Our Team

Quentin Rund

Founder & CEO

Quentin started PAQ as an extension of his interests in the web, technology, and agriculture. Quentin manages PAQ's business operations and works with clients to fit the right solutions to their needs. With a touch of expertise in Web, Analytics, and Events, Quentin works through all groups at PAQ, sharing ideas, managing projects, and cross-pollinating ideas. 

Quentin leads the Events group and currently wears several hats as a service to other organizations:

  • EAGIC Project Lead, BioSTL
  • Conference Secretary, The InfoAg Confernece
  • Program Administrator, Indiana Certified Crop Advisers
  • Conference Secretary, International Conference on Precision Agriculture
  • Executive Secretary, International Society for Precision Agriculture

Quentin received his B.S. (1988) in Agriculture Science from the University of Illinois and M.S. (1996) in Technology Training and Development from Eastern Illinois University.

Patty Rund

President & CFO

Patty's leadership and financial management have guided PAQ through its first two decades. This helps our clients by relieving the need to push rapid-fire, project-to-project. We bid on the work and then spend the time to get it to the clients' satisfaction.

Luis Rund

Web Project Coordinator

Luis coordinates PAQ's web development projects, hosting, and customer service. Luis' training in design and organization provides our clients with the perfect mix for crafting their web presence. He brings a high level of energy and professionalism to every project.

Luis earned a BS in Architecture from the University of Illinois and an MS in Architecture from Arizona State University.

Aaron Parmelee

Programmer & Designer

Aaron brings a long history of web development experience to PAQ along with education and background in industrial design. He is our lead programmer for our learning management system, and several other modules, and he supervises our special web application projects. Aaron also coordinates our Android app development projects.

Aaron has a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois.

Fauzi Salihin

Programmer & CMS Developer

Fauzi's expertise in PHP programming and user interaface are having a terrific impact on PAQ projects. His eye for detail and ability to tweak code for the optimum user experience is a great benefit to PAQ and our clients. Fauzi is our lead developer on PAQ's content management system and coordinates our iOS app development projects.

Fauzi earned a BS in Computer Science from Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Mershon Tobin

Events Coordinator

Mershon coordinates PAQ's work in events. She works with clients on event planning, preparation, execution, and followup. Mershon works closely with the web team and others at PAQ to ensure an organized, well-publicized, successful event for our clients. She manages daily activities in our office and provides support to team members on a wide variety of projects. She brings her experiences with customer service, logistics, planning and more to PAQ. 

Mershon received her B.S. (2016) in Agribusiness Economics from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale.

Saad Tarik

GIS Analyst

Saad brings a strong analytics background to PAQ with skills in GIS and R. Saad's experience with watersheds work and web delivery of mapping projects sets him up perfectly for working with our clients on their mapping and analytics projects. 

Saad received his M.S. (2018) in Geology from the Iowa State University