Member Since 2021
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.
Preparing your leaders is a sound investment today to allow for long-term success and happiness in the future.
As we push to hire a larger workforce, industry leaders must ensure it represents more groups of people.
With community broadband, the residents themselves can take the initiative to carry their communities across the digital divide and give themselves a fighting chance to keep up.
Curiosity can trigger deeper, more rational thinking and more creative solutions, so work to remove all negative connotations and instead enable, encourage, and reward curiosity.
Instead of forcing kids to ditch college and pick a trade, we should expose them to more choices—including trade school—at a younger age so they can better identify the path that best fits their needs.
We’ve come a long way, but where broadband is headed will change everything.
If confidence is the belief in our own abilities to attain success without arrogance, then leaders should be hungry for a team of confident employees.
For a happy, successful, productive team, a leader’s attitude has to model happiness, success, and productivity to the best of their ability.
Here's how to build business stamina and even increase alliances in uncertain times.
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.
Technology adoption is about evolving with innovation, and starting small builds the foundation needed to keep pace and grow.
No matter how limited your business budget is, every company should find room for these essential line items.
Bringing in high-quality business leads doesn't have to cost a ton of money.
When it comes to successful ad campaigns, simplicity is often the most effective approach.
Making simple but effective changes to your customer experience can make a huge difference in how your brand is perceived.
Here are 16 tips to consider before your staff members dive into training for the latest software tools.
I think the lessons I learned from my rural upbringing can apply to other business leaders as well.
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.