About

The DSI Story

For nearly 45 years, Dynamic Solutions International (DSI) has quietly set the standard for data storage and security. From mid-sized companies to large corporations, more than 2,000 customers and counting have trusted DSI to navigate the fads, trends and true innovations of the IT landscape.

DSI’s sterling reputation is built on our ability to deliver ease, efficiency and lasting peace of mind. Our mission has always been to provide our clients with complete solutions that combine world-class hardware and software with exceptional service and support, so your information is both safer and easier to manage.

We believe that strong relationships and innovation go hand-in-hand. For decades, we have worked faithfully with our customers to understand their needs, and we maintain vigilance with our industry partners to anticipate the demands of a rapidly changing field. This commitment to teamwork – to always doing the right thing for our clients – is what drives our steady approach to innovation and enduring excellence.

Who We Are

Jim Tarbell - President
Leo Salvaggio - Executive Vice President
Elizabeth Stahlberg - CPA, Vice President of Finance
Gary Hosler - Vice President of Operations
Amanda Ladas - Vice President of Marketing
Chris Bremer - Chief Technology Officer
Ken Perez - Technical Services Manager
Andrew Austin - Director of Business Development
James Curtis - Support Engineer
Barry Rote - Software Engineer
Paul Buelow - Solutions Architect
Vic Ludlam - Systems Engineer
Chad Bradney - Sales Manager
Chris Channel - Support Engineer
Tom Tatman - Software Engineer
Siraz Krusko - Facility Engineer
Susie Weiers - Accounting Specialist
Brooke Ewing - CRM Administrator
Casey Roberts - Strategic Business Specialist
Bernard Carney - Sales Manager
Don Tolbert - Support Engineer
Adam Roth - Security Specialist
Larry Jubb - Support Supervisor
Mike Norby - Director of Sales
Frank Rodriguez - Latin America Sales Manager
Jon Reed - Systems Engineer
Brian Kay - Support Engineer
Saga - Internal Security

Jim Tarbell

President

Jim has 39 years of sales and leasing experience in the computer industry. He started his career at IBM Corporation in 1975 and spent 11 years with the company progressing from a marketing representative to a manager of special bids and large accounts. He then spent 10 years with XL/Datacomp, an IBM reseller, focusing on equipment leasing. After XL/Datacomp, Jim founded Dynamic Funding, Inc. (DFI) in 1996 to be the captive leasing company to Dynamic Solutions International (DSI) for their data storage solutions. In 2011 Jim became president of Dynamic Solutions International.As well as maintaining his presidency of DFI and DSI Jim founded Longbow in 2013,a cyber-security firm specializing in network security. Jim graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY where he received a BA in Economics in 1975.

Leo Salvaggio

Executive Vice President

Over the last twenty years he has worked with a wide array of customers from the SMB space all the way up to fortune 500 companies and the federal government. The two companies that he has worked for (Unisys, DSI) over his professional career have focused on consulting services, hardware and software solutions. Leo has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy. Leo’s personal passion’s include all things tech. He is known to have a new cellphone every month, and always has a pulse on the next big trend in the market.

Elizabeth Stahlberg

CPA, Vice President of Finance

Beth joined DSI in January 2014. Beth grew up in Colorado. She has a Bachelors in Accounting and Economics from Hastings College in Nebraska, and her Masters of Accounting (Taxation) from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and worked in public accounting for 16 years prior to coming to DSI. She enjoys traveling and reading.

Gary Hosler

Vice President of Operations

Gary has been with DSI for over 25 years. He joined DSI in 1987 and has worked a wide variety of jobs throughout the years. Gary strives to keep DSI running as a well-oiled-machine. He lives in Littleton, Colorado and went to school at Colorado State University where he received a BS in Marketing.

Amanda Ladas

Vice President of Marketing

Amanda joined the DSI marketing department as a marketing coordinator in 2011. Prior to joining the DSI team, she was a medical secretary at a large healthcare company in Chicago. In 2012 Amanda completed a certification to become a wilderness first responder and educator for Leave No Trace. Amanda has a BA in Communications from DePaul University in Chicago.

Chris Bremer

Chief Technology Officer

Chris Bremer holds a Business Administration degree from John Carroll University.He has 35 years of experience in the tech field. Chris worked for Unisys for 15 years before coming to DSI. Chris is responsible for engineering and support departments. If he is not skiing, he is thinking about how to make a product better, or coming up with a new product.

Ken Perez

Technical Services Manager

Ken has worked with DSI since 2008. Ken is a Colorado native. Ken has a BS in Civil Engineering. As the manager of our technical department Ken is comfortable with alot of moving parts and pieces. One of his particular strengths is always maintaining a focus on process improvement.

Andrew Austin

Director of Business Development

Andrew joined DSI in 2006. He has over 30 years of experience in the world of computers. He has worked for technology giants, IBM, and StorageTek before joining us at DSI. Andrew has a BS in Computer Systems, and an M.B.A in Information Technology from Trinity College.

James Curtis

Support Engineer

James became a member of the DSI team in 2006. James lives in Lakewood now, but originally is from Tempe, Arizona. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University. Before working at DSI James was a self-employed computer consultant for 10 years.

Barry Rote

Software Engineer

Barry has worked at DSI since 2007. Barry currently lives in the Congress Park area of Denver, but is originally from Duluth, Minnesota. Before working at DSI Barry also worked for Unisys in Minnesota and StorageTek here in Louisville, CO. Barry spends a lot of his time maintaining code for our VTL Agent software.

Paul Buelow

Solutions Architect

Paul joined DSI in 2008 and commutes from Thornton, CO every day. Paul was born in Wisconsin where he attended United Technical Institute in Milwaukee and earned a BS in Industrial Electronics. Paul previously worked for AT&T and StorageTek.

Vic Ludlam

Systems Engineer

Vic has worked for DSI since 2006. Vic lives in Michigan where he was born and raised. He has been married for 40 years with 2 kids, and 4 grandchildren. Vic can install our equipment, repair our equipment, and also assists in maintaining the code for DSI’s FileManager software.

Chad Bradney

Sales Manager

Chad Bradney joined DSI in October of 2011 with over 15 years of sales experience. Chad was a Senior Account Manager for a Denver based Software Company and enjoyed positions that covered both domestic and international sales. Chad has a degree in Communications from University of Missouri. Chad lives in Highlands Ranch.

Chris Channel

Support Engineer

Chris has worked for DSI for over 25 years. Originally from Berthoud, CO Chris now lives in Englewood. Chris has an Associate’s Degree of Applied Electronics from the Denver Institute of Technology. Chris builds every piece of equipment before it is shipped to a customer. He has all the answers when it comes to our VTL.

Tom Tatman

Software Engineer

Tom joined DSI in 1996. Originally from Delaware he currently lives in Crested Butte. Before working for DSI, Tom worked for Unisys for 22 years, 16 of those with the Large Systems Engineering Activity in Treddyffrin, PA. Tom has a degree from the University of Delaware. Tom is responsible for the maintenance of our TapeManager software.

Siraz Krusko

Facility Engineer

Siraz has worked for DSI since 2009. Siraz is originally from Bosnia. He now lives in Parker. Siraz has a degree in Forestry which he studied for in Sarajevo. Before working for DSI Siraz worked at Netbeam and Dolese in Oklahoma.

Susie Weiers

Accounting Specialist

Susie has been a part of our team since 1998 and is a Colorado native. She went to high school in Arvada, college in Arizona and then worked for Unisys for 15 years before coming to work with DSI.

Brooke Ewing

CRM Administrator

Brooke joined DSI in September 2014. Her previous work experience is mainly in the education filed as a language arts teacher. In her free time Brooke coaches a Girls on the Run team, a curriculum based after school program for girls age 7-14. Brooke attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and received a BA in English and Secondary Education.

Casey Roberts

Strategic Business Specialist

Casey joined DSI in early 2014 after 8 years at AccuCode. Casey has experience in Human Resources and Sales. She managed the Roberts Ranch with over 120 horses from 2002-2005. Horses are a large part of her family history. She was born and raised in Colorado and attended Regis University with a degree in Management, Marketing and International Business.

Bernard Carney

Sales Manager

Bern began at DSI in early 2014. He has previously held positions as a project manager for the USGS and Level 3 Communications. Bern moved out to Colorado from Staten Island wanting to be closer to outdoors and his passion of rock climbing. Bern graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in business administration.

Don Tolbert

Support Engineer

Don Joined DSI in September of 2012. He resides in the Green Mountain area of Lakewood near Red Rocks Amphitheatre. A Colorado native, he joined the U.S. Navy after high school and served 15 years. While in the Navy Don attended several technical schools and has had jobs with CorrLogic, and First Citizens bank.

Adam Roth

Security Specialist

Adam is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Information Systems and is Security+ certified. He has vast experience in network design, vulnerability identification, and managed services. Adam has a history as a machine gunner in the marines and bounty hunter prior to joining DSI. You could say he has been training in security for a long time.

Larry Jubb

Support Supervisor

Larry has been with DSI for over 10 years. Larry traveled 150,000 on an airplane taking care of DSI’s most important customers. Larry graduated from the Control Data Institute in 1976 and has been in the tech industry since. Larry lives in Parker, CO but is originally from Massachusetts. Larry’s pride and joy is his vintage yellow corvette.

Mike Norby

Director of Sales

Mike has served various roles in the technology industry over the past 20 years, including systems engineering, technical marketing, and sales.  He is originally from California but has been in Colorado since the 80s, having earned a Psychology degree from CU Boulder.

Frank Rodriguez

Latin America Sales Manager

Frank has 15 years in the tech industry and this is the second time he is working for Dynamic Solutions International. He previously worked for a part of the company, Dynamic Card Solutions, a division that was sold in 2010. Frank lives in Orlando, and is fluent in Spanish. Frank attended Embry Riddle and studied Business Administration.

Jon Reed

Systems Engineer

Jon has 15 years in support roles for the technical industry. Much of his experience has been as an iSeries and BRMS specialist. Jon is a native of Colorado and is thrilled to be living close to work.

Brian Kay

Support Engineer

Brian began at DSI in January 2015. Brian moved back to Colorado from Bozeman, Montana where he had been working as a technical support engineer. Brian is a Colorado native and glad to be back. He has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management

Saga

Internal Security

Anyone who has been to 1 Inverness Drive East has likely met Saga. She is the office greeter, and patrol dog. She checks on all employee’s regularly (those with treats more than those without) and is a security expert. She can frequently be found monitoring the perimeter of the building for safety concerns. There is not a more enthusiastic employee. Saga’s favorite phrase is, “Do you want to go to work?” It elicits prancing and turning in a circle every time. Prior to her tenure at DSI Saga’s whereabouts are a mystery, but she intends to be a loyal, committed employee for years to come.

What's Happening

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