Chapter Board Members

Michael Jones

Chapter President

After serving his country in the United States Air Force, Mike Jones has managed the data center for BayCare Health System since 2005, a not for profit health system consisting of 12 hospitals located in the Tampa Bay and Central Florida Area. Mike's team is made up of Mainframe Programmers, Data Center Operators, and Data Center Engineers who's primary responsibilities include system operations, performance and capacity monitoring and infrastructure installation in accordance with industry standards and best practices.

Mike also manages BayCare's disaster recovery program successfully orchestrating multiple tests per year since 2012. Mike is also responsible for energy efficiency initiatives at the data center including cold aisle containment of IT systems as well as demand-response conservation programs with on-site generators. Mike is the only member of the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of AFCOM's board that has served since its inception in 2005 having been elected as Treasurer and now President.

VACANT

Chapter Vice President

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David Premru

Chapter Treasurer

After 21 years with a National Television Ratings Company (and 4 years with their Outsourcing Company), David joined BayCare Health System in late 2011 as a Data Center Engineer. BayCare is a not-for-profit health system consisting of 14 hospitals and multiple Urgent Care Facilities. A little over a year after starting he was promoted to Senior Data Center Engineer and along with his Team Members, is responsible for the full life-cycle of Data Center equipment – installation, break/fix, redeployment, and decommissioning. David spends some of his spare time as a Volunteer for the Suncoast Animal League in Palm Harbor. Currently serving as the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter’s Treasurer.

Bob Perini

Chapter Secretary 

Bob Perini has managed the data center space for PSCU since 2003.  PSCU is the nation’s premier payments CUSO, owned and partnered with credit unions to help them grow and meet evolving member demands. PSCU supports the success of over 900 Owner credit unions, representing more than 2 billion transactions annually.  Bob manages over 10,000 sq feet of raised floor in three locations.  His team is made up of Data Center Administrators, whose responsibility include rack and stack, connectivity, redundancy, troubleshooting, and documentation.  Additionally, Bob is responsible for all infrastructure support within the data center.  Bob has been a member of the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of AFCOM since 2008.

Eileen Sellers

Chapter Membership Director

Eileen Sellers started out in the construction industry in 2001, working in the life safety sector through 2015. From 2016 to November 2017, she worked as regional operations support and successful sales professional in the fiber and cabling industry. Most recently Eileen has parlayed her management experience and sales success to become Suppression Department Manager. Her responsibility is to grow and develop the special hazard customer base. Eileen is also CEO of BTG Advisory Group, where she is applying all her industry experience in consulting with a select few clients by supporting operation evaluations and quality control.