Meet The Team
Founder & CEO
Brien Pelham is an entrepreneur and the innovative mind behind ElertCo. With a dedication to ensuring safety for all, Brien's journey began in the security industry, where he honed his expertise over three decades. He garnered invaluable experience at renowned companies like ADT, Brinks, and Sonitrol.
Brien is recognized for his distinctive, divergent approach to business, characterized by creative thinking that constantly pushes boundaries. His infectious positivity uplifts those around him, fostering a dynamic and collaborative team environment rooted in inclusivity. His unwavering commitment to putting customers first drives every decision at ElertCo, ensuring unparalleled service and satisfaction.
A passionate advocate for continuous growth, Brien encourages a lifelong learning mindset, consistently seeking new knowledge and insights to stay at the forefront of innovation. His leadership at ElertCo reflects his belief in the power of collaboration, customer-centric focus, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in safety solutions.
Symon Perriman is a technology leader and entrepreneur. He has spent over a dozen years at Microsoft, Google and Meta (Facebook) scaling the world most complex systems and services to billions of users. Symon was also the CEO & Founder of FanWide (world's largest sports bar marketing platform), VP of 5nine Software (acquired) and advises 20+ tech startups.
Symon holds several technology patents and dozens of industry certifications. He co-authored "Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 for IT Professionals" (Microsoft Press), contributed to five technical books and dozens of publications. Symon graduated from Duke University with degrees in Computer Science, Economics and Film & Digital Studies.
Chief Technical Officer
Steve is a 20 year veteran in the field of software engineering. His leadership philosophy is rooted in a commitment to innovation, strategic decision-making, and the fostering of a culture that thrives on continuous learning. Steve's journey has taken him through prestigious organizations like Microsoft, Amazon, and several startups—among them, his own venture—affording him a unique blend of technical expertise and outstanding leadership acumen. Steve's specialization encompasses IoT, embedded programming, machine learning, intelligent environments, and database management systems. This breadth of expertise enriches his role as the CTO of ElertCo. Among his notable achievements are the invention of patented technology for teachable intelligent environments and his leadership in the development of various groundbreaking software applications.
A seasoned project manager specializing in procedural enhancement, systems integration, and high-level administrative aid. Delivers exceptional internal and external service through adept organization, collaborative prowess, and a positive outlook. Proficient in driving proactive change management across diverse settings, from startups to large corporate environments.
Creative & Marketing
Jack is the Founder of Blackhat Production House. Blending his creative talent with technical acumen, he curates captivating marketing content. With a background in filmmaking and visual arts, and digital marketing, Jack is on a mission to provide the perfect stage for this remarkable concept to thrive.
Cheryl Stimers is the Owner of Cher Solutions, a team of business/virtual assistants. Cher Solutions focuses on helping solo-entrepreneurs and small businesses with their operations and administrative tasks. Assistance for a wide range of tasks includes project management, system development, day-to-day operations, and recurring administrative tasks. This diverse range of support services enable businesses, like ElertCo, to focus on the big picture business strategy and the business' income producing tasks without getting bogged down in the day-to-day minutiae.
Director of Engineering
With a robust background in software engineering, Andy assumes the roles of both a Software Engineer and Team Leader. He specializes in designing patterns that facilitate seamless scalability as needed, along with ensuring secure and sustainable solutions. His approach involves employing loosely coupled components to encapsulate technical debt, utilizing facades and adapters. Andy's philosophy entails staying well-versed in emerging trends and frameworks, while also exercising the patience to wait for new technologies to mature before their integration into production environments.
Advisor, Mechanical Engineering
Cody holds the position of Chief Technology Officer at Ultropia. Simultaneously, he serves as a researcher at the UW Applied Physics Lab, specializing as an instrumentation engineer in the development of devices and systems. This encompasses his role in Electronic Product manufacturing and verification for ElertCo.
Miranda offers comprehensive operational and administrative assistance. Her wide-ranging business acumen enables her to adeptly conduct research, excel in problem-solving, ensure precision, foster collaboration, manage multiple tasks, and coordinate with various company divisions to enhance day-to-day proceedings.