Gary Sims, Jr.  
Gary Sims Jr. - President/Chief Executive Officer, Co-Owner
Gary is a co-founder of Advanced Technical Solutions, LLC. As the President and CEO, his primary responsibilities include day-to-day business operations, managing the ATS sales team, and ensuring that ATS maintains the highest level of customer service and satisfaction our customers deserve. Though Gary does not regularly perform installations, he maintains the same high-level certifications our engineers possess in order to communicate and recommend to our clients the means to maintain business continuity and growth through technology. The leadership brought by Gary’s experience continues to show strong growth for Advanced Technical Solutions. Gary also lends his business knowledge and experience to ATS’ vendor/partner community. In 2008, Gary was named to TechData’s (a third party technology hardware and software supplier) TechSelect Partner Advisory Council and continues to serve on that council. In 2009, Eaton Corporation appointed Gary to an advisory position with their Partner Council, and he was honored as a “Generation Next: 40 under 40” recipient by The State Journal. WV Executive magazine named Gary as one of the state's 'Young Guns' in 2010.
 
Brian Sims  
Brian Sims - Vice President/Network Operations, Co-Owner
Brian, co-founder and Vice President of Advanced Technical Solutions, LLC, is responsible for leading our engineers in their development of client-specific solutions and working one-on-one with our technical staff to stay on top of the ever-changing advances in the IT industry. Maintaining specialized training, keeping certifications up to date, and research, development and testing of new technology in our lab before introducing new solutions to our customers are key functions of Brian's position. Brian’s technology experience of IP networks has helped many companies develop and expand their technology capabilities. In 2005, Brian’s design of a mobile bank was recognized nationally and awarded Advanced Technical Solutions, LLC VARBusiness (Value Added Reseller) VAR of the year for Homegrown Innovation. WV Executive magazine named Brian as one of the state's 'Young Guns' in 2010. In 2011 Brian was honored as a "Generation Next: 40 under 40" recipient by The State Journal.
 
Gary Sims, Sr.  
Gary Sims Sr. - Chief Financial Officer
Gary joined the company in 2005 bringing 30 years of business experience to ATS. Formally an entrepreneur in the Retail Industry, Gary was one of the principals of Discount Emporium of WV which operated 4 Drug Emporium stores in West Virginia with gross revenues of over 35 million.
 
Jason Lambert  
Jason Lambert - Service Delivery Manager
Jason Lambert joined ATS in May of 2009 with over 10 years of customer service and technical experience. Jason’s background knowledge is multifaceted from both technical and creative design. Jason started as a technician and steadily moved up into an executive role at ATS. As a Service Delivery Manager, Jason’s focus is on keeping proper service levels and making sure customers are provided with the best service that ATS can provide.
 
Josh Stepp  
Josh Stepp - Sales Manager
Prior to joining ATS in 2007, Josh got his start in Information Technology as a Network Engineer. He moved up to Technical Services Manager, followed by becoming a Certified Microsoft Instructor. With a unique combination of technical knowledge, managerial experience and love of teaching, Josh leads the WV Outside Sales Team for ATS. His ideal skill set is what is needed to guide our team and our clients in the fast paced and ever –changing world of IT Consulting.