Welcome back to Reconnect, the biweekly series that catches up with former MVPs and their current activities.
This week we are thrilled to be joined by 14-time titleholder Steve Banks! Hailing from the Seattle area, Washington, Steve is President of Banks Consulting Northwest.
The business focuses on servicing the information technology needs of small to medium businesses in the greater Puget Sound region of Washington State. Moreover, Banks Consulting Northwest has participated extensively in Microsoft's Technology Adoption Program, helping to gather feedback and real-world user experiences of Microsoft solutions in the small business space.
Steve has collaborated with Microsoft, Forbes, Hewlett-Packard, Trend Micro, and others on white papers and case studies. Further, he has been awarded the title of MVP 14 times from 2004 (Windows Server and Cloud & Datacenter Management) and holds Microsoft Certifications in Windows Client and Server products, including Small Business Server.
For example, he has contributed to multiple exams and coursework with Microsoft Learning, co-authored books on Small Business Server, and participated in numerous conferences and workshops related to Microsoft Server products and IT consulting.