DEWESoft Users Meeting & Technical Seminar

This will be a live in person 3 day event at the Hilton Garden Inn in Toledo/Perrysburg. The first 2 days will be the DEWESoft users meeting. In this meeting, DEWESoft Users will be presenting to everyone of how or why they use DEWESoft Hardware and Software. The third day will be 3 short technical seminars. You may choose 2 of the 3 courses, morning session and an afternoon session. Descriptions of the Short Technical Seminars are described as below.

Automation Essentials – Presented by John Miller & Al Hoge

This will be a hands-on journey that will cover the essential features within DEWESoft to help create and support Automation capabilities. This short journey will place an emphasis on using Project Files, Global Variables, Data Headers, Math Channels w/ Logic Statements, Digital Inputs & Outputs, and Analog Outputs. After creating a project and setup file with these features, a couple of sequences will be created. This will demonstrate the capabilities of Sequencer; along with, the connectivity and dependence on the project and setup file. By the end of this journey, a user will be able to setup and create small automation sequences using DEWESoft.

Digital Communications – Presented by Dave Gallop

There are a myriad of different digital communications used in both the development and production environments however, many utilize similar principals with a variety of implementations such as CAN and Profibus and the OSI model. This short seminar will introduce some of the more common protocols as well as explaining the best approaches to using each. From serial communications using RS232 to high speed Ethernet each will be reviewed, demonstrated and explanations provided on how to best utilize the power of DEWESoft options to take advantage of each.

Modal Analysis: Intro to Structural Dynamics Seminar  Presented by John Hiatt

In this seminar you will learn to quantify how structures respond to forces using modal analysis.  The seminar will cover introduction (defining all the terms), excitation techniques, parameter estimation, and modal validation.  The attendees will learn the necessary skills to conduct a successful modal test and analysis.


Aug 16 - 18 2022

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  • Date: Aug 16 - 18 2022

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Hilton Garden Inn
Toledo/Perrysburg, OH




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Natalie Myers

Inside Sales Administration

Natalie Myers joined Vic Myers Associates in September 2021 and is excited to be part of the team. She received her bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix and prior to her position as Inside Sales Administration she worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 15 years as a Senior Sales Administrator. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, family and friends along with watching sporting events, traveling, hiking and cheering on her daughter in dance and basketball! Natalie is located in our Arizona office.


People and Culture Specialist

Cell Phone: 505-720-9123

Karen has been a part of Vic Myers Associates team since February 2023. Prior to her position as People and Culture Specialist, she worked in the Science & Technology field as an HR Manager & Project Lead for SAIC and LANL. In the short time with VMA she has learned a lot and looks forward to knowing our business even better in support of all of our employees. She values her church community, her two sons who happen to be engineers, volunteering, and golf. Karen is located in our Albuquerque, NM office.


Field Sales Engineer

Felecia Stivers, a native of Rockford, IL, now excels as a Field Sales Engineer at VMA in our Arizona office. Holding a BSEE from Arizona State University, she draws from her extensive background at Medtronic, Orbital Sciences, General Dynamics, and Northrop Grumman.

Specializing in high-reliability applications, Felecia stands out for her proficiency in relationship-building and innovative problem-solving. Whether contributing to medical devices or playing a vital role in rocket launches, her work has had a tangible impact on saving lives and safeguarding the nation.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Felecia enjoys time with her two teenagers, finds joy in travel, and actively engages with her local church. Driven by a passion for helping customers navigate cutting-edge technology, she is committed to delivering dependable solutions in fast-changing environments.


Field Sales Engineer

Taylor is a Texas native, and grew up in the small town of Boerne, Texas.  He attended Texas A&M University, where earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering.  After college he was recruited by a Manufacturer’s Rep Firm, where he spent the first 7 years of his career. Initially hired on as an inside salesperson, Taylor quickly accelerated within the organization and expanded into various other roles such as Distribution Manager, and Field Sales Engineer.  Taylor then spent the following 7 years working for an electronic component distributor named Electro Enterprises that almost exclusively supported the mil/aero market.

Taylor worked as a Field Sales Engineer supporting the Texas, Utah and New Mexico territory, Product Manager, as well as Director or Business Development where he managed a team of 10 Field Sales Professionals across the entire United States.  Gathering from his previous experiences, Taylor has now taken on the role of Field Sales Engineer with Vic Myers supporting the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas territory.  Outside of the office you will usually find Taylor either spending time with his wife and two young children, or out on the lake bass fishing.


Sales Engineer

Richard was born and raised in Arizona. Attended Arizona State University with a focus in Mechanical Engineering and then fell into Technical Project Management. After 12 years of managing large budget projects spanning system integrations and upgrades, he transitioned into the role of Field Sales Engineer with VMA.

Richard has a deep passion for building relationships with his clients and principals, and supporting them to problem solve and develop innovative solutions. Outside of the office, Richard can be found volunteering as a mentor and coach of high school students at his church, running and hiking the extensive trails of Arizona, and spending time with his wife, 2 boys, 2 girls, and 2 grandkids. Richard is located in our Arizona office.


Sales Administration

Cell Phone: 480-345-6449

Tarin was born and raised in Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Prior to Vic Myers she worked in the hospitality industry 20+ years as a Sales Analyst/Administrator.

In her spare time, Tarin enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to historical sites throughout the United States, reading, going to movies and concerts. On the weekends you will find Tarin at her nephews’ band concerts and baseball games. In addition, music and dance have been a part of her life with musical contrasting influences ranging from Prince to Olivia Newton-John.  Tarin is located in our Arizona office.