Our Professionals

 
Joe Homnick is a Microsoft Regional Director since the start of the program over 20 years ago and is a principal owner of Homnick Systems (HSI), a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner located in Boca Raton, Florida. HSI is one of the most established Microsoft Certified Partners in the world, dating back to the beginning of the program in 1993.

HSI delivers Microsoft services in the areas of system development and implementation through the practices of software consulting, development, training and mentoring. They hold Competencies in Cloud Technologies, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Software Development, Application Lifecycle Management and Portals and Collaboration.

He enjoys speaking and can be found presenting at conferences like Microsoft Tech Ed, the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC), all Microsoft DevDays events and the SQL PASS Summit.

Joe founded the Gold Coast Users Group http://GCUsersGroup.org which serves the South Florida area delivering Microsoft SQL Server, O/S and Developer knowledge to the community for 20 years.

His previous professional experience includes being an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University and a Computer Audit Specialist for KPMG.

Check out his blog at http://JoeBlog.Homnick.com and network with him on FaceBook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

 
Paul George is a MCT, MCSE+I and Lead Infrastructure Instructor at Homnick Systems. Paul is a Microsoft Certified Trainer in Windows as well as the full suite of Back Office products. Paul is Homnick Systems most frequently requested Microsoft Certified Trainers and his experience and knowledge uniquely qualifies him to train in a wide variety of Microsoft products. Paul has been a featured speaker at Microsoft Developer Days and Tech Ed in America and Europe and many Gold Coast User Group meetings. He is ranked in the top three Windows trainers by Microsoft and was selected to create the Windows 2003 trainer videos distributed by Microsoft.

 
Maximo Zambrano is a pragmatic, quality results-oriented software and systems architect with strong leadership skills and international experience designing, developing, and implementing software solutions. Maximo has extensive software development experience in Windows, Web, and Business Intelligence applications in enterprise environments. Maximo speaks English and Spanish fluently and holds a Bachelor’s degree in IT Management concentration Databases from Palm Beach State College and a Technologist in Computer Science from La Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador.

 
Maureen Homnick has over 20 years of IT experience and is a principal owner of Homnick Systems (HSI), a Women Owned certified by the State of Florida) IT company located in Boca Raton, Florida. HSI is one of the most established Microsoft Certified Partners in the world, dating back to the beginning of the program in 1993.

Maureen co-founded the Gold Coast Users Group http://GCUsersGroup.org which has served the South Florida area delivering SQL Server, O/S and Developer knowledge to the community for over 20 years. She is the current President of the Gold Coast Users' Group, co-founded a variety of IT User Groups throughout Florida, Community Chair of the IAMCP (International Association of Microsoft Partners) and a founding member of ACT (Association for Competitive Technology) based in Washington DC.

 
Shervin Shakibi was a Microsoft Regional Director and is the lead Developer Technologies Instructor. In addition to being an author and Technical editor on many .NET books he has been a popular speaker at events such as Microsoft Tech Ed, PDC and Developer Days. Shervin has been developing Enterprise applications since 1987 and a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1994. Experienced in the delivery of scalable, stable and open enterprise-level built on .NET and Microsoft SQL Server, Shervin is an industry recognized Consultant, trainer, speaker and writer on Business Intelligence and Microsoft .NET vision.

 
Ivan Ball-llovera has over 17 years of extensive software development experience in Windows, Web, and Business Intelligence applications in enterprise environments. He has knowledge of latest technologies including C# ASP.NET MVC, REST Web Services, Entity Framework, AngularJS, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS Tabular Model, Team Foundation Server (Scrum), SharePoint, Oracle. He has been a Software Architect for several years and has certifications on most of the mentioned areas. Mr. Ball-llovera is constantly researching and prototyping new technologies at home and has always had a love of software development and always has interest in what the next set of tools can do and what can be achieved using them. Mr. Ball-llovera enjoys the nature, he loves hiking mountains, exploring caves and traveling. He also is family oriented and love spending time with family and friends.

 
David Cobb is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, training and consulting on SQL Server since 2002.