President and CEO
Rick Bahl is the President of Quality Systems Solutions, Inc., an IT solutions provider offering hardware, software and services to small and medium-sized business in the Chicago Metro area. He has over 14 years experience implementing and maintaining IT solutions in the SMB space. He draws upon is military experience and nearly a decade of test engineering for a large defense contractor to apply the discipline required to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
Prior to starting Quality Systems Solutions, Inc. he held a senior management position for a local manufacturing company. He has managed projects for companies ranging from a small three person Financial Planning firm up to some of the largest of the Fortune 500.
Rick is also one of ten members on the Microsoft Small Business Specialist Community (SBSC) Advisory Board, representing the Central Region-Midwest Area. See the local blog for more information on the Microsoft SBSC Midwest Area.
As a member of the Carpentersville community since 1991, he lives with his wife, two children a dog and a cat.
Jared B. Tremper
Jared B. Tremper joined QSS in 2011 as a dispatcher and technician. He was later made the Service Manager and is responsible for managing the activities and responsibilities of the service desk team. As a part of this management, Jared is also responsible for providing high-level technical assistance to the team and ensuring service and support is provided to customers at agreed levels.
Jared brings a unique blend of experience. From 2000 to 2005 he was the IT Manager for Prairiecomm, Inc., a fast-growing wireless chip engineering company. He led a team of highly talented network professionals, and navigated boom and bust through the late 1990s to 2005, when Prairiecomm was acquired by FreeScale Semiconductor.
As a result of the merger, Jared entered Moody Theological Seminary and completed a Master of Ministry degree in 2010. Concurrently Jared served as Associate Pastor at Northwest Fellowship in Chicago until leaving to join QSS in 2011. Prior to pursuing the Masters, he completed his undergraduate degree at North Park University in Organizational Management.
All these experiences has prepared Jared for the Providential mission that he has been given as steward of the service desk team. He brings non-profit sensibility and prior IT management together at QSS.