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D Sterling Kalana

President and CEO

Dex has 30 years’ experience in Information Systems and Technology. He started his career in 1987 as an apprentice, completed an Associate’s of Science degree in Computer Science, Mainframe Operations. He then proceeded to obtain multiple industry certifications from Novell, Microsoft and Cisco. His work experience over the years has provided him hands on knowledge of complex heterogeneous computing environments, and led him to a BS program at University of Phoenix, with emphasis on IT Project Management. He completed this with a 3.77 GPA and obtained his IT Project Management (PMP, CPM) certifications and is a standing member of International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP), American Society for Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM/ IPMA), has been published 3 times in Marquis Who’s Who of America, and 1 time in Marquis Who’s Who of the World, and twice in Marquis Who’s Who of America.

His career talents have been sought after as a PMO Director, Sr. Program and Portfolio Manager. His skills with Project Management of complex solutions have taken him around the world. His working knowledge of computer science combined with professional project management have been key to his successes including Exxon Mobile USA, University of Utah, Iomega, Microsoft, NetDocuments, Zions Bank, SuperValu, Teleperformance, Rio Tinto and more. Dex became the owner of SoftDev Solutions, Inc. in 2018. He has taken SoftDev completely out of debt, and leaned out the organization for rapid project delivery using best practices. Presently he is seeking to grow SoftDev Solutions, Inc. in Utah.

Dex enjoys activities with family and friends, is a private pilot, plays golf, and enjoys boating and water sports. His easy going style and warm nature make him a favorite amongst those who know him.

Randell Young

Chief Business Development Officer

Randell joins SoftDev Solutions, Inc, as Chief Business Development Officer. His role is unique. His experience in growth management and capitalization make him a gracious addition to our team. He is also Venture-Net Partners’ co-founder and managing general partner. Randell Young was instrumental for both Accuray and Okeanos, which have been named by Fast Company as among the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies. Randell Young has previously served as chief financial officer for portals MedNets.com (acquired by MD Home) and TheGospel.com (acquired by Maxx International) and participated as a director and early-stage investor in numerous other projects including Telephony International, Inc., a joint telecom venture with Lucent Technologies (ALU); Synodon, Inc. (SYD), developers of innovative pipeline surveillance technologies.

He has been the subject of interviews and articles appearing in the Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, Orange Coast Magazine and the Orange County Metropolitan. His commentaries and essays have been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register The San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today The Wall Street Journal, The Orange County Business Journal, The Baltimore Sun and Inc. Magazine. His stock market analyses can be found at The Motley Fool where his All-Star-rated portfolio has consistently, on a daily and continuous basis, placed in the top one percent of all participants since August 2007, a span now of over 121 consecutive months.

Randell serves on the board of managers of Okeanos Technologies, The Musician Network, The Internet Tycoon and G20 Intel. As Director of Business Development, he brings world class expertise and experience to our team.

Johnny Samsky

Chief Technology Officer

Johnny Samsky was born in Grass Valley, California and has lived in Idaho since childhood. He graduated from Lewis Clark State College in 2008 with Presidential Honors and received an A.A.S. in Web Development. He is a member of the board of directors at Clearwater Web Solutions and works as CTO of SoftDev Solutions.

His skills include system and server administration, web programming and management. He manages a private server that is located at the DataBank Data Center facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. DataBank Data Centers are a top tier facility, with enterprise-class offerings. 100% up time network availability with multi-layered security at the physical locations are the benefits with DataBank. Operations include web hosting, Virtual Private Server management, website management and development.

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His hobbies include hunting, fishing, hobby electronics video gaming and custom computers.

Jancy Loughridge

HR and Accounting

Jancy comes to SoftDev Solutions with 30 years in Financial and Human Resources experience. She brings knowledge and experience in employment compliance, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, organization development, employee relations, policies, procedures and programs.

Additionally, Jancy possesses advanced financial skills including oversight of the financial well-being of the organization, providing financial projections, accounting services, preparing growth plans, audits, and budgets.

She is able to direct the organization's budgets to meet its financial goals; and she oversees investment funds. Jancy is attentive to the details of the daily operations on all fronts, and is instrumental with our customers on a regular basis.

In her leisure time, Jancy enjoys time with her family and friends, actively enjoys genealogy, travel and pets.

Curtis Rasmussen

Rasmussen & Associates, Accounting Services

Curtis Rasmussen, the sole owner of Rasmussen & Associates, PC, has lived in Davis County for the past 20 years. Curtis obtained a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Utah State University then later received his Masters of Professional Accountancy in Taxation from Weber State University. Curtis is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in both Utah & Nevada. He is a member of the Utah Association of CPA’s and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

After graduating Curtis spent 6 years traveling around the Untied States as a Financial Systems Consultant for many Fortune 500 Companies. Curtis has now been in the public accounting arena for the past 15 years. During these years Curtis has become one of the leading tax strategist and business tax planners in the state. He takes pride in providing excellent service and treating each client as if they were his only client and a life-long friend.

Curtis enjoys what he does; he enjoys the association with all his clients and friends. He enjoys working for you and helping where he can. He invites you to visit his website at www.cparas.com

Michael Loughridge

Director of Sales, Sr. Account Executive

Michael has an extensive career in professional sales. He brings great value to our team and our clients. His skills and qualifications are exceptional. His several abilities include service for existing accounts, contracts and statements of work, all facets of customer relationship management, planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales customers. One of his strength is his ability to adjust content of sales presentations by studying individual client needs. He monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc. His keen knowledge of our competition keeps SoftDev Solutions on our best game daily.

Michael is an effective communicator, and keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses. He collaborates with our design and engineering teams, to recommend changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments. Mike is able to resolve customer satisfaction needs by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.

He maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. He provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales. He contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. In his spare time, he enjoys recreation with family and friends. He is eager to make sure every customer is treated as if though they are his only one. This brings personal dedication and attention to his work, and his team.

Rebecca Torkelsen

Director of Graphic Design, Web Services

Rebecca graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. in Film & Media Arts. In addition to working with Softdev Solutions she is known for her work at the College of Humanties at the U where she manages dozens of websites. She has experience with web and graphic design, UI / UX design, social media, digital marketing, and more.

Her software skills include: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Microsoft Office, and various CMS. Additional skills include: drawing, graphic formats, photography, writing, editing, proofreading, page layout, and presentations. When not working, she enjoys video games, traveling, and creating art.

Shahbaz Khan

Team Lead, Engineering

Shahbaz brings a strong skill set and experience to SoftDev Solutions. He has over 10 years of mobile application development experience. He is well respected by his team members and peers. His portfolio is extensive, and brings a sharp edge and the latest tools for our clients, products and services. His strengths include pre-sales consultations, requirements documentation, code build execution, quality assurance and feature design. He works daily with the top Mobile technology such as iOS, Android, Windows and cross platforms.

He is highly motivated and ambitious individual able to give timely and accurate advice, guidance, support and training to team members and individuals. Possessing excellent management skills and having the ability to work with the minimum of supervision whilst leading a team of five or more. Having a proven ability to lead by example, consistently hit targets, improve best practices and organizes time efficiently. Customer satisfaction is a core value for Shahbaz. He is responsible and makes sure that any gaps in performance or quality are quickly identified and addressed. He produces accurate reports on project performance for senior managers on a weekly basis.

Shahbaz make sure that the project team is motivated, monitored and measured in line with project targets and performance standards, and aligned with company goals. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and his favorite pastimes include playing and watching Football and listening to music.

Hunaid Hussain

Software Engineer

Hunaid joins SoftDev Solutions with a wealth of knowledge and experience of Microsoft Development. He has a degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from NTU, India. Hunaid's skills include .Net Framework, 3.5 Asp.net Applications; Programming languages including C, VB, C#; Technologies including .Net, EWCD Content Management, MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server.

Hunaid brings skills in web technologies as well. His experience with Asp.net v2.0 – 4.6, Ajax, Web API. LINQ, MVC, WCF are crucial to today’s projects as they transition to newer platforms. He is skilled with Javascript, Angular JS, and JQuery also. On top of these, he brings MS Windows Mobile application strengths along with SSRS reporting, and Oracle Business Intelligence Discover. His engineering ethics utilize Team Foundation Server, JIRA and other Atlassian products. He is also skilled with Object Relation Models such as Entity Framework, Light speed and Mindscape.

His excellent communication skills are extended by his multilingual abilities in English, French, Arabic, Urdu and Hindi. His ability to communicate clearly in these languages make SoftDev Solutions, Inc a global favorite for mobile software development. He possesses keen leadership skills when dealing with projects that require multiple teams from multiple regions. His hobbies are playing table tennis and coding.

Farhan Ahmed

Software Engineer

Farhan joins SoftDev Solutions with 10 years of experience on UI/UX design and Front End Development. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science. He has designed UI/UX for Mobile/Desktop apps as well as front end design for Websites. His skill set includes graphical design with end products including logos, product packaging, brochures, flyers, etc.

Farhan's website development skill set includes multiple technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap4, Office Fabric UI, jQuery and JavaScript.

Farhan's hobbies include playing cricket, tourism, politics and social activities.

Who We Are

SoftDev Solutions, Inc is a software technology provider which began in 2011 with the goal of providing our customers with the highest quality of customer service in the industry. Our success has been in understanding the expectations and service requirements of our customers, then working diligently to exceed these needs. We partner with our customers to achieve their software technology objectives and exceed their expectation of service. We offer a wide variety of customized software development services and solutions. We value helping our customers with our industry knowledge, exceptional communication and outstanding customer service.

  • Mobile Applications - Just contact us with your specifics and we'll take care of the rest. We make all the arrangements to produce your app from inception to completion. We will coordinate the development and quality assurance according to your needs. With our team of expert programmers and developers, we can make sure your critical software project gets done fast, so no matter how big or small, we deliver results that get your project up and operating. We understand and can find the right solution for you and your budget.
  • Project Rescue - We can accommodate any needs your project may require to get back on track. In many cases we can even achieve complete recode projects fast and efficient, with less cost than competitors. Let us deliver for you and see for yourself, how well we can perform.
  • Project Management - Our 24-hour web-based system allows you to check on the status of your project on the fly - literally. If you can access the internet, you can log into your account and get all your project stats, including specialized reports according to your specifications.