About Us

 



Founded in 1973, Five Star Telecom has been a trusted source of Communications services for 40+ years.

Our depth of experience with technology allows us to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality.

About Five Star Telecom
 

 

 

 

Meet the Five Star Team
 

Chad Midtlien - President of Five Star Telecom

Chad Midtlien

President

Chad is President and Partner of Five Star Telecom., he works in the La Crosse Headquarters location and joined Five Star Telecom in 1989. With over 28 years of industry experience, he leads the Carrier Services Division and remains actively engaged in client sales, working as a trusted advisor to design communications solutions to meet our customer's technology needs.

 

Roy Brock - Vice President of Five Star Telecom

Roy Brock

Vice President

Roy is Vice President and Partner of Five Star Telecom, he works in the La Crosse Headquarters location and joined Five Star Telecom in 1990. With over 27 years of experience, he leads the Structured Cabling Division providing Data Center and Structured Cabling Solutions for our customers.

 

Andy Smith - Vice President of Five Star Telecom

Andy Smith

Vice President

Andy is Vice President and Partner of Five Star Telecom, he works in the La Crosse Headquarters location and joined the Five Star Telecom Team in 2004. With over 15 Years of industry experience, he works with customers to provide a one stop solution for Infrastructure Design and Installation for Voice and Data Cabling Systems, Paging Systems, Video and CCTV Systems.

 

Tony Berra - Purchasing Five Star Telecom

Tony Berra

Purchasing

Tony joined Five Star Telecom in 2014 and currently works with Purchasing, Receiving and Inventory Management. Tony helps with product staging and configuring to keep the installations for our valued customers on time and budget.

 

Jennifer Connelly - Accounting Manager at Five Star Telecom

Jennifer Connelly

Accounting Manager

Jen works at the La Crosse headquarters and has been an integral part of the Five Star Telecom team since 1997. She oversees all of business accounting and also manages Carrier Commissions.

 

 

Tara Palmer - Carrier Services Manager at Five Star Telecom

Tara Palmer

Carrier Services Manager

Tara joined the Carrier Services team in 2004 and works from the Altoona office. As an essential part of the Carrier Services team, Tara manages both agent and customer requests, including presale quoting, order management, and post-sale follow-up. She has a vast knowledge of carrier operations and billing, making her an asset to both agents and customers alike.

 

Julie Kahl - Carrier Services Representative at Five Star Telecom

Julie Kahl

Carrier Services Representative

Julie works from the Altoona office and has been on the Carrier Services Team since 2011. She works with both our agents and customers to field sales inquiries, order management and fulfillment, and also addresses post-sale follow up. Her Data Processing background offers an extra perspective to clients and agents, making her a great team resource.

 

Jessica Parkison - Carrier Services Representative at Five Star Telecom

Jessica Parkison

Carrier Services Representative

Jessica joined Carrier Services in 2017 and works from the La Crosse office. She has extensive industry experience and provides excellent support for our customers and agents fielding sales inquiries, providing order management, and addressing post-sale follow up.

Amy Peters - Channel Development Manager at Five Star Telecom

Amy Peters

Channel Development Manager

Amy joined Carrier Services in 2017 and works from the Altoona office developing and managing our Agent Sales Channel. Amy promotes Five Star Telecom's value proposition to our agents; aligning them with the tools and resources needed to effectively grow revenues and serve the end user customers.

Nate Bean - Data and Voice Engineer at Five Star Telecom

Nate Bean

Data and Voice Engineer

Nate joined Five Star Telecom in 2017 as our in-house data and voice engineer, specializing in or hosted voice and video security offerings. With 10 years of industry experience in structured cabling and video security, Nate is a valuable technical resource to our staff and customers alike.