About us

Computer Connection Corporation, in business since 1974, specializes in used networking products. We sell high-quality products at very competitive prices. We have over 40,000 items in stock, and everything that we sell is extensively tested, reconditioned, and professionally prepared for shipment. 

We employ an excellent staff of employees, most averaging over 12 years with us, who strive to serve you best! We have an excellent and energetic sales support team to help you with your questions regarding access servers, wireless routers, VOIP equipment, and other items, via the phone, email, or live chat. 

We have dedicated technicians who demand that every piece of equipment that leaves our warehouse looks and performs like new. From the warehouse crew to the president, we are a team, and everyone works very hard to exceed your expectations.

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Gary Zywotko

President and Founder

Gary is the founder of Computer Connection, having started the company on his own in 1974.  Computer Connection core values can be traced directly to Gary who believes in always doing what’s right for his customers and his employees.  Gary is a graduate of Denison University, and was part of the Sigma Chi Chapter. In his spare time, Gary can be found at University of Minnesota Gopher Basketball games, Wild Hockey games, and Twins baseball games.  Gary also likes to spend time down in Florida, especially during Minnesota winters!

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Tammy Zywotko

Head of Operations

Tammy has been a part of Computer Connection her entire life. She learned the business from the ground up, having started out sweeping floors and cleaning equipment as a young child. After graduating from Denison University with a BA in Biology, Tammy began working at Computer Connection full-time. Today, Tammy manages the company financials, accounting, day-to-day operations, and handles all HR responsibilities. Tammy loves spending time with her family, her two pugs, baking, and watching her children compete in sports.

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Troy Heald

Sales Director 

For the past 25 years Troy has been helping our customers find the right product, at the right price, just in time!  As a graduate of Winona State University with a degree in Marketing, Troy also helps provide guidance to the Computer Connection sales team, support our marketing efforts, and manages our most important customers.  When Troy is away from Computer Connection, he spends time at his burgeoning apple orchard business in Alexandria, MN.

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Meagan Widmer

Sr. Business Development and Sales Lead

Meagan is our newest member of the Computer Connection team, making the transition from professional services to IT hardware solutions.  Meagan is a graduate of the College of St. Scholastica, and has spent the past 7 seven years in a variety of customer facing roles at The Nerdery.  As our new Director of Sales & Business Development, Meagan will be focused on building strong relationships with our most strategic clients, as well as leveraging her professional network to drive new business development efforts for the Computer Connection team.  Meagan will also be helping to develop our sales and marketing channels, and will be working with our core team on Computer Connection's overall go-to-market strategies.  Meagan is known to have mediocre jokes and spends her free time chasing her adorable toddlers around the house. 

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Jo Talley

Lead Refurbishing Expert

Jo has worked at Computer Connection Corp. for 22 years. Jo ensures the product customers buy from us is packaged securely, arrives safely, and looks its absolute best.  Outside of work, Jo enjoys getting together with family & friends, long walks (winter & summer), bike riding, golfing, and her new passion, Pickleball!

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Robert (Bob)

Sr. Lead Technician

Bob is our most senior technician at Computer Connection, having been with the company since 1994.  Bob is responsible for the testing and refurbishing of network equipment that we sell. Prior to coming to work for Computer Connection, Bob spent 10 years deployed as a field service engineer for Unisys Corp in South Korea.  Bob is an avid University of Minnesota sports fan, and spends most of his free time attending Gopher football and basketball games on campus. Go Gophers!

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John Boegeman

Sr. Technician

John has been with Computer Connection since he finished his Computer and Electronics degree from Dunwoody Institute in 2000.  As one of our Senior Network Technicians, he creates test procedures and performs necessary repairs to all sorts of networking equipment including switches, routers, firewalls, etc..  John also helps maintain our internal network, website and other IT related tasks. Married with children, John enjoys living outside the city where there is room for his hobby homestead.  John is also an avid Minnesota sports fan with the Timberwolves and Gopher Football being his favorite teams to cheer on.

 

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Tim Oquist

Sr. Technician

Tim has been with Computer Connection for over 15 years.  A graduate of UW Stout with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Tim is part of our Technology department.  Tim helps manage the repair and refurbishment of many different networking product lines including Cisco, 3COM, F5, Enterasys and many more.  In Tim’s free time he enjoys golf, fishing and spending time at the family cabin.

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Mike Sensibaugh

Shipping & Receiving Co-Lead

Mike Sensibaugh is a veteran of Computer Connection, having spent the past 21 years as our Warehouse Co-Lead.  Mike manages all of the warehouse logistics and takes care of important customer needs as they come up. Mike is an avid hunter and fisherman!

SPECIALS FOR YOU

We have a variety of specials available to our customers!