Carole Spurling and her partner started B&J Computers, Inc. in 1995 in the basement of her home. She has successfully grown this business to what it is today. A woman of many hats, Carole is not only a senior partner and President of B & J Computers, Inc. she is the firm’s Senior Technician who handles systems management, network configuration, security, network configuration, security system install and configuration, telephone system install and configuration and is our primary server technician. Carole, a 1993 Graduate of SIU’s College of Engineering, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. In addition, she has completed course work for a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems. Carole’s experience, as a business partner, business manager and technician have provided her with a practiced eye enabling her to help our clients find solutions to the problems and challenges involved in running, and expanding, a successful business. She is always willing to go that “extra mile” to help our customers reach their technological goals. Carole holds the following, current, certifications: MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator), MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist)
Becky Qualls our Systems Administrator handles all new projects from conception to completion. Becky has been with us for twelve years and has evolved from running the office to being one of the faces you see out and about doing repair work. A woman in constant motion, she still always finds the time to give personal attention to each client. Her experience has often helped guide clients to find the most effective solutions to their technical needs. Being able to multi-task in these many roles while keeping that smile on her face has helped to make many undertakings a success.
Valdeana Sorensen has taken over for Becky as our Office Manager. Val joined us in June of 2015 and has quickly become one of the team. She has over ten years working in an office environment and brings her own unique perspective to B&J. Val’s is the first voice you will hear if you call our office or the first person to greet you when you swing by. She is always excited to meet new people and loves coming up with new ideas to help everyone.