President and CEO
Dave is President and CEO of JayStar Group, with experience as an entrepreneur, corporate IT executive, project manager, and systems consultant.
As leader at JayStar Group, Dave has seen the company grow from “2 guys in a basement” to the preeminent national provider of systems and services for organized labor. Prior to that, he wore the usual IT applications development hats in finance, retail, logistics and manufacturing.
Dave has extensive experience in the practical issues of design and implementation of software projects, from desktop applications, to ERP installations at a corporate level, to highly specialized web and mobile apps for organizations large and small.
He brings a philosophy that technology is purely a tool to resolve client’s day to day issues, and is not an end in itself.
William (Bill) Wahlbrink
Chief Operating Officer
William (Bill) Wahlbrink has been in the IT industry for 30+ years beginning as a programmer/analyst. He has held the senior most IT management position in Fortune 1000 companies and start-ups alike. His management responsibilities have encompassed all aspects of IT operations including networks, data centers, telecommunications, customer support and software development.
Bill has a broad spectrum of industry knowledge having worked in manufacturing, banking, retail, corporate services, software and high-tech sectors for businesses operating in national and worldwide markets. At one time Bill was co-owner of a new business in partnership with a world leader in chip technology seeking to bring computing power to the desks of children and teachers in the K-12 education segment.
After a brief stint at early retirement and too much golf, Bill wanted to become hands-on again in the IT industry which brought him to JayStar where he began as a Business Analyst.
Director of Business Development
Bob was a founding partner in JayStar, acting as CEO until February of 2015 when he relinquished that position to his longtime friend and partner, Dave Roger, who is now President and CEO of the company. Bob serves as a Director of the company and is focused on growing the business and its presence in the world of union software.
Bob is a professional accountant with extensive experience as a senior corporate financial executive, business consultant and entrepreneur. He has created an impressive track record of achievement in each of these areas.
He has served as a senior financial officer of several major corporations, and a senior management consultant in Africa and Europe for various internationally funded aid projects, such as the Canadian International Development Agency. More recently, he co-founded and operated a leading software development company in the commodity trading sector.
Bob has a wealth of experience in the design and implementation of major software projects, including leading ERP products and has years of experience in the operation and functionality of large scale financial systems.
Director & CFO