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Perry Howell
President / CEO

Perry has worked in design engineering and management for over 28 years. His specialties include hardware design of all types and embedded software for both application and signal processing products. Perry has extensive knowledge of worldwide compliance standards as well as design for manufacturing. Perry is President of CSS, managing day to day business activities. Perry has both a Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Bob D.
Hardware Engineering Manager

Bob's goal is to take a private trip to space, but there's a bit of a financial issue with that right now. Elon Musk will not return his phone calls which is frustrating.

Fun Fact: Bob's toaster has a digital display.

Spencer K.
Senior Mechanical Designer

Spencer enjoys hanging with his wife and three children, laughing and being merry. And we won't forget to mention he enjoys trying to scare his co-workers throughout the office.

Fun Fact: Ford Rangers can be short distance airplanes.

Matt L.
Hardware Design Engineer

Matt enjoys games... video games, computer games, board games and card games.

Fun Fact: Matt might be the first to say "that's a software issue".

Sam C.
Hardware Design Engineer

Sam likes playing board games, painting miniatures, and doing modular origami.

Fun Fact: Sam played the french horn in the UNL marching band for two years.

Engineering Interns:

David P.
Software Design Engineer(Intern)

I like to learn about different investment strategies and spending time with family and friends. My father Celestino who didn’t have the opportunity to be educated so he provided his wisdom and made sacrifices to help me chase my dreams.

Most likely to....

Talk about what the world will be like in x years.

Leo P.

Mechanical Design Engineer(Intern)

What do you like to do when you are not working ?

Hang out with friends, read books, and watch movies.

Random Fact...

I have two cats and three dogs. I love my cat Pickles more than the world.

I'm 6'4"

Brett W.

More to come...

Noah P.
Software Engineering Manager

I enjoy playing video games, trap shooting, and playing my guitar.

Fun Fact: I can play 5 musical Instruments

Daniel S.
Software Design Engineer

What do you like to do when you are not working?
Write music, hang out with friends, work on passion projects and play video games.

Most likely to: Get lost on Wikipedia

Favorite Hash tag or Saying:
Nearly anything is possible with enough determination.

Random Fact:
I know three languages.

Vega C.
Software Design Engineer

Fun Facts:

In my off time I like to make music!

Favorite hashtag or saying: sudo rm -rf /

Rustin H.
Software Design Engineer

Enjoys hanging out with Family and Friends. Creating mods for games, learn new technologies and skills.

Fun Fact: The Xeon E3 1231 V3 CPU is compatible with LGA 1150 Motherboards and a superior deal compared to the i5 4670k and i7 4790k! (let's just take his word for it!!!)

Hung B.

Software Design Engineer

Most likely to....

Watch Joe Rogan podcast and fall asleep

Favorite Saying...Random Fact...

If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done

There are even more possible variations of chess games than there are atoms in the observable universe (including illegal moves)


Chad S.
Production Manager

Chad enjoys playing with his children or taking photos.

Fun Fact: A bolt of lightning is 6 times hotter than the sun.

Ryan A.
TEAM LEAD Electronics Technicians

Ryan enjoys video games, working on cars, woodworking, electronics projects and 3D printing.

Dillon S.
Electronics Technician

Dillon likes to play video games or hang out with his family.

Fun Fact: Knows a bit about sports trivia!

Jesse V.
Electronics Technician

Most likely to try new things and believes you should treat others as you would like to be treated.

Mike H.
Quality Assurance Technician

Enjoys VR, watching movies, fishing, spending time with his daughter, and working on cars.

Fun Fact: Owns every Stephen King hardback book. (69 books all together).

Tim M.
Electronics Technician

Tim enjoys eating foods from around the world.

Favorite saying: People do what they want to do.

Evan K.
Quality Assurance Technician

I like to go golfing and fishing. My parents love riding bikes and I appreciate them always being super supportive.

Most likely to....

Lose in pool on the 8 ball.

Dan Hurtz.
Manager Quality Assurance

More to come...

Ryan B.
Engineer-Quality Assurance


Most Likely to:

Get excited about my hobbies! When I get interested in something, I want to study every aspect of it and become an expert: early 20th century fiction, pipe tobacco, dress shoes/boots, bourbon, lighting, charcuterie, and electronics, of course!

John S.
Quality Assurance Specialist(retired)

John likes to work on and play his Les Paul.

Fun Fact: He saved a guitar from the dumpster and brought it back to life!!!

Just can't bring myself to take his name down yet!!!

Andy H.
Quality Assurance Specialist

I like spending time with family and friends

Most likely to: Give a helping hand.

James(Jimmy) K.
QA Engineering (Intern)

What do you like to do when you are not working ?

Learn about Bitcoin, go on runs, build or tear apart electronics.

Tell us about your partner, spouse, kids, pets or who ever means the most to you....

My younger brother Joe is in the Army National Guard and is the coolest person I know.

Favorite Movie :Speed Racer. Favorite Song : Scalliwag

Random Fact.....

My car has a cassette tape player and that’s how I listen to music in the car.

Calder O.
QA Engineering (Intern)

More to come...

Abdullah O. 
Electronics Technician (Part Time)

What do you like to do when you are not working?

Play Video Games when I am not doing school assignments.

James J. 
Manufacturing Technician (Part Time)

What do you like to do when you are not working?

I like to play guitar and spend time with family and friends.

Tell us about your partner, spouse, kids, pets or whoever means the most to you....

I have three siblings and three dogs.

Harold H. 
Manufacturing Technician

What do you like to do when you are not working?

I like to play Hockey and Video Games

Tell us about your partner, spouse, kids, pets or whoever means the most to you....

I have 3 dogs Goose, Max, and Lily. All 3 are Labs

Most likely to....Random Fact.....

PLAY HOCKEY, I love sports except basketball.

Jarrett B.
SMT Machine Operator + Team Lead

Jarrett enjoys hanging out with his family, playing basketball and watching sports.

Fun Fact: Jarrett may or may not have crashed a wedding.

Thad A.
SMT Machine Operator, MFG Tech, Safety Lead

Thad enjoys his family, along with playing billiards and fishing.

Liza C.
SMT Machine Operator

Reading, surfing the net, watching documentaries, and camping.

Most likely to: Sing out loud!!!

Favorite Hash tag or Saying...

“The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday”

Ben M.
SMT Machine Operator

Enjoys time with Family and Friends. Doing anything outdoors, like fishing and spending time at the lake.

Fun fact: Owns a beehive and 4 chickens!

Garik H.
Manufacturing Team Lead

I like to train MMA, go to the gym, and hang out with friends.

My parents are my rock. 

The recipe is easy, all it takes is hard work!

Dawson J.
Manufacturing Technician

I enjoy fishing and being outdoors. I also like to play video games in my free time. I have two Australian Shepherds named Rick and Morty, named after the animated show.

Most likely to: Stay up way too late watching Netflix!

Karina H.
Manufacturing Technician

Karina loves to design and create art and props, and sewing. She also enjoy geeky shows like Star Wars or Pokémon.

Favorite Saying: “The moment you stop trying to become a better person, is the moment you start to become worse than what you already are” Carroll Bryant

George H.
Manufacturing Technician

George writes Lore, builds terrains and create stories.

Favorite saying: “No matter who you are or what you do, you will never be as famous as cheese.” Dan Avidan

Dylon G
Manufacturing Technician (SS)

Dylon enjoys working out, PC gaming, playing board games with friends, and reading philosophy and fiction.

Matt J. 
Quality Assurance Specialist

Matt spends free time online gaming and dining.

Sean J. 
Manufacturing Technician (SS)

Sean enjoys video games and D&D.

Cody J. 
Manufacturing Technician (AOI)

What do you like to do when you are not working ?

I enjoy playing video games, watching movies and anime. Spending time with my friends.

Tell us about your partner, spouse, kids, pets or who ever means the most to you....

My friends and family are very important to me. I always try to make time to hangout with them.

Favorite Hash tag...Random Fact.....

“If the pope can wear a hat to church so can I”

My glasses are about 4 quarters thick (I have terrible eye sight)

Coleman H. 
Electronics Technician 

What do you like to do when you are not working ?

Play video games, listen to music, watch something, or be with friends.

Tell us about your partner, spouse, kids, pets or who ever means the most to you....

My close friends I have known since elementary/high school are the single most important people in my life, but there are a number of them in that category to talk about.

Most likely to....

Hack the Government  (As voted in High School)


Favorite Hash tag...Random Fact.....

Better Out than In  -Shrek

I am Red/Green Color Blind

Mehdi A. 
Manufacturing Technician 

What do you like to do when you are not working? Training MMA

Favorite Hash tag or saying… “You either win or learn”

Random Fact..... I speak two languages. Arabic and English

Jacob T. 
Manufacturing Technician 

More to come...

Troy W. 
Manufacturing Technician 

What do you like to do when you are not working ? outside of work I enjoy making art, listening to music, and spending time with my close friends.

Tell us about your partner, spouse, kids, pets or who ever means the most to you....Really close with my 2 best friends, if I am not working I am probably with them

Most likely to....Sing lyrics from early 2000s Bands or discuss pop culture topics

Favorite Hash tag...Random Fact...

I Love Weezer. I built my own PC


Becky H.
Office/HR Manager, Accounting, Document Control Coordinator

Becky enjoys working with the amazing people at CSS, and spending time with family and friends.

Marcus S.
Project Quotation Specialist

I enjoy fishing and hanging out with family and friends.

Fun Fact: I have never flown on a plane before.

Darren B.
IT Specialist/Systems Engineer

What do you like to do when you are not working?

Fish and relax with friends.


Fun Fact: My favorite author is Jack Campbell

Amber S.
Manager of Planning & Finance

Amber enjoys concerts with friends, coaching youth basketball, going to sporting events and pretending to play sand volleyball.

Fun Fact: Amber is always the one to find Waldo first!

Kim S. 
Purchasing Specialist

Kim enjoys coaching fencing, anything outdoors-hiking, camping, canoeing.

Most likely to accept a food challenge.

Margaret H.
Inventory Coordinator

Margaret enjoys creating digital art, 3d modeling, and animation for her social medias

Favorite saying: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present”


Jack H.
General Manager (Mindshare, by CSS)

Jack enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.

Fun Fact: According to Jack, his goal is to work 2 years after his death.

Jeff D.
(FAE) Field Application Engineer (Mindshare, by CSS)

Jeff enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, the Nebraska Cornhuskers and KC Royals.

Fun Fact: I share an office with Jack...IKR!!!

Greigh H.
Mindshare Technician

Greigh is an avid fisherman and camper. He also agrees with Wayne Gretzky - "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take".

Ryan P.
Technology Manager (Mindshare, by CSS)

Ryan enjoys hanging with his family and listening, playing and recording music.

Fun Thought: Ryan should get the band back together!!!

Travis P.
Technical Support Specialist (Mindshare, by CSS)

Travis is a first responder in his home town of Seward and the surrounding area.

Fun Fact:  Travis has traveled 2,967 miles to Nicaragua on his 2nd flight ever.

Kelvin W.
Mindshare Software Developer

Likes playing video games with Friend. Working on computers and reading. Enjoys spending time with Friends and talking about dumb things.

Discretion is the better part of valor!

Has never broken a bone!!!

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