Alumni Spotlight
02/07/2020

City of Seguin IT EmployeesThe City of Seguin is grateful for the work and dedication put forth by five staffers who are graduates of Seguin ISD. Melina Muniz, Justin Ramirez, Leeanne Schievelbein, Joseph Tripoli and Juan Rivera make Shane McDaniel, Director of IT for the CIty of Seguin, very proud.

 

"All of these Matadors are outstanding in their respective ways and many of them have been recognized as employees of the month by the City of Seguin. Seguin ISD should be proud of these graduates as they are all doing great things in the name of technology for the City of Seguin. I do hope it resonates for any of the students considering a career in technology as well," McDaniel said.

 

The group has won numerous individual and team awards for their efforts. Check out this impressive list of accomplishments:

 

Team awards:

2019 Texas Association of Governmental Information Technology Managers (TAGITM) Excellence Award

 

Melina Muniz – IT Technician, Matador Class of 2009

Promoted from Library IT Specialist to IT Technician

Recognized as a subject matter expert in library technology by the Texas State Library

Associate degree in Applied Science in Computer Network and Administration from San Antonio College (SAC)

Will complete Bachelors of Science in Computer Network Operations and Security from Western Governors University in 2021

CompTIA A+ and Project+ certified

6 years with the City

 

Justin Ramirez - IT Operations Manager, Matador Class of 2010

Recognized as Texas Public Sector CIO Academy Outstanding Manager 2019

City of Seguin employee of the month, October 2018

Bachelors of Business Administration Information Systems from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2014

Extreme Networks Certified Specialist – Campus EXOS Switching and Routing

Promoted from IT Technician to IT Systems Administrator to current role

5 years with the City

 

Leeanne Schievelbein – IT Service Desk Supervisor, Matador Class of 2003

Recognized as Texas Public Sector CIO Academy Rising Star 2019

City of Seguin employee of the month, July 2008 and October 2019

City of Seguin Making a Difference award recipient, twice

2017, 2018 and 2019 Help Desk Champion

Promoted from Library Shelver to Library Clerk to Library IT Specialist to IT Technician to her current role

17 years with the City

 

Joseph Tripoli – IT Systems Administrator, Matador Class of 2009

Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Engineer

CompTIA A+ and Network+ certified

Prior military, United States Navy

Will complete Bachelors of Science in Computer Network Operations and Security from Western Governors University in 2021

1 year with the City

 

Juan Rivera – IT Systems Administrator, Matador Class of 2003

City of Seguin employee of the month, February 2019

Promoted from Help Desk Technician to Public Safety and Radio Technician to current role

7 years with the City Way to go Matadors!

 

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