Applied Connective in the News

Check out some of our recent features in the news to see what we’ve been up to lately.

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 (MTSP) for a law firm

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Applied Connective receives Diamond Clear Choice Award

September 2018 – SUNRISE, OR. – Applied Connective Technologies was one of only 30 select partners throughout the nation who were invited to attend an exclusive Clearfly event in the Pacific Northwest on September 14th, 2018. President Ed Knott and Voice Manager Will Zoucha, along with their wives, traveled to Sunriver, Oregon, for the event, where they received the coveted Diamond

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Area Schools Aim to Deter Violence, Vandalism, Theft With Surveillance and Security Improvements

Locally owned MTSP delivers peace of mind, school safety with cutting-edge AVS products   COLUMBUS, Nebr. – August 2018 – Applied Connective, a local managed technology service provider (MTSP), is well-known to area businesses for delivering expert IT, voice and infrastructure solutions, but as their cutting-edge access control and surveillance systems are becoming increasingly popular in school settings, they can

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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 tremendous turnout we got. The

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Applied Connective is the Columbus Chamber of Commerce’s Member of the Month

Applied Connective was featured as the Member of the Month for the Catalyst (Issue 404, June 2018). Company materials are being displayed in the lobby at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce throughout the month of June. Read the full article on page two of the issue here or see the content below.   Applied Connective Technologies (Columbus, Albion, Fullerton) has

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Applied Connective Technologies Receives Top Industry Award from Clearfly Communications

ALBION, NE — May 24, 2018 — It was announced today that Applied Connective Technologies, a leading managed technology services provider, received Clearfly’s top award at the 18th Annual TAG Convention held in Rancho Bernardo, California, in April.  Technology Assurance Group (TAG) is an international organization of independently owned managed technology services providers in the United States and Canada.  Clearfly

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Columbus Telegram: IT company connecting with smaller markets

[av_button label=’See the Original Article’ link=’manually,https://columbustelegram.com/news/local/it-company-connecting-with-smaller-markets/article_54a82277-0937-52d2-bafe-0a6248aabcf3.html’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’small’ position=’left’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-zcz7′] COLUMBUS — Albion-based Applied Connective Technologies is looking to make more hookups from its Columbus office in the next 12 to 18 months. “We want to expand our presence in Columbus,” said company President Ed Knott, who co-founded the fast-growing provider of information technology

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Grand Island Independent: Albion entrepreneur brings cutting-edge technology to rural areas

[av_button label=’See the Original Article’ link=’manually,https://www.theindependent.com/news/business/business-reports-hornady-selected-as-manufacturing-business-of-the-year/article_747a22b6-111b-11e7-9cca-270e3a0ae840.html’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’small’ position=’left’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-dm7k6′] [av_hr class=’invisible’ height=’1′ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-axcoe’] Small-town Nebraska native Ed Knott co-founded Applied Connective in Albion in 2004 as a two-person operation offering commercial phone systems and IT services to local businesses. The

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Albion News: Applied Connective Technologies marks 13 years of business growth

[av_button label=’See the Original Article’ link=’manually,https://www.albionnewsonline.com/2017/03/21/applied-connective-technologies-marks-13-years-business-growth/’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’small’ position=’left’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-ht91m’] [av_hr class=’invisible’ height=’1′ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-avw6y’] As the use of technology has grown in rural Nebraska, the work of Applied Connective Technologies has evolved. State-of-the-art technology is now required by a variety of businesses

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Boone County News: Area Native Brings Big-Time Technology To Local Businesses

[av_button label=’See the Original Article’ link=’manually,https://www.mybooneconews.com/albion/area-native-brings-big-time-technology-to-local-businesses’ link_target=’_blank’ size=’small’ position=’left’ icon_select=’no’ icon=’ue800′ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-h19ca’] [av_hr class=’invisible’ height=’1′ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-820rm’] A local business with an office in Albion is working hard to bring technology to other businesses. Taylor, Nebr., native Ed Knott and his team of technical

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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.

Eric Henn

Wireless Technician

My job is to do whatever Ed tells me to. Just kidding…sort of. I am part of the wireless group, performing scouts, customer installations, infrastructure installation, tower maintenance, and wireless troubleshooting.

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.

Brigitte Burbach

Operations & HR Manager

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Heidi Kahlo

IT Technician

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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.

Kris Wright

General Technician

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bryce Molt

Level 1 IT Technician

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

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.