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Marathon Q3 Milestone Anniversaries 2018

We congratulate these two outstanding team members on milestone anniversaries at Marathon Consulting!

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Left to right: Ben Ricks, Tom Marsden, Bryan Hundley, Harris Pezzella, Tony Cortinas

Bryan Hundley – 10 Years 

Bryan joined the Marathon team a decade ago in September of 2008 as an application/database developer. Bryan has a degree in Computer Science from Radford University and he worked for the City of Portsmouth and CACI before his start at Marathon. Bryan has supported a variety of industries during his time at Marathon including Energy, Financial, and Healthcare. He’s provided a wide range of technical expertise to his client base such as Web Development, .NET Application Development, Complex Data Development and Reporting, and more recently Data Warehouse Design and Development.

Bryan has also volunteered for leadership positions within Marathon. He’s presented at Marathon’s internal monthly technology sessions, currently spearheads Marathon’s involvement in the local Hampton Roads SQL Server user group and supports other Marathon consultants as a Team Lead. Bryan’s expertise and dedication has been a major contributor to the firm’s success during his tenure.

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Left to right: Ben Ricks, Tom Marsden, Jason Vickers, Harris Pezzella, Tony Cortinas

Jason Vickers – 5 Years 

Jason joined Marathon in the summer of 2013 as a web application developer. He quickly joined Marathon’s growing Digital Marketing team working on large-scale websites and e-commerce projects. His background as a full-stack developer made him a perfect fit for the team, and he is just as adept with back-end development, as he is with the front-end. Jason became an Umbraco Certified developer in 2015 and has since given talks both within Marathon and at related User Groups on the topic. He also authored the article on this blog titled: Migrating Your Website to Umbraco CMS

Jason proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and holds a Bachelor of Science from ECPI. Jason loves the outdoors, especially when he’s spending time with his dogs, Mojo and Mollie.

 

Tony Cortinas

Tony Cortinas is vice president and one of the founding partners of Marathon Consulting. He oversees marketing and finance for the company. He also leads the digital marketing practice, which includes website design and development, search engine optimization (SEO) and pay per click (PPC) projects.

Cortinas began his IT career in networking where he became a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). He then moved to web and application development for clients in sectors including automotive, retail, banking, education, healthcare, government, marketing and real estate.

Cortinas is a certified PMP (Project Management Professional) and focuses on internal processes to ensure that projects finish on time and on budget.

A native of Fairfax, Virginia, Cortinas is a graduate of the College of William & Mary with a degree in business administration (concentration in IT).

Ben Ricks

Ben Ricks is Vice President of Marathon Consulting and oversees our technical teams. He is a leading expert in web-based and client/server applications and relies on a broad range of development tools and leading data base management systems like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle.

Ricks began in the IT industry at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and then spent time at Keane, Inc. Throughout his career, he’s worked with clients in industries including education, energy, advertising, tourism, healthcare, communications and manufacturing. Ricks also holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

A native of Franklin, Virginia, Ricks is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

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