Mainstreet Product Development Manager Celebrates
January 14, 2011
David Daniels, product development manager for Mainstreet Computers
in Belleville, Mich., celebrates his 25th anniversary with the company
this month-just three months before the company itself celebrates
its 30th year in business in April.
Daniels began working part-time at Mainstreet in January 1986 while
a senior in college at Eastern Michigan University (EMU). He was
hired to do "source code documentation" and "maintenance
programming." After graduating from EMU in June 1986 with a
bachelor's degree in information systems, he began working full-time
for the company.
Company officials say Daniels was instrumental in helping develop
its first auto glass program on Unix-OS, and that he also helped
design and develop the conversion of Glas-Ave® from Unix to
"Words cannot express my appreciation for Dave's dedication
and understanding of the value of technology in business. Working
with him has been an unmitigated blessing. I can't believe it went
by so fast!" says David Carnahan, Mainstreet president and
founder. "His experience in working with glass companies in
addition to outstanding problem solving skills has enabled us to
continually adapt our software and service offerings to meet the
changing needs of the industry."
Daniels adds, "Working at Mainstreet was my first job in my
field of study. I remember thinking, 'This is going to look great
on my resume.' Twenty-five years later and I have never finished
David and his wife, Donna, have been married for 21 years, have
four school-aged children and reside in Westland, Mich. He enjoys
spending time outdoors with his family and plays in a recreational
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