Cost Effective Technologies (CET) is happy to announce the addition of Charlie Calhoun as Director of Business Development in Lincoln. Calhoun previously served as the President and CEO of Jacob North Printing Company. Calhoun specializes in assisting companies in attaining their long term strategic goals.

Calhoun studied PR and Business at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.  Upon graduating, he moved to Birmingham, AL and returned to Lincoln in 1994, where he joined Jacob North.  After working in various areas of Jacob North, he purchased the company from his family in 2001.  In the summer of 2013, Calhoun sold Jacob North. Throughout his tenure at Jacob North, he helped guide the company through challenges, most notably on the technology side of the business.   Charlie has four kids, two dogs and in his free time likes working around the house and couponing.

Cost Effective Technologies, a Nelnet company and provider of Floor99 cloud solutions has been helping organizations in Nebraska avoid up to 60% of their IT costs annually. CET has also been working hand-in-hand with and received endorsements from the Nebraska Bankers Association, Human Services Federation and the Nebraska Council of School Administrators to empower organizations throughout the state with a manageable and cost-effective solution to their technology needs. For more information about Cost Effective Technologies and Floor99, please call 402-875-5616 x 251, visit their website at, or email