Who We Are

From Day One, Strategic Integrators has been committed to extraordinary customer service and earning the role of Trusted Advisor from our clients.

Strategic Integrators was founded in 2006 in the belief that a business committed to extraordinary client service, excellence, attention to detail and follow-through could thrive in the marketplace. We find proof of the success of that commitment in a growing list of satisfied and loyal clients — large and small, corporate and government, private and public. Another measure of Strategic Integrators' success was being named to the Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in America ... for three years running. We believe this kind of growth has only been made possible by our laser focus — from Day One — on our Mission and Values.

Mission & Values

The principles which make up our mission and values are more than just catch phrases for the team at Strategic Integrators. They are at the heart of what we're about, at the core of who we are. They are our focus every day, every week, every year. We believe that any success we’ve enjoyed has been because of our commitment to this mission and these values.


Strategic Integrators is committed to becoming one of the leading boutique systems integrators in the U.S. and around the globe. We will achieve this with an unswerving commitment to: 1) hiring exceptional people at every level within the organization, 2) pursuing every opportunity to become trusted advisors for our clients with passion, professionalism, and tenacity, 3) maintaining a company-wide atmosphere of candor, creativity, and fun, and 4) upholding the Company’s core values every day, every week, every year. As we do so, we will build an ever-growing cadre of clients and employees who are fiercely loyal to our brand and our firm, thus ensuring the establishment of an enduring, great, and profitable company. 


Four core values comprise the foundation upon which Strategic Hardware is built: unyielding integrity, excellence, follow through, and win/win. With a focus on extraordinary customer service and an adherence to the ideals behind these key values, Strategic Integrators commits to completing every job with the success of the client at the forefront. As we hold to this focus and these values, we will also realize the goals of helping our clients achieve their missions, benefiting the lives of our employees in important ways, and with the larger vision of using our success to help better the world always before us.  


Stewart Sonneland | Spokane
Founder and CEO

Stewart founded Strategic Integrators (then Strategic Hardware) in December of 2006 in the belief that a firm focused on providing extraordinary client service and excellence could thrive in the marketplace. Fifteen years later, the success of Strategic has born proof of the importance of focusing on clients first and foremost. Stewart and his wife of 41 years, Patty, have four children, 3 grandchild (Milly, Teddy & Ellie) and one incredibly great golden retriever, Scout. Mr. Sonneland is also active in his community currently helping lead a college-age Christian fellowship group, The Well.

Hannah Caudill | Boise
Director of Sales & Marketing

Hannah joined Strategic in 2020 and now leads the firm’s sales and marketing efforts. A graduate of Montana State University, her experience as a Division I athlete (including setting both MSU’s all-time assist and single-season 3-point records) informs her mindful, but competitive, approach to delivering exceptional client service. In addition to pursuing a very active lifestyle in Idaho, Hannah is an avid reader and researcher always looking to stay in tune with the latest technological advancements in IT and operations.

Carl Hanson | Spokane

Carl is Strategic's longest-tenured employee, having spent the past 13 years with the firm. His attention to detail and analytical approach to strategic decision-making have been instrumental to our sustained growth as a company. A Washington state native, in his free time, Carl enjoys spending time with his family, watching live music and is an avid volleyball player.

Brian Lahoue | Boston
Advisory Board - Chair

While Brian left Strategic in 2019 to join the team at SuperMicro, he continues to play an important role for us as Chair of our Advisory Board. Brian joined Strategic in early 2010 after key roles in several ventures across technology, communications, and leadership development. He has been an integral part of the firm’s technology strategy, team development, and sales execution. Brian’s quest for learning and gift of communication help to exemplify Strategic’s role as a vendor agnostic, trusted advisor. A published author, this father of four stays young by balancing career and volunteering with his passion for nutrition and cross-training.

Johanna Plitcha Boisen | Seattle
Advisory Board

Joanna is Davis Wright Tremain's first-ever Pro Bono Counsel. In this role, she directs and oversees all aspects of the firm's nationwide pro bono program. Johanna was awarded the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Federal Bar Association in 2016 and received the University of Washington's prestigious Woman of Courage Award in the same year. Making her home in Seattle, Joanna was also named a Washington State Super Lawyer for eleven years running.

Kevin Parker | Spokane
Advisory Board

Kevin Parker wears many hats in Spokane, Washington where he makes his home. He is the President and Owner of Dutch Bros Coffee/Spokane but also teaches Business Leadership at both Gonzaga and Whitworth Universities. Once a rising star in Washington State political scene, Kevin retired from the State House and his leadership position there to focus more time on his business, his teaching and his family.

Brandon Silvia | San Diego
Advisory Board

Brandon Silvia is a managing Partner at Silvia McColl Wealth Management. Prior to co-founding Silvia McColl, he spent five years at Morgan Stanley working with high net-worth clients. During his time at Morgan Stanley, he completed his CFP certification. Before his move to Morgan Stanley, Brandon spent two years on the Strategic team (2012 -’13) helping develop business strategy. Brandon graduated cum laude with a BBA in Business Economics from the University of San Diego.


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