Chief Executive Officer
As part of your community, we understand the importance of staying connected, transparency, and quality service—whether you’re running a local business or watching a movie with the family at home. That’s why we’re building Bluepeak for you: Faster, more reliable, and without the things that get in the way of great service—like red tape, hidden fees, and slow response times. With up to 5 gigabits of speed for residences and 10 gigabits of speed for businesses, you’ll never have to worry about service disruptions keeping you from what you love most.
Chief Executive Officer
Rich is passionate about leading Bluepeak into a new era of expansion and continued customer-service excellence. As Bluepeak’s CEO, Rich has plenty of leadership experience in the telecommunications industry. He has served in leadership roles at AT&T, Teleport Communications Group, ICG Communications, ITC Deltacom, and, most recently, as the CFO of Wide Open West (WOW!).
Rich earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and finance from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Cash oversees Bluepeak’s daily operations, taking a personal approach to providing an outstanding experience to Bluepeak’s customers. In this role, his primary focus is to leverage technology and innovative product offerings to ensure that Bluepeak customers receive the best, most reliable solutions to meet their ever-evolving broadband needs. Cash has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in operations and technology roles, most recently as the CTO and COO of Wide Open West (WOW!) and COO of Evolution Digital.
Cash earned a Bachelor of Science from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, and a Master of Business Administration from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. He is also a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Chief Development Officer
As Bluepeak’s Chief Development Officer, Mike oversees new market development to bring fiber technology to new communities. He believes that the size of a city should not determine the quality of technology. Mike’s experience spans the full spectrum across operations—including broadband operations, customer care, commercial services, and market development—from his prior experience at ICG Communications, ITC Deltacom, Wide Open West (WOW!), AT&T, and EarthLink.
Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Chief Financial Officer
As Bluepeak’s Chief Financial Officer, Julie oversees finances, positioning the company for growth while ensuring that we make the right investments to provide great service to our customers. Julie has led finance teams at several broadband companies, including Wide Open West, Earthlink, and ICG Communications, and a senior finance leadership role at The Coleman Company.
Julie earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, Indiana.
Chief Commercial Officer
As Chief Commercial Officer, Lana oversees sales, marketing, and commercial services and is passionate about delivering a superior customer experience. Bringing more than 25 years of executive leadership experience and consulting in the broadband industry, Lana most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer for Surf Internet. Lana also held leadership positions at WOW! and DISH Network.
Lana holds a degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati.
As a communications company, we’re committed to connecting people and creating access and opportunity where there wasn’t any before. By investing in infrastructure, providing resources and information, and encouraging people’s potential, we hope to increase equity in the communities we serve.
Bluepeak creates the foundational infrastructure for modern and accessible technology. This ensures that we are bridging public and private spaces to provide the greatest amount of access to the greatest amount of people. We want people to have the means and know-how to effectively connect to the internet, and through it, to the things that matter most to them.
That’s Bluepeak’s commitment to the community.