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About Arvig

It all started in 1950


Innovative growth

We are dedicated to growing and strengthening our network to better serve our customers. When we expand our network assets and pair with multiple carriers, we are able to increase reliability and ensure we provide the best service available. Arvig now has 27 data centers within our network and more than 15,500 fiber-route miles through which we are able to provide service to telecommunication companies, wireless carriers and more than 54,000 internet customers in more than half the counties in Minnesota.

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Employees of Arvig


Invested in our employees

Arvig became an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) company in 2002 and today 40 percent of Arvig is employee-owned. As employee-owners, everyone has a stake in the company’s success which drives our commitment to collaboration and innovation. We are equally driven to ensure a place our employees enjoy working. Our culture is built on leadership behaviors integral to our success, which include courage, humble, open-mindedness, integrity and respect. We keep our quality standards of ownership, engagement, efficiency and knowledge top-of-mind as we conduct business every day. Having the best employees anywhere is what we consider to be the Arvig Advantage.


David Arvig
David Arvig
Vice President and COO Arvig Enterprises, Inc.
Staci Malikowski
Staci Malikowski
Chief Financial Officer
David Schornack
Dave Schornack
Director of Business Development and Sales
Mark Birkholz
Mark Birkholz
Director of Customer Operations and Southern Markets
Ben Wiechman
Ben Wiechman
Director of IP Strategy and Engineering
Lori Meader
Lori Meader
Director of Human Resources
Shaun Carlson
Shaun Carlson
Director of R&D and Continuous Innovation
Lisa Greene
Lisa Greene
Director of Marketing
Ashley Arvig
Ashley Arvig
Vice President/COO Arvig Answering Solutions
Brett Christiansen
Brett Christiansen
Senior Manager, Plant Ops
Board of Directors


Pictured left to right:
Rick Vyskocil, Treasurer
Marvin Ward*
David Arvig*, Vice President and COO Arvig Enterprises, Inc.
Allen Arvig*, President and Chief Executive Officer
Carmen Arvig*, Secretary
Ashley Arvig*, Vice President/COO Arvig Answering Solutions
David Pratt
*Denotes family member


Talented professionals

Staci Malikowski, Chief Financial Officer at Arvig, was selected as one of Prairie Business magazine’s Top 25 Women in Business. The annual contest recognizes 25 women in North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota who are leaders in their industries.

Brett Christiansen, Engineering Manager at Arvig, was named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 2018 40 Under 40 list. The yearly feature highlights 40 of the top business professionals younger than 40 in the northern Plains. Christiansen was featured in the December issue of the magazine.

Talented Professionals


Award-winning workplace

Arvig has been recognized around the region for being a stand-out place to work. The company has been recognized as a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune, a Best of Business Reader’s Choice finalist by Twin Cities Business and among Prairie Business magazine’s 50 Best Places to Work on multiple occasions. Our award winning workplace is a reflection of strong company values and a commitment to a positive culture.


Home, business and beyond

Connecting you to the people, places and opportunities you most value is what is important to us. For your home, Arvig provides internet, television, phone service, security systems, Managed WiFi and computer repair. Whether you want to video call family members and friends, work from home, attend school online, protect your home or stream entertainment, we can be there to make it happen. Arvig also serves businesses, schools, libraries, medical facilities, government entities and more, providing internet, phone systems, business IT, security and wholesale.

Three coworkers surrounding a computer

“Arvig makes it possible to work from home! Thanks, Arvig!”

— Dionne S.