About the Owner


Chad Hensley earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems Management from Colorado Christian University in 2001. He immediately began working as a support specialist and eventual IT Director for a couple of local businesses. Mr. Hensley enrolled in Colorado Mesa University and earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2008. It was at this time when he decided to start Gold Standard Consulting which became Gold Standard Computers and now Astute Technology Solutions. Mr. Hensley recently graduated with his Master of Science in Information Systems in Enterprise Technology Management from the University of Colorado. He has worked on every type and size of system from personal PCs to enterprise networks. 

Company Profile

About Us


Astute Technology Solutions (ATS), formally Gold Standard Computers, has been providing quality IT services to the Grand Junction area since 2008. Our staff has been in the industry for over 15 years. In today's society, everyone is dependent upon their computer system. We provide a very professional and affordable option for support of those systems. This is why ATS was created to provide quality service for small businesses. We support computer networks for small to medium businesses. We specialize in Microsoft products including Microsoft Server 2003-2012, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows OS, and other products. We support hardware and software. We support accounting systems such as QuickBooks, Peachtree, Tabs3, Juris, Syspro, Masterbuilder, and others. We will monitor your network and install a branded help desk for your users. The help desk will allow us to support your company as efficiently and unobtrusive as possible. Contact us today to solve your IT needs today and in the future. 

Our Mission


Astute Technology Solutions provides quality IT services for small to medium size businesses in a friendly and courteous manner.

Astute Technology Solutions


Founded: 2008

Owner: Chad L. Hensley, MBA, MIS


Areas of expertise:  Computer Networks