Vicki began managing the office at Network Imaging Systems 13 years ago. Her title remains the same, but she is now responsible for managing all office operations. She keeps all our books for us, keeps us out of trouble, and credits “The School of Hard Knocks” for her current level of knowledge. Vicki has a gift for organization and a keen eye for detail. Her favorite quote is no surprise to anyone who has ever worked with her: “The devil is in the details.” What do I like best about my job? “Being an integral part in the family business.” Her team members would identify that integral part as the glue. When she isn’t working, Vicki dotes on her grandchildren, enjoys gardening and planning family functions.
Bruce started Network Imaging Systems, Inc. in 2002 in Charlotte, NC; a long way from his first job as a Biomedical Electronic Technician for cardiac monitoring systems at St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita, KS. Bruce was offered a position with GE, and after completing the GE CT training class, began servicing systems in western KS. After accepting a position as a Field Service Engineer with a start-up in California, Bruce moved into management where he was ultimately promoted to the Zone Operations Manager in Dallas, TX. In 1999 Bruce moved to Charlotte, NC where he was responsible for training and equipping CT Service Technicians across the US. When the company was sold in 2002, Bruce left to start Network Imaging Systems. His favorite quote is from Mark Twain: “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” What do I like best about my job? “The technology is what impresses me the most; I truly learn something new every day.” In his leisure time, Bruce enjoys home based projects, his children, grandchildren, and his ’55 Buick.
Brent earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University and his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Following his graduate work, Brent’s career began as a consultant to the nuclear power industry. The desire for an entrepreneurial career path led to his current partnership with Bruce. As a business owner, he believes in “making your own luck,” and further believes that this “is best accomplished through self-examination and hard work”. What does he like best about his job? Working with our dedicated people and seeing the fruits of our labor help our customers every day”. When not at work, Brent enjoys watching, playing and involving his children in soccer, football, baseball and softball. Most of all, Brent enjoys spending leisure time with his wife and children.
Jared began repairing computers during high school where he worked on the school’s technical team, repairing computers for students and teachers. He also began working at Chick-Fil-A in high school and credits them for his knowledge of customer service. Influenced by a family member in Biomedical Engineering and a high school guidance counselor, he enrolled in the Biomedical Equipment Technology program at Stanly Community College. During college, Jared completed an internship with Cone Health, Greensboro, NC, where he gained knowledge of the hospital environment, improved his technical skill and developed an interest in diagnostic imaging. After graduating from college, Jared participated in training courses to increase his skill level. While attending the North Carolina Biomedical Association Symposium, he met with Network Imaging Systems and was offered his current role. What do I like best about my job? Being part of a customer focused team of professionals that is dedicated to helping people. He is both a Musician and a Preacher and when not at work, Jared is involved in the activities of his church. His favorite quote is from Proverbs 22:1- “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.”
Originally from Europe, Joseph is a Mechanical Engineer with multiple Masters degrees in European Law & European Policy and Strategic Leadership and Management. Ironically, his favorite quote is from Socrates: “The more I learn, the more I learn how little I know.”
Joseph spent over 20 years in the Motorsport industry with Rally Car, IndyCar and NASCAR where he was involved in numerous projects in race-vehicle development and computers and automotive electronics. Despite his passion for race cars and attention-to-detail aspects of the adrenalin-driven racing industry, complexity of machines that help humanity were always his primary interest. What does Joseph like best about his job? “The daily challenges, life-long learning opportunity, tasks that keep you on your toes, autonomy, responsibility, ownership and further exercise of attention to detail when maintaining these complicated CT and MRI machines”. Outside of work, Joseph’s activities include: hiking, cycling & training sessions at the local Gym.
Jeff’s fascination with electronics began as an early teenager, when he visited his uncle’s radio repair shop. He soon began subscribing to “any electronics magazine he could find.” When he figured out how much he enjoyed fixing things, his career path was decided. Jeff earned an Associate’s Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from Virginia Western Community College. He went on to earn his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His experience includes more than 30 years troubleshooting electronic circuits. In addition, he has held the positions of Remanufacturing Manager and Operations Manager in addition to being a Business Owner. What do I like best about my job? I am always learning something new in the area of CT and MRI.” His favorite quote is from Albert Einstein: “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” When Jeff is not at work, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three sons and riding his Harley Davidson on North Carolina’s back country roads.
Joel’s interest in healthcare began in high school while working as a Pharmacy Technician. “While classmates experimented with drugs, I dispensed them from behind a pharmacy counter.” Since graduation from State University of NY at Albany, he has enjoyed a career in medical sales spanning both products and services including: Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines, Orphan Drugs, Telemedicine, Clinical Trials, Biotechnology and Consulting Services. Science, data driven and evidence based is the common thread linking these products and services. What do I like best about my job? The daily opportunity to provide CT and MRI solutions that deliver the highest quality at the best value to our medical imaging customers. Favorite quote: “Don’t wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it!” His leisure time is focused on home projects, gardening, cooking and walks with his wife and Gracie, the family 12 year old Bearded Collie.