About Us

About Us

We are a provider of technology consulting, support and project management services for clients in the Central US

Gilmore Solutions is a provider of technology consulting, support and project management services for clients in the Central US. Serving as the IT department for companies without technology staff, we specialize in developing strategy and delivering business-focused solutions that provide demonstrated ROI. From traditional on-premise systems to the latest in cloud-based solutions, we have the expertise and business acumen to help you improve your business.

Located in Sterling, Gilmore Solutions has been helping clients streamline their businesses through intelligent use of technology for well over a decade. As an active member of the prestigious HTG Peer Groups, a network of 250 of the industry’s most respected IT service companies, Gilmore Solutions is among the most innovative IT solution providers in the US.

Josh Gilmore

Josh Gilmore

President & CEO

A native of Sterling, Josh grew up working on the family farming operation. After graduating from Kansas State University with a degree in Agribusiness he was fortunate to land an IT position in Kansas City, working under two great leaders. After five years in the technology field Josh and wife Christi moved back to Sterling in early 2003 to raise their children, Lindsay and Lucas, and open Gilmore Solutions. Josh is a past President of the Sterling Chamber of Commerce, current President of the Sterling/Alden E-Community Board, serves on the board of the Sterling Country Club, and is a proud member of the Leadership Kansas Class of 2013.  A licensed pilot and avid golfer, Josh enjoys time with friends and watching sports of all kinds.

Julie Gellerman

Julie Gellerman

Director of Finance

Julie is a third-generation native of Sterling. After graduating from University of Kansas with degrees in Accounting and Business Administration, she moved to Tucson, AZ, where she met and married her husband Jerry. They eventually returned to Sterling to raise their children, Jamie and Michael.  Julie joined Gilmore Solutions in 2008 as the finance manager, overseeingthe accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll areas of the business.


Chris Schneider

Director of Business

A graduate of Sterling High School and Sterling College, Chris majored in Business Management and Computer Science. During his tenure at SC, he was a varsity starter for the Warrior basketball and football teams. Upon graduation in January 2006, he joined Josh at Gilmore Solutions as an engineer. As the company has grown, Chris has been promoted over the years from Service Manager, to Operations Manager, and now serves as the Director of Business Development. Chris currently resides in McPherson, KS with his wife Kylie and daughters Adelade and Halle, and is actively involved in sporting and outdoor activities.


Mac Stephenson

Director of Operations

Born and raised in Little River, Mac is no stranger to the area.  He attended Sterling College and graduated in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration & Leadership.  Mac spent his first four years upon graduation with Lyons Salt Company before accepting a role in the championships department at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Mac joined the Gilmore Solutions team in April of 2016 to manage the operations department.  Mac enjoys spending time with friends, family and his many nieces and nephews.

Dereck Hollingshead


Project Manager

After growing up in Wichita, Dereck Hollingshead attended Fort Hays State University, earning a degree in Information Networking and Telecommunications. He joined the Gilmore Solutions team in 2011, bringing experience in audio/video, surveillance and security technologies. Dereck resides in Claflin with his wife Danielle and daughters Haylee and Lynlee. They enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Vern Pflughoeft

Vern Pflughoeft

Systems Engineer

Vernon Pflughoeft grew up in Lorraine, a small town in central Kansas. He graduated from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Information Networking and Telecommunications. Vern interned for Gilmore Solutions during his final year of college, and then joined the team full time after graduation in May of 2010 as a network and telephony engineer.

Ryan Desemo

Ryan Desemo

Service Coordinator

Ryan grew up in Great Bend Kansas. After graduating from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems he worked in IT and Customer Service for a small software development company near Dallas, Texas. After seven years Ryan moved back to Kansas to join the Gilmore Solutions team in June of 2014. Ryan and his wife Melissa enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family.

Jordan Elliott

Jordan Elliott

Systems Engineer

Jordan grew up in Great Bend and graduated from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Information Network and Telecommunications. He interned for Gilmore Solutions during summer and fall of 2013 and joined the company full time in January of 2014. Jordan lives with his wife Michelle in Hutchinson. They make frequent weekend trips to Great Bend to spend time with friends and family.


Sarah Gregory

Business Development
and Training

Sarah grew up in Sharon Springs and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Business Education. She was an instructor at a small technical college and then spent the last 4 years as a Technology Coordinator for a small school district. After nine years in education, Sarah decided to make the move into the business world at Gilmore Solutions helping them sell Cabinet and working with businesses on development and training. Sarah and her husband Curtis live in Holyrood with their son and daughter.


Jim Neal

Process Design
and Sales Support

After growing up in Sterling, Jim attended Hutchinson Community College and Kansas State University where he graduated with a degree in Computer Science. Shortly after graduation, Jim married his wife Marcia and returned to Sterling while working at Cessna/Eaton in Hutchinson. Jim and Marcia were blessed with 3 girls while living in Sterling; Amber, Jamie and Kylie. A new job opportunity with Bombardier Learjet prompted a relocation to Newton. Jim and Marcia both retired in 2014 and now make Kanopolis Lake their permanent residence. Jim enjoys his part time status with Gilmore Solutions while working remotely from the Lake.

Board of Advisors

David Doran & Andrew Lam, Owners
Texas Systems Group, Austin, TX

Robert Cioffi & Ugo Chiulli, Owners
Progressive Computing, Yonkers, NY

Paul McLean, Owner
AnchorPoint IT Solutions, Santa Barbara, CA

Chad Cline, Alan Alpar, Craig Christopher, & Cheri Bruxvoort – Owners
Tarrant Technology Partners , Fort Worth, TX

Richard Anderson, Owner
Imagine IT, Burnsville, MN

Jeff Grace & David Rounds, Owners
NetEffect, Las Vegas, NV

Kevin MacArthur, Owner
Secure Networks, Hyannis, MA

Andrew Judge, Owner
Grove Networks, Miami, FL

Mark & Erica Richmond, Owners
Micro Doctor Inc, Warren, OH

Mat Nguyen & Mike Harris, Owners
Worksighted, Holland, MI