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 dealership software system, which was finally retired after running 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, the Access DevCon in Vienna, and the UK Access User Group in London. Armen has co-authored two Access VBA Programmer’s Reference books (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, Kauai, 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.

Joe Kane

Software Design Analyst

Joe Kane

Joe evaluates our clients’ business needs and collaborates with our development team to design powerful, intuitive applications.

What else? Joe’s other interests include books, photography, road cycling, and architecture.

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

Web Application 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.

Debra Anderson

Debra Anderson

Software Developer

Debra is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP). She is knowledgeable in ASP.NET MVC and SQL Server and enjoys working on websites with lots of data to manage. She has been developing software since the 1980s.

What else? Debra enjoys camping, boating, fishing, cooking, and spending time with her family and two English Bull Terriers.

Katrina Tustin

Technical Service Lead

Katrina Tustin

Katrina wears many hats, from assisting clients in accessing and migrating to Office 365 (Outlook, SharePoint, Lync, etc.) and providing technical support for web hosting customers to troubleshooting and repairing PCs, installing software, administering Office 365, and managing 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.

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.

Ted Parker

Web Application Developer

Ted is an adept developer who builds systems that are flexible and resilient. Ted has decades of experience in coding, systems analysis, database design and development, project management, and interface design. Recent technical experience includes development in ASP.net MVC with C#, SQL Server and Azure SQL, Microsoft Access, and NFC coding.

What else? Other interests include racquetball, boat building, construction, and eating.

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!