DP Techlink is made of exceptional professionals with the knowledge and experience to serve our customers. We are committed to understanding our customer pain points to come up with solutions that help them manage their logistics and reduce their risk.

Mike Shindelar

CEO

Mike joined DP Techlink in March 2018 as CEO. He has more than 30 years as a management professional, specializing in building strategic and operational excellence in the companies he has served. Mike is from Hudson, IA and attended Iowa State University where he received his degree in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. He enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, gardening, and is an avid college sports fan.

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Jeff Detrick

Director of Product Management

Jeff joined DP Techlink in 2013 as the Product Manager. Jeff has more than 30 years in the Agricultural segment and has developed a strong understanding of livestock production systems, feed mill operations, and logistical processes. Jeff is uniquely qualified to drive technical product development to meet the evolving production and logistical needs of our customers. Jeff is a native of Northwest Iowa. He enjoys spending time family and outdoor activities.

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Paula Secker-Johnston

Customer & System Engagement Coordinator

Paula joined DP Techlink in July 2018 as the Customer and System Engagement Coordinator. Paula works with customers, training them how to utilize the applications that DP Techlink offers. Paula is originally from Freeport, IL and holds an Associate’s Degree in Marketing from Milwaukee Business College. She enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with family and friends, teaching and practicing yoga, running, and biking.

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Brian Hannan

Senior Developer

Brian joined DP Techlink in 2016 as a Senior Developer. Brian has almost 20 years of experience as a software development professions in the areas of Transportation/Logistics and Financial Services. He has spent his career gaining experience in all aspects of the technology stack and the software development life cycle. Brian is from Des Moines, IA and holds a degree in Computer Science from Central College in Pella, IA. He enjoys spending time with family, cooking for friends and family, financial planning, and canoeing and camping whenever he can.

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Sam Vermillion

Senior Developer

Sam joined DP Techlink in late 2016 as a Developer. Sam has 15 years of experience in Application Development; initially starting in the Transportation/ Logistics Industry and later moving to the Financial Services Industry. Sam utilizes a variety of programming languages, frameworks, and databases to bring projects to successful completion. Sam grew up in Des Moines, IA and holds a degree in Management Information Systems from Iowa State University. He enjoys spending time with his family, running, and attempting to play the guitar.

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Kyle Fletcher

Developer / System Technician

Kyle joined DP Techlink in March 2019 as our Developer/System Technician. In his role, Kyle develops new features for FeedTrackur, provides technical support, and ensures that our software is always running and accessible to our customers. Kyle was previously the System Administrator at DFS, Inc. and has more than six years of experience. Kyle hails from Fort Dodge, IA and holds a degree in Management Information from the University of Northern Iowa. He enjoys spending time with family at the lake and video games.

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Lorraine Beard

Accountant

Lorraine joined DP Techlink in October 2019 as our bookkeeper. She takes care of all accounting duties including accounts receivable and accounts payable. Prior to joining DP Techlink, Lorraine was the Office Manager for the company that she and her husband owned. Lorraine has lived in the Des Moines area all of her life and currently resides in Granger, IA. She holds an Associates Degree in Accounting from Des Moines Area Community College. Lorraine enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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