Founded in 1993 with a pioneering spirit, our telecommunications company is reshaping how the world connects. Our story has been one of constant evolution, driven by the belief that connectivity is more than just technology—it’s about bringing people, ideas, and possibilities together.
With a legacy spanning three decades, we’re excited to continue shaping the future of communication and connecting the world in innovative ways. Join us as we work to keep companies online, all the time.
Meet Our Executive Team
Ryan Bailey, CEO
As CNI’s CEO, Ryan has a deep-rooted commitment to transforming the way the world connects. With a career spanning decades in technology and business, he brings a unique blend of expertise.
Under Ryan’s leadership, CNI has continued to thrive amidst rapid technological shifts. His focus on handling problems and projects promptly and professionally has allowed CNI to remove obstacles for its customers—helping them work their magic and get back to doing what they love most.
Fun fact: Ryan has spent 25+ years coaching football. When he’s outside of the office, he also loves to travel with his family, spend time on the golf course, and hunt.
David Frey, COO/CFO
David, our Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, stands at the heart of our strategic operations and financial team. With over 25 years at CNI and an exceptional track record in overseeing complex operations, David brings a wealth of experience and insight to the team.
From optimizing processes to implementing forward-thinking financial strategies, he’s dedicated to ensuring our company’s sustainable growth in a rapidly evolving industry. Thanks to David’s guidance and desire to make a difference, we’re not just meeting the challenges of today’s telecommunications landscape—we’re shaping it.
Fun fact: David also co-owns a brewery—Municipal Brew Works. When outside of the office, he loves spending time with his family and five grandchildren. David’s youngest daughter was also just named CFO for the company she works for, making her a third-generation CFO.
Aaron Holtz, CTO
Having been with CNI for 25-plus years, Aaron is at the forefront of shaping our company’s technological landscape. He has consistently pushed the boundaries of what telecommunications can achieve, ushering in new eras of technological advancement with confidence.
As CTO, Aaron plays a pivotal role in helping our customers stay online, all the time. He collaborates with cross-functional teams to drive the research and development of next-generation solutions, ensuring we remain at the forefront of customer satisfaction.
Fun fact: Aaron is the other co-owner of Municipal Brew Works with CNI team member, David Frey. Municipal Brew Works has a taproom and distributes in the Cincinnati and Lima areas.
Nathan Zehringer, CRO
With a strategic mind and a results-oriented approach, Nathan forges new avenues for success and maximizes CNI’s market potential. Nathan has consistently demonstrated his passion for identifying untapped opportunities and cultivating strong customer relationships.
Nathan loves working closely with our teams to develop tailored solutions that meet our customer’s needs and drive our company’s financial growth. His commitment to excellence and innovation has played an instrumental role in shaping CNI’s long-term success.
Fun fact: Nathan enjoys golf, fishing, comedy, political science, and being the life of the party.
Interested in Joining Our Team?
CNI is always interested in adding dedicated, passionate team members to our staff. If you want to shift your career to CNI, check out our current openings.
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