VE Industries is family owned and operated; an anachronism in technology companies. As a boutique consulting firm, we are able to offer clients personalized support in an industry that is rapidly turning customers into account numbers. While VEI is a CSP, MSP and VAR, we are always our customers partner and advocate. We have worked tirelessly to offer exceptional, personalized service to each and every client since 2003.  

We understand the importance of business relationships and pride ourselves on the strong core client base that has grown through word-of-mouth satisfaction and our dedication to client success. Let VE Industries help you grow your business as we have grown ours; by focusing on the people who use the technology.

ZELIA, VEI  principal bathtime coNsultant

ZELIA, VEI  principal bathtime coNsultant

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Shanelle Ko, Ph.D.


Shanelle was previously an in vivo pharmacologist and scientific journal editor. Through her experience with complex project management she translates all the techno-babble and IT buzzwords floating around VEI into actual accomplishments.


Adrian VanEssendelft

Senior Architect

Adrian has engineered complex SAN storage solutions with EMC technology for over a decade.  Data center design, disaster recovery architecture and VMware environments are his specialty.  He also designs and manages large Exchange and Active Directory environments for complex regulatory environments. 

Lisa Sydney

Operations Manager

Lisa has been with VEI almost since its inception. She has an extensive background in the IT publishing sector and business operations.  Lisa runs the back end of VEI.  She keeps the lights on and spirits up so the rest of the team can pursue their latest geeky project and bring that experience to our customers.

Nick Cottrell

Principal Consultant

Nick is the most knowledgeable Active Directory and Exchange engineer you will ever meet. He has worked with the product since its was release in beta and seems most at home in complex multi-tenant federated environments. His recent projects include the integration of Azure resources with local networks in multiple countries. Read his blog at

Willem VanEssendelft


With over 15 years of enterprise IT consulting experience, Willem is a skilled and experienced Information Systems architect. He works with a diverse array of clients to translate their business challenges into IT solutions. His current projects include the development of hybrid cloud solutions that leverage Azure and hosted server resources that are redundant and scalable.

Steve Iverson

Systems Engineer

Steve brings years of experience to the client side of IT.  He also manages SCCM in support of patch management and software deployments.  Steve brings his prior background in human services and counseling to his technical work.  He is an island of calm when projects become stressful.

Josh Heffner

IT Solutions Engineer

Josh is an expert in Systems Center Configuration Manager and all the systems and technologies that touch it.  He usually focuses on System Center, Private/Public Cloud solutions with Microsoft, and general IT infrastructure and support. Read his extensive SCCM blog at