About Our Team

Ted Wallingford, CEO

Ted Wallingford, CEO

As the co-founder of Best Technology, Ted Wallingford develops services and solutions that help businesses to thrive amid the ever-moving landscape of information sharing and data communication.
Ted is a recognized leader in the networking field, having authored two books for the industry’s leading publisher, O’Reilly Media. Ted has appeared on NPR’s Science Friday program. He is also the founder of the Rock City Project, a music compilation and concert festival series with a philanthropic mission.
When he’s not at work, you can find Ted writing, watching a hockey game, cooking, or serving with the LCCC Foundation.


Bryan Himel, Director of Services

Bryan Himel, a veteran of the U.S. Army and a reservist, is one of Best Technology’s brightest consultants. He serves our clients in the field and at our service center, finding answers to technical problems and making permanent fixes to prevent recurring network or server issues.
When he’s not on-call, Bryan can be found playing a video game or hanging out with his family. Oh–and he’s a lights-out pictionary player.

Ricky Fauth Jr., Senior Technology Consultant


Ricky Fauth Jr. serves Best Technology’s clients by providing a broad spectrum of technology support and consulting both on-site and at Best Technology’s help desk in the Great Lakes Technology Park.  Ricky is an alumnus of both Lorain County Joint Vocational School’s Networking Technology program. Ricky’s favorite food (not favorite rock band) is meat loaf.

Steve Rumancik, Business Technology Consultant

Steve Rumancik, Senior Technology Consultant

A product of the Lorain County Community College business program, Steve Rumancik holds an Associate of Arts in Business Management and an Associate of Applied Science in Network Communications. He supports the business goals of our clients in the field and from our service center in the Great Lakes Technology Park.
Steve has the most exciting hobbies among our team members: snowboarding and wakeboarding.

Andrea Witt, Business Office Manager


Andrea Witt is Best Technology’s expert in building servers, workstations, and software solutions. She provides the specs for all the solutions we sell and integrate–which makes her invaluable to our clients. Her experiences include retail management and a solid history with technology services established through years of management at a Verizon Wireless partner. Andrea loves being a mom, too!

Scott Flournoy, Business Technology Consultant

Scott Flournoy has quickly become an integral part of our problem resolution process.  Customers love to speak with him on the phone and on site while he works with other members of our team to resolve their tech problems and improve the reliability of their systems. Scott is a graduate of the Lorain County Community College Associates’ program in Network Technology and recently worked as a network support technician at Sherwin Williams.  We’re proud to have Scott on board here at Best Technology. When not helping to improve our clients’ businesses, Scott can be heard cheering for his favorite NFL teams, the Browns and Raiders.