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Featured Networking Student for August 2019

Featured Networking Student for August 2019

August 9, 2019 in Featured Students / by Dayna Schroeder

Heidi Hintenach


Heidi Hintenach is the Help Desk Manager for Dialectic Engineering and a Platoon Sergeant for 135th Signal Company.  She grew up in the panhandle of Oklahoma.  Heidi began her IT journey back in 2007 when she enlisted in the US Army as a Signal Support Specialist.  Her and her family reside in Lees Summit, MO.


Q: Why did you decide to come to Centriq?
A: I decided to come to Centriq to become more proficient at my job and obtain my certifications.  Several of my Soldiers have attended Centriq and I was impressed with the vast knowledge they obtained in the IT field.

Q: What class has been your favorite so far?
A: It’s a toss-up between A+ and Powershell.  The instructors for A+ made it fun and it was more technical then I thought it would be.  I feel like Powershell opened a lot of doors for me in the future and will challenge me.

Q: What do you hope to do after Centriq?
A: My goal after Centriq is to drop my Warrant Officer Packet for the military.  All I need to finish my packet is Security +.  I would also love to come back and one day teach at Centriq.  I have yet to meet an instructor that does not absolutely love their job here.

Q: What other hobbies and interests do you have?
A: I love to enter fun runs with my kids and my Troops.  I also enjoy stand up paddle board when the weather allows.  In the winter time I enjoy sewing and quilting.