Renee Kieper, President, KeepIT, Inc.
With 25 years experience in entrepreneurial and network engineering, Renee Kieper brings strategic and executional strengths to the firm. As a certified engineer in numerous technologies, she works with individuals and teams to gain a better understanding of technological issues and the transition of technology solutions into small and mid-size environments.
Ms. Kieper has additional IT experience and certifications that were obtained and required in working with various Government agencies, including local Courts and Police Departments located in Illinois and Indiana. Working with Government agencies has given her strategic knowledge and training of additional high-end network security beyond standard requirements. As a KeepIt, Inc. security standard, she implements these same high-end security solutions for all of her clients.
Prior to KeepIT, Inc., Ms. Kieper was recruited as a Partner of a new start-up network consulting firm in Chicago, Illinois. In that position, she was reponsible for the planning and implementation of new business strategies and the management, preparation and implementation of various IT projects. To better serve her clients, Ms. Kieper left that firm and started her own firm, KeepIT, Inc., in 2005.
Ms. Kieper also worked as a Senior Network Engineer at Keno Kozie Associates for eight years. During that time, she was trained in all facets of the IT industry including network design, project management, network integration, software support, website design and document management.
Additional experience includes Ms. Kieper's employment at a Chicago-based law firm of over a hundred attorneys and staff where she assisted in the formation of an IT Department and it's first network infrastructure. She was employed by that law firm for approximately ten years and has extensive knowledge in the unique requirements of law firm technologies which includes Litigation Support.