Kathy is the founder and owner of Midwest Networking Services, LLC. Kathy started working in computers in 1988 as a computer technician and programmer for a small business in the southern states. Kathy excelled in her career and moved back home to St. Louis to work with large enterprise level clients for over 15 years. With the expertise and certifications earned over the years, Kathy opened Midwest Networking in late 2001. Her certifications include: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Certified Novell Engineer, Cisco Certified Network Administrator and Citrix Certified Administrator.
Mike Fredrich began his Information Technology career in 2005. Currently, Mike is the IT Manager at Midwest Networking Services, where he started in 2011. Midwest Networking provides technology consulting to companies through a highly collaborative and innovative approach. These solutions are delivered responsively and flexibly implemented by professionals who are personally responsible for the outcomes. Mike's responsibilities include technology and solutions practice management, and business development. Mike supports his clients in person and remotely, and implements the latest technologies to maintain and improve every client’s performance. Working closely with clients, Mike ensures the solutions provided are functioning to the fullest extent. Prior to starting at Midwest Networking, Mike worked independently for his own IT Services Company, Fredrich Electronics. He provided a full range of services for the IT needs of small to mid-sized businesses.
Julie Lancaster joined Midwest Networking Services with extensive Microsoft Office, record keeping and client relations experience. Prior to joining Midwest Networking Julie worked for a fortune 500 global financial corporation for over 13 years where she acquired her knowledge of data spreadsheets, access database building and excellent written and verbal communication skills. She is dedicated to providing excellent customer service our clients have grown to expect from us.
Jimmy joined Midwest Networking Services in 2015. His desire to work in IT has lead him to seek higher education at ITT Technical Institute. Before coming to Midwest Networking Services, he worked for a similar company for 8 years supporting clients remotely and on-site. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of computer, software, and network support with experience in network design and VoIP telephone systems. We are excited to watch him succeed and grow with Midwest Networking Services.
Adam joined Midwest Networking Services in 2015. He is currently pursuing an Associates of Applied Science from St. Charles Community College focusing on Cyber Security, as well as his MCSA certification. Previously he gained valuable customer relations experience working in retail as well as developed creative problem solving skills.
Matt Myers comes to us with close to 20 years of IT experience. Information Technology is not just a career to Matt, it is a passion that he has been dedicated to since his teenage years. Matt’s past experiences have allowed him to go in to business for himself and establish a wide array of clientele. After years of dedicating extensive hours to his business he is excited to take on a full time IT consultant role with Midwest Networking and focus on primarily the IT aspect of the business. Letting MNS handle the sales and advertising Matt is able to focus more time on his family.
Shari started working at MNS in August 2017. Her background is in the medical field as a registered nurse and she joined our team on a part time basis to allow her time to care for her elderly mother. She provides clerical support to our staff and clients in whatever way she can.