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Melanie Heimer Data Center Manager at Northwestern Mutual


Melanie has more than 30 years’ experience working with Data Centers.  Started with managing operations and data center, to now she is only managing data centers.  She has been the data center manager at Snap-on Incorporated, Rockwell Automation, and now Northwestern Mutual.  In her career she has remodeled data centers, build out co-lo locations, managed international co-lo’s and data centers in different states. She has been involved in data center security, process management, agile / scrum, and managing large infrastructure upgrades in live data centers. She was a founding member of the Wisconsin AFCOM local chapter as either the VP or President.  The Wisconsin chapter has been going strong for more than 10 years, they hold quarterly chapter meeting a golf outing and a holiday party each year.  I am married and my husband and I have 3 sons and a granddaughter.  Currently all the “kids” at home are furry, much easier to deal with!

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