Here Tom obtained his CNE and Network + certifications.

 

Tom moved on to work at a subsidiary of Wight Construction called Terabyte. In the six years that he worked there, he expanded his knowledge of designing, implementing and supporting IT infrastructures in the Chicagoland area. At Terabyte Tom’s focus was mainly on the education market, assisting school districts with stabilizing their IT infrastructure and upgrading to the latest technologies.

 

Tom took on a new challenge at Equilibrium IT Solutions as a Senior Systems Engineer In January 2006. Moving up through the ranks, he was quickly promoted to Senior Architect & Consultant. Tom then took over the Managing Consultant position in January 2008 and was responsible for managing a dozen engineers. He promptly moved to Services Manager (CTO) and then into Account Executive role. 

 

Over the years Tom has earned several certifications including CNE, CCNA, VCP, and Network +.

 

Tom is one of the original founders of ETS, and helped establish the company's current position with schools and other businesses. Tom oversees overall operations and leads the finance team here at ETS. His role has always been to better the company by creating partnerships with companies like HP, Dell, Cisco, and Xirrus. Focusing on a core list of partners and establishing strong relationships has strengthened ETS's position in technology.  He applies his wide range of skills in a variety of other areas including engineering and sales support.

 

Tom resides in Yorkville, Illinois with his family.