Cheri Beranek

Member Since 2021

Cheri Beranek


Clearfield Inc

Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

Cheri Beranek is the President and CEO of Clearfield and a 2021 Minnesota Business Hall of Fame inductee. Under her leadership, Clearfield has grown from a concept to a market cap of more than $500 million providing optical-fiber management and connectivity solutions across North America.


  • Business Strategy
  • Branding
  • Entrepreunership


April 28th, 2022

Why your attitude in the workplace affects every aspect of your organization

For a happy, successful, productive team, a leader’s attitude has to model happiness, success, and productivity to the best of their ability. 

March 11th, 2022

9 ways to keep stakeholders confident in a tough economy

Here's how to build business stamina and even increase alliances in uncertain times.

March 8th, 2022

5 ways to differentiate your IT department to attract tech talent

With so many IT opportunities, candidates are scheduling interviews with multiple companies at once, so make the most of your time by starting with your company story.

January 28th, 2022

How to take on technology adoption for your company

Technology adoption is about evolving with innovation, and starting small builds the foundation needed to keep pace and grow.


Clearfield Inc

Clearfield, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes fiber optic management products, helping our customers reduce the high costs associated with deploying, managing, protecting, and scaling a fiber-optic network to deliver mobile, residential, and business services. Based on the patented Clearview Cassette, our unique single-architected, modular fiber management platform lowers the cost of broadband deployment and maintenance while enabling our service provider customers to scale their operations as their subscriber revenues increase.


  • Fiber Optics
  • Broadband
  • Innovation