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Centers of Excellence

  • Liam Cleary

    Liam Cleary

    Technical Lead, SharePoint MVP
    Liam is an Associate Director within Protiviti’s Software Services team. He is the Senior Solution Architect within Protiviti’s SharePoint practice and is recognized as an eight time Microsoft SharePoint MVP.

    Liam applies 16 years of experience working with clients across all industries.  His primary focuses are solution architecture, development architecture and design, infrastructure and SharePoint functionality design.

    In addition to being a SharePoint MVP, Liam holds several Microsoft Professional SharePoint credentials. Liam has also spent many years working with the core infrastructure of the Microsoft Stack, as well as Security platforms such as Cisco, Microsoft, Checkpoint and Linux.

    Liam is very active in the technical community through writing and speaking at multiple industry events every year and can be found throughout the USA each month. Follow Liam on Twitter @helloitsliam or his blog helloitsliam.com.
    • Doug Hemminger

      Doug Hemminger

      Technical Lead, SharePoint MVP
      With over 15 years of experience developing innovative software solutions, Doug has proven himself as a leader who can solve difficult problems for organizations across a wide variety of industries and organization sizes. Although primarily a .Net developer focused on SharePoint, Doug is adept at seeing the bigger picture, recognizing how a particular software solution meets an organization’s larger goals.

      Doug not only works to continuously expand his development and technical SharePoint knowledge, but he also actively participates, both as a learner and an educator, in the SharePoint and broader technical community. He is the leader of a Chicago area SharePoint Developers User Group and the Co-coordinator for SharePoint Saturday Chicago. He also speaks at user groups, SharePoint Saturday events, and conferences around the country.

      Doug graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. In addition to holding several Microsoft SharePoint Technical Certifications, Doug is also a CPA and serves on the Board of Directors of two small educational not-for-profit organizations. Follow Doug on Twitter @DougHemminger or his blog SharePointDoug.com.
      • Antonio Maio

        Antonio Maio

        Technical Lead, SharePoint MVP
        Antonio Maio is an information security professional with over 20 years of experience in cyber security practices and systems. Based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Antonio is a senior manager and senior SharePoint architect with Protiviti. His varied background includes in-depth knowledge of public key infrastructure, identity management and access control systems, as well as information security best practices. His broad knowledge and experience with Microsoft SharePoint extends over the last 8 years and focusses on solving security challenges for enterprise customers, military organizations and governments. Antonio is passionate about helping customers be productive with software and he has received a Microsoft MVP Award (Most Valuable Professional) for the last 3 consecutive years specializing in Microsoft SharePoint Server. When he’s not working with customers to help them get the most out of SharePoint, he can be found contributing to the SharePoint community either through sessions at user group meetings and conferences. Follow Antonio on Twitter @AntonioMaio2 or his blog trustsharepoint.com.
        • Will Thomas

          Will Thomas

          Project Management Co-Chair
          Will is an Associate Director within Protiviti’s SharePoint Solutions team.  Will leads the Professional Services unit with over fourteen years’ of expertise managing cross-functional teams to deliver web-based solutions.

          Will has the proven ability to bridge technology and business goals to provide productive solutions and is an excellent communicator, with an emphasis on building strong client relationships. He has well-rounded IT background of project life-cycle management both Agile and waterfall methodologies.

          Will is also a quick learner that rapidly adapts to emerging technologies and is a progressive leader within the Project Management Office as well as the Centers of Excellence for Technology and User Experience.

          In addition to being a PMP, Will also holds a MCTS certification in SharePoint.  He is a graduate of the James Madison University with a BS in Computer Science and a minor in General Business.
          • Corey Harrison

            Corey Harrison

            Project Management Co-Chair
            Corey Harrison is one of the founding members of the Protiviti SharePoint Business Consulting practice and has over 17 years of IT consulting experience. As an advocate for the configuration side of SharePoint implementations, Corey stresses the importance of strategic design as the predecessor to success.  His experience spans multiple industries within the public and private sectors and employment at multiple global service organizations, real estate investment firms and a start-up strategic consulting practice in Chicago.
            • Maggie Swearingen

              Maggie Swearingen

              User Experience Chair
              Maggie Swearingen has more than 8 years’ experience managing dozens of Web projects from the ground up. As an Experience Architect she is responsible for guiding clients through the critical information architecture phase of project implementation. She advises clients with regard to content strategy, overall usability and user experience.

              Additionally, as a user adoption and governance specialist she is responsible for assisting clients through the creation and implementation of their governance plans. Maggie works directly with clients, sharing vital information about user adoption best practices and her keen understanding of online user behavior and user engagement methodology. Follow Maggie on Twitter @mswearingen.

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