Jarred Martus started his IT career in 1997 serving four years in the Marine Corps as a Systems and Network Administrator for the 3rd Marine Division in Okinawa, Japan. Upon exiting the Marine Corps in early 2001, Jarred returned to Michigan and worked as a Tier III Systems Administrator for a mid-sized Logistics company servicing the Big 3 in the car industry. In 2003, Jarred received a call from his former Marine Corps Staff Sergeant which brought him to the D.C. area to become a Sr Systems Administrator at the Center for Army Analysis on Fort Belvoir for 3 years. He broke into Project Management in 2007 with MicroTech at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research & Naval Medical Research Center where he served as the Technical Lead and Assistant Project Manager maintaining separate Army/Navy networks and guiding his team through 2 successful Authority to Operate (ATOs) and numerous Infrastructure improvements. From there, he was promoted to Project Manager of the DISA Global Combat Support System – Joint where he was responsible for a team of System, Network and Information Assurance specialists maintaining the test and development suites. All of this experience lead him into his current position of Program Manager where he is responsible for multiple DoD and Federal IT contracts. He is a member of AFCEA, PMI and holds several certifications such as: PMP, ITIL Foundations, MCITP, CCDA and recently passed the CCIE Data Center written exam and is preparing for the lab exam.