Jeremy Nelson

Jeremy Nelson – President

Jeremy has lived in Indiana his whole life. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, he graduated from Canterbury High School in 1995. He received a BS in Computer Engineering at Purdue in West Lafayette. Then, working full-time, he obtained his MBA from IPFW in 2007. While working in Indianapolis, Jeremy met his wife, Katie, on a blind date set up by mutual friends. They moved to Fort Wayne in 2011 and now have four preschool-age children: Joshua, Lydia, Hannah, and Grace.

Both Jeremy and Katie have lived overseas and enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. They attend Broadway Christian Church, where Katie teaches Sunday School, and Jeremy does audiovisual work with the worship team and services the IT needs of the church.

Zach Erbaugh – Sr. System Administrator

Zach is an Ohio native who took his first paid IT contracting job at age 14 (for his great uncle). Zach has 17 years’ experience as an IT professional serving organizations from education to health care. Zach received his BS in Peace Studies from Manchester College in North Manchester, Indiana. He and his wife, Wendy, live near Dayton, Ohio, with their two daughters.

Shawndra Nicodemus – System Administrator

Shawndra has lived in Indiana her whole life. Born and raised in Portland, IN and graduated from Jay County High School. She moved to Fort Wayne in 1998 when she married her husband, Jason. They currently live near Churubusco, IN and have two girls, Lyndsey and Kallee. Shawndra returned to school while working and with an 18-month old to obtained her BS in Business Information Systems from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2011.

Shawndra and her family attend Churubusco Church of the Nazarene. Shawndra is the Sunday School Superintendent and involved on the praise/special music team. Jason is a Sunday School teacher and they both are on the children’s ministry team and involved with the audiovisual team. Together, they handle the IT needs of the church.

Eric Trumbull – System Administrator

Eric was born and raised in the Fort Wayne area. Growing up, Eric spent time attending both private schools in Fort Wayne and being homeschooled. He has experience with restaurant leadership, information technology., and is a certified EMT.

He and his wife spent some time living in the beautiful and sunny state of North Carolina, but have since returned to Indiana to be nearer to family. He now lives in Churubusco with his wife, Danae and their two sons, Cohen and Remmy. They love taking road trips to go and explore new places, family game nights, and fellowshipping with friends and family.



Alex Grayson – System Administrator

Alex grew up in Columbus Indiana and started fixing computers as a teenager. He built websites, dabbled in programming, and did freelance IT work through college. After college, he was a youth pastor for three years. Following that, he changed careers and began to focus on IT. He has 2 years of experience as a client representative for an IT company, as well as 2 years of field tech experience. His goal is to pursue a career in Windows Server Management.

He has one son and has been married to his wife Kelly since 2014. His interests include volunteering at his local church, iOS programing, and spending time with his family. 

Parker Zurbuch – Intern

Parker is currently studying at Purdue University-Fort Wayne as a Computer Engineering student. Before coming to Pinnacle, Parker did AutoCAD design work for a civil engineering company in Fort Wayne, and also had been a missionary for 4 years after graduating from Carroll High School in 2014.

He enjoys hiking, kayaking, running, and playing guitar, along with serving the youth at his church, St. Vincent de Paul.