So what do you do when you work 25 years in IT and watch technology change around you?  Use it to empower your life!  We got a little crazy with Kijiji after it came out and spent a few years gathering parts and eventually moving to our Kijiji cabin.  It’s rustic, charming, offgrid, somewhat drafty, and remote.  But it’s a break from tech after a long day of draining work, it’s relaxing, and it’s allowing us to enjoy life, not run on the treadmill.  Here is the full video: 

I will admit, this year living in it has been challenging.  We spent a LOT of funds winterizing and expanding so that it is still off-grid, has a shop for our other company business (commercial bee keepers), and so we can maintain the property.  A lot of NEW parts went into the building this year, because in Canada you need heat and water and quality of life to get through the winter.  BUT Kijiji got us here, and we move forward!

Yes, Daisy our dog and everything you see in the video came from Kijiji.  NO it was not easy.  And family helped us build and maintain and fix all the way through the project and still do today.

Jeff Shirley

Jeff Shirley

Founder & CEO
Jeff brings over 27 years of experience to the table, along with numerous awards, certifications, and real-world implementations.  His database solutions are currently running in industries including government, mining, agriculture, finance, education, science, research, non-profits, and healthcare businesses around North America and serve thousands of users day to day.  Jeff is a five-time MVP Award recipient for Microsoft Access, acknowledging contributions to community projects, evangelism, and educational outreach on Microsoft technologies.  Today there are less than 50 Access MVP’s worldwide. While Jeff focuses day to day on business management, IoT development, IT integrations and design, database architecture or other typical complex tasks, he also is a co-owner of Blue Heron Gardens, a commercial apiary running over 200 beehives.  Fresh honey is a small perk for many of our clients!

Mitch Redekopp

Mitch works with our clients day to day ensuring web development and IT projects are done to exceed customer expectations.  His background includes formal training in IT, Microsoft and CompTIA certifications, real-world business experience, and a true dedication to ensuring clients receive timely and professional support on their projects with Rivercity Technology Services.  Given the most difficult requests for IT solutions, Mitchell can assist our clients in finding a path to the best options which deliver results for our clients.  Mitchell is an avid soccer player and Manchester City fan, be sure to talk soccer with him when you can.