We had the good fortune of connecting with John Willenbring and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi John, what’s the most difficult decision you’ve ever had to make?
The most difficult decision I have ever had to make was to continue building upon the success of WillenWorks, Inc. or join forces with a colleague to create what we are now. DRP Sec, LLC. DRP Sec, LLC (Disaster Recovery Plan & Security) is a local IT managed service provider, but unlike any other. “DRP” is constantly coming up with new and innovative products, Our most successful product that we recently launched is call the DRP Blackbird. DRP Blackbird is similar to a home or car alarm that warns you that someone is trying to break in. However, the Blackbird is a “silent” alarm for your computer network that let’s you know when someone is trying to hack your computers or servers. It has been very effective in stopping malware, ransomware, & hackers. Yes, merging WW into DRP was a hard decision, but it was the right decision and we are better for it.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
No matter the problem, DRP Sec has the skills to provide solutions. With over 20 years in the Information Technology industry, our team has the experience and skills to tackle any challenge – servers, tablets, desktops, phone systems, wireless, security. and more.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Well, this is a hard one to answer. Considering we are in a pandemic and LA is on lockdown, There is not much we can do at this time. However, if we were not in a pandemic, I would take my friend/colleague to to a steak dinner at Fleming’s and then to a Kings game.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to give a shout out to Blake Melcher, Founding Partner of DRP Sec, LLC. Blake is a very talented colleague of mine. Blake has extensive knowledge in data centers, cyber security, and large scale wireless deployments for some of the biggest festivals in southern California. Some of these include, but are not limited to Stagecoach, Comicon, Coachella and many others. Blake is DRP’s Technical Director and oversees many technical projects.

Website: https://drpsec.com/

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