Leadership

Craig Beason

Craig Beason

CEO

CEO Craig Beason launched Renodis in 2002, with a vision to build a telecom management company focused on operational excellence. In the time since the company was started, Craig has grown Renodis beyond its original base of WANS and wired lines to include wireless, telecom expense management (TEM), managed services and consulting; and now Turnkey Telecom Management.

Prior to founding Renodis, Craig worked for a major telecom provider in a variety of positions, from human resources to sales. He also served in various roles for numerous start-up companies, all of which were eventually sold to larger firms. He has been a member of the Century Link Partner Advisory Council for several years.

David Steichen

David Steichen

Director of Mergers and Acquisitions and Chief Financial Officer

As Director of Mergers and Acquisitions and Chief Financial Officer of Renodis, David Steichen is responsible for leading strategic expansion efforts through strategic partnerships and acquisitions as well as leading Renodis financial strategy to assure the design of financial and operational processes is adequate to absorb and sustain expected growth.

Prior to his role at Renodis, Steichen was co-founder of Mayday Capital Advisors, LLC, an organization providing strategic financial and operational advisory services to clients throughout the nation. With over 30 years as a business leader, Steichen is a 13-year veteran of Deloitte and has extensive experience serving as Chief Financial Officer and in other executive roles for large and small companies both public and private. Steichen is also a ten year veteran of the corporate renewal arena, during which time his work was twice recognized by the Turnaround Management Association, which awarded him both the distinguished Transaction of the Year Award in 2010 and the Turnaround of the Year Award in 2013.

Myron Braun

Myron Braun

Vice President of Sales

As Vice President of Sales for Renodis, Myron Braun is responsible for helping lead the company to new levels of customer satisfaction and growth.

Prior to Renodis, Myron worked in several customer-facing roles with MCI/Verizon, where he was named Branch Vice President of Enterprise Markets for Minnesota. Under his leadership that branch grew to achieve the highest market share of any office in the country, with revenues in excess of $190 million in 2006.

Myron’s focus on customer needs was instrumental in the success of an entrepreneurial venture in the early 1990s. As a co-founder of Personal Safety Corporation, Myron led the sales and marketing effort to grow the company from startup to the second-largest personal safety products company in America.

Mike Belmont

Mike Belmont

Vice President of Corporate Development

With over 17 years of Information Technology industry experience and an extensive background in Telecommunications, Mike Belmont is part of the Renodis Management Team and acts as VP of Corporate Development. As a seasoned professional with enterprise level corporations in telecommunications, Mike has extensive experience in senior sales, management, indirect channel roles with Qwest, Sprint, UCN, and for the last 11 years with Renodis. Mike has managed both Fortune 1000 accounts as well as VAR partners.

Mike has expertise in a broad range of telecommunication technologies and years of proven success as an effective account manager. His background allows him to bridge a wide range of skills necessary for today’s telecommunications environment, with vast experience in network design, optimization, and planning, implementation management, vendor sourcing, and contract negotiations.

Colleen Kranz

Colleen Kranz

Director of Marketing

As Director of Marketing, Colleen Kranz is responsible for the Renodis corporate brand and identity, corporate communications and integrated marketing efforts company-wide. In addition, she drives public relations, corporate events, social media, SEO, marketing campaigns across all mediums, thought-leadership, customer insights, agency management and sales enablement.

Prior to Renodis, Colleen launched and grew the Community Management Practice at Smead Manufacturing, an initiative that successfully bridged the manufacturing B2B chasm to solidify brand loyalty with consumers through social media, brand ambassador programs, online forums, web marketing and events. She also serves as ongoing marketing strategist to many local non-profit organizations.

Colleen, her husband, and son enjoy their hobby farm activities and traveling in their homebuilt airplane.

Mike Plekkenpol

Mike Plekkenpol

Director of Operations

As Director of Operations, Mike Plekkenpol is responsible for leading core delivery operations comprised of Order Management, Support, Financial Management, Assessments, and Onboarding, with a focus on setting vision, establishing processes, and driving continuous improvement toward customer satisfaction. Additionally, he provides oversight of the technology organization at Renodis, including systems, software, and security.

Prior to Renodis, Mike worked in the consulting space with RBA Consulting, delivering and building business strategy and vision into innovative, value-driven IT solutions from start-ups to Fortune 10 companies. Key areas included providing expertise in process analysis and improvement, leadership in envisioning and implementing systems and strategies, and developing strategic technology initiatives.