CCPrep.com was founded by Instructors and we take great pride in providing the best instructors in the business. All of our instructors have many years of both "real world" experience as well as many years of technical training. Please feel free to peruse our Instructor bio's. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us. All of CCPrep.com's Instructors are Certified Cisco® Systems Instructors (CCSIs).
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As an Instructional designer/trainer for a worldwide technology company, Bruce has the ability to convey complex topics in an easy to understand and fun environment. Bruce attained his Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI) certification on his first attempt.
Bruce's responsibilities have included IT Manager, senior systems administrator, systems administrator and certified Yoga instructor. Bruce has been an instructor for local colleges in the United Kingdom, instructed peers through their Microsoft certification, designed training for and instructed hundreds of employees through required new hire training classes.
Bruce's current technical focus includes Cisco UCS B/C infrastructure, Cisco switch & router technology, and VMware vSphere technologies.
Chris is a senior Network Engineer with over 12 years of experience in the Information Technology field across diverse disciplines, with a current focus on Voice over IP technologies. His background includes national wireless deployments for high profile hotels and hospitals, prototype product development of next generation Zigbee radio systems, component level electronic prototype design, and the design and implementation of enterprise phone systems. He also has a strong customer service background that gives him a unique perspective on how the convergence of voice, video, and data technologies can impact everything from the enterprise down to the end customer.
Chris has extensive experience with VoIP protocols such as H323, MGCP, SIP, and SCCP, as well as digital and analog systems. He specializes in integrating phone systems from disparate vendors to ease the transition from legacy analog and digital to Voice over IP technologies. This broad background means that Chris always has multiple ways to explain class concepts and conveys them to students in a way that makes sense to them.
Jonathan Van Vuren
Jonathan Van Vuren
Mr. Van Vuran has worked in the IT arena for 10 years designing, implementing and managing data and voice networks. He combines his hands on experience with a background in Secondary Education and assessment development. In addition, he has developed courseware, software and assessment content for major IT certification training publishers.
"I have a passion for the learning process and am fascinated by technology, CCPrep gives me the rare opportunity to be an engineer and an educator."
Lou Rossi Jr
Lou Rossi Jr
During the past 15 years, Lou Rossi Jr. has obtained many certifications including Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI), and in October of 1997, Mr. Rossi obtained his Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE #3116) certification on his first attempt.
Mr. Rossi has conducted hundreds of Cisco router, Catalyst Switch, and Novell Operating System classes throughout the United States. He has taught Cisco Certified courses with the two largest Cisco Training Partners. He has also authored McGraw Hill's Catalyst LAN Switching and co-authored The CCIE prep.com Study Guide from Genium Publishing. He co-authored the CCNA Study Guide from McGraw Hill from longtime partner in crime and fellow instructor Ron Anthony. Currently teaching and consulting with Qoncert, our sister Gold Parnter, Mr. Rossi still acts as our CEO and President.
Sean Murphy joined the CCPrep.com team in 2007 after spending seven years working for Covad Communications. In his early days at Covad Sean discovered he had both a talent and passion for helping his peers excel in their roles. This led to an opportunity within their training department, spending the next 6 years filling a key role in technical content development and delivery for critical initiatives across the organization. That passion has continued with CCPrep.com, with Sean frequently being sought as the instructor for upcoming classes. His enthusiasm and wit (he has a little…) keeps students engaged and energized during class.
As with our other instructors, Sean also consults for our partner company, Qoncert. His primary areas of focus being the design and implementation of core routing and switching, network security, and data-center infrastructure projects for medium to large businesses.
Sean is a Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI #38128) and currently delivers CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNP, and CCNP Security classes.