Hi-Tech Electronics opened its doors in early 1983 as a small electronics repair shop working on just about anything that came in the front door. Television repair was our mainstay and carried us through the earliest years of operation.
Born in New Jersey, Gary made Port Angeles his permanent home in 1971 after being stationed here in the US Coast Guard.
Gary started Hi-Tech in 1982 upon completing the electronics program at Peninsula College and has guided the company to steady growth over the last 30 years. His firm belief in customer service and maintaining a broad base of expertise has served the company well.
Hobbies include steelhead and salmon fishing, working on his family’s new home, online poker, and walking the flats and beaches of Mexico with his fishing pole in hand. Gary’s wife Diana owns a popular local nursery, The Greenhouse and son Nick is proudly serving in the military.
Born and raised in Forks, Mike moved to the Port Angeles area in 1975. He and Gary became friends at Peninsula College while both were completing the electronics program in 1981-1982. Joining Hi-Tech a few short months after the company was formed, Mike is proud to have been a member of the Hi-Tech family for over 30 years.
His organizational skills have been a key component in the success of the company. Interests include snow skiing, bicycling and traveling with his life mate Rosslynn in their motor home.
A local girl from Port Angeles, Kim oversees the accounting department of Hi-Tech . Her skill at managing the ever-changing requirements of a growing business has proven to be invaluable during her career at Hi-Tech.
With over 30 years experience in electronics retail, we considered ourselves fortunate when Field joined our sales staff 13 years ago. His comprehensive knowledge of consumer electronics makes him our “go to” guy for technical questions and advice. With his easy going manner, he makes your shopping experience with us a learning experience rather than a pressured sales pitch.
Interests include snow and water skiing, volunteer ski patrol at Hurricane Ridge, spending time with his wife, Gena, and their daughters Vail and Waverly.
Joe brings his degree in business and experience in retail to enhance our sales department and also guide our advertising section. An 06 Licensed Electrician, you may see Joe on installations as well.
Joe’s hobbies include golf, travel, watching WSU Cougar football and basketball, and spending time with is wife Kim, son Rylan, and daughter Morgan.
Art is our fire alarm guy. He has experience on most fire alarm systems in the area. Art enjoys traveling and spending time at his cabin with his wife Jan on the Hood Canal.
Jeff is the newest member of our team coming from New Mexico. You will see Jeff on installs and on the sales floor. Jeff brings his extensive computer and surveillance knowledge to our team.
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