What is your name?
What is your role at LB Networks?
Company Co-founder and VP Sales
What year did you begin working at LB Networks?
Day 1 in 2009
Where are you from?
St. Louis, Missouri
Where did you go to school?
Undergrad at Truman State Univ.
MBA from St. Louis University
What do you like most about your work at LB Networks?
The culture of our team is what I enjoy the most. This is also why our customers constantly tell us that our team is their favorite industry partner.
Describe LB Networks in one sentence.
The SaaS company that helps Service Providers share network performance information and maintain great relationships with their customers!
What do you like to do in your free time?
Coaching soccer and traveling whenever possible with my wife to visit our five kids.
How do you like to celebrate a win or a good day?
Dinner at a fun restaurant with family and friends. For a big win at the office, we will do a company potluck BBQ. That’s always a great day at the office!
What is your favorite quote?
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Michael Scott/Wayne Gretzky
Yes, I know this is a quote from the great one, but my daughter loves the show The Office and has this quote framed as if it was a quote by the show character Michael.
What is your favorite St. Louis restaurant?
Olive and Oak owned by our friend and industry colleague Greg Ortyl. Go there for a big dinner, or try the bar for Oysters and amazing appetizers along with top shelf drinks.
Toasted ravioli or gooey butter cake?
Toasted ravioli from any restaurant on “The Hill”.
Mountains or beach?
Used to say beach, but then I visited Yellowstone and the Grand Teton National Park. So now it’s both!
Anything else you’d like to share?
Yes, life is good when you are surrounded by great people who put others first. This is the key to LB Networks success. I knew 14 years ago that building a great company with Scott Shelly and Ray Chiu was going to not only bring success, but also allow us to enjoy helping all of our friends in this industry.