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Jim Houston- Owner/CIO/CFO

Jim was born in New Jersey but grew up in South Florida the son of a Dade County Deputy Sheriff. After serving 10 years in the US Army Special Operations Command he attended college at Murray State University and Washington University receiving a Master’s Degree in History.
After spending 10 years in Nashville, TN as Director of Information technology for Shoney’s corporation, Jim and his family returned to Gainesville where he founded PWH Technology Solutions, later rebranding as Gnosys Networks in memory of a friend that passed away at a very young age.

Jim has over twenty three of IT experience with a focus in user support and virtualization and disaster recovery. He holds several industry certifications including MCSE, A+, Server + and Net +, as well as many software vendor specific certifications including Dell, VMware, 3CX, Seagate, GeoVision and EnGenius.

Jim spends his down time target shooting, playing tactical simulation games and is learning to cut gem stones. He the proud owner Gnosys Networks.

Dane Crumley- Lead Technician

James Houston- Technician

Allen Steinhart- Director of Operations SW Florida Office

Allen is a native Floridian, who grew up in Alabama. After serving 7 years in the US Army and US Navy he completed his degree in Network Engineering, and went on to lead a team of system administrators in support of a large Department of Defense data center at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. Allen has over two decades of IT experience with a focus in network design and implementation, data integrity and recovery, and operating system maintenance. He holds several industry certifications including MCSE, CCNA, A+, Net +, and Security +, as well as DoD certifications in Information Assurance.
A Florida native who grew up in Alabama, he and his wife Polly returned to Lee County in 2013 with their youngest Daughter Bridgit. Allen is an avid SCUBA diver, fisherman, and poker player. He currently serves as Director of Operations for Gnosys Networks in Southwest Florida.