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William Bennett

Chief Operations Officer

William has been actively working in the technology industry for over thirty-three years.  He joined Midland Computer in 2009 performing the duties of Chief Operations Officer.  Duties include optimization of all day-to-day operations, strategic planning, resource allocations, budgets, timelines, and maintain over site to ensure clients receive the highest quality of service.

Education/Certification(s): 

ACWE (ARE Certified Wireless Engineer), CWNE (Certified Wireless Network Engineer), SSA (Senior System Administrator "UNIX"), MCPS (Microsoft Certified Professional), MCNPS (Microsoft Certified Network Professional), Unites States Force Training Center, Delphi Academy, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Hobbies: 

William and his wife, JoAnne, are the parents of two sons and two daughters.  They have six grandchildren.  He enjoys spending time with his wife and family.  He is involved in competitive shooting sports, coaching, golf, church and community activities.

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Douglas Zauha

Administration/IT Project Manager

Over the past twenty-eight years, Doug has focused his work in the areas of education, technology, and leadership.  He joined Midland Computer in 2016 with a focus on the administration of day-to-day operations, project planning, and business visioning.

Education/Certification(s):

B.A., Education (Kearney State College), M.S., Instructional Technology (Peru State College), ED. S., Administration (Creighton University)

Hobbies:

Doug enjoys most outdoor activities including snowboarding, being in the mountains, and spending time on his motorcycle.  

 

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Ingrid Merrit

Accounting/HR Manager

Ingrid joined Midland Computer in 1995 and focuses on accounting, financial statement preparation, G/L account reconciliation, payroll, A/P, A/R, and HR.

Education/Certification(s):

AAS., Accounting (Metro Community College)

Hobbies:

Ingrid finds much joy in her family and spends many summer weekends jet skiing and scuba diving.

 

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Lorri Crom

Office Manager

Lorri has been with Midland Computer since 1990 and is the glue that holds the office together.  During her day, she handles the phones, processes orders, manages the Service Board/Dispatch Portal, maintains inventory, and processes quotes.

Education/Certification(s):

AAS, Computer Electronics (Gateway Electronics)

Hobbies:

Lorri enjoys her time with the grandchildren, reading a good book, and putting together puzzles.

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Michael Mecseji

Senior Network Engineer

Michael joined Midland Computer in 2014.  Michael has a vast array of knowledge in firewalls, network setup, servers, and computer configuration and troubleshooting.  He is a great resource for the other Senior and Junior Technicians.

Education/Certification(s):

AAS, Computer Science (Metro Community College)

Comptia A+

  • Adtran Technical Associate
  • VMware VTSP
  • VMware VSP - CP (Cloud Provider)
  • Veeam Technical Sales Professional
  • Barracuda Security Service Certified Engineer
  • HP MSA Certified Technician

Hobbies:

Michael enjoys staying active by playing a wide array of sports and other fitness activiites.  He does slow down enough every once-in-a-while to enjoy a few movies on Netflix while enjoying a favorite ale.  

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Steve Derry

Senior Engineer

Steve has been with Midland Computer since 2016 and has been in the IT field for over thirty years.  He can often be found diligently maintaining the networks, infrastructure, and desktops of his clients. Steve believes keeping the client abreast of new technology should be at the forefront of his duties.  He can often be found assisting the Junior and Senior Technicians with issues, projects, and learning.

Education/Certification(s):

COC, Computer Programming (Institute of Computer Sciences)

Hobbies:

Steve is the proud father of six children with which he enjoys spending much time.  He is and avid RC Pilot who also enjoys cooking and electronics.

 

 

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Kevin Groskurth

Senior Technician

After starting with Midland in 1992, Kevin began to focus on Help Desk support and laptop, desktop, and printer repairs.  

Education/Certification(s):

B.A., Bible and Human Resource Management (Crown College)

A+ Certification
Server+ Certification
HP Certified Warranty and Repair
Lenovo HP Certified Warranty and Repair
Lexmark Certified Warranty and Repair
Okidata Certified Warranty and Repair

Hobbies:

Kevin has one daughter and enjoys attending her swim meets.  He also enjoys the other water sport of fishing.

 

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Dave Gibilisco

Senior Technician

Dave joined Midland Computer in 2011, and has assisted with Help Desk tasks such as software and hardware installations. Dave has extensive knowledge and experience with telephone, audio, and POS systems as well as network cabling.

Education/Certification(s):

AAS, Electronics Technology (Metro Tech Community College)

Hobbies:

Dave enjoys camping, hiking, golfing, traveling, and classic cars.

 

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Craig (CJ) Lechner

Junior Technician

CJ joined Midland Computer in 2017 as a Junior Engineer.  Conducting routine server maintenance, monitoring backups, and providing backup support to the Senior Engineers makes up a typical day for CJ.

Education/Certification(s):

B.S., Information Systems Technology (Doane University)

Hobbies:

CJ enjoys his time on and off the soccer field and is a technology enthusiast.