James West is the Technology Manager for The West Advisory Group. He believes communication is critical to business operations and has devoted his career to learn, develop, implement and support better ways to communicate in business environments. James focuses on 5 key factors to ensure a solid communication platform to support business operations including Security, Efficiency, Accessibility, Speed, and ROI. He started his career working for the Federal Government in DC installing physical computer networks at facilities including The Department of State, Pentagon and CIA. This exposure sparked a curiosity for James to explore the logical side of computer systems and how they work. James followed his exposure and interest to obtain a Computer Management degree while studying Organizational Leadership at Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh PA. James also achieved certifications as a Microsoft MCSE, Cisco CCNA, and TIA CTP to successfully support production systems for many Pittsburgh Area companies including Fisher Scientific, Federated Investors and UPMC. James spends his time away from work enjoying his 2 children, Jeremy and Sara who are both in college, listening to and making music, attending church functions and studying self-development subjects. James is also Walt West’s brother.