Get to know Jason Rorie, Founder of Grow Your MSP

Jason started his career in information technology in 1996 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served from 1996 - 2000 as a Radioman / Information Systems Technician. Jason earned his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist pin, a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and was named the Junior Sailor of the Year in 1999 onboard the U.S.S. Pioneer. After his tour in the U.S. Navy, Jason moved to Huntsville, Alabama and attended Virginia College, majoring in Computer Network Engineering. After completing this degree, he went on to Athens State University and completed his Bachelors of Science in Management of Technology. Jason moved to Houston in 2006 and launched Elevated Technologies, a company offering comprehensive IT management services to Houston businesses.

Jason has built an award winning MSP/CSP practice and is now sharing his knowledge of the industry, technology, and the MSP/CSP business model to fellow providers around the country. He has shown other providers how to design technology product and service packages, pricing strategies, marketing tactics and sales practices, as well as how to control all business processes to ensure efficient and scalable technology solution delivery. Jason has also assisted with technical architecting, design, and implementation of systems to help other MSPs provide profitable solutions to their clientele.

Jason holds the below certifications and his practice has been recognized with the following awards and accreditations:

Awards & Accreditations:

  • Baylor University MBA Candidate
  • CompTIA MSP Trustmark recipient
  • CompTIA Security + Trustmark recipient
  • N-Able Technologies Cloud Services Partner
  • N-Able Technologies Elite Partner
  • N-Able Technologies Innovation Award Winner (2012)
  • #38 on Houston Business Journal Fast 100 list for 2016
  • #50 on Houston Business Journal Fast 100 list for 2015
  • #12 on Houston Business Journal Fast Tech 25 list for 2016
  • #15 on Houston Business Journal Fast Tech 25 list for 2015
  • HBJ 40 Under 40 Class of 2016
  • #16 on Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-area Managed IT Services Companies list for 2016
  • MSPMentor 250 Executive list (2014)
  • MSPMentor 100 Small Business Edition list (2014)
  • MSPMentor 501 Global Edition list (2013)
  • MSPMentor 100 Small Business Edition list (2013)
  • Veeam Software Cloud Partner
  • Veeam Profiled Success Story
  • Arcserve Profiled Success Story
  • Invited to speak on various expert panels
  • Graduate of The Growth Coach's Strategic Mindset® program

Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (2008)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2003)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (2003)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Messaging (2003)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Messaging (2003)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Sun Certified Systems Administrator (Solaris 8)
  • Sun Certified Network Administrator (Solaris 8)
  • Network+ Certified
  • Security+ Certified
  • A+ Certified
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (2012)
  • Veeam Technical Sales Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2000)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (2000)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security(2000)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security (2000)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Messaging (2000)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Messaging (2000)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Cloud Essentials Certified
  • Healthcare IT Certified
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Server 2012
  • CompTia Cloud+ Certification
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