Mr. Miller worked for Schwan’s Enterprises from 1962 to 2007, primarily as Chief Financial Officer. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Schwan’s Enterprises and is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance and Risk Committees. Schwan’s has now changed its name to The Schwan Food Company. Mr. Miller was formerly the Chairman of the Board for Multiband, a $300 million NASDAQ entity which was sold in 2013. Mr. Miller also currently serves as a director for Biphase Technologies. Among other attributes, skills, and qualifications the Board believes Mr. Miller is qualified to serve on the board based upon his extensive business experience, financial literacy and his experience involving acquisitions and divestitures. The Board also believes that Mr. Miller is qualified to serve on the Audit Committee due to his financial expertise, having served as the Chief Financial Officer of another company for several decades, and his service on other audit committees, and that Mr. Miller is qualified to serve on the Compensation Committee due to his experience serving as a public and private company director.
James Mandel is Chief Executive Officer of OrangeHook. Previously, Mr. Mandel was President and Chief Executive Officer of Multiband Corporation, a technical services company with approximately 4,000 employees and $300 million in annual sales revenue. Multiband was sold to Goodman Networks in August 2013 for approximately $120 million in cash. Mr. Mandel continued in his role as CEO until July 2014. His background also includes being the Vice President of Systems for Grand Casinos, where his duties involved managing the system design, development, installation and on-going maintenance for the 2,000 room, $507 million annual revenue Stratosphere Hotel, Casino and Tower in Las Vegas. He formerly served as a Chairman of the Board of Directors for CorVu Corporation, an international software development company which was sold in June of 2007, and currently serves as a director for GeoSpan Corporation, a geo-spatial mapping corporation that operates nationally and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.gement (1994).
Mr. Peyton is currently the Chairman of Assure Lease, a young firm that has created an insurance product to replace letters of credit and security deposits for real estate leasing. He is an investor in commercial real estate and has interests in 17 Great Clips franchises in the Twin City area. Previously, he spent 36 years at CBRE Commercial Real Estate Services ̶ the most recent 21 years he was the Senior Managing Director and Broker of record for CBRE's operations in Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Iowa. He oversaw 250 employees with revenues of $60 million annually. He is a past president of the Minnesota Shopping Center Association, twice President of the Minnesota CCIM chapter, past president of the Realtor’s Commercial Alliance, past Board member of NAIOP, Minnesota Commercial Realtors Association, Minikahda CC and current President of the Yellowstone Club Property Owners Association. He has numerous awards from his efforts in both local and national organizations.
Jonathan Dodge is a tax partner with Thoresen, Diaby, Helle, Condan and Dodge. He was formerly a partner with the CPA firm of McGladrey and a director of financial services at Coopers and Lybrand. He is a corporate tax specialist and also works in the area of IRS tax issues. He was formerly a board member for Austin Mutual Insurance Company and Multiband, Inc. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Epien Medical, a medical developer and manufacturer, and as a director for Citizens Observer, a Minnesota software company. Mr. Dodge has served as a financial expert on various audit, compensation, and finance committees.
Mr. Hattara was previously (since 2000) the CEO of Datacard Group, privately held technology company with annual revenues of approximately $500 million that sells within both the identity card and financial card markets. Datacard continues to be the world’s leading provider of card printing hardware and software, with sales in over 130 countries. Prior to that, he was also the Chief Financial Officer for BMC Industries, Inc. (NYSE), a precision electronics manufacturing and optical company. But the roots of his career started in Chicago where he was the Director of Corporate Finance for USG Corporation (NYSE) and was directly responsible for multi-billion dollar financings and Treasury operations. From there he went global, and became the Chief Financial Officer for USG International, the company’s international entity before leaving in 1997 for BMC and then Datacard in Minnesota. Mr. Hattara was also educated in Chicago and earned his MBA at Northwestern University, J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management (1994).
Mr. Resnick has served in various capacities for AT&T from 2003 to 2013. Most recently from 2012 to 2013, Mr. Resnick served as the Senior Vice President of AT&T where he led the National Business Markets organization. This premise-based sales force was responsible for selling all products under the AT&T portfolio to over 70,000 clients. Mr. Resnick served as the Senior Vice President of Global Service Management for AT&T from 2009 to 2012. From 2006 to 2009 Mr. Resnick served as the Senior Vice President of Global Network Field Operations for AT&T. From 2003 to 2006 Mr. Resnick served as the President of AT&T Mexico in Mexico City. Mr. Resnick brings an extensive amount of IT, Networking and Telecommunications industry knowledge to Nuvel. He has had the opportunity of working across a host of disciplines including Enterprise Sales, Network Operations, Customer Care as well as International Operations. Mr. Resnick graduated from University of California Irvine with a degree in Economics and Management Sciences in 1988.