Beaufort Jasper Hilton Head (SC) Alumni
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Obie B Bacon
Brother Obie Bacon hails from Syracuse, NY. He joined the Syracuse Alumni Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi (96), Savannah Alumni Chapter (2008), and is presently a Charter Member and Polemarch of Beaufort-Jasper Hilton Head Alumni Chapter and Life Member, Kappa Alpha Psi.
A recognized Information Technologist leader and educator of higher learning, known for crafting the requisite strategic vision to achieve business goals,
Brother Bacon offers a unique blend of executive acumen, team-building, and IT solutions development credited with strong ROI and operational improvement at Caring Hands Healthcare LLC. and Caring Hands Health Equipment & Supplies LLC based in Ridgeland, South Carolina. As the Owner/CEO of both a Home Health Care company, and Durable Medical Equipment company under the parent company of Bacon’s Holding, LLC that serves clients in various counties in South Carolina and offices from DC to Tuscaloosa, AL. Brother Bacon consistently delivers results by aligning technology initiatives with business goals, with substantial improvement to service delivery, standardization, and business systems performance.
With a reputation for judicious use of resources and resulting cost containment, Brother Bacon’s work has been instrumental in providing both companies with leading IT and management reporting capabilities critical to the success of business systems and company performance.
Brother Bacon’s most significant achievements was establishing both a Home Health Care Agency and Durable Medical Equipment company after taking an early retirement from various successful positions within the IT industry. With a strategic solutions analysis to further business goals, he shepherded quality of care improvement strategies with the focus on providing the best quality services and products for clients in both companies.
Brother Bacon’s career includes leadership roles at National Grid Corporation as a Manager/Technical Analyst responsible for maintaining planning, installation, monitoring, troubleshooting and configuring Cisco Systems.
Brother Bacon holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications and Network Management from Syracuse University in Syracuse New York, he earned his Bachelor of Professional Studies in Management and Economics from the State University of New York, Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He has been recognized with an Exceptional Service Award in Cisco Systems.
Excelling in his educational achievements, Brother Bacon was determined to be a successful entrepreneur; that is why he prepared himself by completing various professional development courses as well as leadership programs, where he earned many certificates and awards for his outstanding leadership. Born with strong leadership characteristics, Brother Bacon joined the U.S. Army and served our Country well. His dedicated leadership won him the Bronze Star in the Republic of Vietnam and an opportunity to share his knowledge and abilities with those who served under him. These experiences were instrumental in grooming Brother Bacon to be the successful leader and entrepreneur he is today.
Brother Bacon resides in Bluffton, SC with wife Rose. They are members of Overcoming By Faith Church in Savannah, GA. They have six (6) children, David, Juan, Shamika, Teela, LaKietha, and Quincey.