Sales and Marketing Teams
Brian Fedje – Regional Director of Sales
Brian Fedje was born and raised in Wahpeton, ND. He graduated from the University of North Dakota with a B.S. in Business Administration emphasizing in Management with a minor in Office Administration. Brian was the first part-time employee ever hired by the original NorthStar Telcom in 2000. Since then he has held various positions before becoming a District Leader in 2011, in December 2014 he was promoted to Regional Sales Director. In his free time he enjoys fishing, hunting, traveling, and going to the lake. Brian dreams of someday owning his own business. He hopes to live on the lake in the summer and somewhere tropical in the winter.
Colby Cunningham – IANE District Leader
Colby Cunningham was born and raised in Waukon, IA. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with his B.S. in Finance. With a prior background in banking and retail, Colby joined the exciting wireless industry in February 2006, as a Store Leader before being promoted to District Leader. Colby enjoys spending his free time remodeling, and spending time with friends and family while boating on the Mississippi River. Colby has an interest in residential and commercial real estate and dreams of flying in a fan-powered parachute to prospect, someday while owning/operating his own real estate company.
Jason Prinsen – Regional Director of Sales
Jason Prinsen was born and raised in Pipestone, MN. He graduated from Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, SD with a degree in Business Administration. With retail experience dating back to High School, Jason joined the wireless industry in May of 2010 as a Store Leader and was promoted to District Leader in January of 2014. Jason’s free time is spent camping, watching movies, attending sporting events, or spending time with family. Jason is also an active participant in many recreation leagues. Softball, kickball, volleyball, and basketball leagues contribute to Jason’s competitive nature. Courtside seats to a Final Four session remain at the top of Jason’s bucket list.
Kimberly Mannon – MNSW District Leader
Kimberly Mannon was born and raised in Slayton, Minnesota. She started her career at BeMobile as the Store Leader of the Slayton store, and promoted to District Leader in Decemeber 2014. She has a Marketing and Graphic Design degree from Southwest Minnesota State University. Her free time belongs to her three children, spending time outside, playing sports and finding new adventures to add to their bucket list. She also enjoy organizing and volunteering for her MNSW district’s local communities.
Joshua Page – NDSO District Leader
Josh started in the cellular phone industry in 2013 and has a degree in Creative and Professional writing. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his two daughters, as well as working out, rock climbing and distance racing.
Derek Kuntz – NDNO District Leader
Derek has been with BeMobile for 9 years and started as a Sales Partner in Grand Forks. Derek has worked his way through the company, with stops along the way as Indirect Sales Manager, a traveling Store Leader for almost an entire year, and as Store Leader at our Thief River Falls location for almost 2 years with some impressive success in team-building and growing sales.
Craig McGarvey – NDSW District Leader
Craig has been in the wireless industry for over 12 years with over 9 of those years as a Verizon Wireless Consultant. Born in Aurora, CO. Craig moved to Bismarck, ND with his family when he was just a 1 year old. In Craig‘s free time, he continues to stay active by working out and hiking. Craig also participates as a musician through different projects as a guitarist and singer. He has had a few of his projects published on music media sites such as iTunes and Spotify. Craig enjoys taking his nieces and nephews on field trips and helping his friends and family with day to day projects. He also enjoys fishing and camping, as well as taking an afternoon cruise on his motorcycle.
Mitch Hamilton – NDNW District Leader
Minot native Mitch Hamilton has been in the wireless industry since 2004, he worked as tech support and sales prior to being promoted to a leadership position in 2008. He loves getting to know his clients and makes sure every visitor to his store has the best experience possible. Mitch takes delight in spending weekends at the lake with his wife and four children, attending his kid’s sporting events, the occasional day on the golf course and fishing with his son Avery. He has always been a sports enthusiast and would like to one day own part of the Seattle Mariners, regardless of how small his stake is.
Dan Thoben – MNNO District Leader
Daniel was born across the pond in jolly ole’ England but was raised in New York’s Hudson Valley. He joined BeMobile as a Sales Partner in February of 2014 shortly after moving from New York to Bemidji with his fiancée, Morganne and their son, Gavin. Daniel is a NY state licensed massage therapist and spent many years as a chef before that. Daniel is a musician and songwriter who plays 4 instruments and still collaborates with his band long distance as well as writing and recording on his own. Daniel’s dream would be to play as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live after being introduced by Kermit the Frog. He would also like to do some traveling with his family and friends.
Laura Bollock – SDSE District Leader
Laura was born and raised in Mitchell,SD, She left SD for about 8 years to pursue bigger and better things in Colorado. She returned in 2008 to adopt her first child, Shandell, who is now 22. In the process of adopting, she was licensed as a foster parent, which brought her 2nd daughter Matayah, age 6. She has fostered 12 children over the past 10 years and enjoys remaining close with them and watching them grow up.
Last year, Shandell made Laura a grandma before the age of 40, to a beautiful baby girl, Ryah. Laura has a soft spot for rescue animals and has been known to stop to pick up roaming cats and dogs anywhere, but reserves residency to Zues, a 9 year old pitbull. In her spare time she enjoys refurbishing furniture pieces that she cant seem to part with and other up scaling projects .
Nicole Smestad – Marketing Coordinator
Nicole grew up in Williston, North Dakota before the crazy oil boom. She attended the University of North Dakota and earned a degree in Meteorology, specializing in weather modification and storm chasing. She then went on to attend the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and graduated with a major in Graphic Design. Nicole is married with two daughters and a son. In her free time she enjoys reading, being outdoors, yoga, running in marathons and painting/crafting with her children.
Amanda Rengstorf – Graphic Designer
Amanda grew up on a farm just north of East Grand Forks, MN by a small town called Tabor. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and New Art Media from the University of North Dakota. Amanda is married, and has a daughter. In her free time, Amanda likes to do anything art related, play sand volleyball, and spend time with her family.