Mainstream Technologies

About Us

Our broad technology experience gives our clients an edge in the marketplace. That valuable experience is built from our diverse employees. Since 1996 we have relentlessly focused on delivering results for our clients while building the most talented team possible.




Little Rock, AR


50 - 100

Average Employee Experience

15 years

Average Employee Tenure

8 years

Our Leadership

The combined experience of our leadership team is unparalleled in the industry. Our clients also tell us that our integrity is unmatched as well.

John Burgess

Mr. Burgess is a co-founder of Mainstream Technologies and has served as President since its inception in 1996. During this time, Mainstream Technologies has grown from three employees to a staff of over 70, serving clients across the U.S. A software developer by trade, he was responsible for designing, developing, and implementing Supply Chain Management solutions which are currently used throughout the world by leading retailers to manage inventories and enhance reporting capabilities.

John actively participates in civic and professional organizations; having served on the Board and as Chairman of the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce and on the Board of Directors of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. He also currently serves on the Board of Advisers for the International Association of Cloud and Managed Services Providers (MSP Alliance).

John believes passionately in the value of STEM education and STEM-related careers as a vehicle for economic development and societal improvement and actively supports various organizations which promote STEM, including Accelerate Arkansas , The Museum of Discovery , and Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science.

Mark McClelland

Mr. McClelland is a co-founder of Mainstream Technologies and serves as the Vice President of Information Technology. In this role he oversees the Data Center and Managed Services Division. He has been instrumental in the design, development and implementation of Key Account solutions, as well as overseeing the installation and implementation of the Mainstream Technologies Data Center.

Prior to founding Mainstream Technologies, he served as the Financial Applications manager for Dillard’s Department Stores and currently is serving on the Board of Directors of Traverse Systems, LLC.

Mr. McClelland holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Data Processing and Quantitative Analysis from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Jeff Byers

Mr. Jeff Byers serves as the Vice President of Software Solutions. As Vice President, he oversees the software services teams and has ultimate responsibility for quality assurance and client satisfaction for ALL THINGS PROGRAMMING (ATP). Mr. Byers monitors each client engagement to assure that their expectations are either met or exceeded using proven technologies and processes.

Prior to joining Mainstream Technologies, Jeff served as a software developer for ALLTEL Information Services (Fidelity Information Systems) and Dillard’s Inc.’s supply chain system team. Mr. Byers is a 2008 graduate of Leadership Greater Little Rock.

Mr. Byers graduated Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from the University of Missouri.

Giving Back

Mainstream is committed to more than our customers and employees. Mainstream believes in giving back to improve the community in which we live as well. Through the donated time and effort of our leadership team and employees, we are honored to be part of the following:

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