Melissa Hannebrink started with an interest in computers at a very young age, and it quickly became a passion. She taught herself web programming at 12 years old out of a book, and from there started her computer business as her senior project in 1998. In 2013, Melissa took over Quietech Associates from her father, Ben Hannebrink. Melissa loves helping people and empowering them to make their way in this fast growing technological world.
Andrew has been in customer service and technology since 1998 but first had a PC in his sticky little hands at the ripe age of 5, in 1986. He has worked as a manager at Staples, and has also worked at Best Buy. Now being at the Geek Boutique he is able to share his love for people, learning and computers while bringing the "big box" to a small town shop.
Carson has been with Quietech since July of 2016. He has a strong technical background and computers are truly a passion for him. He has been interested in computers since a young age, and loves helping people with their technological needs. Carson also loves a challenge and enjoys experimental projects, like Bitcoin mining and building "inside-out" computers.
Mike was born & raised in Grass Valley spending most of his youth behind the counter at a local repair parts store. After years of being at the headline of what's new in the world of electronics, Mike made the choice to help folks where they have a tendency to need it most... Their phones!
Jennifer is an energetic, results-driven customer service professional with more than eight years of experience. She looks forward to meeting you so come in and say hello!
Having grown up in Grass Valley, Thomas knows the struggles of the rural computer user in today’s increasingly digital world. As a customer service professional, he hopes to assist you with your technological needs!
Niko has been working customer service for 6 years, and has always had a passion for the field of technology. Working with clientele to figure out what best suits they’re needs, in an ever growing digital world. He now finds Quietech as his home.
With over 12 years experience as an IT professional, Graham is a network engineer who has supported customers with users ranging from 1 to several hundred clients. An east coast transplant 6 years ago, Graham found a new home in Nevada County and enjoys exploring it while helping people with their technology needs.
Our shop kitty Gingy has a lot of fans! We have several people who come in regularly just to see her (what are we, chopped liver?!)
Gingy is a Grass Valley native. She was adopted from AnimalSave in 2011. She loves her home office, the Geek Boutique, where she can very vocally greet new people every day who will pet and adore her. She enjoys belly rubs and barrel-rolling.
See Gingy on her live GingyCam now :)