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Linchpin People® are coaches, implementation, and licensing experts for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Office 365, and other Microsoft tools designed for a data driven world. Our founders have been focusing on the Microsoft SQL Server ecosystem for decades, helping companies succeed with data through technology, process, leadership, and most of all people. We are here to help. We are Linchpin People®.

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    • Bill Anton

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      Bill Anton is a beaver. Unlike traditional beavers, who waste their time in the woods splashing around in streams with sticks, Bill Anton uses his time efficiently to construct data warehouses and business intelligence solutions using the Microsoft stack. His natural habitats include North American office parks where he is often surrounded by pleased clients. […]
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      Kenneth Ureña

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      Kenneth Ureña is an experienced technologist with 17 years experience, including 14 years of experience in SQL server. He has worked on versions from SQL Server 7.0 to SQL server 2014. Kenneth has performed the role of Database Developer, Database Architect and Database Administrator, always relying on his disaster recovery and performance tuning skills. He […]
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    • Kent Bradshaw

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      Kent Bradshaw is a SQL Server database/ETL developer and database architect where his background is in Medicaid claims, public school, government, retail and insurance systems. He was born in Richmond, Virginia and has remained in the area throughout his life. He attended the University of Richmond where he received a Bachelor degree in Information Systems […]
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    • Kevin Griffin

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      Kevin Griffin has been working as a professional developer since 2006, where his first job was working on components for the Symantec security suites. Kevin is an independent consultant that specializes in helping businesses push their technology stack into the 21st century. He is the CTO of Winsitter, a service that takes the guesswork out […]
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    • Philip Bubel

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      Philip Bubel is a Senior Systems Engineer with over 15 years’ experience across a board range of industries including Health Care, Insurance, E-Commerce, Government and Legal/E-Discovery. His background includes roles in support, administration and engineering on systems running both UNIX (LINUX mainly) and Windows (NT 4.0 to Windows 2012). He’s supported many applications, with a […]
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      Randy Dyess

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      Over the past 20 years, Randy has helped architect, tune, and manage many very large databases (VLDBs) for optimum performance and availability. As a SQL Server relational data management expert, he has worked in environments containing over 200 terabytes of SQL Server data to those that had more than 10,000 databases, with only a few […]
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    • Reeves Smith

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      Reeves Smith is an independent consultant specializing in enterprise level business intelligence and data warehouse solutions. Reeves is a Microsoft Certified Master and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in Business Intelligence and Data Platform with over 17 years of experience working with SQL Server. During that time he has had the opportunity to work on […]
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    • Robert Cain

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      Robert C. Cain is a Microsoft MVP, MCTS Certified in BI, and is the owner of Arcane Training and Consulting, LLC. He is also a course author for Pluralsight and co-author of 4 books. A popular speaker, Robert has presented at events such as the SQL PASS Summit, TechEd, CodeStock, and numerous SQL Saturdays. Robert […]
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    • Stuart Ainsworth

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      Stuart is a data architect, community speaker, and an all-around “data nerd”. Currently serving as a manager of a database administration team for a financial information security company, he has a background in development as well as operations. Stuart has a keen interest in Agile methodologies, Lean IT, and ITIL, as well as dabbling in […]
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