We're Jeff and CeCe!
We're the Washingon-based husband and wife team who owns CeCe Kermie Photography and CeCe Kermie Studios and Events. Jeff, a U.S. Air Force veteran, served nearly 22 years before retiring in 2017 to care for our first and only miracle rainbow baby, JC, as well as pursue his Bachelor of Science in Computer Networks and Cybersecurity from University of Maryland Global Campus. While in the military, Jeff led a distinguished and decorated career filling various technical and managerial roles for highly advanced IT systems and networks. In addition to helping run a business and household, Jeff leads a team of 12 individuals who are dedicated to providing a world class IT customer support experience for Washington state agencies that provide vital services to the citizens of this great state.CeCe, also a U.S. Air Force veteran, has led an equally illustrious and rewarding career that spans over 20 years and various positions including air traffic controller, photo journalist, help desk technician, system administrator, network administrator, system/network pen tester, security manager, and network services manager. Committed to lifelong learning, CeCe holds a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Systems from American InterContinental University; a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from University of Maryland Global Campus; a Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance from Western Governors University; and a plethora of different technical and professional certifications including a Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute. Aside from loving her current roles of wife, mother, and co-owner of their growing businesses, she also enjoys her job as an IT project manager helping Washington government agencies accomplish their goal of successfully implementing and upgrading IT systems, networks, and programs on schedule and within budget and scope.There's only two other things we're as passionate about as much as our family, careers, and life-long learning pursuits.- Documenting those special moments and important milestones in people's lives, and- Helping others successfully navigate the technical (and often times daunting) side of running a businessWell ... if you ask Jeff, he'll say taking pictures is CeCe's thing, but the reality is it takes teamwork to make the dream work! So whether you're a client in need of a photographer or a small business in need of assistance, they’re the team to help you achieve your dream!We want to ensure people just like us document those meaningful moments and get the business support they need without breaking the bank.From day one, the CeCe Kermie Team's commitment has been and will always be to diligently balance the costs of running a successful business with providing high quality products and services for others just like them who are working hard everyday to earn enough to cover their living/business expenses and enjoy making memories with their loved ones.We value humans and animals more than we value profits.The CeCe Kermie Team is committed to loving and serving their clients regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin; sex, pregnancy or marital status; age; disability; religion; sexual preference; or some other characteristic that relates back to the definitions of “anti-discrimination,” “human rights,” and "animal rights." They also expect the same of their clients, so if you’re down with the concepts of diversity, equity, inclusion and respect for all human and animal kind, then they're excited to connect and build a relationship with you.