White House Features S. Aaron Torres at First Cloud Consulting

White House Features First Cloud Consulting
First Cloud employee featured in White House Stories of TechHire

CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 17, 2016 — First Cloud Consulting announces that Business Development Manager, S. Aaron Torres, was featured in the White House’s “Stories of TechHire”. Mr. Torres is acknowledged as a Colorado native who served on active duty for 8 years in the U.S. Navy as an Electronic Warfare Technician. He switched gears in 2015, leaving his job with U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, to learn code at Skill Distillery while helping to expand First Cloud Consulting.

According to the White House’s TechHire blog, President Obama launched the TechHire Initiative in March 2015 to help develop the workforce to close the tech skills gap. The U.S. workforce has about half million open jobs in IT but not enough people to fill them. The TechHire Initiative is a “multi-sector initiative and call to action to empower Americans with the skills they need. Universities, community colleges, and nontraditional training providers like ‘coding boot camps,’ and high-quality online courses can rapidly train workers for well-paying, open jobs, often in just a few months. Through the collaboration of employers, training providers, and workforce and economic development organizations, TechHire communities have been using data and innovative hiring practices to expand non-traditional hirings, building accelerated training programs that prepare individuals in months instead of years, and connecting people to jobs with hiring on-ramp programs.”

Mr. Torres entered a fast paced course at Skill Distillery, an intense 19 week coding bootcamp, to learn HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Java, SQL, and various frameworks while also helping to expand First Cloud Consulting as they launched their new corporate headquarters in the Denver Tech Center at Innovation Pavilion. Mr. Torres graduated from Skill Distillery’s Full-Stack Java/Web Development school April 22, 2016.

About First Cloud Consulting

Founded in August 2014, First Cloud Consulting is a 100% veteran owned and operated AWS Advanced Consulting Partner that provides IT consulting and automation services to directly improve business efficiency. The company’s services include cloud consulting (architecture, migration, management), web-based application development, and ongoing strategic and technical advisory services, among others. Since its inception, the company has gained a national client base with an emphasis on driving IT strategy to facilitate broadcast and print media publishing companies among others. They are case and point an example of how leveraging technology to increase business efficiency can drive strong organic growth. For more information, visit: firstcloudconsulting.com.

Contact:
S. Aaron Torres, Business Development Manager
Phone: 720 837-7256
torresa@firstcloudconsulting.com

SOURCE First Cloud Consulting

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