Tames McTigue is a systems administrator/engineer with a background in the software industry. Prior to joining Northwestern, he worked as a technology operations engineer at a proprietary trading firm in Chicago. Before that, he held many roles at a startup software company as a systems engineer, including supporting customers, providing sales demos, and contributing to software development.

Tames holds a BS in information systems technologies from Southern Illinois University, and is currently pursuing an MS in information systems from Northwestern University.