Ethan Welling

Ethan Welling

IT Standards Engineer


Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Grand Valley State University, with a minor in Business.

What is your area of specialty – how do you best help your clients?

Jack of All Trades, but currently my specialty is Analyzing and Reviewing our client’s networks and IT infrastructure to maximize what they are getting from their technology, networks and IT support. The end goal of having the client’s standards for IT Security and IT Support align with what HT aims to provide.

What are your top 5 strengths? What is your favorite strength?

1.) Context
2.) Consistency
3.) Harmony
4.) Responsibility
5.) Learner

My favorite strength is Learner, I’m thrown into new tasks and environments every single day in my role. The ability to learn on the spot or with a little research is very valuable in my day to day.

What are your superpowers – something you’re good at that others should know about?

My troubleshooting skills and my ability to find the root of the problem. Whether it comes to computers, cars, furnaces, puzzles, etc. I’m usually able to break issues down and find the source and where to start the process of fixing the problem.

Accomplishment you’re proud of?

Finishing College with undiagnosed ADHD. Finished through pure willpower and stubbornness.

Tell us about your life outside of work (family/pets/sports/activities/interests/hobbies)

I enjoy tending to my ever growing Home Zoo with my wife Kelsey. We currently have our dog Clint (Great Pyrenees/Doberman Mix), 3 Cats Isaac, Wendy and Louis and 2 Chinchillas Moe and Guin. Our end goal is opening a Cat and Dog Rescue.

What is your favorite part of working at the firm?

The fact that no two days are the same with all of the different people and environments I get to interact it. It’s a fun challenge and the best way to continue growing and learning.