Damon joined Sentinel Trust in 2000, bringing with him extensive experience in directing operations and network administration. Over the course of two decades, he has played a pivotal role in shaping and optimizing Sentinel Trust’s technology infrastructure. His adept management extends across hardware and software systems, overseeing network operations, and spearheading cybersecurity initiatives. This approach has not only ensured the seamless functioning of our technological landscape but has also contributed significantly to its robustness and security. Damon’s tenure underscores his dedication to steering the organization towards technological excellence, aligning with evolving industry standards, and safeguarding against cybersecurity threats.

Damon is active with his college alumni networks locally.

Professional Background:

  • Director of Operations and Network Administrator, Growth & Leadership Solutions, Inc. (1995–2000)
    Responsibilities included system administration for Novell Network, computer software and hardware support, telecom administrator, website designer and training course instructor.

Community Involvement:

  • Texas Exes, Life Member


University of Houston – Clear Lake, MBA, concentration in Management Information Systems (2002)

The University of Texas at Austin, BA in Economics (1992)


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