Our Team

Brian Kenkel, CEO

As CEO, Brian Kenkel is a hands-on leader who oversees the strategic direction of Prime Communications. Brian founded the organization in 2001 and quickly grew it from a Nebraska-based company to a highly sought-after national technology integrator. Brian unceasingly strives to grow the organization and is known for prioritizing each and every team member within the company.

Jeff Broz, VP of Infrastructure Operations

As Vice President of Infrastructure Operations, Jeff Broz is responsible for Prime's national programs and their field implementation teams. After working as a CT/MRI/X-Ray technologist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Jeff ventured into the world of digital imaging solutions and never looked back. For over 20 years, he has designed, sold, implemented and supported healthcare IT solutions.

Ron McNichols, Dir of National Programs

As the Director of National Programs, Ron McNichols’ background includes 20 years of RF and infrastructure experience. Ron joined Prime in 2011 as a program manager for a national account and has since continued to build, maintain and grow Prime’s partner relationships on a national level.

Jeff Fritch, Director of Operations

As the Director of Operations, Jeff Fritch’s background includes over 25 years of management experience in the telecommunications field. Jeff joined Prime in 2008 as a national sales rep then as a program manager of a national healthcare account before moving to his current role in 2014. Jeff is responsible for the development of high-performing teams through personal and professional growth.

Ralph Thompson, Regional Manager

As Regional manager, Ralph is responsible for the management of Prime's Texas Region. Ralph also heads up the Training Department responsible for the development and deployment of our training program. Since joining Prime in 2005, Ralph has held many roles to include lead technician and program manager Ralph has been BICSI Technician certified and has been a constant presence for all our field staff.

Kerry Shultz, Regional Manager

As Regional Manager, Kerry Schultz is responsible for the management of local cabling technicians. Since joining Prime in 2007, Kerry has held roles as a cable technician and a local service manager. Kerry is a BICSI Certified Technician and is an excellent resource to the regional management team.

Kurtis Kelly, Program Manager

As a Program Manger, Kurtis Kelly is driven by the healthcare market and building relationships with new customers. Kurtis joined the Prime team in 2012 and has since successfully managed over 500 projects. Kurtis’ attention to detail and years of experience helps place Prime one step ahead of their competitors.

Brian Burr, Project Coordinator

As a Project Coordinator, Brian Burr has witnessed first-hand the growth of Prime Communications since joining the organization in November of 2016. Prior to his hire, Brian worked alongside Prime technicians on a multitude of projects. Today, Brian oversees communication between Prime and our healthcare partners.

Adam Taylor, Regional Hub Supervisor

As the Ohio Valley Regional Manager, Adam Taylor brings over 24 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Adam joined the Prime team in 2018 and has since traveled the country working alongside Prime field technicians to ensure quality installations and a superb customer experience.