Executive Team

Craig Gunderson

Craig Gunderson

President & CEO

Craig Gunderson is President and CEO of Oxford Networks. He has over 30 years of marketing, sales, and operations management experience in the telecommunications industry.

Prior to joining Oxford Networks in January of 2003, Craig was employed as Minnesota State Vice President for Frontier/Citizens Communications where he was responsible for all facets of providing telecommunications services to 280,000 access lines in Minnesota and North Dakota.

Craig holds an MBA degree with concentrations in Finance and Marketing from Georgia Southern University. He also holds a BA in Economics from Dickinson College. Craig and his wife Carolyn have 3 daughters and reside in Falmouth.

Richard Clark

Richard Clark

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Richard Clark serves as Oxford Networks’ Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has more than 25 years of corporate financial and executive management experience.

Prior to joining Oxford Networks, Richard spent 15 years as part of senior management for a number of private equity owned enterprises, ranging in size from $35 million to $500 million in annual revenue. These organizations included the automotive original equipment, automotive aftermarket and technology industries. Richard’s responsibilities included both finance and operational areas of management including international operations. He began his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Portland, Maine.

Richard holds a BS in Public Accounting from Husson University in Maine.

Ron Shink

Ron Shink

Chief Technology Officer

Ronald Shink is Chief Technology Officer at Oxford Networks and has over 35 years of business and technology experience in IT operations, IT consulting and selling data center IT solutions.

Prior to joining Oxford Networks Ron served as President and CEO of Norton Lamb & Company where he was instrumental in transforming the business into an IBM Premier Business Partner status.

Before joining Norton Lamb & Company Ron held a variety of Information Technology leadership positions for large corporations such as, Wright Express, Phillips Van Heusen Corporation, Cheesebrough Ponds Inc. and Maine-based G.H. Bass & Company. Ron has extensive experience in building and managing multiple large-scale data centers across the country and down into the Caribbean.

Ron resides in Yarmouth with his wife Kathy and in his spare time enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and spending time with his family and 5 grandchildren.

Michael Tompkins

Michael Tompkins

Executive Vice President, Operations

Michael Tompkins serves as Oxford Networks’ Executive Vice President of Operations. He has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and operational experience in the telecommunications industry.

Prior to joining Oxford Networks, Michael served as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Revolution Networks, which was acquired by Oxford Networks in 2002. Prior to Revolution Networks he held sales, sales management and agent liaison roles in the telecommunications agent community.

As Executive Vice President of Operations, Michael oversees network operations, data center and IT solutions operations, engineering, customer service, facilities, fleet and safety.

Michael spent 4 years in the Air Force which included duty stations in Germany, Las Vegas, Nevada and Saudi Arabia in support of Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He resides in North Yarmouth, Maine with his wife, Deedee, and their two children.

Matthew Jancovic

Matthew Jancovic

Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Matthew Jancovic has worked in the telecommunications and Internet industries for nearly 20 years. Prior to joining Oxford Networks, he owned, operated, and successfully sold Waterville Online; an internet service provider he started while in college. Following the sale, he operated as a business consultant concentrating in IT and internet fields. Prior roles at Oxford Networks include Product Manager, Marketing Manager, Director of Marketing and Customer Service and Vice President of Marketing.

As Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, he leverages his out-of-the-box thinking to create successful sales and marketing strategy, develop and manage long-term strategic objectives and positively influence process improvement company wide.

Matthew holds a BA from Colby College where he majored in Economics and minored in Classical Civilization. He resides in Yarmouth, Maine, with his son Preston.

Dawna Hannan

Dawna Hannan

Vice President, Human Resources, Regulatory, Customer Satisfaction

Dawna Hannan has been in the telecommunications industry for 31 years. Dawna joined Oxford Networks in August, 1994 when Oxford purchased GTE of Maine properties. Dawna is responsible for all aspects of human resources, regulatory affairs and customer satisfaction.

In March 1981, Dawna began her career with Contel of Maine in Damariscotta as a repair answer clerk. Subsequently, Dawna held various managerial positions with GTE New Hampshire & GTE New York. Just prior to joining Oxford, she managed GTE New York’s customer service order center in Johnstown, New York.

Dawna currently is President of the Telephone Association of New England (TANE), a Telephone Association of Maine (TAM) Director and Past President, Chair of the State of Maine E-911 Council, serves on Central Maine Medical Center’s (CMMC) Associate’s Board and Past President of the Bethel Rotary Club.

Dawna attended Franklin Pierce College in Concord, NH majoring in Business Administration and Marketing. Dawna resides in Greene, Maine with her husband, Mark, step-daughter Nichole and father-in-law Westford. Dawna has three grown daughters, two grown step-sons and six grandchildren.

Dave Gibson

Dave Gibson

Vice President of Business Development

David (Dave) Gibson has worked in the competitive telecommunications (CLEC) sector for 20 years. Dave joined Oxford Networks through its merger with BayRing Communications in 2015. Dave was a founding senior executive at BayRing, when his responsibilities were broad-based with a focus on network planning, sales strategy and execution, wholesale service procurement, customer service, and product development/deployment. Dave successfully managed the integration of BayRing’s two acquisitions. Prior to his role at BayRing, Dave was a Business Analyst at Path Lab, Inc. based in Portsmouth, NH. His responsibilities included third party contract negotiation, billing process management, and overseeing its telecommunications network spanning throughout New England.

As Vice President of Business Development, Dave leverages his wide range of business management and sales experience to enhance and build new strategic relationships and contribute to the corporate strategy of the executive team.

Dave holds a BS from the University of New Hampshire where he majored in Healthcare Business Management and minored in Political Science and Health Promotion. Dave completed a business fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He resides in Barrington, New Hampshire, with his wife Kimberly and daughters Meredith & Lauren.

Mark VanLoan

Mark VanLoan

Vice President, Customer Support

Mark VanLoan is the newest member of the executive team, and was recently hired to fill the newly created position of Vice President, Customer Support. Mark has worked in technology-related fields for more than 30 years, focusing in a variety of areas including networking, telecommunications, sales engineering, project management, operations management and customer support. He brings a wealth of experience working with sales organizations and commercial customers of all size.

He is a resident of Norway, where he resides with his wife Vicky, and four children. He enjoys traveling, camping, and the great outdoors.

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