Alex Carroll


Alex CarrollAlex is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and envrionmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers.Alex also has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system. Alex is hands-on every day in the data center. He holds many certifications, including:

  • Master Mechanical/HVAC License
  • Master Electrician License
  • EPA 608 Universal
  • EPA 609
  • PM Tech
  • Indoor Air Quality


Rich Banta


Rich BantaRich is responsible for Compliance and Certifications, Data Center Operations, Information Technology, and Client Concierge Services. Rich has an extensive background in server and network management, large scale wide-area networks, storage, business continuity, and monitoring. Rich is a former CTO of a major health care system. Rich is hands-on every day in the data centers. He also holds many certifications, including:

  • CISSP (ISC²) Certified Information Systems Security Professional – April 2017 – Present
  • CCSP (ISC² & CSA) Certified Cloud Security Professional – May 2017 – Present
  • CISA (ISACA) Certified Information Systems Auditor – September 2010 – Present
  • CRISC (ISACA) Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control – December 2010 – Present
  • CFCP (FISMA Center) Certified FISMA Compliance Practitioner – October 2014 – Present
  • CDCDP (CNet/BTEC) Certified Data Center Design Professional – February 2014 – Present
  • CDCAP (CNet/BTEC) Certified Data Center Audit Professional – February 2018 – Present
  • DCIE (IDCA) Data Center Infrastructure Expert – February 2018 – Present