Who We Are

Engaged. Insightful. Enduring. That’s J Street.

We may be some of the most seasoned, business-savvy application developers you’ll ever meet. We also happen to be some of the warmest, most candid, and clear-thinking folks on the planet. Our clients love that about us. We bet you will, too.

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Armen Stein

President

Armen Stein

Armen founded J Street Technology in 1994 after 10 years of software development at DIS Corporation, Eddie Bauer and Weyerhaeuser Company. While at DIS, Armen co-designed the Infiniti software system which supported Infiniti dealerships nationwide for 25 years. Armen is a Microsoft Certified Professional and a Microsoft MVP, and has spoken at many user groups and conferences, including Microsoft TechEd, Office DevCon in Australia, the PAUG Conference, and the UK Access User Group in London. Armen is co-author of Access 2007 VBA Programmer’s Reference (Wrox) and organizes Access Day, a conference for Access database developers and users.

Armen earned a combined Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Computer Science (plus an English Minor) from Western Washington University.

What else? Armen’s other interests include travel, photography, backgammon, theatre, movies, and driving his 1969 Ford Bronco in the sun.

Kathy Colby

Software Design Analyst

Kathy Colby

Kathy works with clients to fully understand their business requirements, documents them carefully, and then creates the database and functional specifications that allow our developers to build the system.

What else? Kathy’s other interests include hummingbirds, flower gardening, reading, Everett Silvertips junior hockey, and wine tasting.

Michael Cowan

Project Manager

Armen Stein

Mike works with our clients and developers to ensure that our projects stay on track for both budget and schedule.

F. Scott Barker

Scott Barker

Software Developer

Whether it is an Access application, an ASP.NET site or a SQL Server database, Scott can work on it. He has authored several books and speaks at user groups and conferences.

What else? Scott enjoys fishing of all kinds and enjoys annual fly fishing trips in Montana and Salmon fishing in Nookta Sound, BC.

Katrina Tustin

Technical Service Lead

Katrina Tustin

Katrina wears many hats, from assisting clients in accessing, migrating, and administering Office 365 (Outlook, SharePoint, Skype for Business, etc.) to optimizing client social media outlets, custom development testing, and researching pre-packaged applications. She also provides technical support for our web hosting customers, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs PCs and software, and manages our network, servers, and website.

What else? When Katrina isn’t working she is teaching, training and competing in canine performance sports with her dogs, Khruiz (a Belgian Sheepdog) and Khaper (a Belgian Malinois) – our two canine interns!

Jenn Ollivier

Office Manager and Bookkeeper

Jenn Ollivier

Jenn is the friendly voice of J Street and handles billing, purchasing, payroll, HR and many other office and bookkeeping duties.

What else? Jenn is also an actor, voice-over artist and lead singer with a local classic rock cover band. She enjoys cooking, watching movies and spending time with her husband and two cats.

John Kariungi

Software Developer

John Kariungi

John is a Software Developer working on both Access and ASP.NET projects with SQL Server back-end databases, while pursuing a BAS degree in Information Systems and Technology at Bellevue College. John also works on maintaining J Street’s web site and internal software applications. His background includes 10 years of professional photography and graphic design experience with a marketing agency in Kenya.

What else? John enojys travelling to new places, playing basketball, shooting pool, watching movies and Netflix series and hanging out with friends and family.

Steve Lamb

Web Application Developer

Steve is an expert SQL and ASP.NET developer who has been writing software applications, databases and websites professionally since 1992. While employed at Microsoft, he led development teams on a number of high performance E-Commerce and consumer applications, including MSN Music and Xbox Live.

Andrew Lantz

Web Application Developer

Andrew is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). He is an expert ASP.NET and SQL Server developer who has been building applications since 1999.

What else? Andrew enjoys playing music, travel, fishing, and wilderness adventures.

Jim Siegmund

Web Application Developer

Jim has been programming since 1985. He is an expert ASP.NET developer, and has managed development groups in a variety of settings. Jim has led projects for a variety of customers including the EPA, the British government, and IBM.

Sid Stusinski

Software Developer

Sid develops complex SQL Server procedures, including data conversion routines, as well as Access applications.

Sandra Lium

User Interface Designer

Sandra has a great eye for usability, consistency and balance. She designs many of the user interfaces for our desktop and web applications. She also happens to be the longest-term J Street employee (other than Armen) – she started with J Street in 1997!

Jeff Croxford

Access and SQL Server developer

Jeff Croxford is an Access and SQL Server developer who thoroughly enjoys developing database applications and working with data. He is experienced in all phases of database application development, including business requirements analysis, database design, development, testing and ongoing support. He has worked with Access since Access 97, and with SQL Server since version 2005.