Joshua Hoffman – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2021

College: The University of Toledo / Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Industrial Manufacturing Engineering with a minor of Business Entrepreneurship

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio

About Joshua: I live in Toledo, OH with my wife Kelsey, our chocolate Labrador and our two cats. In our free time, my wife and I like to take our dog for walks at all of the Metroparks in the Toledo area. I have a passion for cooking and spend lots of time in the backyard with my grills/smokers all year round. I enjoy hockey and play in a Spring/Summer league at Ottawa Park.

Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Red Wings and The Ohio State Buckeyes

Favorite Food: Barbeque

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions? I am excited to start working for Nysus Solutions because I like solving problems and helping others. Nysus is a healthy environment where everyone works as a team to get the job done and there is something new to learn every day. I am excited to be part of a growing company and thankful to be surrounded by a great group of hardworking intelligent individuals.

Matthew Modene – Software Engineer

Year you began at Nysus: 2021

College: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Hometown: Perrysburg, Ohio

About Matthew: I am happily married to my wife Hannah. We both enjoy going on road trips and finding interesting places to explore. In my spare time I enjoy helping out at church, developing my own personal software projects, organizing board game meetups with friends, and playing strategy games.

Favorite Sports Team: I do not follow any sports (I’d rather just participate), so I don’t really have a favorite team

Favorite Food: Mediterranean cuisine, particularly any dish with kafta

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions? There are not many software companies with a focus on giving back to the community. I am excited to be part of a company that has a broader focus than just the bottom line.

Kevin Culler – Software Engineer

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: Bowling Green State University

Hometown: Hicksville, Ohio

About Kevin: I have been a software engineer for about 11 years. In that time, I have lived in the Toledo area. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking and baking. As far as hobbies go, I enjoy playing and developing video games.

Favorite Sports Team: I do not have a favorite team, but I do enjoy hockey.

Favorite Food:  Fresh bread

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?  I am excited to be working with Nysus Solutions because I am presented daily with unique challenges.  These challenges keep things interesting and make every day a new experience.

Jeff Johnson – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2021 – The Year of the Ox

College: University of Toledo – Bachelor’s in English Education

Hometown:  Sylvania, Ohio

About Jeff:  My wife Stephanie and I live in West Toledo and love visiting our local Metroparks for hikes with Sirius, our Border Collie mix. In my free time, I love cooking (Sous Vide and smoking large cuts of meat are two recent favorites), traveling (we have a goal of getting to all the National Parks), photography (anything but people), and doing anything outdoors (hiking, biking, kayaking, camping, etc). I have been told that I have a very dry sense of humor and will fully admit to being a huge fan of dad jokes; the worse, the better!

Favorite Sports Team: Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite Food: Mediterranean – the more garlic and lemon, the happier I’ll be!

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?  Working for Nysus Solutions is going to allow me to work on three of my favorite subjects: Information Technology, Automation, and Manufacturing.  I love being involved in creative solutions that speed up processes!

Jennifer Rose – Office Administrator

Year you began at Nysus: 2021

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio

About Jennifer: I have been blessed with a wonderful life partner, a great family and friends. My son Eric lives in Jackson, Michigan with his wife. My brother and his family live close by in Sylvania, Ohio. Ray and I travel every chance we get. We especially like the Willamette Valley wine country and the Seattle area. In my free time I have volunteered for Hospice and Red Cross as a First Aid/CPR instructor and disaster relief volunteer. 

Favorite Sports Team:  Ohio State Buckeyes (of course)

Favorite Food:  Italian

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions? Integrity matters. When you have an opportunity to work with great people (as those here at Nysus Solutions), people committed to their profession and helping customers achieve their goals, you know you are a part of something special.  I am excited to be a part of that. I feel the energy that can only come from the best and the brightest people in this industry, people that care deeply about their clients and each other. Great companies thrive because at their core, integrity drives their priorities and their actions. At Nysus Solutions integrity matters. 

Ryan Sakowski – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: The University of Toledo – BA in Information Systems

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio

About Ryan: “A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

Favorite Sports Team: Michigan Wolverines, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Redwings…seeing the pattern yet?

Favorite Food:  Any type of ethnic dish always does the trick

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions? When Nysus Solutions approached me with an opportunity for employment, I was ecstatic to join the team. Their overall vision, business partner relations and commitment to success was music to my ears.  To date, they have exceeded those expectations. 

James Knoblauch – Software Engineer

Year you began at Nysus: 2014

Why do you enjoy working at Nysus Solutions? There’s always something new and interesting to work on at Nysus Solutions, as well as amazing people to work with.  I cannot even remember the last time I got bored here.  It is pretty much my dream job.

What do you think sets Nysus Solutions apart from the competition? I think one of Nysus Solutions’ biggest strengths is our dedication to supporting our customer’s needs.  The level of support provided by Nysus Solutions in emergency situations is something that I have not seen in many of our competitors and I think that’s something that our customers appreciate about us.

Aaron Zettel – Automation Engineer

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: The University of Toledo – BS in Electrical Engineering  

Hometown: Wauseon, Ohio

About Aaron:  I have spent my whole life living in my hometown where I still live today. For fun I like to go for long walks with the dog and fiancé and go to sporting events of my favorite teams. I also enjoy playing video games from time to time. 

Favorite Sports Team:  Michigan Wolverines

Favorite Food:  Pizza

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?   I love the team environment and how much they value every employee. I also enjoy new tasks and challenges every day that allow me to expand my knowledge of the industry.

Steffany Sass – Philanthropy Coordinator

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: The University of Toledo – BBA, Finance/Management and MBA, Finance

Hometown: Toledo, Ohio

About Steffany:   I enjoy spending time and making memories with my husband and our 3 kids. We have 2 pets, a funny dog and a crazy cat, that are currently learning to become friends. I love volunteering, baking and being outside and active with my family. 

Favorite Food:  Brussel Sprouts   

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?  I am excited for the opportunity to help contribute to a company that is as committed to community involvement as Nysus Solutions. They are dedicated to their core values, that not only align with improving the success of their business, but also to the success of the communities in which we work and live. I am excited to join such a generous, compassionate and caring team.

Bradey Harris – Project Manager

Year you began at Nysus: 2020

College: The University of Toledo – BS in Mechanical Engineering  

Hometown: Luna Pier, Michigan     

About Bradey:  I currently live in Toledo, Ohio. I really enjoy solving problems, traveling, and video games. I am also worked on F-16 jet engines in the Air Force National Guard. 

Favorite Sports Team: Michigan Wolverines and Detroit Red Wings

Favorite Food:  Italian

Why are you excited to start working at Nysus Solutions?  I am excited to finally be in a field I enjoy working in and with a group of individuals who are very welcoming. Everyone here is very knowledgeable and seem eager to help teach me everything they can.  It is hard to find a group I would be this excited to work with and I am looking forward to my career here.