Ricardo, Santa Barbara PC Tech owner, started working with computers in 1984 in his father’s machine shop. Ever since then, Ricardo has been intrigued with electronics and mechanical devices, more-so with how they function and operate.
In 1991 Ricardo attended the United Educational Institute where he received a diploma in Electronics and Microcomputer Repair, tutored students, and worked; setting up labs for the college. Before graduation he acquired a position working for a local mom-and-pop shop, at the time named Computer Max, building custom, made-to-order machines for computer expos and trade-shows. After graduation he started working in the computer field for various companies. In 1995 he received additional training by various computer component manufacturers at Ingram Micro, achieving Adaptec Ace level 1 & 2, 3COM Technologist Wizard Certification, and Novell CNA Certification.
Ricardo, a licensed electronic and appliance repair technician, is currently working throughout the Santa Barbara County area providing his consulting services to his clients, working in conjunction as an LTA in the Santa Barbara City College Nursing computer lab.
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