Philanthropy

Applied Connective in the business of spreading good cheer this holiday season

  Albion, NE – (DEC 2021)  Applied Connective, Albion, Norfolk and Columbus, got in the spirit of giving again this holiday season. What’s been a challenging couple of years for all was devastating for some, particularly for the elderly population. This marks the fifth year that the local managed technology service provider teamed up with …

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[SAND HILLS EXPRESS] Team Jack Radiothon Raises $145,000; $25,000 Prize Winner Announced

By Gavin Higgins, Sand Hills Express Kylie Dockter, the Executive Director of the Team Jack Foundation, said, “We saw gifts from $10 to $5,000 during the day, and each dollar has an impact. From the time the phone lines opened at 7:00am until the end of the event at 8:00pm, we were fielding calls from listeners …

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[NORFOLK DAILY NEWS] Team Jack Radiothon to be broadcast Thursday

ATKINSON — On Thursday, Sept. 16, the Team Jack Foundation will be hosting its ninth annual radiothon, which is the foundation’s longest running event. In its inaugural year in 2013 in Team Jack’s hometown of Atkinson, the event raised $40,000. It now stretches statewide and has grown each year, raising more than $130,000 in 2020 …

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[ALBION NEWS] Applied Connective provides major help to Blessings in a Backpack

Applied Connective Technologies was recently saluted by Blessings in a Backpack – Albion as one of their strongest supporters of and contributors. Since the start of the Blessings program in Albion three years ago, Applied Connective has stepped up to offer its support in many ways. FULL ARTICLE IN ALBION NEWS: https://albionnewsonline.com/2021/10/19/applied-connective-provides-major-help-to-blessings-in-a-backpack/

[LEXINGTON CLIPPER-HERALD] Team Jack Radiothon Raises $100,000 and Counting for Childhood Brain Cancer Research

Elwood, NE – The 8th Annual Team Jack Foundation Radiothon was held on Thursday, August 27. This was the second year in a row that the Radiothon was hosted by presenting sponsor, Jim & Sharri Baldonado family and The Home Agency, at their home office in Elwood, Nebraska. Hosting an event during a pandemic makes …

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[NANCE COUNTY JOURNAL] Applied Connective donates to Fullerton Food Pantry

On Thursday, July 2nd, staff from local IT company Applied Connective Technologies (Albion, Columbus) non-perishable goods to the Fullerton Food Pantry. This marks the third year the company has worked with Terri Larsen to deliver a sizable donation. As part of their Philanthropy Program, which encourages employees to get involved in charitable causes in their …

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Applied Connective staff donates to Boone County Health Center’s Look Good, Feel Better CancerCare program

ALBION, NE (November 4, 2019) – Applied Connective staff got a jump start on the giving season this year with a donation to the Boone County Health Center’s CancerCare program. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Applied Connective held a company-wide fundraiser this October selling pink t-shirts depicting the breast cancer awareness message “proud …

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Applied Connective & Team Jack Make a Great Team

OCTOBER 2018 – Some partnerships are a match made in heaven, and that certainly seems to be the case with the long-standing and mutually rewarding partnership between Applied Connective Technologies and the Team Jack Foundation. Ed Knott and Andrew Hoffman were originally introduced in 2006 when Applied Connective Technologies became the managed technology service provider …

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Applied Holds Competition to Benefit Local Food Pantries

Applied Connective may specialize in powering your technology connections, but they know nothing can replace the power of human connections. As part of their new philanthropy initiative, Applied Connective launched a May food drive competition. In their own words: We knew we had wonderful people working here, but still, we were not prepared for the …

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Brigitte Burbach

HR & Operations Manager

Cody Banzhaf

IT Systems Engineer

As an IT Systems Engineer, my job is to evaluate, monitor, and enhance IT infrastructure with an emphasis on availability, reliability, scalability, security, data confidentiality, and system integrity.

Ed Knott

President

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

Will Zoucha

Voice Manager

My duties as Voice Manager include the sales, service, and consultation of all things voice-related, along with the management of the voice department.

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.

Ryan Robinson

AVS Service Technician

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

Justin Niewohner

AVS Project Manager

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

Nathan Niewohner

IT Project Manager

Sara Rasmussen

IT Service Manager

Matt Childress

Level 2 IT Technician

I am a level 1 tech here at Applied Connective, so I perform a variety of IT-related duties. 

Curt Hart

IT Technician

My role here at Applied Connective is to provide support to our customers by diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining hardware and software components to ensure the smooth and secure operation of computer network systems.

Jessi Larson

Creative & Marketing

My work centers on creative content development and marketing—design, copywriting, website management, and social media as well as coordinating philanthropy efforts.

Colton Mazour WISP Manager

Scott Whaley

Level 1 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.  

Alex Herstedt

Telecom / IT Technician

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

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.

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.

Clay Anderson

WISP Technician

In my current role as WISP Technician I’m responsible for the network and infrastructure around the Columbus area and the quality of service provided to our customers therein.

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.

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

Administrative and Marketing Assistant

My role here as of now includes helping in the administrative & marketing departments. I’ll be helping answer calls, assisting with simple IT questions for customers, coordinating marketing tasks, and more.

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.

Michael Briseño

Level 1 IT Technician

As a level 1 IT Technician, I provide general desktop and printer support for clients. I ensure computer systems are running smoothly by diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining hardware and software components.

Weston Ray

General Technician

My role as a general technician at Applied Connective involves the installation of video surveillance, security, Internet, and phones, along with pathways and running cables just to name a few of our many duties.

Grady Higgins

Level 1 IT Technician

I assist customers with IT-related problems by answering questions on the helpdesk and working with customers to resolve the problems they have. I also assist advanced technicians with tasks for experience and faster project completion.

Kelsi Havlovic

IT Technician

I am a Level 1 IT Technician at Applied Connective, so my role is to perform a variety of IT-related duties to different customers.

Eric Beckman

AVS 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.

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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Oscar Bonilla

Level 1 IT Technician

As a Level 1 IT Tech, I do some IT work for businesses, such as setting up computers on a domain.

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.