Thomas Hoover Joins UpSearch

We are excited to announce Thomas Hoover joined UpSearch.  He will be working as a Data Platform Consultant based in Perrysville, Ohio.  Welcome, Tom!


About Tom Hoover

Thomas Hoover Joins UpSearch

Tom Hoover is passionate about helping organizations use Microsoft’s data platform, especially SQL Server, to transform their business while ensuring the critical data systems maintain confidentiality, availability, and integrity.

Since 2005, Tom has specialized in Microsoft’s database platforms and data management. He is an accomplished DBA team leader with significant OLTP and Data Warehouse expertise. Tom excels at protecting data in highly secure environments while empowering users to easily access the information they need to meet their organization’s needs. Tom believes that by correctly using data, businesses can change their customer’s lives.

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Please help me welcome Tom to the UpSearch team.

Shawn Upchurch,
Founder & CEO

Welcome to UpSearch Tom!

Fun Facts

Tom is a musician, historian, and avid reader. He is also knowledgeable in the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and has a proven track record in managing the Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) based on Government IA guidance and regulations for both new systems and existing SQL Server systems undergoing re-accreditation. Additionally, Tom has years of experience in ensuring compliance with various DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) using both approved automated tools and manual review.

Tom is married to an incredible lady and has four wonderful daughters.

About UpSearch


UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.