QNS Key Staff Members


Jim Harkless - President

Jim has over 20 years of Information Technology experience. Specializing in complex database web and client/server applications, project management, as well as Local Area Network/Wide Area Network solutions, Jim has a broad range of expertise and experience to deliver quality, innovative, and professional Information Technology solutions. Jim has extensive object-oriented programming experience using .Net, AJAX, jQuery, ASP, XML, database programming using MS SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012, Oracle, Access, Crystal Reports, MS Reporting Services, and others, and N-Tier programming design and development using component-based object classes.


Joe Keer - Vice President

Joe has over 20 years of experience in application development, website programming, project management and electrical engineering. Specializing in N-Tier application development, Web Services, as well as Database Programming and design. Joe has extensive programming experience using .Net Framework, AJAX, jQuery, C#.Net, VB.Net, ASP.Net classic ASP, XML, database programming using MS SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012, Oracle, Access, Crystal Reports, MS Reporting Services, and others, and N-Tier programming design and development using component-based object classes.


Steve Fabian - Director, Creative Services

Steve has over 25 years of experience in communication design, marketing, branding, interactive strategy, and project management. In addition to a solid background in traditional media, Steve has a broad range of experience in website usability, Search Engine Optimization, mobile technology, and social media. Half "left-brained" and half "right-brained," he enjoys the challenge of finding creative ways to leverage new technologies and coloring outside the lines.


Ed Recker - Systems Engineer

Ed has over 25 years of Information Technology experience, specializing in Local Area Networking Solutions. Having excellent and innovative problem-solving abilities, coupled with strong people skills, he possesses an exceptional combination of business management and technical skills including business and data processing experience, with an emphasis on the automation of accounting, administration, advertising, and marketing applications. He also has experience as a network engineer and administrator for both large and small networks. Ed has developed networked information systems for management, business development, and administrative personnel. He also provides users with hands-on support for both hardware and software.


Keurig® B150 Commercial Brewing System - CCO (Chief Caffeine Officer)

The B150 Brewing System brews a perfect cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa, or iced beverage in under one minute at the touch of a button. Everyone in the QNS office can brew what they love, maximizing productivity. Keurig and the B150 continue to inspire innovations in interactive technology around the world.

"Quarter Note Systems (QNS) has helped our organization by completely reconstructing our website and making it more user-friendly. They gave us a product that was excellent, but they didn't stop there. QNS has been readily available for continuous support for our constant updates. Steve and his team respond in a timely manner, and never disappoint. I recommend QNS for any business or nonprofit that is seeking professional and well-designed sites."
    Wes S.,
    Crime Alert Berks County

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