Smart Software Solutions Inc 108 S Pierre St.
Pierre, SD 57501

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Our Team

Matthew Smart


Matthew Smart, founder of Smart Software Solutions, Inc. Matthew has a Master's Degree in Computer Science and has been leading enterprise level software projects for twelve years. He started Smart Software Solutions in 2004 as a means of providing high quality Software and IT Consulting services to clients around the world.

Matt enjoys aviation, reading, poker, and extolling his virtues by means of personal biographies.

Jesse Bethke

Chief Operating Officer

With over 10 years of web application development experience, Jesse holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Management and a Bachelor's of Art in Computer Science from the University of South Dakota.

Jesse now manages the newly opened Las Vegas office and personally oversees the recruiting and training there.

Michael Ward

Vice President

Michael majored in Computer Science and minored in Business Administration at the University of South Dakota. He, his wife, children, and assorted zoo of pets live on a few acres just outside Pierre.

Greg Gotham

Vice President

Greg currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development, having joined Smart Software Solutions in 2016.

Bryce Mayrose

Lead Software Engineer

Bryce Mayrose is a graduate of the University of South Dakota, and has worked for Smart Software Solutions since August 2006. During that time, he has participated in a range of projects utilizing a wide array of technologies. He particularly enjoys programming data-driven applications with C# and SQL Server -- but PHP and MySQL are a bit of a guilty pleasure, too. When not busy in front of a computer, he likes to spend quality time with his wife Ronda and their four sons, his Kindle, or a good video game.

Brent Smith

Lead Software Engineer

Brent Smith, a graduate of the University of South Dakota, has been with Smart Software Solutions since December of 2007. He holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science and a B.S. in Mathematics.  He currently resides in Pierre, SD with his wife and two sons.  In his spare time he enjoys reading, watching baseball, and playing in a local cover band.

Bill Treloar

Lead Software Engineer

Bill Treloar graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2001 with a B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in Psychology. He was born and raised in Sioux City, IA and now resides in North Sioux City, SD with his 2 children. He enjoys coding C++, wrestling with his boys, and playing obscure mmorpgs. It should also be noted that he is single-handedly making the 'big forehead' look cool again at Smart Software Solutions.

Preston Scott

Lead Software Engineer

Preston has been working for Smart Software since graduating from the University of South Dakota in 2009.  He received a B.S. in Computer Science.  Preston has quickly acquired the skills needed to advance to the Senior and Lead Software Engineer positions.  He has shown a unique ability to quickly adapt to new projects and technologies allowing him to provide robust solutions to complex tasks.  Preston specializes in scripting languages (PHP, ActionScript, JavaScript) as well as low-level language concepts such as memory management, concurrency, and data structures but also has experience and skills to effectively manage high-level languages.  He has also shown the ability to formulate and optimize complex SQL queries.

When not working, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and the many other outdoor activities offered in the beautiful Missouri river valley.

Ian May

Lead Software Engineer

Ian May has been with Smart Software Solutions since April of 2007.  He has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of South Dakota.  Ian has experience working with various web platforms including PHP, J2EE, and  His main focus is in Windows and Linux platform development.  His knowledge and skill set cover both kernel and user mode development.

Ian enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.  And if there is any free time outside of that, he loves reading and writing code.

Hoang Nguyen

Lead Software Engineer

Hoang Nguyen has a B.S. in Computer Science from the California Polytechnic State University of Pomona and has been with Smart Software Solutions since April of 2014.

Hoang has experience with full-stack development and server administration. He was also involved with cultural clubs during college and is a former president for one of them. He enjoys video games, music, and cuisines.

Bryce Siedschlaw

Senior Software Engineer

Bryce has been in the coding business for over a decade. He started as an intern with a software start-up in 2006, working his way to a full-time developer before leaving the company and joining the Smart Software Solutions ranks in July of 2014.

Over the years, Bryce has gained experience in a wide-range of programming technologies and is proficient in full-stack development and server administration. Outside of coding he enjoys: video games, board games, the outdoors, and spending time with his son.