The Now IT Connects Office Gets a Make-Over

This spring, the Now IT Connects office got a fresh, new look! A few upgrades transformed our office and gave the Now It Connects team a place to collaborate while updating the design and improving sustainability.

New Flooring and Paint Provide a Fresh Foundation

It’s amazing what a difference a fresh coat of paint and updated flooring can have on an office space! At the Now IT Connects office, we freshened the walls with a new color in both the public spaces and the back-office work areas.

Then, we ripped out the carpet to replace it with durable, hard-wearing vinyl planking. The new floors offer the warm look of wood without the maintenance or up-front investment. We think they look sharp, especially with the fresh paint!

Our Work Areas Get Upgrades

Once we had our fresh foundation of paint and new flooring, we upgraded and renovated the tech cubicles where our network managers and network engineers work their magic. These new cubicles allow them the space they need to work without being crowded by equipment or each other.

Our Office Lighting Gets an Environmentally Friendly Upgrade

The last upgrade we made in our renovation was to our office lighting. Our lobby, conference room, and back-office work areas all got new fixtures with LED lighting. Not only does this provide our staff with superior light to work under, the LED lightbulbs are energy-efficient and cost effective. We won’t need to replace a bulb for about 15 years!

After several years in our Clearwater, Minnesota, location, it was time to show our office some love. We hope you stop by to check out our new digs! We’d love to see you.


Reasons to Love the Now IT Connects Team

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If you’re looking for a managed IT team to partner with in 2020, the Now IT Connects crew may be your perfect match. We work closely with our clients to provide right-sized IT solutions that keep their businesses running smoothly. If you want a managed IT team with personality and heart, we’d love the opportunity to get to know you better! Here’s a little bit about us.

John Koshiol, Now IT Connects CEO

John is the owner and CEO of Now IT Connects. He’s been our fearless leader for the last 16 years. John loves to help businesses keep their data secure and easy to use. When he’s not working with Now IT Connects customers, John’s outside hunting, fishing, golfing, or participating in shooting sports.

Lloyd Sanquist, Now IT Connects Network Engineer

As a network engineer, Lloyd works alongside Chris and Trevor to keep our customers’ networks safe and performing well. Lloyd’s served Now IT Connects customers for more than eight years. Lloyd enjoys writing, camping, playing video games, and making the rest of the Now IT Connects team laugh.

Chris Imdieke, Now IT Connects Network Engineer

Chris is our second network engineer and has been part of our team for more than two years. Chris works alongside Lloyd and Trevor to support our customers’ networks and IT needs. After work, Chris enjoys playing video games and spending time with his family.

Trevor Koshiol, Now IT Connects Network Engineer

Trevor is our third network engineer, working alongside Lloyd and Chris to maintain our customers’ networks. Like his dad, Trevor enjoys spending time being active outdoors, whether he’s fishing, hunting, golfing, or playing team sports.

Bobbie Anacker, Now IT Connects Administrative Assistant

As the Now IT Connects administrative assistant, it’s likely Bobbie’s smiling face or cheery “Hello!” will greet you at our door or on the phone. Bobbie has been part of the Now IT Connects team for two years. When not supporting Now IT Connects customers, Bobbie enjoys listening to music, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

Ready to fall in love with your IT support team? We’d love to meet you! Give Now IT Connects a call today at 320-558-6300.


Thank You to the Now IT Connects Team

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November is the month of gratitude. Early in the month, we take a moment to thank the veterans who serve our country. At the end of the month, we gather with our loved ones to share what we are grateful for this year.

But unfortunately, we don’t have a holiday in November to celebrate the reasons why we appreciate the people we see for at least eight hours every workday: our colleagues. Today, we’d like to take a moment to share why we’re grateful for the folks on the Now IT Connects team.

John Koshiol, CEO

John is our fearless leader. He’s run the company for the last 15 years. We are greatly appreciative of John’s leadership at Now IT Connects. He’s ambitious and always approaches new projects with the best interests of his team in mind. John’s excellent at bringing in new business. And since John’s built relationships with our vendors over the years, without him, we wouldn’t have any new products to offer you!

Justin Fullersen, Network Manager

Justin is the Now IT Connects network manager and has been with us for more than 6 years. He has a head for solving complex networking problems, which is a huge benefit for our clients. Once he’s working on an issue, Justin won’t stop until he’s found a solution. His diligence is a huge asset for the Now IT Connects team.

Lloyd Sanquist, Network Engineer

Lloyd is one of the Now IT Connects network engineers. He’s been a member of the team for 7 years. Lloyd’s a loyal worker and has a knack for designing and implementing specialty software installations for our customers. If you’ve spent any time at all with Lloyd, you know he has a great sense of humor. We can count on Lloyd to make our days at the office more enjoyable!

Chris Imdieke, Network Engineer

Chris is one of the Now IT Connects network engineers and has been a member of our team for more than a year. He’s an incredibly hard worker who can keep a level head no matter what challenges technology throws at him. Without Chris, no one would have working anti-virus and firewalls. We count on Chris to keep us all safe and secure online.

Trevor Koshiol, Network Engineer

Trevor is one of the Now IT Connects network engineers. He’s been a member of the team for just under a year. Trevor is immensely helpful around the office. He really comes through in a clutch as well—without him, we’d never get our passwords reset!

Bobbie Anacker, Administrative Assistant

Bobbie is the Now IT Connects administrative assistant. She’s been on the Now IT Connects team for more than a year. Without Bobbie, our office would not be able to function. She works incredibly hard for the team and our customers. We’re grateful for Bobbie’s resourcefulness and ability to take on any task.

The Now IT Connects team truly is a special group of IT professionals. If you want to partner with a team that’s highly qualified and a blast to work with, contact us today!


Fall in Love with the Now IT Connects Team!

Have you fallen out of love with your IT support team? Are you a lonely heart looking for an IT team to support your network security, email, and managed services this year? Or, are you a happy client of Now IT Connects that’s interested in learning a little more about the team that supports you?

If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above, we invite you to fall in love with the Now IT Connects team this Valentine’s day.

John Koshiol

John is the owner and CEO of Now IT Connects. He’s run the company for the last 15 years and looks forward to another 15 years of helping businesses keep their data secure and easy to use. When he’s not helping Now IT Connects customers, you’ll likely find John enjoying many outdoor activities, including hunting and fishing, golf, and shooting sports.

Bobbie Anacker

As the Now IT Connects administrative assistant, it’s likely that Bobbie’s smiling face or cheery “Hello!” will greet you at our door or on the phone. Bobbie has been part of the Now IT Connects team for a year. When not supporting Now IT Connects customers, Bobbie enjoys listening to music, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

Justin Fellersen

Justin is our network manager. He installs and maintains the networks of our customers and our in-house network at our Clearwater, Minnesota, location. Justin has been part of the team for more than five years. Like John, Justin is an outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and snowboarding.

Lloyd Sanquist

As a network engineer, Lloyd works alongside Justin to keep our customers’ networks safe and performing well. Lloyd’s served Now IT Connects customers since 2012. When not at work, Lloyd enjoys writing, camping, and playing video games.

Chris Imdieke

Chris is our second network engineer and has been part of our team for a little over a year. Chris works alongside Lloyd and Justin to support our customers’ networks and IT needs. After work, Chris enjoys playing video games and spending time with his family.

Ready to fall in love with your IT support team? We’d love to meet you! Give Now IT Connects a call today at 320-558-6300.