Meet the Weston Technology Solutions Team
Weston Technology Solutions was founded on the cornerstones of honesty, integrity and doing what is right for both the customer and our employees. Over the past 20+ years we have planned, implemented and supported technology solutions for clients that allow them to leverage their technology to save money, improve performance and minimize downtime. We believe technology can be used to help a customer succeed and operate as a trusted advisor and partner in the development of our customer's businesses.
Brock is founding owner and President of Weston Technology Solutions. Since starting the company in 1994, he has focused on Weston partnering with its clients to solve their technology frustrations. As the company has grown, he has transitioned from a purely technical role to developing the strategic and sales aspects of Weston.
When he is not focusing on Weston, Brock enjoys camping with his family. He has a beautiful wife and four great kids that keep him challenged and rewarded. In 2002, the McFarlane family moved from Anchorage to Bend to be closer to family and to start the first branch office. They all enjoy being close to the grandparents and the great quality of life that Bend offers.
Brock graduated from Oregon State University with a major in Business – Management Information Systems. He is an active member of his church and is developing ways to allow his business endeavors to be used to help provide hope for others.
Executive Vice President
Greg is a co-owner of Weston and joined the company a few years after its inception. He's held several positions inside the company, stepping in wherever needed. He joined Weston because of the ideals the company set forth and to help foster a company that supports others in their advancement, whether a colleague or client.
He graduated with honors from the University of New Mexico and holds a Bachelor degree in Economics.
Chief Operations Officer
In his youth Harald had the advantage of living a privileged life with his family, travelling from one country to the next. Along the way, he picked up 5 languages and a love for diversity.
Harald fell into the IT world by accident. He had always tinkered with computers from a very young age and was afforded the chance at a career in the field after leaving college. He moved to Alaska for a few years and then decided to move to Bend upon the urging of a good friend. In his work Harald above all appreciates the relationships he has developed with co-workers and clients alike. Read more about Harald on our blog.
Becky brings more than 25 years of accounting experience to Weston, with the last 8 years in the Technology environment. Her bookkeeping and organizational skills keep Weston's financial information on track.
Becky was drawn to the Central Oregon area in the mid 90's working for a mailing service. Within a few months she went to work for a local greeting card company as their bookkeeper, where she helped develop automated systems for customizing Christmas card orders. Then the opportunity appeared for her to work for Microwing, thus becoming part of the Weston family.
Outside of Weston she enjoys spending time with her family & friends (especially watching her grandson play baseball), riding ATVs, and sharing her life with her husband. Read more about Becky in our Meet the Team: Rebecca Clover.
As the most senior consultant in the Bend office, Eric has seen a lot of changes within Weston. He's seen the Bend office grow from just two employees to 7 employees. He's proud of the fact that Weston is still a small company, where the employees all know each other and our clients well.
While at work, Eric enjoys designing and managing networking projects as well as supporting our client's everyday needs. One of his favorite things about his job is change; not only does he enjoy learning new technologies every day, but he has the opportunity to go out and meet new and interesting people as well.
Outside of work Eric enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, trips to the coast, and just trying to keep up with his two young boys.
Jake has lived in Central Oregon his entire life, except for a brief stint in Eugene while obtaining a BS in Journalism & Computer Information Technology from the University of Oregon. He's worked in a wide variety of technology related fields. From web development, management, hosting, search engine optimization and online content management to systems administration, helpdesk tech support, network diagnostics, hardware/software troubleshooting and graphic design. When he's not tethered to a computer screen, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, lazy days at the lake, and performing with the Central Oregon Symphony and Cascade Winds Symphonic Band. Read more about Jake on our blog
Project and Escalations Manager
Dave comes to Weston with 30 years experience in supporting businesses with their IT needs. He loves to create total business solutions and build strong relationships. Read more about Dave in our Meet a Team Member: Dave Arnold
Kevin began his IT career in 1995 working as a Laptop Support Technician in Portland. Looking to further his career he attended University of Phoenix in Hillsboro achieving his Microsoft certifications. He went to work for a local video chain providing Tech Support for all their stores nationwide. Continuing to use his skills in IT he eventually went to work in the copier/graphics industry where he worked for several years. After getting married and having his first child (a baby girl), Kevin decided to move away from the hectic lifestyle of Portland bringing him to Bend. Continuing to work in the copier/graphics industry he eventually came aboard with Weston in 2005. When not working he enjoys spending time with his family, taking the kids to the park, and going to the beach. In 2006 he was blessed with his second child (a baby boy). Recently he was able to take his family on vacation to Florida and swim with dolphins (one of his lifetime dreams). Learn more about Kevin on our blog
Account Manager and Technology Consultant
Eric has been a resident of Alaska since 1978. He grew up on the Kenai Peninsula and moved to Anchorage in 1992 after earning his Bachelors degree at Arizona State University. In 2000 he entered the Information Technology industry and has been working as a systems analyst and technology consultant ever since. Eric became a Microsoft Certified Professional in 2005 and joined the Weston team in 2006.
Eric and his wife recently moved to their new home in Spokane, Washington. From there he will will continue working for Weston and make quarterly visits back to Anchorage. Read more about Eric in our Meet the team profile.
Steve feels fortunate to be able to work in such a great environment. "Every day I am challenged, get to learn something new and get to have fun working with a variety of clientele. I am really glad to have joined such a sharp group of professionals at Weston." Prior to the joining the Weston team, Steve held a variety of positions ranging from running an entire IT department for a small business to working in a large corporate IT environment. Throughout his IT career, he has constantly worked hard to make sure that his skills are up to date and relevant to the task at hand. Steve holds several Microsoft certifications and earned a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems from Portland State University. Outside of work Steve enjoys many of the popular outdoor activities that the Northwest has to offer. Disc Golf, Fly Fishing, Hiking, Biking and Kayaking are among his favorites activities. Read more about Steve in our meet the team profile
Dylan has done a bit of everything in his career, from helpdesk, programming, and web design to his current role as a network consultant at Weston. He moved to Anchorage in August 2013 and is excited to be starting a new chapter in his life in Alaska and at Weston. Learn more about Dylan in our Meet a Team member blog post
Robb has over 15 years of experience in a variety of IT administration and support positions. He's worked in many industries including HealthCare, Embedded Technology Solutions, Education and Retail. He enjoys meeting new clients, solving their technical problems and building lasting relationships. Learn more about Robb in our blog post: Meet A Team Member: Robb VanSciver
Jeffrey started his IT career in Fort Worth, Texas. After establishing his career, Jeffrey relocated back to his hometown of Portland, Oregon and began a new chapter of his career by working for a Managed Service Provider. Jeffrey has over 7 years of experience in Network Administration and IT consulting; with a focused emphasis in the Healthcare Industry. Jeffrey strives to advance and expand his knowledge base with continued education and has been dedicated to improving himself with training and certifications throughout his career. Jeffrey recently moved to Central Oregon with his wife and two children. He enjoys all that Beautiful Central Oregon offers for himself and his family. Jeffrey is proud to make Central Oregon his new home. Read more about Jeffrey over on our blog
Jeff has over 25 years experience in the IT industry. He started in the healthcare industry back in 1988, providing support to medical practices in his former home state of New Hampshire. Since then, has worked in the Boston area, Texas, Florida and recently moved to Alaska to join Weston. He enjoys the challenge the IT industry brings, from building relationships with clients to staying on top of the ever changing technologies. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family: wife, Tonya and three children, whether it be hiking through the awesome Alaskan wilderness, skating on a frozen lake or just relaxing with a puzzle or a good story in the comfort of home. Learn more about Jeff Boucher on our blog: Meet the team: Jeff Boucher
Dharma Chappell is the newest addition to the Weston team. Chappell joins the Weston team with over 30 years of business management and information technology experience, most recently as the Technology and Facilities Manager for Karnopp Petersen LLP in Bend, Ore. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of Microwing, Inc., a technology services company that opened its doors in 1989. Weston acquired the assets of Microwing in 2006. As Weston's Solutions Consultant, he will work with businesses throughout Central Oregon to come up with long-term, proactive plans for the technology that runs their business.