Staff Bios

Brandon

Co-Owner


Brandon is a Co-Owner of The Norman Alan Company.

Working with Norman Alan since 2011, Brandon troubleshoots networking and technology issues and oversees sales and the onsite calls.

His experience includes all Windows Operating Systems, a variety of networking equipment, wireless equipment, servers, cell phones, and a broad range of software. Brandon spends a lot of his time working closely with the Field Service Techs to make sure the onsite jobs go smoothly.

Brandon attended Derry High School. Graduating from Pittsburgh Technical Institute in 2007, Brandon has an Associates Degree in Computer Science - Network Administration. He has his Network+ Certification and is working on his Windows MCSE Certifications.

Married since 2013, Brandon and his wife have 4 children, with the newest arrival in November of 2017. Brandon loves to play dek hockey and go fishing. He coaches some local youth dek hockey teams and baseball teams.

Will

Co-Owner


Will is a Co-Owner of The Norman Alan Company.

With Norman Alan since 2010, Will manages the remote support team and oversees server monitoring, as well as handling escalated tickets.

Customers rely on Will to handle the toughest problems quickly and effectively.

“I have been doing IT since my parents scraped money together for a PC in the early 90s. They were dismayed to find me dismantling it the next day. It sparked a lifelong interest in technology and problem solving. I am proud to say that I help people solve problems every day. We solve the world’s problems, one computer at a time.”

Will is from Murrysville, PA and graduated from Franklin Regional High School. He attended Penn State University where he acquired a bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences and Technology in 2004.

Todd

Service Center Manager


Todd is our Service Center Manager

With Norman Alan since 2005, Todd holds the job of Electronics Specialist today, but he has taken on many roles along the way. His focus is repairing PCs that are brought in to be repaired in our in-house shop.

“One thing I pride myself on is being able to completely disassemble a piece of equipment such as a laptop and reassemble it perfectly, with never an extra part left over when job is finished!”

After High School, Todd spent 6 years in the Navy as an Avionics Electronics Technician. After serving, he went into the computer field repairing printers and monitors and eventually working on PCs.

In Todd’s off time, his passion is off road motorsports, mainly motocross.

Bev

Secretary/Administrative Assistant


Bev is our Secretary/Administrative Assistant.

With Norman Alan since 2014, Bev answers the phones and connects customers with the appropriate technician or service. She also keeps our files in great shape and processes work orders.

Bev is an excellent typist and has good phone etiquette, always demonstrating a pleasant and helpful attitude. Customers rely on Bev to connect them to evaluate their needs and connect them with the right service.

“I’ve worked in a variety of customer service scenarios, and I can say I love interacting with our customers.”

After graduating High School, Bev entered the Air Force and found herself doing a job very similar to her work with Norman Alan.

Bev has been married for 24 years, loves crafts and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Jon

Remote Support Escalation Technician


Jon is one of our Remote Support Escalation Technicians.

On the job with Norman Alan since 2011, Jon’s primary focus is diagnosing and correcting computer and network systems in a timely manner using remote support technology.

With over a decade of experience in the Information Technology field, customers rely on Jon’s ability to recognize problems and troubleshoot them efficiently, saving endless hours of downtime and aggravation.

“I appreciate the fact that my job is always changing, always evolving. Every day is different, and it is a constant adventure.”

Jon is a graduate of Hempfield High School and the Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology, where he earned A+ and Network+ certifications.

Calvin

Remote Support Escalation Technician


Calvin is one of our Remote Support Escalation Technicians

Joining Norman Alan in 2017, Calvin works with our customers in the field, troubleshooting computers and systems to keep them up and running smoothly.

Customers rely on Calvin when there’s no substitute for being on-site and hands-on to really understand and resolve a problem to the customer’s satisfaction.

“The thing I enjoy most about my job is that I get to interact personally with our customers and work with them to resolve their problems.”

Calvin has been working with computers as long as he can remember, teaching himself the basics before going on to achieve certifications in CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+.

Calvin loves dogs and is an Eagle Scout.

Rob

Field Service & Remote Support Technician


Rob is one of our Field Service & Remote Support Technicians

Joining Norman Alan in 2018, Rob works with our customers in the field, troubleshooting computers and systems to keep them up and running smoothly.

Rob enjoys the challenge of the job and working with customers.

Rob holds an Associates Degree and is CompTIA Network+ certified.

Ryan

Field Service & Remote Support Technician


Ryan is one of our Field Service & Remote Support Technicians

Joining Norman Alan in 2020, Ryan works with our customers in the field, troubleshooting computers and systems to keep them up and running smoothly.

Ryan has been working in the IT field since 2017. He has his A+ and Network+ certifications and is currently working towards a Microsoft certification.

"I love the fast paced environment and the constant learning of new technologies while giving our best service to protect our client's networks."

Ryan enjoys reading fantasy novels, playing puzzle and board games with his friends and family. He also just got engaged and will be getting married in the near future.

Jesse

Remote Support Technician


Jesse is one of our Remote Support Technicians.

On the job with Norman Alan since 2018, Jesse provides remote support services for our customers.

Jesse enjoys the satisfaction of solving issues and helping others.

He attended Saint Vincent University where he acquired a bachelor’s degree in Computing and Information Science.

Alex

Remote Support Technician


Alex is one of our Remote Support Technicians.

On the job with Norman Alan since 2019, Alex provides remote support services for our customers.

Alex enjoys brightening others’ day by making technology non-stressful to their work day with the solutions implemented for their technical issue.

He has an Associate’s Degree from Pittsburgh Technical Institute concentrating in Network Administration.

Alex enjoys fishing, is an avid hockey fan, and loves to spend time with his family & daughter.

Dahlton

Remote Support Technician


Dahlton is one of our Remote Support Technicians.

On the job with Norman Alan since 2019, Dahlton provides remote support services for our customers.

Dahlton enjoys being able to learn and grow with new situations and solve problems that require him to use critical thinking

Jeff Kochis

Founding Member


Jeff is a founding member of Norman Alan which he and Bob Graham started in 2004.

He started out as a field technician in 1995 and worked his way up to a senior technician.

“I take great satisfaction in helping organizations that have unstable computer systems or are being taken advantage of by another IT company and turning things around and providing them with a stable solution, saving them money, and creating a lifetime relationship.”

Jeff is a 1990 graduate of Mt. Pleasant Area High School and a 1995 graduate of ICM School of Business. His certifications include Novel CNE, Microsoft MCSE and HP ASE.

Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife Emily and their three children, Owen, Claire, and Dominic.

As of July 1st, 2021, Bob and Jeff have sold the company to Will and Brandon and are off enjoying their retirement. They have put 17 years of hard work into growing The Norman Alan Company to what it is today. We appreciate everything they have done and wish them nothing but the best!

Bob Graham

Founding Member


Bob is a founding member of Norman Alan which he and Jeff Kochis started in 2004.

Starting as a field technician in 1998, Bob worked his way up to senior technician. Today, Bob oversees Norman Alan’s daily operations, as well as working in sales, and assisting with remote and onsite support.

Customers rely on Bob for every aspect of IT. He installs systems, troubleshoots, deals with security issues, and makes system recommendations to help his customers’ businesses run more smoothly. He often takes pride in fixing the unfixable.

“I enjoy the interaction with my clients, some of whom I have known for close to 20 years. I am a very hands-on person and continue to enjoy the troubleshooting aspect of IT. I take customers’ problems personally and make sure issues are dealt with to everyone’s satisfaction.”

Bob attended Riverview High School in Oakmont (Class of 1993) and is an IUP graduate with a degree in Computer Tech (1998). He has Microsoft MCP and A+ certifications.

Bob has been married to his wife Jen for 18 years. They have 3 boys, Noah, 16, Parker, 14, and Reno, 12.

The Grahams are a hockey family and spend a lot of time at the rink playing for school leagues and travel leagues. Bob helps coach the school leagues. He is also an avid woodworker and enjoys spending time in his shop. Now that the kids are growing a bit, Bob’s wife Jen has taken the opportunity to go back to school and open a salon.

As of July 1st, 2021, Bob and Jeff have sold the company to Will and Brandon and are off enjoying their retirement. They have put 17 years of hard work into growing The Norman Alan Company to what it is today. We appreciate everything they have done and wish them nothing but the best.

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