Mark is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Nsight and director. He oversees the day-to-day operations for Nsight and its subsidiaries. Mark is a certified public accountant and graduate of St. Norbert College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC). He has been with the company for more than 30 years.
Mark is currently secretary and treasurer for the Associated Carrier Group (ACG) and chairman of the board of directors for the Competitive Carrier Association (CCA). He was the recipient of the NWTC Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016. Mark has held various roles in numerous organizations, including serving on the board of directors for the Civic Symphony of Green Bay and Greater Green Bay YMCA, member of the St. Willebrord Parish finance council, president of the Packerland Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, president of the Tri-County Optimist Club and chairperson of the WSTA Accounting Committee. He is a member of the Greater Green Bay Chamber's CFO Roundtable and Financial Executives International (FEI) - Northeastern Wisconsin. Mark is also a graduate of the Leadership Green Bay program. He and his wife, Elizabeth, reside in Hobart.
Rick Brooks serves as Nsight's chief technical officer (CTO) and vice president of engineering. In this role Rick is charged with the design and engineering of Nsight's network, as well as overseeing construction, field operations, tower operations and the company's network management center.
Rick joined the Nsight family of companies in 2009 as a senior network transmission engineer and was promoted to network transmission manager in 2010 and senior network transmission manager in 2013. He became director of transport and routed networks in 2014, assuming responsibility of the engineering aspects of the network. In 2019 Rick was promoted to senior director of engineering, overseeing RF engineering, network transport and network engineering. In this role, Rick's teams focused building a network with virtually unlimited capacity and maximizing network performance to meet the growing data needs of our customers and preparing our network for 5G.
Rick graduated from Milwaukee School of Engineering with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and has been in the telecom industry since 2000. He and his wife, Shannon, live in Appleton with their son, Parker, and daughter, Taylor.
As chief operating officer, Dan is responsible for developing and directing all aspects of the company's wireless and fixed operations. Prior to joining Nsight in 2001, Dan was a co-founder of US Xchange, which merged with Choice One Communications. He spent four years there as vice president of marketing and vice president of network. Previously, he served 11 years at Schneider Communications as a key member of its strategy and executive team.
Dan graduated from St. Norbert College with a double major in business administration and mathematics and earned his master's degree in business from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. He serves on the board of directors for the Associated Carrier Group (ACG), Wisconsin State Telecommunication Association (WSTA) and the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. Dan has previously served on the the Greater Green Bay Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, while also serving on the executive committee and finance committee for the chamber board. Dan has participated on committees for CTIA and the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA). Previously, he served as chairperson for the WSTA Wireless Council, and on the Wisconsin Public Service Commission Task Force for the interstate access charges. He and his wife, Lori, have two daughters.
As vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer, Susan advises the officer group on strategic human resources initiatives and has helped move the company forward to better align it with the dramatic growth it has experienced. She oversees a wide variety of areas, including compensation and benefits, training, staffing, employee relations, safety, green initiatives and recruiting for the corporation.
During her nearly two-decade career in human resources, Susan gained experience at Georgia Pacific, KI and Greatland Corporation. She began her tenure with Nsight in 2005.
Susan attended Bethel University and graduated from the UW-Green Bay with a Bachelor's degree in developmental psychology with a minor in business, emphasis in human relations. She resides in Green Bay with her husband Bill. She has two children.
Brighid Riordan serves as Nsight’s chief innovation officer (CINO) and vice president of emerging services and public affairs. Her focus is research, development and implementation of new service lines and innovations that stem from the company’s core competencies. Brighid has been with Nsight since 1999. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Edgewood College and later earned an Executive Education-Management certification at UW-Madison. Brighid earned a Master of Business Administration from St. Norbert College.
Brighid has served in previous positions as a member of the communications committee for USTA and as chair of the PR and marketing committee for WSTA. She served as president of the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon’s board of directors for 10 years, recently transitioning to the role of vice president. Brighid also serves on the board of directors for the Greater Green Bay Chamber of Commerce, On Broadway, and Camp Tekakwitha. Brighid is a City of Green Bay RDA commission member. She volunteers for Notre Dame Academy and St. Matthew parish. Brighid resides in Green Bay and has two children, Owen and Finn.
As vice president of business development, Lee is charged with leading strategic initiatives for Nsight. Lee has 40 years of experience in the telecom industry. He joined Nsight in 2008 as director of networking and later assumed the role of CTO and vice president of engineering. Lee built the networking team and under his leadership Nsight’s network was converted to a full packet network, the fiber network underwent a major expansion, and network costs were reduced.
From 2016 to 2020 Lee has been a member of the Communication Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), a group of industry executives appointed by the FCC to provide recommendations to ensure optimal security and reliability of communications systems, including telecommunications, media, and public safety. During that time, he chaired a CSRIC working group focused on remediation of risks to networks in the transition to 5G.
Prior to joining the Nsight family of companies, Lee served in various senior management roles at Schneider Communications, Schneider Logistics, US Xchange and Norlight Telecommunications. He obtained his business degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Lee served as a founding member of the board of trustees of the Green Bay Area Catholic Education (GRACE) System. Lee and his wife, Mary, reside in Green Bay and have three grown children.
Ron Van Nuland is Nsight’s chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer. He joined the company as director of accounting in 2006 and is a certified public accountant. Ron obtained his BBA from UW-Whitewater. Prior to working at Nsight, Ron served as controller for Norlight Telecommunications and as senior auditor for Ernst & Young.
Ron is a member of Wisconsin Institute of CPAs (WICPA) and Financial Executives International (FEI). He serves as treasurer of the Associated Carrier Group (ACG). He and his wife, Debbie, reside in Appleton. They have two children, Philip and Aaron.
As VP of IT Services and Innovative Technical Operations, Bob is responsible for managing the operational aspects of IT Services, including overseeing and developing the highly technical staff. In addition, he focuses on new projects and corporate growth initiatives.
Prior to re-joining Nsight in 2009, Bob served as CIO at ACN Europe, BV where he launched Voice-Over-IP services in 16 countries and nearly as many languages. In his original stint at Nsight, Bob was CIO and president of Nsighttel Billing, LLC where he built and led the original development team that brought Cellcom's billing system in-house.
Bob graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Mathematics and Economics. He and his wife, Lori, have three daughters and reside in Green Bay.
Todd Whitenack is chief information officer and VP of information technology for the Nsight family of companies. In this position, he is directly responsible for all of IT, including the development and maintenance of all computer systems, IT purchasing, billing, mobile applications and the customer websites.
After growing up in New Jersey, Todd graduated from the State University of New York at Brockport with a bachelor's degree in computer science. He completed graduate work in computer science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Todd began his career as a software engineer and worked his way to his most recent position as vice president and chief technical officer at One Communications in Rochester, New York. He has more than 30 years of experience in information technology.
Todd and his wife, Sandra, reside in Appleton. They have two children, Katherine and Brian.