Our Story

Secured Tech Solutions was founded to alleviate the stress of implementing a 1:1 student device program for K-12 schools.  We achieve this through providing high-quality products and services with exceptional attention to detail and an unwavering commitment to providing extraordinary customer service.  Our extensive experience in the industry equips us with valuable knowledge of industry trends and new product offerings, while our industry connections provide us with extremely competitive pricing.  A partnership with Secured Tech Solutions provides schools with the answer key for their device problems.

A little more about Chris and Nate

Nate Holmes – President/Co-founder

Prior to co-founding Secured Tech Solutions, Nate Holmes served as the National Sales Manager for AppleCrossing, and the Director of Sales for K12 Tech where he helped to expand both companies from a local presence into nationally recognized names in the K12 industry.  Nate is a graduate of Indiana University’s School of Education and has always been committed to creating positive learning experiences for children.  Nate’s goal for STS is to once again become a player on the national stage, while providing the best customer experience possible.  Nate enjoys spending time with his family, sports, and volunteering.

Chris Hawkins – VP of Sales/Strategic Partnerships

Before co-founding Secured Tech Solutions, Chris served as Regional Sales Manager for AppleCrossing and K12 Tech where he focused primarily on sales growth in the eastern United States.  Chris previously acted as a Regional Director of Development and Community Engagement at College Mentors for Kids where he focused on expanding the youth mentoring non-profit’s donor base to new territories.  Chris is a graduate of Purdue University and a master’s graduate of Florida State University.  Chris excels at relationship-building and developing innovative strategic partnerships.  Chris enjoys traveling, Indiana football, and beating Nate at basketball.

Tammie Irmeger - Operations

Prior to joining the Secured Tech Solutions team, Tammie served as the Assistant Technology Director at Tipton Community School Corporation in Tipton, Indiana.  Tammie graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s degree from the School of Technology. Since graduating, she has had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s leading technology companies from installing cutting edge, eco-friendly compressed natural gas conversions for municipal auto fleets to repairing/maintaining Apple and Google technology in learning environments across Indiana.   She enjoys her position at STS because it allows her to use her varied experiences to give their customers the best service possible.