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Mainstream Technologies Hires Grant Downer

Brings 20+ years of software experience

(Little Rock, Ark.) – (Dec. 7, 2020) — Mainstream Technologies is pleased to Grant Downer joins Mainstream Technologies 2020announce the hiring of Grant Downer for Business Development/Custom Software Solutions. He will be calling on various industries such as banking, healthcare, law firms, engineering, insurance, and utilities.

Grant has 20+ years in the software industry, most recently with Accurent, Inc. of Austin, TX as Senior Account Manager. Prior to that, he was with Bentley Systems, Inc. in Dallas as Senior Account Manager for 13 years, plus 7 years prior with a software provider that was subsequently acquired by Bentley Systems, Inc.

He has a BSBA degree from the University of Arkansas/Fayetteville in general business with an emphasis in marketing. He enjoys boating, fishing, biking, pickleball, and woodworking. He and his wife support various organizations such as Children’s Hospital, AR Food Bank, and the Little Rock Zoo.

According to Jeff Byers, VP of Software Solutions at Mainstream, “Grant’s experience in software solutions along with his work ethic and integrity are the perfect fit for us. He is a great addition to our Business Development team.”


Since 1996, Mainstream ( has evolved into one of the most established IT services companies in the Mid-South, serving clients from its Arkansas locations including headquarters in Little Rock, a second operations facility in Conway, as well as a sales office in Bentonville. Their staff of information technology professionals serves business and government customers across the nation with Managed IT Services, Custom Software Development Services, Cyber Security Services, and Hosting.


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