About TrainACE ®
TrainACE was founded in Greenbelt, MD in 2001 by Ralph P. Sita, Jr., CPA and has expanded since then. We are proud to be an American small business. Here is a little more information on who we are.
Mission and Values
Our mission is to make the most important and emerging concepts in Information Technology and Cyber Security available in an engaging learning format to our global technology community.
1) Consider the customer experience first.
2) Act with integrity.
3) Listen to and empower the associates.
4) Actively seek and communicate innovative ideas.
5) Build and nurture partner relationships.
6) Be accountable.
CEO / President: Ralph P. Sita, Jr., CPA
Ralph oversees all financial data and corporate strategy. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, and has been an active CPA for over 25 years. Ralph has a passion for management, technology and business operations. He is a successful entrepreneur and started his first business in 1993, which is now a mature and thriving accounting firm.
Director of Education: Alice Peek
Alice has over 17 years in the technology field and over 14 years teaching IT certification classes and operating schools in the State of Maryland. Alice graduated from the University of Maryland and when she is not working with networks, teaching classes or supporting students and faculty she can be found running a non-profit for animals and volunteering at her favorite animal rescue.
Vice President of Marketing & Sales: Ryan J. Corey
Ryan is a marketing professional with over 12 years of experience. Ryan is in charge of corporate strategic planning, P&L and revenue generation. He graduated from Elon University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in International Marketing Management from Boston University.
Director of Sales: Thomas Bayhan
Thomas (Tom) manages the TrainACE sales operations. Tom is a graduate of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History. Tom prides himself on industry knowledge, which is why he also studies industry skill sets and has even earned certifications such as the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
Account Manager: Jamie Smith
Jamie is the Account Manager at our Ashburn, Virginia location. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. Jamie currently uses social media (@JamieCaitlin) to keep students up-to-date on the latest TrainACE and cybersecurity news. Her passion for networking combined with her strong worth ethic ensures that all TrainACE clients walk away pleased.
Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator: Katrina Lowe
Katrina is a recent honors graduate from Florida International University, where she earned her B.S. in Communications. She is responsible for growing TrainACE’s brand identity, online presence and industry influence through digital marketing and public relations. Her strength in writing, creative advertising and passion for marketing helps to grow the visibility and scope of the TrainACE brand.
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TrainACE Approvals and Accreditations
TrainACE is accredited by a number of IT Industry and Education agencies. TrainACE is also approved by MHEC, Maryland WIA, Washington DC WIA and the Deptartment of Veterans Affiars (VA). In order to gain approvals, programs must be comprehensive, current and undergo rigorous annual scrutiny. Our computer training classes and IT certification training courses are designed to help IT professionals and trainees develop and master the skills necessary to be competitive in today’s computer and information technology industries.
Whether you’re seeking an accredited school for MCSE, MCDST, MCSA or other Microsoft computer training courses – or if you’re looking for an approved class for Cisco training (CCNA) or CompTIA training (A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+), look no further than TrainACE.
TrainACE is Approved/Accredited By
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
Maryland Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
EC-Council Accredited Training Center (ATC)
Washington DC Dept. of Employment Services BPA# CW21427
CompTIA Authorized Training Provider
MHEC # 1416
Microsoft IT Academy
GSA Schedule # GS-35F-0431S
View TrainACE’s GSA Contract
Certificate of Good Standing – State of Maryland
Loudoun County Business License
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