Travis Proctor, president of Artemis—The IT Department in Melbourne, was named a new member of the Florida Tech Board of Trustees. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science information systems from the university in 1998, graduating first in his class.
While a sophomore at Florida Tech, Proctor founded Artemis in 1995 and now employs 34 people and provides IT department services to clients throughout the Central Florida region. Always an entrepreneur, Proctor co-founded his first company, a computer support business, while a high school junior in his home community of Montrose, Colo.
A recipient of community honors, Proctor’s firm was selected as Melbourne-Palm Bay Chamber Small Business of the Year and Cocoa Beach Area Chamber Business of the Year. Proctor was also honored as one of Brevard’s top four emerging leaders under 40; a Space Coast Economic Development Council “Super Hero of Industry;” and the first inductee of the Montrose High School Hall of Fame. He also earned a Florida Tech Alumni Association Gold Award.