Byron Stuart (Owner/Certified Technician)
Byron was born in Bossier City, LA where he was raised in a very proud military family. While enrolled in Haughton High School in Haughton, LA; Byron was very involved in the local JROTC program where he excelled and found his calling for also serving in the United States Armed Services. Byron enlisted into the US Air Force on June 25th, 1997 and was trained in the field of Combat Communications during his assignment at McChord AFB, WA. Byron left the military in June of 2001 where he came to MO to earn a degree in Computer Information Systems. After obtaining his degree he was granted a position as a computer technician with the Willow Springs School District where after one year was promoted to Technology Director. While Technology Director, Byron went back to school to earn his Masters Degree in Education. Then in 2011 he pursued his dreams of opening his own business.
When Byron founded the company in 2011, his only mission was to give businesses, schools and individuals the opportunity to work with someone that was on their level and spoke their language. With an inviting personality, knack to troubleshoot any problem and work ethic that causes his kitchen table to be covered nightly, he’s always got every customer’s best interest in mind with the hopes that SMS will be the name soon recognized around the state of Missouri and even further.
Byron is married to Spanish teacher Beth Stuart, an employee of the Mountain Grove, MO school district and together they have 4 wonderful kids. The family is very involved in their community and attend Dry Creek Baptist Church where Beth’s grandparents and father are members of the church. They are members of the Willow Springs Swim team where they spend most of their summers helping organize swim meets and helping coach young swimmers. When Byron finds time to relax, he and his wife are usually taking the kids somewhere to build memories. Their favorite things to do are go to the beach, ride roller coasters and travel up to KC to spend time with friends.
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“Rocket” Rob Riechers (rhymes with “Snickers”), Managing Partner
Rob is a south central Missouri product and decorated veteran. He was raised in Willow Springs, Missouri, where he graduated in 1983. After attending Southwest Baptist University for Computer Science, Rob enlisted in the United States Air Force where he found his calling. He attended Basic Military training in San Antonio, Texas and Ground Radio Electronics Technician school in Biloxi, Mississippi. Rob’s first assignment was to the Royal Air Force Base Croughton in Oxfordshire, England. There he met and married his amazing wife, Holly, who is also an Air Force Veteran. They have three children, Stephan, Amanda, and Jay.
Rob and Holly’s many adventures have included living in Macon, Georgia; Tacoma, Washington; Ogden, Utah; and Agana, Guam. They also completed a tour in recruiting duty in West Plains during the mid 90’s. Their travels have taken them to Australia, Canada, Egypt, England, Japan, Korea, Micronesia, Spain, Vietnam, Wales, and most of the United States. Rob also served one tour in Saudi Arabia supporting Operation Desert Storm, three tours in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and two tours in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
No matter where they traveled, south central Missouri always felt like home. So, after 26 years, Rob retired from the Air Force and they took the first opportunity to return home. Rob and Holly look forward to meeting you and are excited to help you with all of your technology needs.
Rob is an avid golfer and will take every chance to play. He loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking and floating the beautiful Ozarks rivers. Rob and Holly hope to return to actively supporting their community. When time permits, they love to attend St. Louis Cardinals baseball games and visit their children in St. Louis, New Mexico, and Texas.
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