The Avista Leadership Team

Rob Mendel, COO

Rob Mendel, COO

Rob joined the Avista team in 2013 and is responsible for the delivery and maintenance of Avista’s entire product offering.

Rob is a well-respected team leader with a vast set of talents that make him uniquely suited for building fun, rewarding, successful technical support and delivery teams. Rob’s business and leadership experience includes 14 years serving as the senior director of IT at Life Time Fitness and three years as chief operating officer for Cross Telecom.

Before joining the technology sphere, Rob spent some time playing professional hockey where he was known for his finesse. Off the ice and on our team we value his sense of good sportsmanship, excellent coaching, and boundless energy.

O: 651.259.8605 / M: 612.396.3900 rmendel@avistacom.com
Bob White, CEO

Bob White, CEO

When Bob joined Avista in 2007, he brought a valuable history of successfully implementing complex solutions with enterprise-level clients.

Bob actively works with executive personnel to align our deliverables with their strategic vision. With his background as a Fortune 500 account manager, Bob was inspired to bridge the product and service gap many of our clients face through the development of our Inside Track process. A die-hard Steelers fan, Bob will tell anyone that the only team better than the Steelers is ours.

O: 651.259.8602 / M: 612.245.9814 bwhite@avistacom.com
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