IT that works for you
Started in 2009, Bazar Solutions is a complete technology solution provider. We are 100% committed to making sure business owners have the most reliable and professional IT service in Lubbock. Our team of talented IT professionals can solve your IT nightmares once and for all.
- To Serve - Our success is measured by how quickly and efficiently we can resolve an issue or deploy an enhancement - if our customer has a problem, we have a problem
- To Support - We will provide world-class technical support to our customers by answering tickets promptly and professionally and striving to resolve the issue the first time.
- To Secure - We will follow strict security practices and make recommendations to our customers that will increase their security.
- Communication - We will be great communicators; we will communicate early and often with customers so they are aware of our progress.
- Team Work - We will do what we can for our fellow team members and be there for them when they need us. It’s about Us and We, not I and Me.
- Learning - We will be learners and coaches across the team and will continually strive to improve ourselves, both personally and professionally.
Our Team - Click on each person for fun facts
Education and Training: Colorado School of Mines - Mechanical Engineering
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Playing with my kids, Travel
Hometown: Cayuga, NY
First Job: I had a business with my brother mowing lawns
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: I really like helping customer find solutions to their problems, and I love the team!
How do you 'Recharge': Read a book or head to the mountains for a few days!
Favorite App: Spotify and the news apps get the most use on my phone.
Tech Tip: Most people don't know about the 'Snipping Tool' in windows. It's a great screen shot tool!
Fun Fact: I've been to every continent except Antarctica and Australia. I'm working to remedy that!
Favorite Quote: Always be joyful. Never stop Praying.
Education and Training: Bachelor in Elementary Ed and Biology
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, exercising, and being a mom
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
First Job: Bookkeeping
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: The team we have built!
How do you 'Recharge': Weekend Getaway, pedicures
Favorite App: Spotify
Tech Tip: I don't have a tech tip, but I know a bunch of guys that do.
Fun Fact: I competed in gymnastics and was on the varsity team in highschool, being 5'9" presented some challenges.
Favorite Quote: Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future
VP of Sales and Marketing
Education and Training: Texas Tech University CTNS Certified
Hobbies: Golf.....Golf......Golf... Long walks on the beach.
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
First Job: Errand Clerk - Elliott & Waldron Title & Abstract
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: I revel at the knowledge and skills that our technicians have. It's rare to find individuals with so much intellect & skill, while still able to remain customer service oriented.
How do you 'Recharge': Lake Time!!
Favorite App: Ummm.......Mozzarella Sticks Obviously!
Tech Tip: Surround yourself with folks that are smarter than you....they'll probably be able to figure it out if you can't.
Fun Fact: I'm not a sweets guy, I'd rather have a burger for breakfast than pancakes any day.
Favorite Quote: "Victory at all costs. Victory in spite of all terrors. Victory however long and hard the road may be. For without victory, there is no survival."
Support Team Lead
Education and Training: CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+, TestOut Security Pro, Background in Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering, 3+ Years experience in IT.
Hobbies: I play guitar and mandolin, long distance road biking, woodworking, and I also love building computers.
Hometown: Born and raised in Lubbock, TX!
First Job: I started working at Chick-Fil-A when I was 16 and worked my way up to a manager position by the time I was 18.
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: The Culture. The people that I work with are wonderful to be around and it makes coming to work just that much better.
How do you 'Recharge': I love to build furniture and other things out of wood on the weekends.
Favorite App: At Bat mobile app. I love baseball. Go Rangers!
Tech Tip: Never, ever open an email you don't recognize. There are so many email scams out there that you can't trust anyone's email you don't know.
Fun Fact: I love dogs! I have 2 rescues right now and I am sure that number will be growing soon!
Favorite Quote: "Don't half ass 2 things, whole ass one thing." - Ron Swanson
Education and Training: Associate of Applied Science Degree - Information Technology/Computer Network Systems from ITT Technical Institute
Hobbies: Shooting, Art, Nerd Stuff
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
First Job: Fast food, like most teenagers
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: It's a rich environment for learning new things and being exposed to different technologies.
How do you 'Recharge': I work to improve my shooting skills. It gets me outdoors and is mentally and physically challenging in a different way than my job.
Favorite App: Inkscape
Tech Tip: Read and learn about your technology. The major difference between a tech user and tech support is that tech support has read and understood the manual.
Fun Fact: I took a 7 year hiatus from IT and used to be a Deputy Sheriff for Lubbock County.
Favorite Quote: 2 Timothy 1:7 "For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind."
Education and Training: Mike started working with and getting into early 8 bits from Commodore and Apple. In the early 90's he started a Computer Science/Math degree, but got involved in the booming networking business, starting with Netware, Unix, and very early Microsoft systems, and has stayed involved with that since then, spending a decade and a half in large enterprise environment,before coming back to the small business support side.
Hobbies: Fishing, Science Fiction, Pens, Inks, handwriting/calligraphy, and Cycling.
Hometown: Not really a town, it is called a Census Designated Place: Placitas, NM
First Job: Alternating between a shovel, pick and jackhammer on a road crew in the fresh air, and beautiful landscapes of the high deserts of New Mexico.
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: The family-like atmosphere of working here.
How do you 'Recharge': A long bike ride, or a long brutal game of Crusader Kings II
Favorite App: Youtube
Tech Tip: It is just a computer, don't be scared of it.
Fun Fact: You can key the word TYPEWRITER using the letters only on one row of the keyboard of your computer
Favorite Quote: "When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." --Marcus Aurelius
Education and Training: Currently in school, working toward Bachelors in Cloud and Systems Administration. Training - I was born into this like Bane was born into the darkness (from the Batman universe).
Hobbies: Computers, Learning about random subjects, Home Automation
First Job: Buns Over Texas
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: The relaxed atmosphere. I'm busy most of the time but it's still somehow relaxed
How do you 'Recharge': Watch Star Trek and pet my dog
Favorite App: Google Chrome
Tech Tip: Don't download random files
Fun Fact: The sun will explode in approx. 5 billion years.
Favorite Quote: "Bacon is the essence of man." -Einstein
Education and Training: I am self-taught but have 12+ years of experience in the IT Field and have tinkered with computers/electronics from a very early age.
Hobbies: Playing guitar/singing for my bands Slow Relics and Colors, reading and spending time with son and girlfriend.
Hometown: Post, Tx
First Job: Night Stocker at Albertsons
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: One thing i enjoy most is being challenged and having the opportunity to learn something new every day. But, a close second would be the camaraderie shared between co-workers.
How do you 'Recharge': Reading, playing outside with my son and watching the Texas Rangers.
Favorite App: Spotify
Tech Tip: Have you tried turning it off and turning it back on again?
Fun Fact: My main instrument is guitar, but i also play drums, bass, banjo, ukulele, record in my home-studio and I have been playing music for about 20 years.
Favorite Quote: "I'm not superstitious but I am a little stitious." — Michael Scott (The Office)
Education and Training: Associates Degree - ITT Tech Bachelors Degree - Texas Tech
Hobbies: Playing FIFA Online.
Hometown: Conroe, TX
First Job: Jack in The Box
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: The culture in the office is amazing.
How do you 'Recharge': Playing Video Games
Favorite App: YouTube
Tech Tip: If you are not sure what the link is, ask.
Fun Fact: I help my wife run a small business.
Favorite Quote: "Life, uh, finds a way" - Jurassic Park
Education and Training: Bachelor Degree in Finance, Marketing and MIS
Hobbies: Crochet. Always up for the challenge of a new pattern or stitch.
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
First Job: Installing lawn sprinkler systems in high school
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: Mike and Jennifer Bazar. Best employers anyone could ever imagine. Make if fun to come to work.
How do you 'Recharge': Watch a movie.
Favorite App: Pandora or Spotify
Tech Tip: Use our AutoPay, it makes my life and yours easier!
Fun Fact: At the age of 6, I went on a 30 day vacation with my grandparents driving up to Alaska and back.
Favorite Quote: Whoever is happy will make others happy too. Anne Frank
Education and Training: Couple Years of College. Wreck'em Tech!
Hobbies: Riding Motorcycles, Love the Outdoors, Reading, Used to be an athlete...now I just watch my kids play sports. Lol
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
First Job: Working for a Daycare
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: To many things to pick just one!
How do you 'Recharge': Reading or watching a good show or movie. A true "recharge" would be to go to the mountains for about a week. Or FOREVER!
Favorite App: Probably my notes app on my phone! Or my calendar! Or Photos...shoot IDK!
Tech Tip: "I will get you over to one of our guys to help you with that."
Fun Fact: My Great Uncle is/was Ernest Tubb. If you don't know who he is google it.
Favorite Quote: "To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is to have succeeded."
Education and Training: Bachelors of Science: Networking and Management
Hobbies: Working on cars and computers
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
First Job: Domino's Pizza
Favorite Thing about Bazar Solutions: The people, everyone is extremely friendly and helpful
How do you 'Recharge': I get home, wake my daughter up from her nap, and we play whatever she wants; usually superheroes.
Favorite App: I hardly ever use any
Tech Tip: Turning it off and on again is great, but its not ALWAYS the solution.
Fun Fact: The first computer mouse was invented in 1964 and made out of wood.
Favorite Quote: "The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true." - Edgar Allan Poe