Meet the team at Sanders IT
Karen Sanders, President
For over 15 years, Karen Sanders has used her technology skills to help businesses thrive. She is known for her professionalism, her personable nature, and her ability to assess and fix problems quickly.
A resident of Chicago, Karen is a passionate supporter of the small business community. She belongs to many different Chambers of Commerce in the area. She is also a member of the Professional Women’s Club of Chicago, Skokie Chamber, Lincolnwood Chamber, TEN Group, TAG group, EPWNG and a board member of the Wilmette Chamber of Commerce. She is also currently enrolled in the Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Businesses program.
Tech-savvy Karen also loves to engage her creative side. She is a skilled photographer, her work includes interiors, events, professional headshots and kids. In fact, clients periodically call on her to capture images of their offices or homes for business or real-estate collateral. Samples of her work can be seen at www.significantphotos.com
Julie Anne Nitz-Weiss, Director of Operations
Julie Anne’s technology experience began in a data center and expanded to include mac computers, web design, and cloud based services. She is known for her professionalism, customer service, friendly behavior and can-do attitude.
Julie Anne’s background includes a wealth of experience; administration, event planning, community relations, board development, project management, data base management, and… even storytelling. With her Masters in Information Science, she brings a high level of research to the Sanders IT Consulting Team.
Work/life balance is important to the team and Julie Anne spends her off time indulging her love of growing plants. She is an active volunteer with The Global Garden Refugee Training Farm, a local farm in the heart of Albany Park. She has extensive hobbies which include gardening, cooking, dancing, folk fests, and hiking.
Rachel Ondejko, Technician
Fascinated by technology ever since childhood, Rachel loves exploring the newest tech on the market. Her experience in both back office operations and technology puts her in the position to understand new trends. Most importantly, she understands the challenges users face with their technology and can often find the simple way to make a hard problem go away. With attention to detail and an understanding of how users interact with technology, Rachel has a unique combination of skills that make her excel at troubleshooting and working with clients to give them the best technology experience. When it comes to Smart Technology, she specializes in the consultation, installation and training of smart home devices.
Prior to convincing Karen to pay her to do what she loves, Rachel worked in the pet care industry focusing on canine behavior/training and nutrition. Ask her about your dog’s dental care!