Your IT Superheroes

Get to know the team of IT Superheroes dedicated to helping your business succeed. We promise to work tirelessly to ensure each Client receives the highest level of service!

Bob Oster
Owner, CEO

Bob Oster is the CEO and owner of nSpire Technologies and is a New Orleans native.  He attended the University of New Orleans where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management.  Having a love of technology, he pursued certifications with Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, and RSA, which ultimately led to merge his degree and passion into one business.  With over 20 years of experience, he has the acuity to guide businesses to ultimate IT efficiency.  Bob has co-authored two technical books, with future plans to write his own and is a professional public speaker in the areas of technology and referral networking and is also a GoldMan Sachs 10,000 small business graduate.

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Melanie Stringer
Office Manager

Melanie is our fearless Office Manager.  A debutante of River Ridge, she brings a broad range of experience to the nSpire Team.  Her true forte is her organization and relationship building with a true desire to always be helping.  She has been a coordinator and administrative manager for much of her career, but she is most proud of being the founder of The Children’s Neuromuscular Foundation of Louisiana in 2007.  Melanie has a Bachelor of Arts from LSU and is the proud mother of four fantastic boys.

Richard Bramlett
Senior Systems Engineer

Richard Bramlett is the Senior Systems Engineer and our Lead Technician here at nSpire. A native of Covington, he has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years and brings his years of experience and Microsoft certifications to round out the team. His passions involve music, movies, and discovering the latest tech trends. Richard loves developing and maintaining relationships with clients, giving them trust and confidence in nSpire’s ability to deliver the highest level of service.

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Justin Harbison
Systems Engineer

Justin Harbison is our Systems Engineer.  Originally from Fairhope, Alabama, he moved to New Orleans with his family as a teenager. He’s since fallen in love with the city as well as the New Orleans Saints, but still yells "Roll Tide" during the SEC football season.  With a love of technology, he decided to attend ITT Technical Institute to pursue his Associates Degree in Network Systems Administration.  Justin has a passion for scripting and making things work and is the driving force behind the managed monitoring services that are offered at nSpire.

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Ryan Ulicsni
Support Specialist

Ryan Ulicsni is the Support Specialist at nSpire. He is from Destrehan, Louisiana and has a passion for technology. After trying a few different industries he found his home in information technology. In his free time he is a music hipster, baseball fan, and creole/cajun cooking enthusiast. With his youthful charisma and positive attitude he brings a fresh perspective to the company.