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IT GURU & TECH TRAINER
WEB DESIGNER, MULTI-MEDIA ARTIST

I'M

Ricky Cortez.

Ricky Cortez’s unique theatre background as an actor, director, and choreographer gives him a creative approach and great attention to detail. He managed the top level On-Site techs at Tekserve and Volchok Consulting in NYC, working with individuals and clients like NBC, JWT and a long list of nonprofits.  As Director of Technology at O.W.N. Charter School  IT Manger of Witness he has learned how to put the power of technology in your hands at the most affordable cost available. As owner of Media Star, Ricky get he opportunity to work with local business owners and private individuals on their websites, network, help desk needs and provides one on one training.  

Ricky will not only make sure your tech environment is up to date and optimized, he will make sure you understand what is going on and how to deal with anything that may come up while you are working on your next project.

01 PROFESSIONAL

MY IT & KNOWLEDGE LEVEL

95%

 

02 PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK.  SEE MORE.

03 EXPERIENCE

2018 - Present

MT. MAPELWOOD LODGE

General Manager

Manage three vacation rental lodges

in the Poconos, PA.  

The Lodge @ Lake Naomi hosts 13,

The Chalet @ Arrowhead Lake hosts 16 & The Lake House @ Camelot Forest hosts 8.  All have options for smaller groups!

BOOK NOW: www.MtMaplewoodLodge.com

2010 - 2014

WITNESS

IT Manager, HELP DESK

System Administrator for over 10 servers, SAN, NAS , VPN, Backup & remote access. Managed budget, vendor relations & interns.Help Desk for over 30 clients.

2006 - 2008

O.W.N. CHARTER SCHOOL

Director of Technology

Administer over 250 Mac/PC servers, printers and mobile home client computers with VPN. OS X  Server Administration, SuccessMaker, PowerSchool, developed newly created positions, implement CSL Program (Computers as a 2nd Language). 

1997 - 2003

PROFESSIONAL PERFORMER

Actors Equity Association (AEA)

Screen Actors Guild  (SAG)

Director, Choreographer, Actor, Singer and Dancer.  Over forty professional productions,  Two Broadway National Tours; West Side Story & Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

2003 - 2018

MEDIA STAR

Owner

Web designer, graphic designer, network technician, server administrator, multi-media a/v technician, onsite IT tech & instructor.

2008 - 2010

VOLCHOK CONSULTING

Director of Professional Services

J. Walter Thompson, Ogilvy, Wonderworks Construction, Weinstein Company, Anomaly, Peoples Revolution, Access IT, Scherman Foundation, Tourism Ireland, Argo, whY-Q. Managed all aspects of corporate relations, including: hardware and software sales and upgrades, system repairs, and all IT services

2004 - 2006

TEKSERVE

Onsite Services Manager

J. Walter Thompson, Ogilvy, Wonderworks Construction, Weinstein Company, Anomaly, Peoples Revolution, Access IT, Scherman Foundation, Tourism Ireland, Argo, whY-Q. Managed all aspects of corporate relations, including: hardware and software sales and upgrades, system repairs, and all IT services

 
 

CONTACT

Let's talk about your project and find a way to create a solution that fits your needs!​

MediaStar@me.com

(973) 913-5060

 
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