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Meet The Computer Center Staff

James Pearson

James Pearson

President

With over 20 years experience in the computer industry, James purchased The Computer Center from its founder Paul Braun after being an employee for 10 years. His background has included computer sales, repair and classroom instruction. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional. James holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Beloit College. He remains a resident of Janesville, with his wife and two daughters.

Jason Risner

Jason Risner

Solutions Engineer

Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Jason studied Engineering and Technical Communication at Michigan Technological University. While there, he found his true calling helping friends and family solve their computer problems. With over a decade of experience, Jason has been working at The Computer Center for five years. He started out at Help Desk, then became the Trainer for new Help Desk Employees & is currently in school, getting the certification for becoming a Network Engineer. Jason currently lives in Janesville.

Kelly Woods

Kelly Woods

Director of Operations

As the Director of Operations, Kelly wears many hats including Human Resources, Dispatch, Scheduling, and Purchasing and Receiving (just to name a few).  Kelly has multiple college degrees, including a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Upper Iowa University. She has worked in the customer service industry for over 10 years. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys preparing for mini-marathons and spending time with her daughter. She currently lives in Janesville with her daughter, Kadence

Gary Sedwick

Gary Sedwick

Resolution Specialist

Gary is a member of our Help Desk team. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Management Computer Systems from UW-Whitewater, with experience in software design and application support. Gary has over six years of experience with Business Operations & Customer Service with a major auto parts company, as well. From 1988-1992, Gary served in the US Navy, onboard the USS America (CV-66). Gary has been a Janesville resident for over 30 years and is a father of four; two boys & two girls.

LaFonda Richardson

LaFonda Richardson

Resolution Specialist

LaFonda has a strong background in computer technology, being A+ certified as well as being certified from Blackhawk Technical College with desktop support and has completed an Associate’s Degree in IT Network Specialist. She is working towards completing her M.B.A in Information Technology and Network Security all while pursuing her career with The Computer Center.  LaFonda has 2 daughters, and enjoys coaching and spectating their sporting events.

Max Martin

Max Martin

Resolution Specialist

Max has certifications from UW-Rock County for computer Repair & Networking. He was part of the US FIRST Robotics Team #3692. He is currently living in Janesville, but originally is from Victorville, CA. He has plans to attend more technology based courses at UW Rock County in the near future

Jim Maier

Jim Maier

Solutions Advisor

With over 15 years of experience in customer facing roles, primarily in the software & technology sectors, Jim has been with us for about a year now. He is able to translate "geek speak" into terms that make sense to business owners, managers & end-users. Jim has done recent coursework in IT, but also has degrees in Economics and Business. In his spare time, Jim enjoys cooking, yard work and traveling with his family. He currently lives with his wife and son in the Rockford area.

Felicia Williams

Felicia Williams

Dispatcher / Sales & Marketing Assistant

Felicia has been with the Computer Center since June of 2017 and has very quickly picked up on her role as Dispatcher. Felicia has over 10yrs of experience in Customer Service and has come to realize that she enjoys the IT field. In her spare-time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, photography, reading and playing video games.

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