Company Overview

Company Overview
Company Overview2018-05-23T07:03:15+00:00

Bringing Together People, Technology and Business.

EarthBend’s company origins trace back to 1981, when ComputerLand was founded to provide retail computer products and repair services. The company has evolved and changed names over the years, but our dedication to customers has always remained the same. EarthBend, LLC is privately held and operates three distinct business divisions—EarthBend360, EarthBend Distribution and Clear2there—from its corporate headquarters located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

EarthBend360 provides channel partners with an industry-leading portfolio of white label cloud contact center, hosted voice and unified communications solutions. EarthBend Distribution distributes a broad portfolio of technology solutions from industry-leading vendors, and delivers nationally competitive pricing and friendly, reliable sales support from its expert staff. Clear2there is a leading provider of advanced video surveillance, smart home, smart business, smart farm applications and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Our Location

2904 West 10th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.777.7005
Email: eb360@earthbend.com

Company Timeline

Company Leadership

EarthBend’s leadership team possesses extensive telecommunication and technology industry experience and hands-on contact center operational management expertise.

Brent Bargmann, Advisory Board

Brent spent 20 years in hard disk drive engineering and manufacturing, primarily in the Asia Pacific region with Control Data / Imprimis / Seagate. Brent’s leadership role included Vice President of Operations & General Manager, Seagate Technology Thailand, where he led the company’s largest manufacturing operation. His role required operational oversight for manufacturing in Wuxi and Suzhou China in addition to his Thailand responsibilities. Brent holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota.

Rob Beyer, President & CEO

Rob has held various top executive level positions with several technology companies, ranging from large Fortune 500 organizations to startups. Companies he has helped to lead include Datalink, Tonka-Tek, McData, CNT, ATT/NCR and Teradata. He has been instrumental in over 20 mergers and acquisitions and has led worldwide operations focusing on delivering end-to-end solutions. Rob spent four years in the United States Marine Corps, then received an electrical engineering degree from South Dakota State University, where he ran cross country and track. Rob completed his MBA at the University of St. Thomas.

Wade Hoffman, CTO & Vice President of Business Development

Wade has consulted directly with clients to provide value through IT strategy definition, information security, technology assessments and services delivery methods. He provides over 25 years of experience and a strong track record of success in business development and management of leading-edge information technology and service offerings. Throughout Wade’s career, he has held product management, practice management and development roles supporting varied solutions and technologies.

Joe Galinanes, Vice President & General Manager

Joe has held a number of executive level positions in the technology industry. His breadth of experience spans public and private sectors and working with many technologies, including cloud and managed services, voice and data networking, telephony, cable television and internet, call/contact center, IVR and voice recognition software, and SaaS. Joe is a graduate of St. John’s University in New York, where he earned a degree in Marketing.

Donna Warner, Vice President of Finance

Donna is responsible for budgeting, financial analysis, as well as managing bookkeeping, purchasing, engineering dispatch and inventory control. She manages a team of payroll, purchasing, and accounting specialists and is a member of EarthBend’s executive leadership team. Donna holds an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Accounting from Northwest Iowa Technical College.

Brock Gordon, Director of Strategic Channel Success

Brock joined the EarthBend team in 2004, and has been working within the technology industry since 1998. Brock oversees all support functions essential to sales force productivity, including management of the EarthBend Storefront purchasing portal and internal CRM platforms. He also works closely with partners to educate and train them in the use of the EarthBend Storefront. Brock graduated from South Dakota State University, where he majored in Psychology and minored in Economics.

Bill Johnson, Director of Marketing

Bill joined EarthBend in 2014, and oversees all facets of marketing and communications for the company’s three business units. His responsibilities include vendor and media relations, branding, demand generation, digital marketing and website development. Before joining EarthBend, Bill was the Director of Marketing for OAISYS and Senior Channel Marketing Manager for Inter-Tel (now Mitel), where he led all corporate marketing efforts. He earned his B.S. in Marketing from Arizona State University, where he graduated with honors.

THE CLOUD
IS WHAT WE DO.

Learn how the EarthBend360 team can help you meet the business technology needs of your customers with our expansive portfolio of white label cloud-based services. Our goal is to support your business growth, help you generate new revenue opportunities and increase your profitability.