Russ Madsen - President

As president of Anavon Technology Group, Russ has transformed the telecommunications landscape in Northern Michigan.  With 22 years in the industry, and having built a company that services over 3,500 local businesses, Russ has the professional experience and knowledge to provide you and your business with all of it's telecommunications needs.

Michael Madsen - Vice President

As Vice President, Michael manages the scheduling, procedure implementation, and future expansion plans for Anavon.  Additionally, Michael is responsible for ensuring that cost effective operations and infrastructure are in place, and develops highly productive relationships and partnerships for the benefit of Anavon.


Scott Huxley - Sales Manager

Having previously worked for ADT Fire & Security and specializing in large system CCTV sales, Scott brings to Anavon a technical knowledge of the industry, where he works closely with new and existing clients on all of their voice solutions.


Jim Schopieray - Sales

With a diverse background in sales and marketing, combined with over 20 years of telecommunications experience, Jim has the ability and knowledge to serve your company with all of it's telecommunications needs. 

Tressa Clark - Bookkeeping

As our bookkeeper, Tressa communicates directly with our customers and vendors.  Her exceptional organizational skills, communication skills, and a passion for patient customer service make Tressa a true asset to the Anavon Team.

Michelle Yount - Office Manager

Michelle has an expansive history in telecommunications operations and provisioning, and provides our customers with prompt, reliable service.  Michelle is responsible for configuring systems, providing users with access to data and technology resources, and assisting our customers with new services.

Ashley Clark - Office Assistant

As our Office Assistant, Ashley is responsible for client management, customer service, and vendor relations.  Ashley is very organized, dependable, and goes out of her way to assist our customers.

Nathan Albertson - Cellular & Computer Service Manager

As co-owner of a computer service company, Nathan made the easy transition into Cellular and Computer Service here at Anavon.  Nathan is certified in cellular repair, computer repair and service, and Dish Network service.

Chad Kimbel - Inside Sales Manager

Chad is a key asset to our company - he is responsible for qualifying leads and prospects for our sales team, building a solid inside sales/lead generation team, and ensuring that our customers information is captured in our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.


Jeff Jordon - Senior Lead Technician

As our Senior Lead Technician, Jeff has the knowledge and experience to work on virtually all phone systems.  With a wall of certifications, Jeff is qualified to service your phone system, provide and install new phone systems, along with running cable, cross connecting, and installing paging systems.

John Scatena - Field Technician

With a knowledge for all things technical, John is proficient at voice and data network management, site management and surveying, and is adept in the installation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment, along with analog, digital, and VoIP diagnostic and repair techniques.

Ben Shifferd - Field Technician

Ben brings to our team 10 years of experience in cabling, cross connecting phone systems, and data networking.  From jack installations and patch panel implementations, to identifying and resolving complex telecommunications issues for a variety of end users, Ben is capable of handling it all.