TAA Tools

Meet Our Staff

David Dykstal Dave has been developing software for the IBM i and its predecessors for over 40 years, mostly at the IBM site in Rochester MN. He worked on the original System/38 and developed the User Interface Manager for the AS/400. Dave left IBM in 1995 to join Object Technology International (OTI) -- the developers of the Eclipse platform. OTI was acquired by IBM in 2001 and Dave began working on the Eclipse-based tools that have since become Rational Developer for IBM i. When Dave retired from IBM he was team lead and architect for that product. Dave is now chief architect for TAA Tools.
Susan Luebbe Sue has a wide breadth of experience, having worked in Information Technology at SPSS, Mayo Clinic, and IBM over the past 30 years. Sue's experience includes System i programming, project management, product planning, and client management - all of which will benefit our TAA clients.
Wilson Perez Wilson has served TAA Tools with customer service expertise since 2005. He is an IBM Certified Specialist who is ready to assist you.
Ellen Wente Ellen has a background as a CPA and has worked in many professional roles with local businesses. Ellen's specialties are customer service, accounting services, and office management.
Consultants Jim Sloan has agreed to remain with us as our principal consultant. We have also retained several other programming and testing consultants that TAA Tools relies on.