Ms. Tawania L. Patterson
Ms. Tawania L. Patterson is a native of St. Elmo, Alabama and a graduate of Theodore High School, located in Theodore, AL. She began her Department of the Army career as a GS-09 Computer Assistant in August of 2007 with the United States Army Dental Command in Bavaria Germany. In July 2020 she was selected and accepted the role as the Fort Knox Network Enterprise Center Director.
Ms. Patterson has over 15 years of Information Technology experience and has since held various technical, supervisory and managerial positions including: Systems/Server Administrator and Team Lead, Senior Commanding General’s Chief Information Management Officer, Workstation Management and Customer Service Division Chief. She also has over 3 years IT experience in the corporate sector working for Lockheed Martin IT, AfidenceIT, and General Electric Digital Technology where she championed roles ranging from Senior Program/Project Manager, Change and Configuration Agent to a Senior IT Consultant.
She graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia with a Doctoral level degree as an Education Specialist in Educational Leadership in July 2015. She earned her Master of Science in Administration with a concentration of Information Resource Management from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan in May 2011. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from American InterContinental University in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Ms. Patterson has attended and successfully graduated from various Leadership courses to include the Army Intermediate and Advanced Leadership Courses at the Army Management Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 2015. She has an extensive technical background and is certified in the following disciplines: Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS) for multiple operations systems (OS), Security + CE and Network+, and has completed a number of continuing education courses comprised of Advanced IT Project Management, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), and Business Process Reengineering (BPR) where she achieved the title of BPR Associate in 2019.