STORIS Spotlight: Dan Kienzlen
Dan Kienzlen began at STORIS in August 2014, working part-time in our Systems Department. His main job focus was internal network troubleshooting. STORIS was fortunate to have Dan join our team as a full-time employee in January 2015 as an Implementation Specialist. In this position, he developed positive relationships with both co-workers and customers, while developing his training and project management skills.
Today, Dan is a Project Lead and works on mid-sized implementations, conducts advanced training sessions, and provides consulting to support our clients.
Outside of STORIS, Dan’s interests include cars, especially Mustangs, dogs, competitive games like cornhole, and online gaming. In addition, he enjoys spending quality time with friends and family. Dan and his wife Melissa share their home with their dog Sandy.
Official Title: Project Lead
What do you do in your position on a daily basis: I assist new clients in learning STORIS’ solution and ensure they are successful in transitioning to the system through training. I also assist existing clients with functional questions and requests.
What do you like most about working at STORIS: It is a relaxed and positive environment. We work hard and make sure we have fun along the way.
If you were not in this field, what would you be: I would have my own custom computer business building high-end machines for people.
Do you have any hobbies/hidden talents: My hobbies include working on modifications on my car and playing airsoft on weekends.
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite month of the year: April
Favorite food: Any type of sushi
Favorite color: Red
What do you usually do when you aren’t working: I play video games with my friends and spend time with my wife.
Favorite place you’ve traveled to and why: Bermuda. My wife and I took a cruise there, which was a lot of fun, particularly because that is where we got engaged.
If you could have a superpower, what would it be & why: Flight because traveling places would become easier and cheaper.
Fun fact that many people may not know about you: Before going to school for computers, I considered going to school for music.