Your business & our team. We'd be great together.

Our passion is to help our partners become their most secure, efficient, and profitable. We could tell you all day long that joining forces with our talented team of technology experts is a game changer for businesses, but you’d probably think we’re biased (we don’t blame you). So don’t take it from us.

“I would recommend Applied Connective to anyone looking for a partner to assist with implementation, support and solutioning of technology solutions. Their team has done an exceptional job in supporting our telecom, technology delivery and IT support. They have helped us to successfully deliver large migrations, design solutions, and manage costs as our organization has grown.”

— Mark Allen


“We’ve been impressed with the entire team at Applied Connective. Their experts have been responsive, professional, and great at meeting our IT needs, which has been critical to ensuring our first years as a company have run smoothly. We appreciate that the services from this forward-thinking company are also very cost efficient.”

— Randy Whitaker

“”We at Moesle Meats are very happy to have Applied Connective taking care of all our IT needs. The entire team is knowledgeable, attentive, and thorough, they are always there when we need them. We highly recommend Applied Connective for anyone looking for an IT firm.”

— Anne Braga

“Such great customer service and friendly employees! Also, fast to respond to problems and impeccable work. Highly recommended!”

— Kylie D.

I feel very comfortable having Applied Connective handling our technological needs.  With their knowledge and expertise, I would not hesitate to recommend their services.

“It is hard for us as an employer to staff the people we need as well as hire the people who can stay on top of the ever-changing industry [of technology]. We have started using Applied Connective because they have employees that specialize in various functions of technology…and believe Applied Connective can save us money and do a better job keeping up with the ever-changing times. They have made a lot of recommendations that we have implemented which are making us more efficient and profitable.”

— Clark Froehlich

“We wouldn’t be where we are today without Applied Connective.”

— Jed C.

Trusted by 200+ SMBs throughout Nebraska

We consider it a tremendous privilege to be trusted with your systems and security.

"Applied Connective has made a lot of recommendations that are making us more efficient & profitable."

- Bankfirst

Our services

We offer cutting-edge & expertly managed
  • IT services
  • Cyber security
  • Surveillance cameras
  • Phone solutions
  • Door locks
  • Audio/video
  • PCs & laptops
  • Data centers
  • Low voltage cabling
  • Wireless
to make your life a whole lot easier. Need something else? Just ask! Most likely, the answer is, "Yep, we do that too."


As a business owner, you already juggle too many tasks and wear too many hats. It takes dedicated experts to stay on top of the ever-evolving trends and increasingly sophisticated threats in today’s tech environment. So let us do what we do best so you can do what you do best—even better. Our partners enjoy more time on their hands, more bang for their buck, and more peace of mind knowing they’re running at peak potential around the clock.

It starts with the right people . . .

We may be tech people, but frankly, we’re people-people. Our techs, specialists, and engineers may have the highly technical skills and expertise to make your systems run like a dream, but they also deliver it with unrivaled customer service. At the end of the day, it’s all about relationships and connection.

. . . matching you with the right tech

What are your wants, needs, and current pain points in your work? We want to fit you with the right solutions that can catapult your business. Our team will install, configure, and remotely manage these technologies for you seamlessly (and won’t try to sell you anything more).

Curious about joining forces?

Take us up on a free tech consultation where we share recommendations totally on the house. It’s a great way to find out if there are any areas your business is vulnerable, less than secure, or spending more than you need to. No cost. No obligations.

Questions? No worries!

Our managers are happy to chat any time at (402) 395-6924 or In the meantime, find out how secure your business is with this free 2-minute cyber security self assessment.

Noah Burwell

IT Support Specialist

Chase Gragg

IT Support Specialist

Vaughn Finkral

IT Support Specialist

Ron Leimser

IT Support Specialist

Jill Petsche

IT Support Specialist

Nevan Hoffman

IT Support Specialist

Lacey Henn

Administrative Assistant

Andrew Grupp

IT Support Specialist

Heath Murray

IT Support Specialist

Will Frey

AVS Technician

Konnor Gibson

IT Systems Specialist

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  • Canned soup
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned stew
  • Canned fish
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned beans
  • Whole grain pasta
  • Whole grain cereals
  • Rice
  • Applesauce
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Powdered milk
  • Boxed meals
  • Cooking oils
  • Crackers
  • Granola bars
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Detergent
  • Hand soap
  • And any other food, hygiene, or household product that is unused, unopened, and unexpired.

Kenley Silhacek

Senior IT Systems Engineer

Mason Uhing

IT Support Specialist

Faith Nunn

IT Support Specialist

Kara Frey

Administrative Assistant

Brandi Feldmann

IT Support Specialist

“Lakeview Community Schools has enjoyed our partnership with Applied Connective. They have been incredibly responsive, knowledgeable, and cooperative as we have worked together. Applied Connective has provided a team-like atmosphere in their service!”

Aaron Plas, Superintendent

Lakeview Community Schools

“We have been very pleased with their communication, efficiency, and customer service over the course of the last few years. We would highly recommend ACT to any other schools out there looking for a reliable partner for your technology needs.”

Brandon Detlefsen, Technology Director

Central City Public Schools

“Their service is always reliable and timely, and the staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. Our needs are their #1 priority! Boone Central is beyond grateful to have top-of-the line technology services and customer support.”

Nicole Hardwick, Superintendent

Boone Central Public Schools

“They’ve been with us every step of the way as we implemented phone systems, security cameras, and keypad doors. Their customer service is second to none, and their business knowledge is outstanding.”

Ronda Weber, Technology Coordinator

Burwell Public School

Applied Connective did an amazing job with our school security cameras. They were very professional and easy to work with. [They’re] patient with our questions and quickly respond when we need some direction. The cameras work great and are very easy to access. Thank you for a job well done!”

Amy Sokol, Principal

St. Anthony's School

Lance Bain

Voice Technician

Brigitte Burbach

HR Manager

Clay Anderson

IT Support Specialist

Brandon Petersen

Relationship Manager & IT Engineer

Relationship Manager/IT Engineer – I work side by side with our clients to ensure they are receiving the best value from our products and services, offer insights to improve their workflows, and resolve any issues that may arise as fast as possible.

Logan Niewohner

IT Systems Specialist

Justin Borgmann

Level 1 IT Technician

As a level 1 IT Technician, I assist customers in their daily IT needs, and respond to any issues that may arise.

Bryce Molt

Level 1 IT Technician

As a Level 1 IT Technician, I provide general help desk support for clients.

Weston Ray


Casey Schalk

AVS Technician

My role as a general technician at Applied Connective is primarily to work with the AVS crew to install and configure surveillance, internet, security, and voice technologies.

Grady Higgins

IT Support Specialist

Eric Beckman

AVS Project Foreman

Kris Wright

General Technician

My role as General Technician includes installation and troubleshooting of door access and camera security systems.

Mikki Mangus

General Accountant

Some of my duties as General Accountant include payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and reconciliation. I am happy that I am part of the Applied Connective Team.

Heidi Kahlo

IT Technician

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Eric Petsche

General Technician

My role as a general technician at Applied Connective is primarily to work with the AVS crew to install and configure surveillance, security, Internet, and voice technologies.

Kelsi Funk

IT Systems Specialist

Chase Thieman

AVS Technician

My role as an AVS technician at Applied Connective is to work with the AVS team to install and configure surveillance, security, internet, and voice technologies.

Cody Banzhaf

IT Manager

Eric Henn

Voice Technician

My job is to do whatever Ed tells me to. Just kidding…sort of. I am part of the voice group.

Alex Herstedt

Telecom / IT Technician

As a Telecom/IT Technician, I work with traditional and hosted phone systems.

Scott Whaley

Level 2 IT Technician

I’m part of the IT team at Applied Connective, so my days are spent setting up new PCs for customers; troubleshooting broken PCs, printers, etc., and installing new hardware.  

Jessi Larson

Creative & Marketing

I’m in charge of creative content development and marketing here at Applied Connective—advertising, design, copywriting, website management, PR, and social media as well as coordinating philanthropy efforts.

Matt Childress

Relationship Manager

Sara Rasmussen

IT Service Manager

Nathan Niewohner

IT Project Manager

Justin Niewohner

AVS Project Manager

I install surveillance, security, Internet, phone, and audio systems to fit our customers’ needs.

Ryan Robinson

AVS Service Technician

I provide and coordinate technical services and support for infrastructure, access control, surveillance, and audio/video solutions.

Jarod Dendinger

Business Development

My role here at Applied Connective centers on business development, so that involves assisting our team in focusing on value-added processes as well as leveraging technology to provide solutions for our business partners that support them in continued success and growth.

Will Zoucha

Operations Manager

Ed Knott


As President at Applied Connective, I am responsible for organizational direction and general oversight of all product/service areas.