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Ryan Dutton

Ryan Dutton, Network Account ExecutiveNETWORK ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Ryan Dutton is an account executive for SDN Communications’ broadband network that spans across southern Minnesota. He is stationed in Blue Earth, Minn.

He helps businesses in the region take advantage of the network expansion that links seven independent telecommunications companies in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa to SDN.

Dutton is well known in the regional telecommunications industry and has extensive national experience and connections.

Before joining SDN in November 2016, he worked for Cronin Communications, a national consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., that serves independent telecommunications companies. He was director of market research and training for Cronin from 2005 to 2013 and executive director from 2013 until he joined SDN.

He also worked for about eight years in marketing and sales for BEVCOMM in Blue Earth, his hometown. He also had worked for the telecom before earning a degree in marketing management from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

He had a prior familiarity and admiration for SDN and now helps businesses in fields such as banking, health care and agriculture, as well as governmental agencies through SDN.

His wife, Arlette, is the chief financial officer at BEVCOMM. They have two daughters and a son who range in age from 6 to 14.

In addition to following his kids’ activities, Dutton enjoys sports.

“If there’s a sport and you keep score, I’ve probably tried it, not necessarily well, but I’ve probably tried it,” he says, jokingly.

Call Ryan Dutton at 507-526-5605 or use the contact form below to email him.