JLM Networks – Company
JLM Networks is a technology and networking company based in Southeast Michigan serving the 11 counties surrounding the Detroit metro area. JLM offers system sales and services in the voice, data, video, sound and security markets as well as managed network services such as network monitoring, managed firewalls, secure data backup and flat rate IT contracts.Our expertise allow us to be a “One Stop” Technology Business Center.
Lance Walbecq is our sales and solution engineering specialist. He has over 20 years of experience in the local technology and networking industry. This includes holding positions as salesman, pre-sales engineer and sales manager of several local Telecom/IT companies. At his previous employer, Lance was regularly responsible for raising the bar, he lead the team which landed the largest single sales order in company history as well as the largest Managed Service Contract. Lance has extensive knowledge in designing and selling custom Voice, Data, Video, Sound and Security Systems.
He has additional expertise in Web-based technologies such as Website Development, Search Engine Optimization, and Social Media and PPC web advertising. Lance has also fortified his technical selling background by taking university level classes in Business Networking, Microsoft Software Systems and Cisco Networking. As the Director of Sales at JLM he is responsible for the providing our customers with the highest level of solutions which take into account the customer's needs and budget.
Joel Armitage brings a wealth of technical knowledge and skills developed during 15 years in the IT field. He has been a U.S. Navy Master Training Specialist, teaching military and DOD personnel the Navy's classified communications systems and security practices. He also held a Top Secret security clearance while in the Navy. His civilian positions have included Head Systems Administrator at a national distribution company, Lead Network Engineer/Project Manager for Metro Detroit IT firms and Director of Information Technology for a major technology solutions company in Southfield. Joel has demonstrated competence with pre-sales engineering and IT solutions development and a proven track record of helping customers streamline their infrastructure and maximize it for productivity.
He has earned every Digium certification available: Digium SwitchVox Systems Engineer (DSSE), Digium Certified Sales Professional (DCSP) and Digium Certified Sales Engineer (DCSE), and his expertise in VoIP communications include designing and implementing the networks that support it.