Our Team - Miranda Backstrom

Miranda Backstrom

IT Support Manager

What certifications do you hold? Datto, Microsoft, Sophos

When did you start working at IT Resource? August 5, 2019

Do you have any hidden talents or hobbies? I used to be quite into singing and performing. I frequently performed at weddings. A wedding singer if you will!

What do you do in your spare time? I spend a lot of time with my blended family. 5 kids between my husband and I and an even larger extended family.

Tell us an interesting fact about you? I am ambidextrous, although primarily left-handed.

Is there a non-profit organization or cause that you are passionate about? Humane Society. If I could adopt all the pets out there, I would!

What is your personal motto? Be who you say you are

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received? Friends are a dime a dozen

Who is someone you admire and why? I greatly admire my dad. He has always been my hero, even as an adult. He’s always gone over and above for people without hesitation and without being asked.

What is your go to drink order? Cherry rum & diet cherry coke

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a…country singer. I wanted to be Crystal Gayle SO badly!

If I weren't so darn good at my job today, I'd probably be a…full time volunteer for an animal shelter.

If I won the lottery tomorrow, I’d…pay off bills, purchase a modest home with acreage, and invest for the future.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be…to have a photographic memory. I would be fluent in many languages.

My favorite word in the English language is…eloquent.

Where is the most interesting place have you lived or travelled to? I travelled to Germany, The Netherlands, and Belgium in 1996 with the International Chorale Ensemble. It’s an experience I will always cherish!

What advice would you give a candidate who wants to join our team of superstars? You do not need to have mastered all aspects of this industry to succeed. You do however need the continued desire to learn and grow. As individuals, we all have different strengths and weaknesses. As a team we piece those together to build a stronger foundation.