Antoon (Tony) W. Rufi is the Director, Continuing Education, ECPI College of Technology, Newport News, Virginia. Tony is a networking professional who retired from the US Air Force in June 2000 after 29 years. He worked on communication systems. Since retirement, Tony has worked for ECPI College of Technology teaching Cisco Academy courses. The courses he has led include CCNA, CCNP and Fundamentals of Network Security. Tony is a PhD candidate, Applied Management and Decision Science, with a Information Systems Management specialty at Walden University.