Staff Spotlight: Gavin Deason

Spotlight on Gavin Deason: Leading Technology & Innovation at HAAR

We’re thrilled to introduce Gavin Deason, our new Assistant Director of Technology & Innovation. With a strong background in IT and cybersecurity, Gavin is already making significant contributions to our team. 

A Day in the Life of Gavin Deason

Gavin’s day involves monitoring our networking and cybersecurity systems to ensure smooth operations and resolving any technical issues that arise. His role is pivotal in maintaining the technological backbone of HAAR, ensuring everything runs seamlessly.

Key Responsibilities

Gavin’s primary responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day tech operations, managing budgets, and working with vendors to keep our systems and contracts current. His meticulous approach ensures that HAAR remains at the forefront of technology and innovation.

Recent Projects & Fun Facts

Although Gavin is new to the team, he’s already making a mark by maintaining our cybersecurity tools and further developing our policies and procedures. His proactive approach and dedication are evident in every task he undertakes. For Gavin, the people at HAAR make all the difference. He appreciates the friendly and positive work environment, which fosters collaboration and growth.

Outside of work, Gavin is a sports fan who loves college football and Major League Baseball. He’s also a proud cat parent to three adorable cats. He graduated from Auburn University, which has a special place in his heart. Regarding food, Taco Bell in Huntsville/Madison is his go-to spot for a quick bite. On weekends, he enjoys spending time with friends and family or simply relaxing at home with his cats. 

Final Thoughts

Gavin reflected on his time at HAAR and said, “I have really enjoyed my time here so far. I’ve worked in the IT/Cybersecurity field for many years, and I’m looking forward to bringing my skills to a new environment and continuing to grow and learn.”

We are excited to have Gavin on our team and look forward to his continued contributions. Join us in welcoming Gavin and cheering him on as he takes on new challenges and leads our technology initiatives at HAAR!