Kirk Drennan

Director Of Information Technology at Dakkota Integrated Systems

Kirk Drennan has a diverse professional background in information technology (IT) spanning several industries. Kirk is currently working at Dakkota Integrated Systems as the Director of Information Technology, a role they assumed in May 2023. Previously, they served as the IT Network Manager and later as the IT Manager for Lansing Operations at the same company.

Prior to their tenure at Dakkota Integrated Systems, Kirk worked at Skymint Brands as the Senior Director of Information Technology from October 2018 to March 2022. In this role, they oversaw IT operations, managed staff, infrastructure, security, and software. Kirk was also responsible for providing business systems aligned with the company's objectives.

From 2012 to 2018, Kirk held various positions at Dakkota Integrated Systems, including Corporate IT Manager for Production and Corporate IT Administrator. In these roles, they demonstrated expertise in automotive Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and was responsible for maintaining and modifying the MES system across multiple facilities.

Kirk also has experience as an IT Consultant at Citizens Bank, where they provided helpdesk services and trained staff on Microsoft Outlook. Kirk worked as an IT Manager at Crusecom Technology Consultants, managing department operations, supervising employees, and implementing IT solutions. Additionally, they worked as an IT Systems Engineer at ATR Computers, offering IT infrastructure consultation and troubleshooting for small and medium-sized businesses.

Early in their career, Kirk worked as an IT Help Desk Representative at McLaren Health Care and as a Desktop Technician at Avalon Systems Inc. Kirk also served as a Systems Administrator and Tutor at Priority Children, where they managed computer systems and implemented software in an educational setting.

Throughout their work experience, Kirk has consistently demonstrated strong leadership skills, technical expertise, and a focus on delivering effective IT solutions aligned with business objectives.

Kirk Drennan has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management, General from the University of Michigan-Flint, which they obtained from 2007 to 2015. Before that, they attended Kearsley High School from 2003 to 2007 and obtained a High School Diploma in General Studies. In addition to their formal education, they have also obtained a Microsoft Certified Professional certification from Microsoft in December 2015.

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Timeline

  • Director Of Information Technology

    May, 2023 - present

  • IT Network Manager Corporate

    November, 2022

  • IT Manager Lansing Operations

    March, 2022

  • Corporate IT Manager Production

    October, 2015

  • Corporate IT Administrator

    April, 2013

  • IT Administrator Production Support

    May, 2012

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