About
Lanspeed

Who is Lanspeed?

Lanspeed started in Santa Barbara, California in 1983, and we’re proud to be serving organizations throughout the Southern & Central California region for over 35 years!

We’ve always been passionate about serving others and building long-lasting relationships with our clients. Technology is exciting and can be extremely beneficial, but our ultimate purpose is about making a positive and impactful difference in the lives of the people we help every day!

“Lanspeed stands out in the technology services industry with incredibly high retention of team members and clients.  This along with a 98.8% lifetime Customer Satisfaction score really differentiates us from our competition.  We firmly believe that our success is a result of putting people and relationships first.” 

-Chris Chirgwin, CEO, Lanspeed

Our Core Values

Our core values are non-negotiable at Lanspeed. From recruiting, to serving our clients, to how we treat our team members, these values drive our day-to-day behavior and define our culture.

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Our Purpose

Leveraging Technology to Make a Meaningful and Positive Difference in the Lives We Touch and the Organizations We Serve.

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Our Vision

Lanspeed is committed to expanding our geographic reach and exceeding our client’s expectations by providing world-class managed services.

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Our Mission

To Live our Core Values Daily and Provide an Unrivalled Experience for Our Team Members, Our Clients and our Partners.

Your Lanspeed Team

Chris Chirgwin

Chris Chirgwin

CEO/Founder

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I am an entrepreneur at heart and am also passionate about leading people and building relationships. Lanspeed provides the platform for me to pursue my ideas and build a great team.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

I love the culture we have created and the amazing people I get to work with.  I look forward to work every day and doing what I’m passionate about.

What do you like doing outside of work?

I love adventure and exploring, which is why backpacking and hiking are at the top of my list of favorite things to do.  Coaching youth sports is also a passion of mine and seeing kids achieve their goals brings me a lot of joy.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

All five of them!  But if I had to choose one, it would be building relationships.  Lanspeed has been successful because we strive to build long-lasting relationships based on loyalty and trust with our clients and vendors.

Michael LaFond

Michael LaFond

Director of Operations

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

My favorite aspect of my job is the unique opportunity I have to meet with each team member for our 1-on-1 appointments. Our team is not only talented, but they are also good people and I truly enjoy investing time with each one of them.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

My favorite thing about Lanspeed is the outstanding company culture. The team rallies together to solve problems and we genuinely care for others. It’s refreshing and worth our efforts to support and build that culture.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Outside of work I enjoy staying active, reading, cooking, and spending time with my beautiful wife and kids.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why?

“Pursue Excellence” is the Lanspeed core value that I gravitate towards the most because it generates a commitment to learning and personal development, which leads to growth and renewal.

Brandi LaFond

Brandi LaFond

Executive Assistant

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

Managing and organizing the schedule for the Director of Operations is my favorite part of my role at Lanspeed. Being proactive with communication and scheduling helps him organize and manage his week more effectively.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

The people and the company culture are my favorite aspects of working at Lanspeed.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why?

My favorite core value at Lanspeed is “Be Humble.” Humility helps foster better relationships with co-workers and clients. Humility also allows me to be self-disciplined and become a better employee for Lanspeed.

Courtney Boudet

Courtney Boudet

Accounting & HR Manager

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I love crunching numbers!

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

I enjoy being a part of a company that has employees and clients who are genuinely nice people.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Spending time with my family, going to see concerts or comedy shows, and reading.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

To be humble because I think that I always have room to grow and more to learn. I don’t like it when people are really good at what they do, but then they are hard to deal with or not fun to be around. I really appreciate that our team is comprised of high performing individuals with no ego and value being humble.

Sarah Abraham

Sarah Abraham

Procurement Specialist

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

What I like most about my role is that I get to interact with our clients and make relationships with them whether it’s over the phone, via email, or in person. I enjoy being able to talk with them on a daily basis and interact whether it’s about a quote or just to ask how their day is going!

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

My favorite part of Lanspeed is the people that I work with. Everyone on our team is hardworking, professional, and committed to making Lanspeed a great place to work. I come into work looking forward to chatting with our team and collaborating on different projects for our clients.

What do you like doing outside of work?

When I’m not at work, I like to spend time with my family, boyfriend and dog, Charlie. I also like to read (any historical fiction novels as I am studying History in college!), watch movies, and go to the beach.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why?

My favorite Lanspeed core value is “Build Relationships.” It’s important to me because Lanspeed is about the people; both our team and our clients. And building relationships is an integral part of why this is such a great place to work.

Enedel Rivera

Enedel Rivera

Lead Systems Engineer

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I really enjoy serving our clients.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

I love being a part of Lanspeed’s team, the people are great!

What do you like doing outside of work?

When I am not working, you will likely find me on a soccer field with my two kids.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why?

My favorite Lanspeed core value is Being Humble. Living a humble life helps me recognize areas of my life to improve.

Jonathan Axsom

Jonathan Axsom

Senior Network Architect

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I really enjoy getting to step back and think about where technology might be in a few years and helping customers plan for it.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

I thoroughly enjoy the relationships we build on a daily basis. I also enjoy the challenge of adapting every year to new technology and how that can improve our customers’ business.

What do you like doing outside of work?

I really enjoy getting to spend time with my girls. They are growing so fast and I love getting to see them grow a little each and every day. When not with the girls, I’ve taken a renewed interest in lawn care. I’m striving to have my personal golf green for my entire yard!

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

Having integrity. This should be a given. It’s an individual responsibility that goes beyond corporate statements. Without trust, we wouldn’t be in business so to me this becomes the most important value to demonstrate.

Angel Cardenas

Angel Cardenas

Senior Systems Engineer

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I love my role as a Sr Network Engineer here at Lanspeed. It allows me to use my network experience to work with people on planning, designing, implementing, and troubleshoot network systems.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

Lanspeed has a great group of people and great culture.

What do you like doing outside of work?

I like to spend time with my family and friends, going to movies, and traveling to new places.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why?

Have Integrity. Being honest and have strong moral values is important in life.

Eric Black

Eric Black

Network Administrator

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I love the interaction I get to have with my clients. My role allows me to spend time with our clients in a relaxed setting that allows me to get to know them and their company on a more personal level.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

The people. I have never worked at another company where everyone genuinely works so well together and gets along as a family.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Traveling is something my wife and I love doing. Any time we get an opportunity to travel to a new place we jump on it!

Lance Legleiter

Lance Legleiter

NOC Engineer

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

Automating tasks to help others at Lanspeed do their job more efficiently.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Home brewing

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

Building Relationships – Lanspeed management has built an awesome Lanspeed family. It is rewarding to have long term clients call in and know you like a friend because of the relationship we have built.

Diego Lara

Diego Lara

Support Engineer

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

The thing I like the most about my role is building relationships with my clients.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

The thing I like the most about working at lanspeed is family and work balance.

What do you like doing outside of work?

I enjoy spending time with my wife and teaching at our church’s youth bible class.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why?

My favorite core value is “have integrity” because I believe that doing the right thing even when no one is watching is an essential value in all aspects of life.

Peter Reynolds

Peter Reynolds

Network Administrator

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I like being able to work behind the scenes and supporting team members when they need help

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

The people that I get to work with.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Spending time with my kids.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

Having integrity is my favorite because I think it is the most important.

Alana Guevara

Alana Guevara

Service Desk Dispatcher

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I enjoy getting to know to all of our clients, and helping our team stay on track!

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

My favorite part about working at Lanspeed is being a part of the Culture Committee because we get to have fun planning events and activities that bring the team together.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Outside of work, I would consider myself to be a maker, baker, foodie, and crafter. I always have a creative project or two that I am working on. I also enjoy going to the farmer’s markets, exploring local boutiques and restaurants, biking around town, going for runs with my running group, and traveling.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

Be Humble. Because, in order to be humble, one must have humility, compassion, aptitude and reflection.

Sean Carmean

Sean Carmean

Systems Engineer

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

Learning new technologies.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

The customers.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Cars and camping.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why?

Have integrity, it keeps a company aligned with our customers’ goals.

Mae Harrison

Mae Harrison

Network Administrator

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

I enjoy the role of network administrator because I have the opportunity to work on a variety of networks which leads to educational opportunities as well.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

I enjoy building positive working relationships with clients and my co-workers. My co-workers are a surprising and amazing resource. I appreciate the feeling of being in the right place at the right time when I am working with them.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, yoga, coffee & dark chocolate, and all things Overwatch!

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

“Be Humble” is my favorite Lanspeed core value. I’d prefer to live in a small hut on a warm gorgeous beach than in a cold ivory tower.

Jason Spicer

Jason Spicer

Support Engineer

What do you like most about your role at Lanspeed?

Solving puzzles and helping people get past technology obstacles.

What do you like most about working at Lanspeed?

The people. My colleagues are smart, fun, and supportive, and our clients are professional and a pleasure to work with.

What do you like doing outside of work?

Watching Netflix with my dog. I’m not sure he really understands it, so I keep the subtitles on.

What is your favorite Lanspeed core value and why? 

Have integrity. Murphy says things won’t always go perfectly. But I believe if you’re always trying to do what’s right, they go better.

Proud to be voted one of the Central Coast’s Best Places to Work in 2017 & 2019 by Pacific Coast Business Times.

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