Meet The Team

Dave Root, COO

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Dave is tenured serial entrepreneur and business executive with extensive experience in startups and technology. Dave has a proven track record of achievement and success over the past 20 years of creating businesses and he has been involved in new technology for the past 15 years.

Jess Atwell, CEO

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Jess is an international, C-level manufacturing executive with years of leadership experience. He has counseled fortune 500 CEO’s regarding world economics, business planning, execution and control along with particular emphasis on strategic acquisitions and mergers around the globe. His experience in market introductions of new exciting technologies has produced over $2 billion worth of sales around the globe.

Ed Lentz, VP of Technical Operations

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Ed is an experienced telecommunications professional. Starting in the armed forces and continuing in the creation of the phone division at Midwest Detection. Ed has earned the Comp/TIA A+ and Net+ certifications. During his career Ed has worked with a diverse customer base and in locations around the country.

Meet The Team

Dave Root, CEO

Dave is tenured serial entrepreneur and business executive with extensive experience in startups and technology. Dave has a proven track record of achievement and success over the past 20 years of creating businesses and he has been involved in new technology for the past 15 years.

Jess Atwell, Chairman of the Board

Jess is an international, C-level manufacturing executive with years of leadership experience. He has counseled fortune 500 CEO’s regarding world economics, business planning, execution and control along with particular emphasis on strategic acquisitions and mergers around the globe. His experience in market introductions of new exciting technologies has produced over $2 billion worth of sales around the globe.

Randall Norton, CFO

Randy’s experience includes employment with a world-leading CPA firm performing audits

of Top-10 international chemical and automotive corporations. He co-founded a mid-Michigan CPA firm, becoming the sole owner in 1996. Following his brief 2016 retirement from public accounting, Randy began to participate in CQ management. He brings to CQ,
his hands-on experience with successful, privately-owned business clients and start-ups. His experience includes all aspects of finance, business structure, tax planning and growth.

Jack Mroz, COO

Jack is an accomplished IT professional with a vast amount of experience introducing novel IT products and services to the marketplace. He is nationally recognized for his ability to align organizations and technologies in ways that facilitate business growth and best serve the needs of key constituencies, including customers, strategic partners, investors, resellers, and employees.

Jack has held many domestic and international leadership positions with, NSA, NEC, EIS and Catalyst Research. He has a PhD in Information Management Technology, an MBA, and a BS in Electrical Engineering.

Kim Warmbier, Operations Manager

Kim has roots in the telecommunication industry. Working with customers to meet their needs is one of her greatest talents.  With a tremendous understanding of the technology platform and her ability to assess the needs of a small business, she is a tremendous asset to CQ Simple.

Ed Lentz, VP of Technical Operations

Ed is an experienced telecommunications professional. Starting in the armed forces and continuing in the creation of the phone division at Midwest Detection. Ed has earned the Comp/TIA A+ and Net+ certifications. During his career Ed has worked with a diverse customer base and in locations around the country.

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