Leadership

Collaboration plus Execution equals Success

6

Dedicated Managers

100+

Years of Industry Experience

1

Clear Vision

Overview

Leadership Team

At Laketec, the goal of every member of the management group is to help drive the success of every team member in the company.  We foster an inclusive, feedback driven, philosophy geared toward providing our employees with the best possible work experience which directly translates to an unparalleled customer experience.

President – Joe Little Sr.

  • Our Founder and President, Joe Little, started Laketec out of his home in Lakewood Ohio in 1989. As a former Marine, he instilled the Laketec Core Values into the organization from day one.  Today, Joe focuses on leveraging his customer relationships to grow the business while working tirelessly to build scalable processes to ensure continued growth for the next generation of leadership.
  • Fun Fact: Joe proudly served in the Marine Corps from 1977 – 1981.
  • Contact: Email

General Manager – Joe Little Jr.

  • Joe worked at Laketec during summers and spring breaks from when he was 13 years old. In 2007 Joe joined the team full time and is currently responsible for management of our Sales organization.  He feels fortunate to have had the opportunity to literally grow up with the company and is looking forward to many years of continued growth.
  • Fun Fact: Joe started a non-profit to provide adaptive technologies to children with Autism in honor of his son, Mack.
  • Contact: Email, LinkedIn

Director of Data Services – Ben Sterley

  • Ben joined the team in 2008 as a lead technical resource and quickly demonstrated his ability to take complex technologies and communicate them in a consumable way. Today he is responsible for thoughtfully selecting the manufacturers we represent as well as supporting the sales team as a high level design resource.
  • Fun Fact: Ben is an avid fisherman who can often be found on a river in the metroparks at the crack of dawn, even in the winter months.
  • Contact: Email, LinkedIn

Project Manager – Dale Dawson

  • A 19 year Laketec veteran, Dale brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that primarily stems from his years in our services organization. He is passionate about customer service and satisfaction.  Dale is responsible for service delivery and project management at Laketec.
  • Fun Fact: Dale served his community for 8 years as School Board President.
  • Contact: Email, LinkedIn

Vice President – Ron Siebert

  • Ron has been on the Laketec team since 2000 and came to us with 20 years of prior experience in the telecom industry. Ron straddles the line between the sales and service departments and is never happier than when he’s in front of our customers.  He is a terrific customer advocate as well as a mentor internally for our team.
  • Fun Fact: Ron is a huge Indians fan and loves to bet whoever he goes to a game with that he will see someone he knows before them because he knows EVERYBODY… he hasn’t lost yet.
  • Contact: Email

Operations Manager – Ron Kovach

  • Ron is the first employee ever hired at Laketec! He is the embodiment of our Core Values and has been an integral part of the growth of the business.  Ron remains a technical lead and escalation point to Voice Engineers and also picks up new technologies that are brought into the portfolio to help in the initial deployments.
  • Fun Fact: Ron has been all over the United States with his family and travels by RV!
  • Contact: Email

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