Meet PEI’s Leadership Team

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CEO Portrait

Tim Krueger

President/CEO

Tim is originally from Cincinnati and has resided in Colorado since 1992. He earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Arizona in 1983 and his M.B.A. from Arizona State University in 1984. Early in his career, Tim worked as a financial and economic analyst for a multi-national consulting firm and lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Phoenix, Arizona. He co-founded PEI with his brother, Chris, in 1988 in San Mateo, California. After four years in Northern California, they re-located PEI to Boulder, Colorado.

As President and CEO, Tim is responsible for the overall direction at PEI and focuses on both tactical and strategic business and financial matters. In addition to his duties at PEI, Tim is an active real estate investor. He has served on advisory boards with many technology companies and is active in his community. In addition, he enjoys fly fishing, camping, hunting and competitive shooting. He and his wife live in Erie, Colorado.

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Jacob Eker

Vice President of Engineering

Jacob Eker has been with PEI for over twenty years and has been in the IT consulting/project management realm close to thirty years. He is responsible for defining infrastructure and network architecture standards as well as overseeing implementation of these standards by the PEI Engineering team. Jacob is PEI’s most experienced Microsoft infrastructure engineer and has architected and implemented hundreds of environments. He is a specialist in migrations from alternative platforms to Microsoft Active Directory and Unified Communications.

Jacob maintains multiple professional certifications including Microsoft MCITP, MCSE+Internet, VMware VCP, and Citrix CCEA. In 2003, Jacob was distinguished with a nomination by Microsoft for MVP of Exchange and is currently also a top Microsoft P-Seller in the Rocky Mountain Region. Jacob graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. When not working, Jacob enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, training for triathlons, and golfing.

Director of IT Relations

Myke Schwartz

Director of IT Operations

Myke was born and raised in a galaxy far, far, away (Southern California). He started his early career as a Fast Food Distribution Engineer (Drive-thru at McDonald's) before discovering the high-impact world of Information Technology. While the sounds of waves crashing were enjoyable, Myke decided to relocate to the mountains of Colorado in 2005.

Myke brings with him 20 years of experience in the Customer Service and Technology industries. He has worked as a Helpdesk Engineer, Network Engineer, and Systems Administrator. He enjoys getting to the root of technology problems so that real issues can be solved, empowering companies to focus on their business, not their technology. He currently resides in Longmont, Colorado with his wife and kids and can be found taking them on bike rides and enjoying local Farmers Markets when he is not working tirelessly on directing and architecting technology solutions.

Director of Cloud Architecture

Brandon Stuart

Director of Cloud Architecture

Brandon is a native to Colorado. Before his technical career he worked in construction while attending high school. Every free moment was spent studying the world of UNIX. Brandon attended Arapahoe Community College, where he continued his focused in UNIX. After finishing college he accepted a position with Amherst Technology in Manchester, New Hampshire. It was with Amherst Technologies, where Brandon found his passion for Microsoft and his UNIX days were done. Brandon spent the next 15 years working with consulting firms and financial institutions.

Brandon joined the PEI team in 2015. Since then he’s passed a plethora of Microsoft Exams, achieving 16 badges and earning 9 major Microsoft certifications. As Enterprise Architect, Brandon is responsible for keeping up with leading-edge technologies. He takes an immense amount of pride in creating best practices and keeping clients ahead of the technology curve. On a personal level he enjoys anything with high horsepower, fitness, hunting, fishing and long range shooting. Brandon, his wife and two children reside in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Managing Director of Client Relations Portrait

Martin Feehan

Managing Director of Client Relations

Originally from New York, Martin graduated from Penn State University in 2011 with a degree in Psychology and Business. After graduating, Martin relocated to Colorado and entered the technology industry working in sales on the distribution side.

Martin then joined PEI as Director of Client Relations in 2012, and since then, has been working tirelessly across multiple verticals in order to secure long-term business relationships. Most notably, he led the team that tripled PEI’s Managed Services client base during his first 3 years with the company.

Martin enjoys working in the technology industry because of the incredibly fast pace and ability to help transform PEI’s clients with technology. During his free time, you can find him coaching lacrosse in Boulder or white water rafting with friends.

Marketing Director

Stephanie Hamrick

Marketing Director

Stephanie is a long-time Colorado resident. She graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts in English and earned a post-grad certification in publishing from the University of Denver.

After joining the PEI team in 2017, Stephanie worked many positions in the Marketing Department before becoming the Director in 2020. In this position, she uses her passion for language and storytelling to craft marketing campaigns and initiatives.

In addition to her position at PEI, Stephanie is a local cheer coach, relentless runner, and avid reader of psychological thrillers and sociological nonfiction.

Life at PEI in Boulder, CO

PEI believes IT problems shouldn’t hold anyone back, especially organizations without the resources that enterprise-level corporations rely on. That’s why we work primarily with small and midsize businesses, crafting technology solutions that don’t just exist in the background, but actively move business owners more efficiently toward their goals. We develop long-term relationships because we are invested in the success of our clients, and we use our expertise to help get them there.

Innovation

As an IT company, we are always excited to see what’s next for our industry. We embrace new developments and are constantly learning about ways we can do what we do more efficiently and effectively.

Collaboration

We work with our clients—not just for them—to make sure they receive the best solutions for their needs. We work thoroughly, quickly, and professionally to solve problems and provide clients with lasting results

Excellence

With six gold certifications, we are in the top 1% of Microsoft Partners worldwide. We strive for this type of excellence in all that we do, ensuring our clients receive the best and most effective solutions.

What Do We Love About PEI?

See why members of our PEI family are happy to come to work every day.

Stephanie Hamrick

Marketing Director

“I have fun every day I come to work at PEI, and I know the work I do is valued. We work hard without forgetting to take a break and share a laugh every once in a while.”

Matt Dixon

Director of Client Relations

“I love working for the PEI family because the value we bring our clients is second to none. With our unparalleled senior-level experience, there’s no problem we can’t handle. My ability to learn, the support I have from my team, and the client satisfaction I deliver everyday keeps me coming back for more”

Beth Zange-Sellers

Project Manager

“I’m very lucky to be a part of the PEI family.  The flexibility and the camaraderie have not been met in any organization, large or small, I have been associated with in the past.  This is a wonderful place to work with people that truly care about your everyday and are invested in you personally and professionally.  I wouldn’t change a thing.”

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