Who We Are?
We’re the team with solutions
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Our company was established by four graduates of the University of Pittsburgh. McKula has since become an experienced provider of software development and IT consulting services in not just Southwestern Pennsylvania but worldwide. All of our engineers have received degrees locally and are all located onshore. Our employees are all local to our community, nothing is outsourced ever. As experienced software engineers we pride ourselves on providing quality service at affordable prices with faces you will see and become familiar with. We have a clear understanding of the development requirements as well as the expertise required to take your idea from start to finish, design, development, installation, and support.
wide variety knowledge and expertise
valued partners world-wide
big and small collaborations
Partner / president / ceo
Patrick founded the company in 2002 with partners Jeffrey Cesario and Kevin Laskey. He holds a BS in Mathematics from Allegheny College and a Masters in Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh.
Patrick has 25 years of experience in software design and information technology including hardware, networks, software design, and leadership. Patrick originally designed and wrote, Incident Tracker, the incident management web application used around the world today. He served as the Director of Technology at Westmoreland County Community College prior to joining McKula Inc. He is well versed in the all aspects of the web application process including database design, programming, and UI development.
Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. He has volunteered through numerous little league baseball and other sports organizations and was the president of the local little league.
Partner / vice president / chief architect
Jeffrey holds a BS in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Leading the software development team Jeff has 20 years of experience in software architecture and design.
Jeff spent a large portion of his career serving as a leader and mentor to younger developers. He has engineered a wide variety of software solutions both in the corporate and consulting environments. His expertise spans several industries including inventory management and manufacturing, testing and research, healthcare, education, and customer relations. Jeff is very well versed in all aspects of web and mobile development, integration, database design, and application infrastructure.
Jeff enjoys golfing, football, learning new technologies, and traveling. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children. He also volunteers in the local community as coach for his children’s soccer teams.
Partner / senior Technologist
Kevin has 21 years of experience in software design, programming, and information technology. His experiences range from database design and development, programming, and UI design.
Kevin’s background in software development was shaped by working in both the healthcare and education sectors. He’s been involved in building web-based solutions ranging from internal project dashboards to bed management software. He has performed duties for every component of the software stack throughout his career.
Kevin is an avid golfer and enjoys outdoor activities including biking and skiing with his wife and two lovely daughters. Kevin enjoys serving his community on various boards, coaching youth sports teams, and as a proud Rotarian has served as the president of his local Rotary club.