Brix Systems is a dedicated group of smart, business-minded, software-development experts that can help your company operate more efficiently through the use of technology and improved business processes. We listen intently to our clients and together we identify areas in need of improvement. The Brix development team creates appropriate solutions and implements them across your business. Brix Systems has been in business since 2002. We are excited about our future and looking forward to our next 15 years.
Our team has extensive experience in implementing and interfacing software with many different systems.
We create all kinds of custom software for a variety of businesses and industries. When out-of-the box software just doesn't work, we can help.
We can help streamline your processes with functional expertise in the following areas.
"I had the privilege during my 30+ year career to work with Brix and their solution engineering team supporting several critical projects, from integrating acquisition data, to sustainability efforts, and even building new solutions. They are customer focused; listening and recommending based on viability of success not just implementing the newest technology. They are a reliable and committed partner and highly knowledge in the agriculture industry. Their engagement in a project can be the difference between just delivery and real success. I highly recommend the team at Brix."
Vic started his career 20 years ago as a software developer on the Walgreens pharmacy system. Since that time he has created solutions for numerous clients in many different industries. Vic loves challenges and enjoys creating elegant solutions to complex business problems. He is customer-focused and strives to provide excellent value to clients, and is very proud of the long-standing customer engagements Brix has enjoyed over the years.
Vic has a BS in Business Administration from Illinois State University with a minor in Business Information Systems
Co-Founder, Principal Consultant
Perry is a dedicated problem solver with a proven record for delivering successful software and systems integration solutions to a variety of industries and business practices. Perry is able to communicate at all levels of an organization and across departmental boundaries. He is delivery focused and willing to adapt to existing software processes or introduce software processes and best practices where needed.
Perry has a BS in Computer Science from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MS in Information Management from Washington University in St. Louis.
Co-Founder, Principal Consultant
Larry Johnson is an accomplished system designer and programmer. He has used the Microsoft toolset for the past 20 years, but also has significant experience in other technologies such as Unix and embedded systems. Recently, he has been developing responsive, Single Page Application (SPA) solutions using HTML5/AngularJS that sits atop a .Net RESTful API. Larry has a focus on best practices, having helped clients implement processes to streamline QA and delivery.
Larry has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Senior Software Consultant
Dave Kleschold (aka "Klesch") lives and works in Fresno, CA. He has been developing software since 1985 first using Dbase II, then Foxpro, Clipper, Visual Basic and eventually .NET. He is an expert in procure-to-pay and inventory management business functions and is fully versed in SQL Server, C#, and VB.NET. He is married and has three step children and one beautiful grandson. He loves the outdoors and outdoor activities like cycling, playing ice hockey, rock climbing and golf. Originally from Minneapolis, MN, "Klesch" is a diehard Vikings fan.
Senior Software Consultant
Alan has been with Brix Systems since 2008 with over 3 decades of IT experience. Beginning with Unix / C / SQL based accounting systems in the early days, progressing to Single Page Application (SPA) today with Angular 2, Typescript and C# technologies. Over the years, he has developed applications for Manufacturing, Financial, Agricultural, Garment Rental and Service focused industries. Alan has the personality, sense of humor and experience to contribute in many different roles across the IT spectrum.
Senior Software Consultant
Seth is a versatile and talented software developer with 12 years of experience and a bright future ahead of him! He has written software for large, global organizations and is great at interacting with business and technical users. He is an expert at Web and Windows based development using both the Microsoft and open-source technology stacks. Seth also has talent and experience in ETL, data warehousing and creating reporting systems.
Betty has over 30 years of IT experience ranging from Software Development to Director level in the agricultural, financial, manufacturing and mining industries. She has proven success in all areas of application development and delivery including legacy applications, proprietary solutions and connected 3rd-party applications and has supported business integration activity for B2B and B2C connectivity and the use of e-commerce standard schemas and mapping. Betty is a quality-driven individual with experience working in rapidly changing environments and exhibiting grace under pressure. Betty is skilled in transforming complex technical topics into understandable concepts for business users and proficient in communicating business requirements to technical audiences.
Chris was born and raised in Wyoming where his family ran one of the largest cattle markets in the country. After a brief excursion to the west coast, Chris returned to the Rockies where he met his future wife, and subsequently graduated with an MSBA from Colorado State University. Chris has worked in the software industry for 20 years and has held a job in nearly every field in the software development lifecycle. His most recent roles have been in the technical architecture space where he has helped to lead teams in several multi-year, multi-million dollar initiatives. Chris currently lives in Fort Collins, CO with his wife and daughter. In his spare time he enjoys camping, off-roading and fly-fishing.
Brett Jacobs lives and works in Urbandale, Iowa. Brett graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in MIS in 2005. He is a versatile software developer who has worked in a variety of business settings in his 12+ years of professional software development. He has worked in industries that vary from agriculture to health care insurance to a major U.S. defense contractor. He is well-versed in the Microsoft technology stack and experienced in developing web based and desktop applications. Brett is also experienced in data integrations that connect disparate systems across large organizations. Family is important to Brett. Some of the activities he enjoys with the family are going on bike rides, fishing, or just a simple walk to the park. In his spare time, he likes to run, bike, play volleyball and root for the Vikings.
Darrick Johnson has worked in software development for over 14 years, as a developer, architect, manager, and consultant. Darrick graduated from Grove City College in Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems in 2003. Since then, he has delivered software solutions across multiple industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, education, and health care, among others. Darrick loves working with teams of great people to design and deliver quality software solutions that successfully meet real world business challenges. A full stack technologist, he has worked on a wide variety of projects, from data integration and enterprise architecture, to web development and modern, cloud-based, mobile friendly solutions. Darrick lives in Eaton, Colorado, with his wife, son, and daughter, and loves baseball, especially the Colorado Rockies.
We care passionately about creating an environment that is collaborative, challenging and true to our values. Being part of a small, fast-paced team means there are always exciting new challenges and plenty of opportunities to grow.
Ask anyone on our team what it's like to work here and chances are they'll use the words 'team' or 'family'. We work hard, take accountabilitiy, and like to have fun in the process of delivering solutions for our customers.