Philip Russell, Director of Development, has been with JANO since 2007 and is currently working with new development; he is also maintaining existing software. He has over 34 years of experience working in the IBM family of computers. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University. Philip resides in Brandon, MS.

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Sicy Johnson, Developer, has worked for JANO since 2008. Sicy received her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and her masters in Computer Science application from colleges in Chennai, India. She currently lives in Ridgeland, MS with her husband, Johnson, and their 2 kids.


Ric Turner, Developer, joined the JANO team in 2014 and is a member of the IT Development Staff focusing on the core components of JANO’s software offerings.  Ric works closely with all members of the development team and county personnel to provide conversion services and enhance core system functionality and throughput.  He currently resides in Brandon, MS with his wife, Nancy and teenage son, Ian.


Mark Chastant, Developer, joined the JANO team in 2011 with over 20 years of experience as an IBM i systems analyst. Since joining the team, Mark’s primary focus has been converting the JANO product suite to JANO OA. Mark received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Louisiana Tech University and currently lives in Brandon, MS.

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James A Koger, Developer, started working for JANO in May of 2016. James has an associates degree in Computer Programming from Itawamba Community College and currently lives in MS with his wife, Tiffany, toddler son, Jak, and newborn daughter, Bella.