Having served in leadership roles at both large and small companies, we understand that technology must support specific business needs. We know technology must work within a budget, and be flexible enough to change as your needs do. We realize the importance of a secure, reliable technology architecture that delivers a clear ROI. This experience makes us the right partners for your business.
Steve Reichard founded TechWorx, Inc March of 2010. Prior to owning his own business, Steve graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems. He worked in IT/IS management for over 15 years at organizations where he developed his ability to problem-solve and quickly adapt to changes in the business and IT environment including managing multiple locations and remote users worldwide. Steve has been accurately described as a “detail-directed problem solver” and takes great pride in his work. He brings a unique combination of “can-do” energy and fun to the TechWorx culture. He holds multiple certifications with Microsoft, VMware, Citrix, Symantec and Cisco. Steve chose a career in IT because he thrives on the fast pace and constant evolution.
Steve was also a Microsoft IT Academy Instructor at Erie Business Center for 5 years and a Lecturer of Computer Science at Pennsylvania State University – Erie Campus for 3 years. He enjoys golf, snowmobiling, jet skiing, travel, soccer, puzzles, and reading.
Favorite quote: "Try not to become a man of success but a man of value." -Albert Einstein
Mike Estrich joined TechWorx in July 2016. Prior to joining TechWorx, Mike was an executive management consultant for 6 years helping regional manufacturer and nonprofits with maximizing profitability and growth. He has worked in business development and management for over 16 years where he has been a catalyst in exponential sales growth. Mike is a big picture thinker who is known to “connect the dots” to find solutions that bring the most impact and sustainability to the companies he works with.
Mike volunteers his time with the Erie Ad Club, Innovation Erie, Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership as well as the Erie Club. He enjoys hockey, golf, cycling, downhill skiing, cooking, travel, and sports memorabilia collecting.
Favorite quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” –Wayne Gretzky
Janelle has severed as the Business Manager at TechWorx since February 2012. Janelle facilitates the quoting and ordering of hardware and software, service hours and contracts, manages accounting and human resources, and assists with sales, marketing and business development. She fits well in IT because she thrives on change in a dynamic and constantly evolving industry. Janelle also has a strong appreciation for organization and efficiency, which IT plays a major role in, not only within her position at TechWorx, but for each of our clients as well.
Janelle earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Edinboro University where she graduated Cum Laude, and holds an Associate of Arts degree in Marketing from Strayer University. She currently serves on the Girard-Lake City Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
In her free time she enjoys biking, kayaking, hiking, fishing, cooking, travel and photography.
Favorite Quote: “As you go through life, always do what’s right. You can tell by how well you sleep at night” -Dad
Our staff combines their expertise in technology with real-world business experience. They are knowledgeable about the best in class solutions for your business and they stay abreast of the new and emerging technologies. Our staff can rapidly assess their impact on your business and your bottom line. Our technical staff hold a plethora of professional certifications, and they are constantly increasing their knowledge and expertise with training and certification in new technologies.
Pete has been a Consultant with TechWorx since March 2010. He started in IT in 1985 when he graduated from DeVry’s “Electronics Technician” program. He owned his own computer repair business in Erie for 13 years and has extensive experience in server support and installation, desktop support, and networking. Pete loves that each day in IT brings a new challenge. He holds multiple certifications with Microsoft and VMware.
Pete spends his free time enjoying the outdoors with his family, watching football, or riding his motorcycle.
Favorite Quote: “Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body. But rather, to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming.... WOW, what a ride.”
Andrew joined TechWorx in 2015. Prior to joining the team, he was Network Administrator at a regional hospitality company. Andrew has extensive experience providing remote support to multiple work environments and is known for thinking fast under pressure. He enjoys finding quick solutions and providing fast results. Andrew graduated from Tri-State Business Institute on the Dean’s list with an Associate Degree in Networking. He was also a networking instructor for four years at the same institution.
Andrew found his passion for technology at a young age by troubleshooting family and friends computers. Over twenty years later he still loves computers and helping our clients address their technology needs. In his free time Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, playing music, reading and keeping up with the latest technology trends.
Favorite Quote: “Do or do not, there is no try” – Yoda
Curtis joined TechWorx in 2014. He started his career in the technology field in 1998 with a focus on computer, network and printer repair. Curtis is certified with all major printer manufacturers as well as HP plotters.
Curtis is an avid reader, kayaker, hiker, and is our resident gardening expert. In his free time he loves spending time with his wife and traveling to new places.
Favorite Quote: “We do not remember days, we remember moments” - Cesare Pavese