Meet the Team

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Justin Lapier


Experienced software developer, solutions architect, and process improvement champion with a passion for delivering results. For nearly a decade, he has been providing clients with outstanding business solutions and enhancing operational efficiency and cost control. As a Senior Enterprise Support Rep at Quick Base Inc., Justin trained and managed a support team dedicated to troubleshooting apps and realms for enterprise-level Quick Base clients.


Later, as a Solutions Architect at a leading Quick Base Gold Partner, Justin designed and developed software applications for small businesses and Fortune 100 corporations, optimizing business processes and database architectural designs. In addition to his in-depth knowledge of software design methodologies and information systems architecture, Justin brings to Synctivate a sincere love of building relationships with co-workers and clients. He is a certified Scrum Master, a certified Quick Base Expert Builder, and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. When not delivering elite software solutions, Justin spends time with his beautiful family and cheers on Everton Football Club and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Zach Brown

Customer Solutions Manager

Software developer and expert teacher, project manager, and entrepreneur committed to uncompromising quality and customer service. A world traveler with extensive international experience, Zach lived in Prague, Czech Republic where he taught Legal and Business English on-site at major corporations including Renault, HSBC, Czech Airlines, and Sara Lee. He then moved to Washington, D.C. where he executed a logistics budget of over a million dollars for a U.S. Department of Treasury contract.


As a Regional Specialist for Latin America, Zach managed complex subcontractor transitions, developed project management software user documentation, and contributed to an IMF contract-winning proposal. Zach brings to Synctivate experience in talent acquisition, contracts, technical writing, adult learning strategies, and mentorship. He is a certified adult educator, a Quick Base Developer, and a graduate of the University of Virginia. When not providing high quality software documentation and training solutions, Zach is shooting films, making “hit” records, studying foreign languages, and cheering for Liverpool Football Club and UVa Athletics.

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James Ohlsson

Business Development Manager

James brings to Synctivate almost two decades of professional management in the hospitality industry. Combined with a Bachelor's of Science in Mathematics from the University of Mary Washington, the completion of Professional Communication, Business, and Organizational Leadership courses at a graduate level, knowledge of various programming languages and an overall can-do attitude with a passion for making a difference, James looks to add incomparable value to the team. He is a certified Quick Base Expert Builder and loves solving problems; the more challenging, the better! 


James is a proud father, husband, and loves spending time with his family. When not busy imparting his wisdom to help businesses worldwide run more efficiently, he is intently following his favorite sports teams: the New York Mets and Philadelphia Eagles. LGM and Fly Eagles, Fly!

David Velasquez


David is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science. Along with his interest in new technologies, he broadened his studies to include Classics, Communication and Business education in an effort to become a well rounded member of our team.


In his career David has worked for family-owned local businesses, Fortune 500 corporations, and local government. All those experiences have made him goal-oriented and client focused. A loving husband, he and his wife enjoy spending time with their dog, Lillie. Also an avid sports fan, David will root for D.C. area sports teams.

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Synctivate's mission is to provide world-class service to businesses across the globe by building and supporting customized software applications.


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