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The CTL Leadership Team
CTL-President-Erik-Stromquist

Erik Stromquist, CEO and Board Member

In his role as CEO of CTL Erik oversees all domestic and international operations. Since becoming President he has set the direction product strategy account expansion operational efficiency growth strategy. Under his leadership, CTL has won numerous awards for its products and community involvement. Prior becoming CEO, Erik served in key roles at CTL including President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief, Financial Officer, and Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Erik holds degrees Accounting and Finance from the University of Oregon, has completed The Cornell Executive Leadership Program. Erik is a licensed CPA, serves on several advisory boards, including the Intel Board of Advisors, and Western Oregon University Foundation Finance Committee. Erik was recognized by Portland Business Journal's 40 under 40 list, which identifies rising stars. In his spare time, Erik enjoys running, playing music, and spending time with his family. He lives in Portland, OR with his wife and identical twin boys Nikko & Viggo.

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Nathan Chandrasekaran

Nathan Chandrasekaran, CFO and Board Member

Nathan Chandrasekaran serves as Chief Financial Officer and Board Member, bringing 15+ years of expertise in finance, strategy, and technology. Nathan offers deep experience in private equity firms and has served as a board member for numerous companies.

Earlier in his career, Nathan spent several years at Merrill Lynch, as a telecom strategy consultant at inCode Wireless (now Ericsson) and started his career as a business analyst at Deloitte Consulting. Nathan holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) and a B.S. in Neuroscience from Bowdoin College.

He thrives on building high performing corporate cultures and infuses CTL with his philosophy of “having impact on Day 1.”

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CTL-Vice-President-Chief-Marketing-Officer

Mike Mahanay, Vice President & CMO

Mike Mahanay is the Chief Revenue Officer at CTL Corporation. As CRO, Mike leads the Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, and E-commerce organizations of one of the leading Education Chromebook brands.

He has more than 20 years of international sales and marketing, leadership and brand management experience. Prior to joining CTL, he spent six years at Russell Stover and Whitman’s Candies, where he helped lead the company’s international expansion as Western Canada Division Sales Manager, establishing Russell Stover as one of Canada’s leading consumer packaged goods brands.

Mike has a passion about the transformative potential of technology in education and has served as both a Trustee and as the Chair of the Western Oregon University Foundation.

He graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. double major in economics and psychology, holds a Certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University, and received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with concentrations in marketing and finance.

Mike is a member of the CMO Council, is the founder of Take Back Main Street, a non-profit advocate for small local business, and has served on the Board of Directors of Glow Networks and Retronics.

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CTL-Vice-President-of-Purchasing-and-Operations

Stephen Moll, VP of Purchasing & Operations

During his over 20 year tenure at CTL, Stephen has advanced from managing the customer service division, to working as the Director of Purchasing, to fulfilling the Director of Operations role. In his current position as the Vice President of Purchasing & Operations, he is responsible for domestic and international vendor relations, as well as the internal warehouse operations covering logistics in shipping and receiving, system integration, planning and implementation. Stephen earned a double major in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Portland. His accomplishments include co-founding NASBA, an association for system builders, and being a contributing channel member of multiple North American distribution partners. In his spare time, Stephen likes to golf and spend time with family and friends.

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CTL-Director-of-Engineering-Jeremy-Burnett

Jermey Burnett, CTO

Jeremy Burnett joined CTL Corporation in 2012 to manage all aspects of technology operations, ranging from engineering to production and support. In addition to building a team of 20+ employees committed to quality and service, he implemented best practices and significant process improvements to increase production rates while preventing quality issues. Jeremy has been instrumental in new business development, revenue generation, and new product introductions. One of his largest contributions has been with Nevada Ready 21, a state funded initiative to provide students with technology-rich education solutions throughout Nevada. By working closely with district and school administration, Jeremy architected and directed implementation of device rollouts, wireless networks, and the creation of a support center in Las Vegas supporting students throughout the state including one of the countries largest school districts, CCSD. He also introduced and rolled out a Google Chrome OS solution for education that has become a material portion of CTL's revenue and growth. With over 15 years of experience in strategic, fiscal, operational, marketing, and manufacturing leadership, Jeremy successfully works with all business lines to resolve complex issues. His career began as a Project Engineer at Georgia Pacific where he justified, planned, purchased, and installed equipment for projects valued at more than $2M. As Co-Founder and President of Danger Den, LLC for 12 years, Jeremy created strategic marketing alliances and was credited with growing sales YOY, increasing production capabilities by 4x, reducing manufacturing costs by 50%, and saving over $50K in advertising costs annually. Jeremy holds three degrees: an MBA from the University of Portland, BS in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University, and BS in Applied Science from George Fox University. When he’s not executing strategies to grow revenue, innovation and customer satisfaction at CTL, Jeremy enjoys family time, outdoor activities, and tinkering with technology and automation.

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Merrill Atwood - CTL

Merrill Atwood, VP Global Business Development & Alliances

Merrill Atwood is Vice President of Global Business Development & Alliances. Merrill has over 20 years of global leadership expertise in delivering complex, transformational business and technology initiatives. At CTL, he manages US and Global distributors and external partnerships, including Logitech Video Conferencing Solutions. During his tenure, he has expanded CTL's distribution channel into over 50 countries.
Prior to joining CTL, he spent 10 years at Autodesk, in their manufacturing products division. At Autodesk, he led a team of globally dispersed senior software architects and engineers to develop and deliver a new, unifying software platform to enable and release the first complete cloud-based 3D CAD solution for product design and design simulation - Autodesk Fusion 360.
He previously spent 10 years at Intel Corporation in the Reseller Channel Operations and e-Business Technologies groups. During his tenure at Intel, he helped relaunch Intel's Channel Partner Program. And led Intel's transition to a new core technology suite of content delivery and customer management systems.
Merrill holds a Master's degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communications from the University of Utah.
During his free time he enjoys cooking, photography and travel (including living a total of 12 years abroad in Columbia, Micronesia, Singapore and China).

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Loren Hrabak - CTL

Loren Hrabak, National Sales Manager

In his role as CTL’s National Sales Manager, Loren oversees the Account Development, Account Management, and Online Customer Success teams. Loren previously served as the Sales Manager of CTL’s Digital Sales Team whose efforts contributed to over 700% year over year growth in the company's online sales. Loren also led many large successful projects, deploying tens of thousands of devices across many of the largest school districts in the country. Prior to his employment at CTL, Loren worked as a Senior Account Executive for Staples Technology Solutions, LINBIT, and Antec selling technology into retailers, distributors, system integrators. Loren served as a platoon Sergeant in the United States Marine Corp and holds a BA from California State University, Fullerton, and an MBA from George Fox University. In his free time, Loren enjoys family time, reading product reviews, and learning about the latest in technology developments.

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Jennifer Boyanovsky - CTL

Jenn Boyanovsky, Director of Finance

Jenn Boyanovsky oversees the accounting and finance at CTL, bringing in over 20 years of accounting experience from various industries. Before her time here at CTL she was the Accounting Manager at the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland. A native Oregonian, she spent the beginning of her accounting career working closely with small businesses in the area on their accounting practices and corporate taxes, helping her gain a solid foundation in understanding tax law and compliance.

Jenn is also multilingual and has a degree in Korean Studies that she earned during her time in the army. She currently still serves in the Army Reserves as Civil Affairs, working closely with and liaising with governmental and non-governmental organizations throughout the world on various levels. In her spare time she loves to travel and spend time with her four children

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Mark Jorgensen - CTL

Mark Jorgensen, Marketing Manager

Mark Jorgensen is the Marketing Manager in support of CTL’s US and global sales and marketing activities. Reporting to CTL's Chief Revenue Officer Mike Mahanay, Mark manages CTL's marketing team focusing on demand generation, content marketing, brand awareness, and sales enablement.

He previously served as a Brand Strategist for Rains | Birchard Marketing where he provided branding strategies for clients in the commercial vehicle industry. Prior to that he served as Senior Marketing Manager at Consolidated Metco (ConMet), a market leading provider of commercial vehicle components, where he managed global marketing activities.

Mark’s 20+ years of experience in marketing includes leading teams and outside agencies in developing websites, mobile apps, digital and print advertising campaigns, email marketing, trade show activities, collateral material, and training tools.

Mark earned a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising from University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications, and a certificate from the Strategic Innovation Program at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys kayaking, biking, hiking, spending time with family, and attending University of Oregon sporting events.

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