Ben Alvey

Lead Senior Cloud Engineer

“You’ll never know what you can accomplish if you don't challenge yourself.”

“The best beer in the world is the one you brewed.”

With 16 years of IT experience, Ben is instrumental in helping design, build, and maintain Lirio’s cloud infrastructure and supporting the needs of the entire team. He has experience doing a little bit of everything throughout his career, including roles such as programmer analyst, systems analyst, database administrator, systems engineer, systems integration engineering, and he loves learning new technologies.

 

Fun Facts

Mac or PC: “Mac.”

Favorite artist: “Hard to say. I listen to a LOT of different music—Led Zeppelin & Pink Floyd, O.A.R., Cross Canadian Ragweed, Casey Donahew Band, Robert Earl Keen, Metallica, NOFX, Green Day, Tupac, Ice Cube, Drake—you name it. Just depends on my mood.”

Favorite thing as a child: “I used to love going to the beach on Lake Weir as a child, only to realize later in life we were swimming in alligator infested waters.”

Special hobbies/interests: “Spending time with my family, brewing beer, and playing cards.”

Location: Knoxville, TN. “I’ve lived in this area most of my life.”

Other: “We have 3 wonderful kids and a cat.”