Contact Information

If you have a question about how to use Courtyard, or you want to make a suggestion, or just need to get in touch with us for any other reason, you can call us any time, or use one of the email addresses below.

(919) 346-3367

If we aren’t available to take your call, you can leave a message, and we’ll call you back as soon as possible.

About Us

Courtyard is the premier product of Sheltered Apps, LLC, which is owned and operated by Austin Taylor and Paul Nicholson.


Austin Taylor

Austin first taught himself to program computers as a twelve-year-old homeschooler. At age 15, he began an apprenticeship at RoleModel Software. Austin continues to do custom software development through RoleModel. In addition to being a programmer, Austin is a North Carolina native, a homeschool graduate, and a born-again Christian.

Austin and his wife Saki attend Chatham Christian Assembly in New Hill, NC.


Paul Nicholson

Paul's introduction to technology occurred at a very young age. He started designing websites at the advent of the world wide web, teaching himself several programming languages. After graduation, he specialized his focus on software and web application development. He currently works as a contracted software developer at RoleModel Software and a partner at Sheltered Apps.

Paul, his wife, Sarah, and their daughter, Emma, reside in Fuquay Varina. Paul enjoys spending time with his family, music, Macs, and gaming. Paul is also a bass player for Dry Land Tourist, a local Christian band.