New Year, New Faces: BOD Member Jason Proctor
Today we introduce to you, Jason Proctor. Jason is a Chicago native, born and raised with his twin brother on the city’s south side where he attended Morgan Park High School. Currently, Jason serves on the Board of Directors for Empowering Youth Through Travel, NFP as lead for the sub-committee on Technology. He has traveled abroad to Europe (Italy, Germany, and Spain) and had the opportunity to learn about other cultures first-hand. These experiences were transformational, and completely changed Jason’s perspective on the global community. Having benefited exponentially from his journey overseas, Jason is a firm believer and supporter of initiatives that seek to assist disadvantaged youth with exposure to traveling abroad.
Jason is an experienced IT Engineer and Technical Project Manager with over 12 years of experience working for fortune 100 firms, like Accenture and Microsoft. In the past several years he founded a Chicago-based technology firm – Seraph Technology Solutions, which focuses on IT Managed Services, Web Presence/Design/Development, and Business Consulting. As CIO, Jason oversees Project Management, IT Operations functions, and also advises on growth initiatives for the firm. He is responsible for driving the definition and development of the technology platform through which the services are delivered. Jason studied at DePaul University and has a B.S. in Human Computer Interaction (Computer Science).
Welcome Aboard, Jason!
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“Empowering Youth Through Travel is a Chicago based 501(c)3 charity whose mission is to empower urban teens of color from disadvantaged backgrounds, through hands-on learning of current, worldly issues. As we seek to develop global leaders equipped with the skills to enact positive change at home and abroad.”