Rick Dupuis

Gilford, NH
What is your role at Mainstay?
I oversee and help engineer many of our client networks, as well as interact directly with our customers to assist with CIO level planning. In addition, I have the pleasure of providing training to our clients on new software and hardware.
What are your technology specialties?
Microsoft technologies, strategic planning, training, project planning and implementations.
What professional events do you participate in, or what skills or accomplishments have you attained, that set you apart?
I have been a Microsoft certified training for 12 years, and hold numerous certifications : A+, Network + , Security + , MCP , MCSA x4 , MSCE x 4, VCP (VM 4)
When you’re not found in front of a computer you are…
Playing with my two boys – most likely outside.
What is something unique about you?
I travelled the globe while training computer certifications for the Air Force. I have had the privilege of visiting over 11 countries.
If you could go anywhere for an entire month, where would it be and why would you go there?
I would take my wife to Tahiti (where we went for our honeymoon) and spoil her immensely.
What are you most frequently heard listening to?
All kinds of music – mostly classic rock.
What is your favorite sports team?
Patriots, Red Sox
What is one thing you love about your career?
I have worked very hard to get where I am, and I love being able to work at a great company that values our clients and partners. Our core values are very important to me, personally and professionally. It is also nice to face a different challenge each and every day – never a dull moment and work life never gets “stale”.
What is one thing that everyone should know about Mainstay?
From the Top Down, our company is extremely passionate about our valued relationships with our customers and always working to do what is right by the customer. Integrity First!