GIL 011-Edit-2Wes Gilbert

President & Founder

Wes started Mankato Computer Repair out of his unique combination of passion for technology and providing great customer service. His six years as Regional Manager of a previous IT company taught him what it takes to provide superior service for businesses’ technology needs. Wes’s role as the Account Manager for business clients provides a level of care and attention that only an owner can provide. He is a graduate of Mankato West High School and Minnesota State University-Mankato.

MCR 114Kelly Schaefbauer

General Manager

Kelly brings 23 years of IT experience along with 19 years of working with small business. His understanding of technology, successful business structure and efficient operations provides MCR the best service delivery possible.


MCR 048Tyler Gilbert

Managed Services Manager & Partner

Tyler joined the MCR team in 2014 and heads our Managed Services department. Tyler is a Mankato native and 2012 graduate of Minnesota State University-Mankato. His attention to detail and organizational approach ensure that our Managed Services department succeeds in supporting business’ IT needs.

brian_webBrian Sturm

Client Services Director & Partner

Brian is a Mankato native who joined our Business Solutions team in 2016. He brings over 5 years of IT experience to the table. Brian’s attention to detail and knowledge of Apple computers makes him a perfect fit for the Business Solutions team.

Brian first became interested in technology in elementary school when playing educational computer games. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his two nephews.


kyle_webKyle Schreiner

Client Support Technician

Kyle holds a bachelor’s degree in Game Design and Development from Brown College, and has been working professionally in the IT field for over 6 years. He has previously worked as a PC tech, an IT Systems Manager, and in Technical Support. His customer service experience makes Kyle versatile and effective onsite business tech for Mankato Computer Repair.

Kyle was born in St. Cloud, and raised in the rural Mankato area. Computers made sense to him at a young age, and IT was a natural career choice post high school.

colin_webColin Chambers

Personal Tech Director

Colin joined the MCR team in March of 2016 An amiable personality and wide breadth of knowledge on consumer technology solutions make Colin the perfect fit for managing the Personal Technology division and ensuring our customers receive timely, professional service. He began working in IT professionally in 2009, utilizing the skills he had developed independently to help consumers with their technology needs.

Colin first developed a keen interest in technology while playing Atari games at his grandfather’s house in the 80s. He continued working on personal computers throughout high school and college, often providing informal IT support for friends and family.


MCR 094Steven Schneck

Personal Technician

Steven recently completed his degree in Networking Services from South Central College. Steven’s enthusiasm for technology shows in his great personal pride in his work and the relationships he builds with clients.

Jerry Duwenhoegger

Tech Support Specialist

Jerry assists our business clients on the Help Desk, as well as onsite work and hardware work in our service depot. Jerry holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with an emphasis in networking. He has been interested in tech since childhood and began dreaming of becoming a network administrator at the tender age of 16. Jerry has worked in the IT industry for many years and brings experience from a background in both technical support and large scale network project work.

Born in Mcallen, Texas, Jerry moved to Blue Earth, MN at the age of 5. His family still lives in Blue Earth– Jerry spent time in Rochester prior to moving to Mankato. In his free time, he enjoys paintball, video games and spending time fishing at the lake.