Chad R. Holstead
Chad R. Holstead is the founder of Business Knowledge Systems and is a wealth of vast and diversified experience in the information technology field. Mr. Holstead founded Business Knowledge Systems and focused on providing high end IT consulting services to meet the specific needs and budgets of small and mid-sized businesses. Throughout his tenure with BKS Systems, Chad has personally overseen the planning and implementing of a new network infrastructure for the opening of a new bank and launched a technology support program for community banks. He has also organized the network infrastructure, and provided technology and network consulting services to numerous clients in a variety of industries including professional service firms, manufacturing, distribution, and transportation industries.
Prior to founding BKS Systems, Chad was employed by Software Spectrum’s professional services division. During his time at Software Spectrum, he was involved in a variety of roles with increasing responsibilities from being a consultant for an entire enterprise wide system migration to leading and designing a project of a Windows based infrastructure for a large international organization.
Chad has extensive experience in design, deployment, and maintenance of small and midsized IT infrastructures. Today, he is still actively involved in the operations and service delivery for clients ensuring that the guiding principles of high caliber service are never overlooked.
Chad holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University. He has been dedicated to many local charities and service organizations through the years and continues to be involved with them today.