Brian Hand - TestsForge (TForge & TF) Expert Profile
Brian Hand is a proud Software Developer for TestsForge. Prior to coming to the company, Brian Hand worked as an IT Engineer, Software Developer, Software Development Intern, and Software Engineer. Previous employers include Equalis LLC, Cisco Systems, Primax Electronics Ltd., and Google. Brian Hand obtained his first computer software degree from The University of Tokyo, and he furthered his education at The Ohio State University. Throughout his employment, Brian Hand's technical responsibilities have included the design of network architecture and system verification testing. Most recently, he works on a variety of certification exams, including: HP2-E35 Administering HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions, 640-875 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1, HP0-D01 Planning and Designing HP Enterprise Solutions Exam Certification, 650-303 Cisco SaaS Conferencing and EIM Resale ATP for the SE (PACSCERSE), 1D0-571 CIW Web Security Associate, 132-S-708 Specialist: Avaya Voice Self-Service Design Elective, HP2-T14 Servicing HP ProLiant ML/DL Servers, E22-141 EMC Legato Certified NetWorker 7.x Specialist (LCNS), 640-461 Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration v8.0, QQ0-100 Help Desk Analyst (HDA) and HP0-780 NonStop Structured Query Language (SQL). Brian Hand also creates the website of mainehighlandgames. Maine has a rich heritage of Ulster-Scots history dating back to the days before the American Revolution. The St. Andrew’s Society of Maine was established to preserve the culture and heritage of the Irish/Scot descendants and their predecessors. Best known throughout the United States is their promotion of the Annual Maine Highland Games. Brian Hand works with the St. Andrew Society of Maine in hosting the many events they have throughout the year, including the annual Robert Burns dinner, Tartan Day celebrations, the annual Scottish Military Tattoo, and the annual St. Andrews Day Dinner. Proceeds from their events go toward the Scholarship Program, which provides students with opportunities to advance their skills in the traditional Scottish arts, such as piping, drumming, textiles, dancing, language, and historical and cultural education. Memberships are available. Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month.
1. About the webpage of meulsterscotsproject/thepoetryofdinsmoor.html: At the 2913 Robert Burns luncheon, author Carl R. “Chip” Griffin III presented a review of the recently re-published book of Robert Dinsmoor’s Scotch-Irish poems. Published in detail by Brian Hand, the review takes you through a biography of Dinsmoor and a critique of his much-acclaimed work. Colorfully written, you develop a sense of the character and the inspiration behind the poet.
2. About the webpage of membership.html: You can become a member of the St. Andrew’s Society of Maine and stay in touch with all the events and Scottish Highlander Games. Brian Hand helped with the page that leaves contact information for joining and describes some of the Society’s activities. The St. Andrew’s Society of Maine is a non-profit organization promoting Scottish culture and heritage.
3. About the webpage of scholarships.html: The Ulster Scot/ Irish have been saddled with many nick-names throughout the years, including hillbillies, rednecks and crackers, but their actual influence on New England and the United States has been greatly overlooked. Brian Hand explains the characteristics of this historic group that created a profound impact on American character and the formation of the United States. They were proud, self-reliant American frontier men and women.
4. About the webpage of scholarships.html: Students of Scottish arts and culture can apply for a scholarship on a page designed by Brian Hand. Applicants should study the guidelines and contact Glenda MacLachlan at the address or telephone number provided on the page.
5. About the webpage of linksofinterest.html: There are a number of cultural resources for those who have a bit of that Highland blood. Brian Hand gives you information on schools that teach Scottish dance and on Scottish pipers and Scottish bands. Also listed is the Skye Theater, a performing arts center dedicated to promoting quality Celtic performances in the state of Maine.