About Us


Chris was born and raised in Seattle making him an original Seattle native. Chris’ education includes Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Washington.

Chris has worked with computers since 1985.  In 1995 he started his own computer consulting firm. 

Because of Chris’ experience and expertise, his focus is working with small businesses, their computer systems and the people that use the computers. 

Chris does not provide technical support using techno-babble for the problems that the computers have. 

Chris’ philosophy is to provide people support using plain language for the problems people have with their computers.


Doug  has been working with CDE Consulting, LLC on a regular basis since 2002.

His extensive background includes time as a Systems and Network Engineer including administration of networks and peripherals. This includes servers and workstations running Windows, Linux, Sun Solaris, Microsoft Exchange, and maintenance of computer labs. Additionally Doug has been responsible for system monitoring, disaster recovery procedures, intrusion detection systems, various firewalls and other system services, local and remote backups, remote communications, and other upgrades and migrations.

Doug is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and is A+ certified.