Leadership. Vision. Progress. 

Our Services

Project Stalled? Problem Solved.

Veteran Owned Small Business

Staffing & IT Services:

Do you have gaps in your existing staff or skillsets?

Based in Rochester, Minnesota; We place top talent with top companies, governmental organizations, and medical facilities. Specializing in IT Project Management, we provide the expertise to assess your situation and assist you in navigating even the most challenging IT obstacles.

Project Leadership:

Starting a new endeavor or have an existing struggling project?
Stopgap LLC creates a roadmap for success by setting realistic goals and educating the project team on how to achieve them.

Inquiries may be directed to:

Thack Faugstad PMP




Change Management:

Trying to start a new initiative?
We combine academic, technical, and strategic approaches to creating the organizational change you are striving for. Let us help you plan and execute to shape your environment to meet your vision.

About Stop Gap LLC

IT Project Solutions

A Veteran owned small business, we utilize our exceptional leadership skills to breathe new life into your project.


Well versed in various styles of project management our team applies the proper methodology to complete even the toughest projects.


Our services range from Program and Project Management to Business Analysis and Staffing are available to everyone from large medical facilities to small businesses.


We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality vision and leadership to our clients every step of the way.


Inquiries may be directed to:


Thack Faugstad PMP








Cpt. Thackery Faugstad


With over 12 years of Professional Leadership experience ranging from the Army National Guard to a major Medical Center located in Rochester Minnesota. His areas of expertise include Senior IT Project Management and Business Analysis with a focus on providing leadership to projects that are behind the curve.


Prior to founding StopGap LLC Captain Faugstad held positions as both Site Lead IT Engineer and PM in addition to Operations Manager and Technical Project Manager. He utilizes the proper methodologies and tools to provide clients with world class service, tailored to their individual needs.


Personal Statement:  “Leadership is not about a single individual. It is about what impact that individual can have in making a team successful.”


Education and Certifications:


Norwich University: 2014 – 2016

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) Organizational Leadership


University of Iowa: 2005-2007

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Government and Political Science


Societies: Army ROTC




Project Management Professional (PMP)  Project Management Institute

Certified Scrum Master Scrum Alliance

Secret Security Clearance United States Department of Defense

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