Mike Potoka

IT Manager

STATEMENT OF PASSION: Mike has a passion for learning. He is particularly drawn to challenges and enjoys the process of investigating, understanding, and exploring possible solutions. His experience in construction and information technology provide an ideal foundation to the evolving interplay of technology and architecture.
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More About Mike

Professional Experience

Daystar Education Association, Daystar School
Chicago, IL
2008-2017
IT Director, Building Manager, and Maintenance Specialist.

Cascade Homes and Remodeling, Inc. – Carpentry and General Contracting
Minneapolis, MN
2002-2008
Owner/Operator

Richtone Painting
Eden Prairie, MN
2001-2002
Interior/Exterior Residential Painter

L&L Painting/Bob’s Snowplow
Grand Rapids, MI
1998-2001
Commercial/Residential painter, Crew Manager

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI
A/V Department
Assistant to Director of Library
Grounds Department
1998-2001

Education

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Associates of Arts in Accounting
2010

Registrations, Certifications, Awards, Distinctions

Minnesota Department of Commerce
General Contractor License
2006

Interests and Hobbies

  • Building/Fixing things – speakers, cars, houses, puzzles

Fun Fact!

Enjoys going to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to completely unplug.