Christopher has 7 years of experience in the STEM and IT field, particularly
with high school and colleges. Working with FIRST, an NGO that designs accessible, innovative
programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science,
technology and engineering.
Sean Adair has 14+ years of experience in Cybersecurity at the U.S. Marine Corps. Sean has
received 3 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, 1 Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal,
1 Combat Action Ribbon Multiple Certificate of Commendations.
Cybersecurity and Networking Instructor
William has over 30 years of experience with networking and cybersecurity in the retail, health
military, and manufacturing sectors. William is an award-winning IT instructor with over 20
years of experience in the classroom delivering hands-on learning
experiences to his students.
Peter J. Barbson
Peter has 22 years’ experience as a technical trainer, lead and courseware developer. He holds a
BS computer science and Master’s degree, both from Rutgers University. He spearheaded the
development of many training initiatives in the Federal space including USPTO and Web Services.
Jeff has 14 years of instructing experience, during which he has assisted thousands of
non-technical students in completing their IT certifications. Currently, he works with
QuickStart as a Senior Instructor and ensures quality training is being delivered across
different modalities and technologies.
Mr. Gansmiller is known for his active learning approach to IT training, information assurance,
and cyber-security. His work has given him extensive insight into NIST (National Institute of
Standards and Technical) policy requirements as well as all aspects of U.S. Department of
Defense STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guide).