Robert CantrellVP, Data, Security & Infrastructure
Robert Cantrell joined First Associates in late 2018. He is an Information Technology professional with over 20 years of experience within the Information Technology (IT) industry. He has held key positions that have enabled him to help companies align IT strategies with corporate strategic objectives across departments, divisions and locations. Mr. Cantrell has demonstrated and proven his ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and lead projects to completion via project life cycles including: initial planning and needs determination to final testing and deployment of systems in a client/server architecture.
Throughout Mr. Cantrell’s IT career, he has led technology projects for employers in health care, technology services and the banking industry. Over the years, he acquired a comprehensive understanding of database design, software development, hardware and software rollouts, Help Desk operations, Systems and Network design and management from multiple perspectives (user, designer, developer, and management).
Mr. Cantrell’s specialties: COBIT, ITIL, IT Auditing, Policy and Procedure development, telecommunications management, Information Security, Budgeting, and Organizational Management