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 15 data centers within our network and more than 13,500 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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Fiber Map
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
Andy Klinnert
Andy Klinnert
Director of Network Operations
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
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


Regional recognition

Arvig has been recognized by regional media for being an outstanding place to work. Our business reputation and strong workplace culture have garnered recognition from publications including Prairie Business magazine and the Star Tribune of Minneapolis-St. Paul. Arvig has appeared on the Prairie Business list of 50 Best Places to Work and was named a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune. Our employees work in an environment that encourages hard work and fosters loyalty and enthusiasm.


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 sales and 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.