About Us

Justin Porter, Founder

Justin Porter - Managing Partner - Text Connects

Justin is the founder of Text Connects, an IT consulting firm based in Northeast Connecticut. At Text Connects, Justin draws on his fourteen years of experience to solve problems. For your IT project, be it a new server, a database driven application, or an analytics platform; Justin will smoothly work on the specifications, scheduling, and build out. Justin will help develop a mutually agreeable budget while making sure you get the most out of your project. He specializes in one-of-a-kind applications and risk management for Health and Legal clients.

As a Captain with a large airline in the U.S., Justin has a unique viewpoint of safety and risk management. With these skills, Justin is able to resolve problems others may miss or ignore. With an instructional background, Justin is able to explain problems in clear, concise statements.

Justin lives in northeast Connecticut with his wife and two children.


Mark Masopust, Junior Developer / Support Engineer

Mark joined Text Connects in May 2017 from a military contractor. He has begun learning all about the Shopify Platform and loves to teach others how to best get the most out of their web stores.

John Nystrom, DBA / Support Engineer

John brings over 30 years experience to Text Connects. He is well versed in Oracle and SQL Server environments and has a laser focus on never losing data.