Our Staff 2017-08-17T16:19:39+00:00

Our Valuable Team Members

John H. Stinson
John H. StinsonPresident
  • 35+ years of IT management
  • 35+ years of business analysis, design and development of systems for public and private sector
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Louisiana State University
  • Masters in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University
  • Licensed professional Industrial Engineer
Mr. Stinson has an established track record of successfully providing his clients with innovative strategies to IT problems. He has lead TEI to growth in all of its key areas of competency, particularly web-enabled, database solutions for a wide array of clients. From health care, to environmental systems, to law enforcement, to education and economic development, TEI clients know Mr. Stinson’s clear commitment to quality is reflected throughout the organization. He is active in his profession and community, and is easily accessible by all of his clients.
Bob Antin
Bob AntinSenior Vice President
  • 30+ years of IT Experience
  • 12+ years of Web Application Experience
  • 25+ years of Project Management and Application Development
  • Master of Science in Systems Science/Computer Science from Louisiana State University
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute
Mr. Antin has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry including project management, application development, and programming. More recently, he has worked on several large-scale data management projects for major agencies of Louisiana state government, including the Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, and the Department of Health and Hospitals. Mr. Antin also oversees and directs staff regarding all other company projects.
Karthik Chepudira
Karthik ChepudiraAdvisor for Software Architecture
  • 12+ years of IT Experience
  • 12+ years of Web Application Experience
  • 12+ years VB.NET/C#.NET, HTML, SQL, ASP.NET, Team Foundation/SVN
  • 7 years SharePoint
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from the Bapuji Institute of Engineering in India
  • Master of Science in System Science from Louisiana State University
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Oracle9i PL / SQL Developer Certified Associate
Karthik’s ability to analyze and solve complex organizational and informational needs, perform strategic planning, and streamline data management operations is most recently demonstrated by his experience as the Chief Software Architect and Development Manager of the Louisiana Oil Spill Data Management Project for the largest oil spill in American history.
Kate Tomeny Richardson
Kate Tomeny RichardsonVice President and Business Analyst
  • 10+ years of IT Experience
  • 10 years of Web Application Experience
  • 10 years of Graphic Design Experience
  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from Louisiana State University
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Kate Tomeny Richardson is TEI’s Requirements Analyst Manager and a key project leader for large projects where she conducts meetings, keeps project participants on task, and ensures a consistent design throughout the project. Her communication skills coupled with her conceptual modeling skills and presentation skills allow her to accurately capture the business view and the technical view of the client’s requirements.
Iván Filpo
Iván FilpoSenior Software Engineer
  • 10+ years of IT Experience
  • 9 years of Web Application Experience
  • 9 years VB.NET/C#.NET, HTML, SQL,ASP.NET, Team Foundation/SVN
Bachelor in Electrical Engineering
Mr. Filpo works closely with the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association (LSA), the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, and the Louisiana Office of State Examiner. An important project he is currently developing will permit LSA to completely manage annual conferences online (including online credit card payment), condensing the registration process. Iván supports a variety of Open Source technologies with the ability to potentially help clients reduce costs associated with more expensive proprietary databases and operating systems.
Cedeste Lewis
Cedeste LewisBusiness Analyst, Lead Graphic Designer
  • 10+ years of Graphic Design
  • 8 years HTML, ASP.NET
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from Louisiana State University
Ms. Lewis has extensive web design experience using HTML, CSS, and several software programs including the Adobe CS3, CS4, and CS5 suites. Her design talent and organizational skills have helped her develop successful marketing and communication material. She is currently working with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals getting requirements to develop the Case Management system, LaTB.
Chinh Phan
Chinh PhanSoftware Engineer
  • 10+ years of IT Experience
  • 9 years of Web Application Development
  • 9 years of VB.NET/C#.NET, HTML, SQL,ASP.NET, Team Foundation/SVN
  • 7 years of SharePoint
Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Decision Sciences from Louisiana State University
Mr. Phan has a depth of experience regarding the creation of user-friendly applications designed with intuitive, easy-to-use interfaces and specializes in functional enhancements that improve the efficiency of users and administrators in their data system management needs. Being one of TEI’s most versatile software engineers, he has broad knowledge and experience with software development knowledge that give him the ability to quickly and competently resolve issues and solve problems.
Bethany Madson Stinson
Bethany Madson StinsonBusiness Analyst, Data Specialist
  • 7 years IT Experience
  • 7 years Web Application Experience
Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University
Mrs. Stinson works closely with clients to create innovative, customized information technology systems. During the software development phase of the system development process, she coordinates with clients, keeping them up-to-date on progress, testing the system regularly as a quality assurance measure, and insuring that program functionality is in accordance with client requirements and specifications.
Jesil James D’silva
Jesil James D’silvaSoftware Engineer
  • 6 years of IT Experience
  • 5 years of Web Application Development
  • 5 years VB.NET/C#.NET, HTML, SQL,ASP.NET, Team Foundation/SVN
  • 6 years of GIS Experience
Master of Science in Engineering Science from Louisiana State University
Mr. D’silva has strong GIS system experience, with especially strong project work with ASP.Net and ArcGIS software. He has been a key developer on new applications for the Louisiana Oil Spill Data Management System (LOSDMS).
Diane Leightman
Diane LeightmanBusiness Analyst
  • 4 years of IT Experience
  • 4 years of Web Application Experience
  • 4+ years of GIS Experience
Bachelors in Science from Southern Oregon University
Ms. Leightman works with clients to help develop, build, and manage custom software and web development services for a variety of needs. She coordinates meetings with clients, frequently tests system features as a quality assurance measure, and insures that program functionality is in accordance with client requirements and specifications.
Siavash Nezhad
Siavash NezhadSoftware Engineer
  • 10+ years of IT Experience
  • 3 years of Web Application Experience
Master of Science in Engineering Science from Louisiana State University
Mr. Nezhad’s primary work has been in developing web application for Technology Engineers. Siavash works with the Chief Software Architect to analyze and solve complex organizational needs and works primarily with the Fastlane System for Louisiana Economic Development.
Raga Sudha Boda
Raga Sudha BodaSoftware Engineer
  • 6 years of IT Experience
  • 6 years of Web Application Development
Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
Mrs. Boda has worked on developing software web applications using Microsoft .Net framework and has been involved with working on the LOSCO-DWH project, as well as testing and support for the LaTB project. She has enhanced her technical skill set through TEI designated research & development assignments and training.
Bobby Kong
Bobby KongSoftware Engineer
  • 2 year of IT Experience
  • 2 year of Web Application Development
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Louisiana State University
Mr. Kong works primarily with the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association and the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement.  His projects include LEMIS IBR, WinLIBRS, and UCR Online projects, working as both tech support and a software engineer for all three software systems.
Shraddha Jadhav
Shraddha JadhavSoftware Engineer
  • 7 years of IT Experience
  • 3 years of Web Application Development
  • Bachelors in Engineering Electronics and Telecommunication, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India
  • Masters in Engineering Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Ms. Jadhav is currently working on software for the Louisiana Economic Development, mostly the FastLane system.

BaajiShayeed Shaik
BaajiShayeed ShaikSoftware Engineer
  • 4 years of IT Experience
  • 2 years of Web Development Experience

Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering and a Masters Degree is in Engineering Science with a concentration in Information Technology Engineering from Louisiana State University.

Brian Truman
Brian Truman
  • 4 years of IT Experience
  • 2 years of Web Development Experience

Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering, pursuing Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering with IT Focus at Louisiana State University.

Mr. Truman is working on all current projects, helping with our IT infrastructure and hardware.

Emily Mihlfread
Emily MihlfreadCustomer Service
Emily is the first voice you hear when calling TEI. Her excellent customer service skills, friendly manner, and professional demeanor make Emily popular with clients and staff alike. If you are having trouble finding the person you are looking for, ask Emily – she is efficient, and always knows what is going on in the office.