Jeffery L. Chochola


Bolingbrook, IL  -  Cell: 630.926.3521


Senior Technology Leader

Senior Level Technology Manager with 15 years of hardware, software, LAN/WAN infrastructure design/support and enterprise customer support.  Proven IT leader with experience in creating cost effective solutions and implementing proven strategies.  Experience with utilizing best practices and utilizing solutions, which consistently added value to the company’s bottom line.   Managed cross-functional IT teams, spanning web development, internal development, support, systems infrastructure, and vendor solutions. 

Key strengths

  • - Creating/Developing IT Business Units:  Created IT Departments from the ground up, to become fully functional teams, that supported and grew the business. Created customer support (help desk) group, web development/support group and desktop/server group.
  • - Enterprise Support:  Successfully supported enterprises consisting of 30+ offices across the country and 4 datacenters.  Successfully helped with 2 corporate office moves.
  • - Business Growth: Helped grow companies through technology selection and successful deployment.  With customer needs and wants in mind, helped to expand and build the company, while keeping employees connected and in touch with all data.
  • - Vendor Relations: Developed vendor relationships with an array of vendors from HP Business, Dell, CompUSA, Gordon Flesch, VPOE, Comcast, Shared Technologies, Paetec, ANET/Cogent, AT&T, Sprint to many other various small Telco support companies


Professional Experience

VP of Technology - Wintrust Mortgage, Mortgage Banker - Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Manager of IT Services - Professional Mortgage Partners, Mortgage Banker - Downers Grove, IL
Network Administrator - Professional Service Industries, Engineering Firm - Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Network Security Administrator – Alternative Resources Corporation, IT Staffing Company - Barrington, IL
Quality Analyst Specialist – Open Text Inc., Software Company - Bannockburn, IL




B.S. Biology, Northern Illinois University, 1995


Industry Experience


Server 2003/2008 R2 management in the Enterprise
Support of all desktop operating systems in small/medium environments
Help Desk Management of small/medium environments
Complete build out of new business offices


Freelance work


Supported the full technology needs of various companies ranging from
Construction, Property Management, Accounting, Gas Distribution and the Health Industry
Provided all network/computer/application support
Helped create the external presence with email and a public website for the various companies
Successfully provided a low cost, reliable and professional support presence for these small businesses