Steven Banks

United States
Port Orchard, WA


With twenty-plus years hands on experience in the Internet and twenty-seven years in computer technology fields, Steve Banks, the founder of the Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group ( and President of Banks Consulting Northwest Inc. (, holds Microsoft Certifications in Windows Client and Server products, including Small Business Server, and has been a Microsoft MVP Awardee since January, 2004 (2004-2012 for Small Business Server, and awarded in 2013 under the new Windows Server for Small and Medium Business area of expertise).  Prior to entering the Internet industry, Steve sold consumer electronics for seven years in the Puget Sound region. 

Steve has collaborated with Microsoft, Forbes, Hewlett-Packard, Trend Micro, and others on white papers and case studies. He has contributed to multiple exams and coursework with Microsoft Learning, co-authored books on Small Business Server, and participated in numerous conferences and workshops related to Microsoft Server products and IT consulting. Banks Consulting Northwest has participated extensively in Microsoft's Technology Adoption Program, helping to gather feedback and real world user experiences of Microsoft solutions in the small business space.

If you live in the Puget Sound region and are looking to increase your involvement with the SBS Community and better your skills as a business supporting Small Business Server, join PSSBS at Read Steve's Blog at & follow him on Twitter at