Mike Grout is C-Forward’s Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO), and has been a part of the team since 2006.  He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and has a broad range of experience in the industry.  Mike excels in computer network solutions and support.  He is one of C-Forward’s project leaders specializing in network and server solutions for government and nonprofit agencies while also managing solutions for our for-profit clients.  He also leads a team of C-Forward technicians with a goal of providing extraordinary customer service.

He has served on the NKY Workforce Investment Board, as a graduate of NKY Leadership he now serves on the Leadership Northern Kentucky Council, the Redwood Technology Committee and volunteers for the Greater Cincinnati Habitat for Humanity.

Mike enjoys watching and playing sports, working on cars, and taking on large home improvement projects.  He lives in Edgewood with his wife Lisa and their dog Scooter.

His certifications include:
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Certified Sonicwall Security Administrator (CSSA)