Our Team

Meet the Leaders Behind Prime Connected!

  • Brian Kenkel
    CEO/Founder
    Brian Kenkel
    Brian Kenkel

    Brian Kenkel CEO/Founder

    As CEO, Brian Kenkel is a hands-on leader who oversees the strategic direction of Prime Communications. Brian founded the organization in 2001 and quickly grew it from a Nebraska-based company to a highly sought-after national technology integrator. Brian unceasingly strives to grow the organization and is known for prioritizing each and every team member within the company. 

  • VP of Sales/Founder
    Steve Kanne

    Steve Kanne VP of Sales/Founder

    As Vice President of Sales, Steve Kanne is an insightful technology solutions expert and successful business leader. He, alongside Brian Kenkel, co-founded Prime Communications in 2001 and has risen to achieve numerous industry certifications from leading technology manufacturers and trade organizations. Steve has also served on the board of directors of a global entrepreneurship organization, chairing its strategic alliance partner program.

  • VP of Infrastructure Operations
    Jeff Broz

    Jeff Broz VP of Infrastructure Operations

    As Vice President of Infrastructure Operations, Jeff Broz is responsible for Prime's national programs and their field implementation teams. After working as a CT/MRI/X-Ray technologist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Jeff ventured into the world of digital imaging solutions and never looked back. For over 20 years, he has designed, sold, implemented and supported healthcare IT solutions.

  • VP of Infrastructure Operations
    Ron McNichols

    Ron McNichols VP of Infrastructure Operations

    As the Director of National Programs, Ron McNichols’ background includes nearly 20 years of RF and infrastructure experience. Ron joined Prime in 2011 as a program manager for a national account and has since continued to build, maintain and grow Prime’s partner relationships on a national level.

  • Regional Manager
    Kerry Schultz

    Kerry Schultz Regional Manager

    As Regional Manager, Kerry Schultz is responsible for the management of local cabling technicians. Since joining Prime in 2007, Kerry has held roles as a cable technician and a local service manager. Kerry is a BICSI Certified Technician and is an excellent resource to the regional management team. 

  • Project Manager
    Luke Tierney

    Luke Tierney Project Manager

    As a Project Manager, Luke Tierney’s responsibilities include the design, engineering and management of Prime’s large enterprise projects. Luke has worked in the infrastructure industry for more than 14 years and holds many industry certifications including his RCDD.

  • Executive Program Manager
    Chuck Wagner

    Chuck Wagner Executive Program Manager

  • Outside Sales Representative
    Dave Kanne

    Dave Kanne Outside Sales Representative

    As an Outside Sales Representative, Dave Kanne has 16 years of experience at Prime Communications. Dave began working in the field as a technician on large, national rollouts, and in 2009 he joined the sales team. Dave now specializes in security, network, and structured cabling solutions for commercial, education, municipal and healthcare entities.