Janelle R. Riley, Co-Owner and President
Janelle Riley has been Syvantis Technologies’ President and General Manager since April 2000. Janelle leads Syvantis’ Microsoft Dynamics practice and is responsible for all Syvantis financial and marketing operations. Janelle is an active CPA and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist with broad accounting system expertise.
Janelle is also co-owner of On the Wing Investments, a real estate investment company which operates Fairview Conservancy, an award-winning conservation design demonstration site in Baxter, Minnesota. She is an Adjunct Instructor in Accounting for the College of St. Scholastica. Janelle is an active member of numerous community organizations, including Treasurer of the Board of the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, member of the Central Lakes College President's Advisory Board, and member of the Brainerd Lakes Community Foundation Board. Janelle has also served on many other boards previously, including past Treasurer of the Board of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to joining Syvantis, Janelle was a CPA with 12 years of public accounting experience with the international accounting firms of Ernst & Young and KPMG LLP in Minneapolis and Washington D.C. While working in public accounting, Janelle consulted in a wide variety of tax transactions, including banking and insurance products and services, mergers and acquisitions, and organizational structure.
Janelle holds a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Masters in Professional Accounting with majors in Financial Statement Analysis and Taxation from the University of Texas at Austin.
Kenneth R. Riley, Co-Owner and Vice President Technical Services
Ken Riley is Syvantis’ Vice President of Technical Services. As VP Technical Services, Ken is responsible for all technical operations at Syvantis. Over years, Ken has attained numerous technical certifications, including Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator, Cisco Certified Network Associate, and HP Master Accredited Systems Engineer. Ken has over 25 years of technology industry experience, including expertise in system administration and operations, network system design and implementation, data center operations, database management, and project management.
Ken is also co-owner of On the Wing Investments, a real estate investment company which operates Fairview Conservancy, an award-winning conservation design demonstration site in Baxter, Minnesota.
Prior to acquiring Syvantis, Ken managed the design, testing, and implementation of multi-platform, nationwide infrastructure rollouts. He began his career as a computer and communications officer at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. In 1992 Ken moved to Minneapolis, where he worked with Andersen Consulting as Manager of the Network and Systems Management Group, and later as a technical project manager for Andersen client projects. Ken started a consulting company (Syndesis Technologies) in 1995, and consulted independently through that company periodically for five years. Ken then worked as a Principal Engineer for Comdisco’s Network Services Division. At Comdisco Ken provided engineering and development support for wide area network management architecture and related web-based reporting tools.
Ken holds a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.
Todd Froemming, Co-Owner and Vice President
Todd Froemming is Vice President and Technical Services Manager at Syvantis. As Technical Services Manager, Todd markets, sells, and manages technical consulting projects. Todd is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist with special expertise in Microsoft Dynamics GP and the Microsoft Retail Management System. Previously, Todd also managed Syvantis’ retail operations at Computer One Plus for over 12 years. Todd has extensive retail systems and inventory control systems experience.
Todd is an Adjunct Instructor of Communications courses for the Accelerated Degree Program of The College of St. Scholastica, Brainerd Campus. Todd is also co-owner of On the Wing Investments, a real estate investment company which operates Fairview Conservancy, an award-winning conservation design demonstration site in Baxter, Minnesota.
Prior to joining Syvantis in April 2000, Todd worked in the governmental and non-profit sectors. Todd has been involved in all aspects of management, including organizational start-up, fund-raising, fiscal and grants management, policy development and human resources. While employed by the State of Indiana, he was responsible for the development and implementation of separation of fiscal activities from a large state department to an independent state agency. He has served on a number of different state and local committees and task forces focusing on access to technology and applications of technology for people with disabilities.
Todd holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin and undergraduate degrees in Business and Mass Communications from North Dakota State University.