The Armour Team

Chris Holmes
Chris HolmesPresident
Chris grew up in Barrie and is an alumni of Georgian College. He brings to Armour over 20 years of custom development and network configuration and support experience.

Being highly technically skilled is one thing, but what also stands out about Chris is the excellent client service he offers. He places the highest priority on the needs of his clients and is dedicated to ensuring that their systems run smoothly.

Chris plays an active role in the Barrie community and is very proud of his contributions with The Barrie Rotary as well as Armour’s participation in charitable events such as Movember, Barrie Christmas Cheer and the Rotary Fun Run.

Chris also enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, either at the cottage or camping or on his backyard skating rink.

Marty Pepper
Marty PepperVice President
Marty Pepper was instrumental in coordinating the addition of Armour Technology Solutions to the Busch Group of Companies in December 2010. With 15+ years of experience as an Operations Manager, Marty has created processes which have resulted in key initiatives that have supported and continue to support growth and success for Armour Technology Solutions.

Marty is also very active in the community and is always the first to get involved and support any of the charitable events that Armour participates in such as the Barrie Rotary Fun Run and Movember.

Marty is also an avid skier and most notably a runner with several ½ marathons and most recently a full marathon under his belt!

David Touchette
David TouchetteLead Application Developer
Graduated from Georgian College as a Programmer/Analyst, David has been working in IT since 1999. David lives and breathes technology and since joining Armour in December 2015, has worked on mobile apps, designed custom systems and built robust & intuitive web-based applications for business.

David abhors inefficiency and has a knack for process automation & streamlining. He has experience in high-level system design, custom hardware solutions, and web technologies – especially e-commerce.

While he is not busy optimizing business processes for customers, David can be found cooking, reading up on the latest technology, snowboarding, or chasing after his four children in Algonquin park.

Chris Kegel
Chris KegelSenior Network Architect
With 15 years of business technology engineering and support experience, Chris has extensive knowledge of the inner workings of technology and how to best leverage it for your business. Chris is dedicated to implementing solutions for today’s needs and tomorrow’s growth.

Chris is pretty handy around the house too and spends a lot of time doing his own renovations. When he has time to relax, you might find him cooking or enjoying some of his home brewed beer or cider.

Sunny Singh
Sunny SinghSenior Network Architect
Sunny has been working hard for Armour for over 2 years now. He holds a Bachelor of Information Technology, as well as a Post Grad in Computer and Network Security Systems. He is also a Cisco Certificated Network Associate, a Veeam Technical Sales Professional and a WatchGuard Certified Technician.

Some of Sunny’s hobbies include bodybuilding, hiking, camping, traveling, cooking, and cricket.

Ainel Valerino
Ainel ValerinoSenior Software Developer
With more than 10 years of experience developing web based projects for different market segments, Ainel brings to Armour programming expertise with a focus on delivering business solutions.

Ainel enjoys a good game of chess and even used to play competitively. She enjoys reading novels based on true stories, settling in with a good TV show and heading out to the movies, even better if she can do these things with her family.

Jackie Villarroel
Jackie VillarroelBookkeeper
Jackie is our resident bookkeeper here at Armour and with over 16 years of experience, we know we can count on her. She efficiently manages our accounts and does it all with a smile! Jackie enjoys reading and dancing and has a love of all animals, but especially her own dog and two cats.
Kristen Holmes
Kristen HolmesDocumentation Specialist
Another graduate from Georgian College, Kristen has an extensive background that includes writing user documentation, user interface design, web development, project management and office administration. Kristen assists in many areas at Armour including process development, project administration, and documentation management.

Kristen loves to get outside for long walks with her dog and also enjoys camping and spending time at the cottage with her family.

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