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About 5S Technologies
5S Technologies was founded in September 2014 by the Shook family. The Shook family has been responsible for providing integrated data center solutions since 1988 when they founded Strategic Technologies. Similar to STI, 5S Technologies is headquartered in Cary, NC and our foundation is based upon honesty, respect, genuine care for others. These foundations drive a culture in our organization that demand commitment, dedication, and excellence.
To Provide a best in breed simplified converged infrastructure to support mission critical business applications, helping our customers Increase Productivity, Remove Complexity, Drive Down Cost, and Eliminate Risk.
At 5S Technologies, we strive to be the leading choice for clients pursuing a technology partnership by providing exceptional service and support of our customers, employees, and community. Our core values are the foundation of how we conduct business:
We are dedicated to the ultimate outcome of our solutions for our clients; we are brutally honest with ourselves about what's working and what's not, and we constantly strive to do better.
We put ourselves in our client's shoes, providing solutions we believe will lead to better results for them and their customers.
We go above-and-beyond to provide forward thinking technologies to our clients that are easy as possible to implement and internalize.
These founding values drive a corporate culture that inspires commitment, dedication, and excellence from and for each employee. Together, we are dedicated to helping our customers and are committed to do the right thing. We recognize our responsibility to the community at large and pledge to do what we can to support those in need.
Meet the Executives
Mike Shook serves as President and CEO of 5S Technologies. Mike’s vision was to create a customer-focused company that would provide data intelligence on a simple architecture that supports mission critical applications. His vision was realized with the founding of 5S Technologies. Building on over 13 years of technology sales, marketing, and management experience with Strategic Technologies and SLAIT consulting, Mike’s goal is to make 5S the first choice for technology services.
Born in Toledo, Ohio, Mike moved to Cary, North Carolina in 1988. Mike has a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a business minor from Appalachian State University where he was a member of the varsity football team and a member of Sigma Phi Epslion fraternity. He is an active volunteer in the community and serves on several non-profit boards including the Kraft Family YMCA, where he is the Chair for Major Gifts. He lives in Cary with his wife and three children. His passions include his deep commitment to his faith, family, friends, sports, and community outreach.
As 5S’ Vice President for Engineering, Jamey is responsible for expanding the 5S suite of products and services, developing a strong customer-focused culture, and fostering business relationships with new and existing clients. He joined 5S in November, 2014 and is a key member of the strategic and visionary team. With over 20 years of experience in technology, including former positions with First Citizens Bank, Capital Bank and Network Data Systems, Jamey provides a wide breadth of knowledge for our clients.
Originally from Salem, Massachusetts, Jamey moved to North Carolina in 1998. He resides in Morrisville with his wife and son. He coaches youth sports, supports local charities, and enjoys cooking, playing sports, gardening, and spending time with his friends and family.