Aleshia Slaughter

IT Systems Support Specialist, Treasurer Office

From Retail to IT in Six Months

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Aleshia Slaughter
IT Systems Support Specialist, Treasurer Office

From Retail to IT in Six Months

Prior to NPower, Aleshia worked part-time as a sales associate with a local department store, making minimum wage and trying to support her daughter all by herself. She holds the…

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Thomas Sanders
Global Service Desk Support Analyst, WWT

From Dead-end Job to IT Career

Prior to NPower, Thomas worked as a shift leader at a fast food restaurant. He had to leave college one semester short of graduating. Thomas was the first person in…

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Jonathon Williams
Global Service Desk, World Wide Technology

Make Way for Non-Traditional Tech Talent

Jonathon Williams is living proof that success comes to those who seek out opportunity. As a native of St. Louis, a city confronting significant racial tension, Jonathon sought a better…

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Crystal S. Janes (U.S. Navy)
VP, CTI App Hosting Product Management, Citi

A Veteran Living the NPower Story

Crystal Janes was a System/Database Administrator in the Navy and found her transition to civilian life to be uncertain and depressing. She pursued graduate school, but felt uncertain about her…

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Larry Byrd (U.S. Marine Corps)
Financial Analyst, Atlas

NPower's 1st IT Generalist Apprentice

Larry Byrd was a 53 year old veteran who served four years as an administrative clerk in the U.S. Marine Corps. Before training with NPower, Larry was unemployed and sharing…

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Rosely Reinoso Taveras
IT Technician, City of Hoboken

Entering the Tech Workforce in NJ

Rosely was a 26 years old immigrant from the Dominican Republic who, despite some technology experience in her home country, was not able to enter the workforce in New Jersey…

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Anthony Plummer (US Navy)
Data Consultant, Icon Information Consultants

From the Navy to Nanobots

“I joined NPower to enhance my knowledge in the Information Technology field and to be guided in the right direction to monetize real-time data solutions. I learned various techniques in…

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Marlon Garner
Application Support Analyst, Myles & Stockbridge, P.C.

A Baltimore Success Story

Marlon came to NPower after receiving his B. S. in Information Systems. He was pursuing a Master’s at Bowie State, but was struggling to find suitable employment in his desired…

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Anisah Best
Quality Assurance Engineer, TD Ameritrade

Launching Tech Careers in Baltimore

Anisah is 25 years old, and from East Baltimore. Before enrolling at NPower she was working in retail sales for a wireless phone company. She earned her A+ certification and…

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Ateika Samuel
Computer System Analyst, Citi

Advancing Young Women in Tech

Ateika immigrated from St Vincent in 2016. She is a single mother and took a position as a restaurant supervisor to support her family. After the completion of the program…

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Jason Vega
Security Operations Engineer, Morgan Stanley

Training Tech Savvy New Yorkers

“I am living proof that a dramatic life change is possible in one year. The [Cyber Security] program has given me the professional and technical training necessary for today’s cyber…

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Elizabeth Lopez
Security Operations Associate, KPMG

An empowering career in information security

“Prior to NPower, I worked at a non-profit organization and decided to apply to the (NPower) program to gain technical knowledge so that I could pursue a degree in Computer…

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Shao Ng-Southmayd (U.S. Coast Guard Reserves)
Network Services Engineer, Robert Half Technology

From the Coast Guard to the Tech team

Before NPower, Shao took a career break from her role as a hardware support engineer to join the Coast Guard and start a family. When ready to return to the…

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Hector Navarro, (U.S. Marine Corps)
IT Security Analyst, Robert Half Technology

Words cannot explain how grateful I am for the people at NPower.

Hector, a proud infantry veteran, found the transition back to civilian life difficult and he faced challenges securing an IT role. Although he had a degree in Information Technology, he…

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