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MEET OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

BOB TERWILLIGER

CFO

Bob Terwilliger brings 31 years’ experience in accounting and finance to Vision Net. With 15 years as a CFO, he has worked in the telecommunications, biotech, and manufacturing industries. Bob earned his BA in Business Administration from Washington State University. Bob’s wife Carol is a Montana native, and both are thrilled to live in the city where she grew up. 

GARY EVANS

Interim CEO

Gary Evans, Vision Net’s Operations Manager, is serving as interim CEO. Evans has been with the company for almost 20 years. After graduating from Montana State with a Bachelor of Science in EET, Gary worked for Heberly Engineering, designing and building Vision Net’s original statewide IP network in 1996.

JANINE BRESTER

CONTROLLER

Janine Brester is a native of Shelby, Montana. Brester joined the Vision Net team in 2019 and brought over 17 years of public accounting experience. At Vision Net, she started as Staff Accountant and was promoted to Controller. When Janine is not working, she enjoys traveling, golfing, concerts, and watching her son play hockey and baseball.

 

LEE KIMMET

Transport Services Manager

Lee Kimmet is a native of Sunburst, Montana. Lee and his wife, Linda, have one daughter, Kaylee. Joining Vision Net in 2005, Lee is currently the Transport Services Manager. Before joining the Vision Net team, Lee worked for MAIN for 2 years. With over 25 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry ranging from technician, Outside Plant Engineer, Network/Broadband Engineer, supervisor, and currently as our Transport Services manager. 

ROY ALEXANDER

Roy is a 20-year veteran of the telecommunications industry with various leadership roles in sales and business development across the United States. Formally educated in Trust and Investment Management at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, Roy joined Vision Net in 2012.

Shawn Helmbrecht

DATA CENTER MANAGER

Shawn was the facility supervisor for iConnect Montana for 12 years and subcontracted for iConnect back to 2003. Shawn is currently the data center manager for vision net. He brings 22 years of valuable multi-faceted experience to vision net. He helps manage the successful operations of Vision Net data centers across Montana. 

THAISA SOUZA

MARKETING MANAGER

Thaisa Souza is originally from Brazil, where she completed two undergraduate degrees – the first in Publicity and Advertising, and the second in Business Administration and Management. In 2015, she earned an MBA in Marketing. Professionally, Thaisa has carved out a rich and varied marketing career with leadership roles in digital marketing, and social media management.