Your county's new best friend

Making your life easier with industry-leading

From Knox to Nuckolls & Hitchcock to Holt, we're honored that 47 Nebraska counties have chosen us.

Team up with our experts & enjoy some peace of mind.

Security threats are everywhere—both cyber and physical. With Applied Connective’s unrivaled service & solutions, managed by award-winning technology experts, you’ll be able to sleep a lot easier at night.

Primary Services

Technology plays a key role in security today.

Imagine all your offices operating seamlessly! We love helping counties, cities, towns, and villages transition from clunky, problematic technologies to streamlined, unified systems at their own pace. Not only will we install and configure these solutions, but our experts will manage them for you remotely so you can operate at peak security, efficiency, and productivity.

Access Control





to support multiple offices


and setup of free .gov domain


and infrastructure


Traditional & Cloud-Hosted phones

to support mulltiple offices

cruiser technology

for ecitations


and more


Here's what our partners have said lately

“Dodge County has been very pleased with the technological services provided by Applied Connective.  They were very instrumental in migrating our emails to one domain and providing the County with a technology plan. They also respond to our requests and questions in a timely manner, and they have been cooperative and helpful in all situations.”

Bob B.

Dodge County

“Absolutely love your team!!  Fast accurate and always helpful”

Tanya C.

Brown County

“We…could not have been more pleased. They were extremely knowledgeable about the correct equipment we needed as well as the installation.  Their recommendations were spot on. We would highly recommend this company. They were professional,  courteous, and patient will us.”

Jo H.

Village of Chambers

“Awesome as always! Really appreciate the service and friendly support from all at Applied Connective!”

Mark M.

Fillmore County

“5 stars! We are grateful for the partnership between Dixon County & Applied Connective Technologies. The whole team has been wonderful to work with and they provide excellent service.”

Cindy P.

Dixon County

“Very helpful and knowledgeable and so very patient with me. Thank you!!”

Dauna D.

Gosper County

“So helpful, friendly and patient!  Fixed problem in a matter of minutes. Impressive!”

Vicki L.


“Very helpful & responsive.”

Duane K.

Dixon County

“Thank you for your quick response in returning my call and taking care of the problems. Your quick fixes make my job much easier.”

Kathy B.

Gosper County

“As always, SUPERB help.”

Daunitta B.

Rock County

“Always a good experience working with Applied Connective.”

Linda V.

Butler County

“Awesome to work with!!”

Amy W.

Dixon County

“As always. Thanks for the great help.”

Trent H.

Antelope County

“Very helpful and friendly. Thank you!”

Paula M.

Valley County

“Tech support from you guys is always great!!”

DIXON County

“Very helpful and quick to address our problems.”

Pam J.

Boone County

“Thanks for all your help…Everyone involved has been great.”

Cheryl W.

Stanton County

“You all do amazing work and make every attempt to help us with whatever we call on.”

Cheryl W.

Stanton County

“You guys are the best.”

Terry V.

Brown County

“Such a relief to have such great help in [a] time of need.”

Mary Z.

Boone County

“I always love working with Scott.  He is friendly and knowledgeable and just awesome to work with and makes my day that started out bad with computer problems better.”


“Holt County has been very satisfied with the services provided by Applied Connective such as our security cameras, locks, email provider and cyber security. We especially appreciate how their technicians are so courteous and helpful.”

Cathy P.

Holt County

“We are very satisfied. We appreciate the timely responses from Applied Connective, the value they provide, and their willingness to work directly with our State Software Support.”

Sarah F.

Burt County

“Top notch! We get the commitment & work ethic of a small-town group with the capabilities we’d expect to find in Lincoln or Omaha. VERY impressive. Streamlining & education have been huge! I can always rely on Applied Connective.”

Cuming County Courthouse

“It’s such a relief to have someone so knowledgeable to handle all of the different components of technology here at our office. Both the onsite and remote assistance have been excellent.”

Knox County Courthouse


Knox County


Cuming County Nebraska

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In the meantime, find out how secure your county is with this 2-minute quiz.

And help yourself to free tips from the experts!

What should I do when I get spam calls? How often should I update? What are cookies? When & why should I clear my cache? Find the answers to some common questions and more from our IT brainiacs over on the blog! 

Kory Bourek

IT Support Specialist

Kyle Oldenkamp

Relationship Manager

Shelby James

IT Support Specialist in the Panhandle

Mandy Luettel

Director of Growth & Development

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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Kenley Silhacek

Senior IT Systems Engineer

Mason Uhing

IT Support Specialist

Faith Nunn

IT Support Specialist

Kara Frey

Administrative Assistant

Brandi Lueninghoener

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

VP of 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

VP of Operations

Ed Knott


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