Sovran, Inc. Hires Brian Arneson as President & Chief Operating Officer

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Sovran hires new President and COO.

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“I look forward to the opportunity of partnering with Sovran again and to be part of their great success,” Brian Arneson.

Sovran, Inc. hired Brian Arneson as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Arneson brings over 15 successful years of experience in the Telecommunications and IT services business holding various leadership and technical roles for large and small companies alike. He has led and managed organizational challenges, is a technical subject matter expert, and an expert problem solver. Brian will be responsible for helping shape the strategy and vision of Sovran; in addition he will execute the day-to-day by having responsibilities for Sales and Operations.

Brian was most recently working for Best Buy as Director of Strategy and Business Development within their Business Services Division. He was a key contributor in creating their new SMB strategy combining the resources of mindSHIFT (nation’s largest Managed Services Provider), Best Buy for Business, and Geek Squad. In addition, he was responsible for sales and retail operations.

Prior to Best Buy, Brian was Sovran’s VP of Managed Services. In that role he grew the managed services 250% while building all of the operational capabilities and processes to ensure long-term success.

Brian was also an Assistant Professor at St. Mary’s University. He received his Bachelors in MIS from Augsburg College and an MBA at the University Of Minnesota Carlson School Of Business.

Sovran is pleased to have Brian on board and with his knowledge and expertise, he will help strengthen and grow the company.

“I look forward to the opportunity of partnering with Sovran again and to be part of their great success,” states Brian Arneson.

Sovran is a Minnesota-based technology solutions provider that is equally committed to both customer care and technology. Since 1987, Sovran has been providing customized technology solutions and ongoing services that truly focus on the goals of our customers. In addition, Sovran is now home to Minnesota's premier IT Training Center, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Twin Cities. Sovran partners with top firms in the tech industry, including Microsoft, HP, Cisco, VMware, Nimble and more to provide our customers with unparalleled support and integrated IT services.

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Nichole Wrolstad
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