Meet Our Team Of Experts
Here at I.T. Guru, we are proud to provide you with some of the brightest minds in IT. Meet and learn about our team of experts and how they help your veterinary practice.
Joseph Axne - Owner/CEO
Started as a desktop technician in the early 1990’s and promoted his career through continuous professional development to a Sr. Systems Administrator and Team Lead for American Medical Response (AMR).
IT-Guru, LLC was started by Joseph who personally financed the company’s venture to assist small and medium businesses in Denver Metro with their IT support needs in 2005. IT-Guru has been assisting 100’s of extremely happy managed clients with their computers and networks. IT-Guru is providing each of these clients with a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Solution assuring the business owner’s Intellectual Property is protected against the consistent threats that exist within any technical environment!
Joseph decided to take IT-Guru’s market focus specifically to Veterinary Practices in 2012. It has allowed our full team to really gain a complete understanding of our client’s specific IT practice needs. Our team has developed specific standards Veterinary Practices should have in place and created IT Wellness Plans for these practices. Joseph is also an active member of VetPartners, a national group of trusted veterinary consultants and advisors.
Debra Novak – Business Operations
After growing up in Ventura, California, she lived in the Washington DC area and now resides in Chagrin Falls, Ohio with her husband, granddaughter, and their adopted cat “Miss Kitty”. She enjoys watching Indy Car & Formula One racing and loves Mexican food.
“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.”
~ Rabbi Harold Kushner ~
Robert Gennet - Virtual CIO
He has more hobbies than he can count including (but not limited to) model building, photography, guitar, martial arts, and unicorn training. He’s sure his three kids probably think he’s the coolest dad ever. Well, his dog definitely does.
Matthew Kane – Project Coordinator
Blake Traxler – Professional Services Tech
Adam Ellch – Systems Administrator
Over the last 11 years Adam has moved his way up the ranks, the last four years spent in the Systems Administrator role.
In his spare time, he likes to ride his electric skateboard, attends concerts + music festivals, and plays with his dog Kappy. (It is short for Capybara – she looked like one when she was a puppy).
Cole Harrison – Technical Support Specialist
In his spare time Cole plays games with friends, ranging from horror to MMOs with favorites to play being EVE and WoW, and painting miniatures for Warhammer 40k.
Bryan Bansbach – Sr. System Administrator/Tier 3 Tech
Born in Southern California, Bryan has lived and work on both ends of the coast, moving from Southern California to Rhode Island, back to Southern California, and now finally landing in Colorado where he hopes to settle down for the long haul.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and their two Alaskan Klee Kais (do yourself a favor and look them up!), being a forever Dungeon Master, playing drums, and tinkering with technology.
Anna Rhea – Service Desk Lead
She prefers high pulp orange juice and can easily be bribed with any sort of sour candy.