Shayne grew up in Wichita, KS. He has been married to his wife, Amy, since 1999 and together they have four children. Shayne started The Technology Specialist, Inc. in April of 2007 in his garage and has grown it to what it is today. His favorite thing about the company aside from doing what he loves is the long-lasting relationships from working with clients on providing solid technology solutions. Shayne enjoys swimming, running, and cycling. He competes in various races/rides throughout the country and his is ultimate goal is to one day compete in an Iron Man. He also enjoys traveling, doing aerial drone photography, and supports the Wichita State Shockers.
Brandis grew up in Belle Plaine, KS and married her husband, Josh, in 2005. They have 5 children together. Brandis joined the TTS team back in 2016. She enjoys every aspect of her job, from her ability to maintain company structure, to the building of relationships while helping each client achieve their goals, there is nothing that she isn’t proud to be a part of. Brandis is a huge Denver Broncos fan and also loves the Jayhawks. When she is not busy working, she is attending various sporting events for each of her children or spending time with family.
Steve grew up in Wichita, KS. He has three children, two sons and one daughter. Steve has been on the TTS team since 2008. He has a BS degree in Computer Science and chose this field because he truly has a passion for technology and finds computer programming fascinating. He likes that computers are logical and always interesting. Steve is a huge Chiefs fan and also enjoys watching the Shockers. During his free time, he is playing board games with his family, building projects, bicycling, or on riding his motorcycle.
Rick grew up in Wichita, KS. He and his wife, Kathi, were married in December of 1980 and they have one son. Rick has been working for TTS since 2013 and transitioned into accounting because of his love of numbers and math. He still enjoys being a tech also, especially with anything audio-related and working with hardware building computers. When he is not at work, he is cheering on the Las Vegas Raiders, spending time with his family, or playing the drums.
Austin grew up in Wichita, KS and has worked with the company since 2017. Austin loves working for TTS because it is a welcoming environment and he is passionate about helping clients. He chose technology as his career path because it is never boring and he loves that it always provides new challenges. In his spare time, Austin competes in E-sports, watches Culinary shows, listens to music, and creates masterpieces in the kitchen.
David grew up in Whitewater, KS and he joined the TTS team in 2020. He has been dabbling with technology as a hobby since he was a young child and decided to turn it into a career due to his love of logistics and problem solving. David brings a unique skill set to the team because he was an office administrator for a local dental practice for 5 years. When he is not at work he is hanging out with his 3 children, cooking, or playing frisbee golf.
Rick grew up in Sherman, Texas and has been married to his wife, Misty, since 2008. Together they have one son. Rick was our first Texas technician in 2020 when we launched our North TX division. His fascination with technology began when he was 7 years old with a TI 99 4-A computer. He loves that technology is no longer a hobby but has now become a career. When Rick is not working, he can be found at his church, Joshua’s Crossing, mentoring with the teen group, or dressing up for Star Wars movie premieres.
Chris grew up in Wichita, KS where he married his wife, Destiny, in July of 2020. They have two children, one son and one daughter. Chris joined the TTS team in 2020. He is fascinated with technology because of all of the challenges that come with the ever-changing aspects, giving him the opportunity to always learn new things. When he is not working, he is enjoying time with his children, gaming, or studying.
Brayla grew up in Belle Plaine, KS. She and her husband, Alan, have been married since 2013 and they have four children. She started working with TTS in 2019 and loves technology because of its ability to keep people connected. In her free time, Brayla is typically playing taxi for her kids, and serving at her church where she cooks for the youth group and works in the donation closet. She loves board games, outdoor exercise, cooking, and any activities that involve family and friends.
Alison grew up in Wichita, KS. She is currently attending Kansas State University for Hospitality and Event Management. She spends her summers and holiday breaks working with the TTS team. What Alison likes most about technology is that it constantly changes and provides opportunities to learn new things. When she is not at school or work, she can be found caring for her bearded dragon, bicycling, long boarding, or playing video games.
Shelley grew up in Enid, Oklahoma. She married her husband, Steve, in 1990 and together they have two boys. We welcomed her to the TTS family in 2020 as our Account Manager. Her favorite thing about technology is that it makes life easier. Shelley can be found spending her free time at her lake house in Eureka where she boats, jet skis, and enjoys sunset cruises. She also frequents Roatan for vacation, picked specifically for its breathtaking sunrises & sunsets and amazing snorkeling on the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world.