Bringing Together People, Technology and Business.

EarthBend’s company origins trace back to 1981, when ComputerLand was founded to provide retail computer products and repair services. The company has evolved and changed names over the years, but our dedication to customers has always remained the same. EarthBend, LLC is privately held and operates three distinct business divisions—EarthBend360, EarthBend Distribution and Clear2there—from its corporate headquarters located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

EarthBend360 provides channel partners with an industry-leading portfolio of white label cloud contact center, hosted voice and unified communications solutions. EarthBend Distribution distributes a broad portfolio of technology solutions from industry-leading vendors, and delivers nationally competitive pricing and friendly, reliable sales support from its expert staff. Clear2there is a leading provider of advanced video surveillance, smart home, smart business, smart farm applications and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Our Location

2904 West 10th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.777.7005

Company Timeline

Company Leadership

EarthBend’s leadership team possesses extensive telecommunication and technology industry experience and hands-on contact center operational management expertise.

Rob Beyer, President & CEO

Rob has held various top executive level positions with several technology companies, ranging from large Fortune 500 organizations to startups. Companies he has helped to lead include Datalink, Tonka-Tek, McData, CNT, ATT/NCR and Teradata. He has been instrumental in over 20 mergers and acquisitions and has led worldwide operations focusing on delivering end-to-end solutions. Rob spent four years in the United States Marine Corps, then received an electrical engineering degree from South Dakota State University, where he ran cross country and track. Rob completed his MBA at the University of St. Thomas.

Wade Hoffman, CTO & Vice President of Business Development

Wade has consulted directly with clients to provide value through IT strategy definition, information security, technology assessments and services delivery methods. He provides over 25 years of experience and a strong track record of success in business development and management of leading-edge information technology and service offerings. Throughout Wade’s career, he has held product management, practice management and development roles supporting varied solutions and technologies.

Joe Galinanes, Vice President & General Manager

Joe has held a number of executive level positions in the technology industry. His breadth of experience spans public and private sectors and working with many technologies, including cloud and managed services, voice and data networking, telephony, cable television and internet, call/contact center, IVR and voice recognition software, and SaaS. Joe is a graduate of St. John’s University in New York, where he earned a degree in Marketing.

Donna Warner, Vice President of Finance

Donna is responsible for budgeting, financial analysis, as well as managing bookkeeping, purchasing, engineering dispatch and inventory control. She manages a team of payroll, purchasing, and accounting specialists and is a member of EarthBend’s executive leadership team. Donna holds an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Accounting from Northwest Iowa Technical College.

Kyle Howard, EarthBend360 CTO & Vice President of Engineering

Kyle brings a diverse background in communication technology to the EarthBend team. With over 19 years of experience on the leading-edge of contact center and communications technologies, Kyle leverages his expertise to ensure that EarthBend product offerings are strategically aligned with customer needs. Throughout his career, Kyle has held engineering, practice management and product management roles, with a strong focus on cloud delivery. Kyle attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and holds numerous technical certifications.

Bill Johnson, Director of Marketing

Bill joined EarthBend in 2014, and oversees all facets of marketing and communications for the company’s three business units. His responsibilities include vendor and media relations, branding, demand generation, digital marketing and website development. Before joining EarthBend, Bill was the Director of Marketing for OAISYS and Senior Channel Marketing Manager for Inter-Tel (now Mitel), where he led all corporate marketing efforts. He earned his B.S. in Marketing from Arizona State University, where he graduated with honors.

Advisory Board

EarthBend has assembled a team of experts to provide strategic guidance while sharing diverse perspectives and expertise in key areas such as market penetration and growth, mergers and acquisitions, and scaling of business operations.

Brent Bargmann

Brent spent 20 years in hard disk drive engineering and manufacturing, primarily in the Asia Pacific region with Control Data / Imprimis / Seagate. Brent’s leadership role included Vice President of Operations & General Manager, Seagate Technology Thailand, where he led the company’s largest manufacturing operation. His role required operational oversight for manufacturing in Wuxi and Suzhou China in addition to his Thailand responsibilities. Brent holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota.

Bob Barr

Bob has over 30 years of international business leadership experience in a number of technology industries including Data Storage, Digital Imaging, Document Imaging, Business Services, and Primary Market Research and Consulting. Bob was previously Vice President of Business Development SMS Research Advisers, Vice President of Marketing Deluxe Corporation, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Katun Corporation, and Director of Sales, Marketing and Business Unit Manager for 3M and Imation Corporation. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance from Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY and an Executive MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School in International Marketing.  Bob serves the Board of Directors for Simpson Housing Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota and the Kourtney Rose Foundation, Oceanport, New Jersey.

Doug Berg

Doug is a Minnesota-based multi-startup entrepreneur who has raised over $125 million in venture capital with his past technology startups in marketing and recruiting, having achieved multiple successful exits.  These include MyAlerts, which was acquired by ESW/Think3 Capital, and Jobs2Web, which was acquired by SAP/SuccessFactors for over $110M in 2011. Doug knows how to scale a business from idea to acquisition, and has helped several companies through the multiple phases of growth.

Michael Bevilacqua

Michael has over 30 years’ experience across various executive leadership positions in both Industrial Manufacturing and Technology. He has led multinational M&A Integration teams; technology IPO teams; held SEC Section 16 positions; and secured over $300M in Syndicated Debt Financing. Most recently, he spent five years as President of Arrow Systems Integration, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arrow Electronics. Other companies he held leadership positions at include Air Products & Chemicals, Apogee Enterprises, and Lawson Software.  Michael holds an MBA from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from The College of New Jersey.


Learn how the EarthBend360 team can help you meet the business technology needs of your customers with our expansive portfolio of white label cloud-based services. Our goal is to support your business growth, help you generate new revenue opportunities and increase your profitability.