Business Practices Expert

Steve Willis

As an Expert on our Business Practices Team, “Doc” Willis contributes his management and technical skills to all our teams.  He has over 40 years experience in programming, system analysis, performance measurement, capacity planning, system administration, database design/administration, IT management, graphic design, and full-stack web development using either Filemaker or MySQL as the database layer — sometimes both.
Doc has earned bachelors and masters degrees plus 2 doctorates, all in theology, at Life Christian University. He has published 2 books and is a prolific blogger.  He is a Vietnam-era Army veteran.  Doc has been working with Claris FileMaker Pro since 1998 and has presented at FMPUG meetings in both Texas and Florida. Doc married his wife Tess in 2009. They have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.

“The important things are always simple.
The simple things are always hard.”


Heather Sykora

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President / Owner

Steve Sykora

Steve is co-owner and President of Harmonic, and serves as Director of the Business Practices Team. In his multiple roles, Steve is involved in virtually every aspect of our operation. He is uniquely skilled in identifying a client’s needs and determining how best to fulfill them, often perceiving the real need and understanding the right solution before anyone else. Steve still does development himself, as well as collaborating with the development teams, providing consultation services to clients, and everything else that goes with being the president of a small company. Steve presented at the 2020 Claris Engage Conference, the 2019 FileMaker Developer Conference, and to numerous other audiences and occasions.

Steve’s favorite hobby is construction work, and he’s been remodeling his house for something like ten years now. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Composition from Wheaton College. Steve and his wife, Heather, are the parents of four children.


  • FileMaker 17 Certified Developer
  • FileMaker 16 Certified Developer
  • FileMaker 10 Certified Developer
  • FileMaker 9 Certified Developer
  • FileMaker 8 Certified Developer
  • FileMaker 7 Certified Developer

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Phone: (214) 269-2802

“Quality is not an act, it’s a habit.”


Bob Trammel

As the Showrunner of our software production “studio”, Bob’s work on the Business Practices Team is indispensable. Bob is an administrator, manager, facilitator, and communicator. He keeps us all on track, and is always looking for ways to help us improve as a company, and as individuals.

Bob holds a Master of Science Degree in Chemistry and Mathematics from The University of Texas at El Paso. Bob and his wife, Carol, have three children and four grandchildren.