S3 Technologies started in the basement of our home with 2 employees, us. In January of 2010, we became an official LLC and by 2012 moved into a larger space. S3 expanded into our current location in 2018, and in October of 2018, received a Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Award. Originally a security company focusing on commercial and residential security, surveillance systems, and access control; S3 broadened into an audio/video, custom conference room technology, digital signage, and ed tech solution for our customers. We are your single source solution for the design, installation, and service of all of your technology needs.
Our goal is to bring the wow into your world by providing you as our customer the very best service and solutions that will bring you peace of mind, effectively improve your productivity, better manage your processes and safety and create a more engaging presence for your business and lifestyle. We try to accomplish this through our core values of P.O.W.E.R:
- Push the boundaries
- Own it!
- Work with Gratitude
- Embrace technology
Nancy Larker – Co-Founder/President: As the Co-Founder and President of S3 Technologies, Nancy Larker is involved in various aspects of the business and strategic planning on a daily basis. Nancy earned a Bachelors Degree in Communication Studies from John Carroll University and followed that with a Masters in Higher Education Administration from The University of Akron. She has 20+ years of experience in areas ranging from human resources to career development. Nancy loves hiking and listening to live music. A fun fact about Nancy: her picture appears in a 1990s Social Studies textbook.
Chris Larker – Founder/COO: Chris Larker is the Founder and Chief Operating Officer at S3 and is responsible for the company’s daily operations. Chris graduated from The University of Akron and attended the Weatherhead School of Business at Case Western Reserve University. Chris has held multiple positions in Sales and Management for the Software and Physical Security Industry for the past 21 years. He loves kayaking and mountain biking. A fun fact about Chris: he met the rock band, Rancid, backstage at Vans Warped Tour.
Stephen Sharp – Lead Technician/Technician Supervisor: Our Lead Technician has 15+ years of experience in the industry and is skilled from soup to nuts in the areas of security, audio/video, and networks. He brings knowledge across the span of systems, programs, and industry-specific technologies. He brings experience, expertise, professionalism and leadership to the team members that enter your home and/or business to bring your solutions to life.
S3 Team: We are made up of a sales force, office manager, technicians and a team of tech educators. Each person brings a unique and valuable piece to create solutions that work for you. Our team is a group of highly energetic and experienced professionals with a shared passion and love for technology.