L. Wade Grimes
Director of Information Technology
Wade works alongside computers, servers, network gear, and phones in the Sapere Information Technology Department.
Prior to Sapere, Wade worked as an IT Operations Manager at a local healthcare system, supporting 1800 users in three locations. Wade was responsible for all datacenter operations, server management, storage, and VMware. He made his way through the dot-com bubble, and has worked as an IT consultant for small and medium sized businesses in North and South Carolina.
Wade attended Asbury College, where he majored in English. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), a VMware Certified Professional (VCP), and also holds other certifications from Citrix and CompTIA.
In 2012 Wade moved to Matthews, NC, and continues to support both the Matthews and Charlottesville offices of Sapere. Wade and his wife Jennifer have three children—Sarah, Molly, and Elliot.