We are proud of our team and the unique perspectives each of them brings. Twin State continues to grow and thrive through the dedication and hard work of each team member and effective management. Please take some time to meet our team, digitally speaking.

Here is one of our amazing team members:

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Jacob Pender

Jacob started working at Twin State in May 2021, bringing with him more than 15 years of IT experience. His experience helps grow the depth of offerings for TSTS customers. He is skilled at IT leadership, security, IT audits, as well as troubleshooting LAN/WAN issues

For schooling, Jacob attended Millikin University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He then attended Robert Morris University where he earned two master’s degrees. His first is in Business Administration, his second is in Information Technology.

At Twin State, Jacob is proud to be a part of Twin State’s Auditing team who evaluates various areas of customer networks. This includes making recommendations for Wi-Fi service(s), Network Design, and Device Configurations.

Jacob has a deep attachment to wrestling and works as a wrestling coach at Sherrard Jr. High School. He also has started training in Video Games and is working towards bringing an eSports team to a local college, using this opportunity to develop our future talent pool.


  • Expert Network Designer
  • Passionate Leader and Teacher


  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) & Professional (CCNP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • HP Commercial Desktop, Workstation, and Notebooks Service
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