Position: Chief Operations Officer, Consolidated Business Services
Date Hired: September 11, 2014
Education: Associate’s Degree in Information Systems Programming, Denver Technical Institute (Aurora, CO); Associate’s Degree, Western Culinary Institute (Portland OR); two years Business & Accounting, Mesa State / Metro State College (Denver, CO).
Employment History: Vice President of Network Operations, Canby Telephone Association (4 years); Director of Wire Line Operations, Nemont Telephone Cooperative (9 years); Manager of Complex Circuits, MPLS, VPN, DSL and Web Hosting, McLeodUSA (2 years); Network Engineer, McLeodUSA and Jato Communications (4 years).
Community/Volunteer Services: Board of Director for CTV5; Canby Planning Commissioner; Canby Booster Club and annual volunteer for many community events.
Vision for BCT: Embracing the cooperative principles and values. I believe in being a good steward in the community while bringing innovative and relevant technology to our members. I feel it is vital to be involved in a strategic role with our neighboring cooperatives. We can reduce costs and enhance our efficiencies together through economies of scale.