OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Experienced professionals committed to your business’s success

Team Members

Tim Farmer

Tim Farmer

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Farmer began his career with Systems Solutions in 1989 and subsequently acquired the company in 1992. He holds both an MBA and a BS in Finance from Murray State University. His technology credentials are extensive including certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, IBM and VMware. He served on the National Advisory Council, the team of ComputerLand franchise owners that set policy and procedures for the entire ComputerLand family. He was a member of the National Emerging Technology Committee where he had meetings at the headquarters of both Microsoft and Intel. Mr. Farmer made the decision in the early 2000’s to rebrand the company and change its name to Systems Solutions in order to better reflect the company’s solution oriented focus. For the last nine years Mr. Farmer’s company has been a member of HTG Peer Groups which is a national organization focused on the Sharing of Ideas, Learning Best Practices, and Growing Your Business. Mr. Farmer has served his community as President of The Paducah/McCracken County Chamber of Commerce and President of The Country Club of Paducah. Mr. Farmer has served on various committees at First Baptist Church of Paducah and was most recently Chairman of the Finance Committee. He has been married for 32 years to his wife Julie and they have two daughters, Ashton, 25, and Allie, 21.

Fun Facts

  • Hobbies: Family, Golf, Tennis, Snow Skiing
  • Favorite Movies: Braveheart, The Shining
  • Last Book You Read: “Rocket Fuel” by Gino Wickman and Mark Winters
  • Favorite quotes: “In order to be the man, you have to beat the man” Ric Flair; “When one treats people with benevolence, justice and righteousness, and reposes confidence in them, the army will be united in mind and all will be happy to serve their leaders.” Sun Tzu

Competition | Significance | Deliberative | Maximizer | Futuristic


Bruce Burkhart

Bruce Burkhart

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Burkhart came to Systems Solutions through the acquisition of his firm, Integrated Data Solutions. He now serves as Manager of the Internet Division of Systems Solutions. He also serves as a Senior Engineer and is responsible for the integrity and security of our both our central and remote data centers. Mr. Burkhart is a VMware Certified Professional and has particular expertise with voice systems, wireless system design and IBM Blade Centers with VMware applied. He is widely recognized as one of the leading technology engineers in Western Kentucky.

Achiever | Learner | Belief | Resonsibility | Analytical


Amy Kight

Amy Kight

Chief Financial Officer

Mrs. Kight began her career as the Chief Financial Officer with Systems Solutions of Paducah, Inc. in 2012. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in December 1999 where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Amy went on to work in public accounting upon graduation and obtained her Certified Public Accountant license in February 2003. Before joining Systems Solutions, she was the Chief Financial Officer at Easter Seals West Kentucky, Inc. Amy has been married since 2003 to her husband Barry. They have a son, Tanner, and two Miniature Schnauzers, Vegas and Winston.

Competition | Achiever | Responsibility | Maximizer | Consistency


Josh Smith

Josh Smith

Director of Support Services

Mr. Smith started as a Systems Engineer for Systems Solutions in 2011. After a couple of years of hard work, he got promoted to the position of Engineering Team Leader, taking charge of one of their technical teams. By 2018, he became the Director of Support Services that is responsible for the entire technical staff, as well as the quality of support provided to the customers. He also works with all departments to develop the processes and procedures that allow them to constantly improve the level of service they provide.

Fun Facts

  • Hobbies: Learning about personal finance and the stock market, golfing, playing video games, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family
  • Last Book Read: Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku
  • Favorite Story to Share: My wife, Sarah, and I grew up 20 minutes apart in rival towns of Southern Illinois. Her education took her to different cities before we finally met. Our first conversation of “I bet you have never heard of the town I’m from” was very interesting

Positive | Responsible