About Us

Who We Are

At MorelandConnect, we embrace the GSD mindset – we like to Get Stuff Done. We work hard and play hard to deliver innovative software solutions. Headquartered onshore in friendly and industrious Cleveland, Ohio, our team of front-end and back-end developers can solve any problem across any industry.

We genuinely care about helping our clients achieve their goals by building high-quality software. We understand quickly, are easy to work with, give maximum effort, are skilled in the best available technology, and take great pride in our work.

Our clients have great ideas; we bring them to life.

About Us

Who We Are

At MorelandConnect, we embrace the GSD mindset – we like to Get Stuff Done. We work hard and play hard to deliver innovative software solutions. Headquartered onshore in friendly and industrious Cleveland, Ohio, our team of front-end and back-end developers can solve any problem across any industry.

We genuinely care about helping our clients achieve their goals by building high-quality software. We understand quickly, are easy to work with, give maximum effort, are skilled in the best available technology, and take great pride in our work.

Our clients have great ideas; we bring them to life.

Our Approach

We employ the LUCID approach on all client projects:


Listen

The first step to success is actively listening to your needs and the needs of your customers or end-users.


Understand

We put problems into context and seek to understand your challenges.

 

Communicate

We share solutions and decide which direction to take. We make strategic recommendations that will benefit you in both the short and long term.


Innovate

We put our heads together and get to work. When changes arise, we embrace agility and flexibility to make solutions possible.


Deliver

We reveal the final product and help you to integrate it fully. High fives all around!

Our Approach

We employ the LUCID approach on all client projects:

Listen

The first step to success is actively listening to your needs and the needs of your customers or end-users.

Understand

We put problems into context and seek to understand your challenges.

Communicate

We share solutions and decide which direction to take. We make strategic recommendations that will benefit you in both the short and long term.

Innovate

We put our heads together and get to work. When changes arise, we embrace agility and flexibility to make solutions possible.

Deliver

We reveal the final product and help you to integrate it fully. High fives all around!


Meet the Experts

By choosing MorelandConnect, you’ll work with uber-experienced tech pros who truly understand business. Our team averages over 15 years of experience and can handle any challenge or idea thrown our way. Let us be your guides.


Meet the Experts

By choosing MorelandConnect, you’ll work with uber-experienced tech pros who truly understand business. Our team averages over 15 years of experience and can handle any challenge or idea thrown our way. Let us be your guides.


Jeff Kavlick

FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

Jeff stewards client vision into exceptional results. His lighthearted style, eye for crisp designs, and focus on accuracy can only come from a person who writes with his left hand and throws with his right. Jeff leads significant projects that deliver the impossible with contagious optimism and exuberance. Jeff studied Systems Engineering at Case Western Reserve University and has developed and delivered courses in software development and business leadership throughout his career. In his spare time, he provides leadership to non-profit boards, coaches elementary school sports, and spends the summer months searching for his third hole-in-one.

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Meet the Experts

By choosing MorelandConnect, you’ll work with uber-experienced tech pros who truly understand business. Our team averages over 15 years of experience and can handle any challenge or idea thrown our way. Let us be your guides.


Jeff Kavlick

Founder & Managing Partner

Jeff stewards client vision into exceptional results. His lighthearted style, eye for crisp designs, and focus on accuracy can only come from a person who writes with his left hand and throws with his right. Jeff leads significant projects that deliver the impossible with contagious optimism and exuberance. Jeff studied Systems Engineering at Case Western Reserve University and has developed and delivered courses in software development and business leadership throughout his career. In his spare time, he provides leadership to non-profit boards, coaches elementary school sports, and spends the summer months searching for his third hole-in-one.

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John Lurtz

Founder & Managing Partner

John began his career with Accenture working in the chemicals market unit servicing DuPont, Exxon, Johnson & Johnson, and others. He is driven by providing customers access to the same industry best practices & technology solutions that Fortune 100 companies have been thriving on for years. His technical expertise includes C#, JAVA, Django, PostGres, HTML5, JavaScript, SQL Server, Angular.js, React.js, and Node.js, to name a few. John offers a rare blend of sales, technology, and software development expertise.

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John Lurtz

FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER

John began his career with Accenture working in the chemicals market unit servicing DuPont, Exxon, Johnson & Johnson, and others. He is driven by providing customers access to the same industry best practices & technology solutions that Fortune 100 companies have been thriving on for years. His technical expertise includes C#, JAVA, Django, PostGres, HTML5, JavaScript, SQL Server, Angular.js, React.js, and Node.js, to name a few. John offers a rare blend of sales, technology, and software development expertise.

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John Lurtz

Founder & Managing Partner

John began his career with Accenture working in the chemicals market unit servicing DuPont, Exxon, Johnson & Johnson, and others. He is driven by providing customers access to the same industry best practices & technology solutions that Fortune 100 companies have been thriving on for years. His technical expertise includes C#, JAVA, Django, PostGres, HTML5, JavaScript, SQL Server, Angular.js, React.js, and Node.js, to name a few. John offers a rare blend of sales, technology, and software development expertise.

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Justin Wray


SENIOR MANAGER

Justin has spent his career embracing bleeding-edge technology across multiple industries and use cases. He has a unique ability to determine a viable solution to any problem thrown his way. Justin is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Physics Entrepreneurship at Case Western Reserve University. He was a Physics major at Mount Union University, where he was a first-team all-conference selection on two national championship football teams.

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Justin Wray


Senior Manager

Justin has spent his career embracing bleeding-edge technology across multiple industries and use cases. He has a unique ability to determine a viable solution to any problem thrown his way. Justin is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Physics Entrepreneurship at Case Western Reserve University. He was a Physics major at Mount Union University, where he was a first-team all-conference selection on two national championship football teams.

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Steve Frejofksy

SENIOR MANAGER

Steve is a 15-year IT veteran that worked his way up from the data trenches to the most senior data and Azure architect in nearly everything. As a retired pro skateboarder, Steve loves a new challenge and likes to tackle the most complex issues first. Steve’s mantra is that a positive attitude and maximum effort are the quickest ways to earn what you want in business and life. Steve enjoys camping with his wife and three kids as often as possible.

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Steve Frejofksy

Senior Manager

Steve is a 15-year IT veteran that worked his way up from the data trenches to the most senior data and Azure architect in nearly everything. As a retired pro skateboarder, Steve loves a new challenge and likes to tackle the most complex issues first. Steve’s mantra is that a positive attitude and maximum effort are the quickest ways to earn what you want in business and life. Steve enjoys camping with his wife and three kids as often as possible.

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Steve Frejofksy

Senior Manager

Steve is a 15-year IT veteran that worked his way up from the data trenches to the most senior data and Azure architect in nearly everything. As a retired pro skateboarder, Steve loves a new challenge and likes to tackle the most complex issues first. Steve’s mantra is that a positive attitude and maximum effort are the quickest ways to earn what you want in business and life. Steve enjoys camping with his wife and three kids as often as possible.

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Mark Murphy

MANAGER

After tackling Big-Ten running backs for four years, Mark turned his talents to the technology field to tackle software projects instead. Mark’s athletic background and years of full-stack development experience drive his detail-oriented and process-driven leadership style. He believes that in any software project, as in life, there are only two things you can control: your attitude and your effort. Outside of work, Mark oversees and manages the operations of Fully Equipped, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that partners with underfunded local schools to equip kids for school, sports, and life. Mark studied Informatics & Computing at Indiana University, where he was a 4-year starter for the football team, a 2-time Capital One Academic All-American, and an NFF National Scholar-Athlete (5th Hoosier All-Time).

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Mark Murphy

Manager

After tackling Big-Ten running backs for four years, Mark turned his talents to the technology field to tackle software projects instead. Mark’s athletic background and years of full-stack development experience drive his detail-oriented and process-driven leadership style. He believes that in any software project, as in life, there are only two things you can control: your attitude and your effort. Outside of work, Mark oversees and manages the operations of Fully Equipped, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that partners with underfunded local schools to equip kids for school, sports, and life. Mark studied Informatics & Computing at Indiana University, where he was a 4-year starter for the football team, a 2-time Capital One Academic All-American, and an NFF National Scholar-Athlete (5th Hoosier All-Time).

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