Cheri Beranek is president and CEO of Clearfield, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLFD). She is considered a visionary in business and a telecommunications/high tech industry pioneer. Under her leadership, Clearfield was recognized by the American Business Awards as the National Turn-Around Story of 2008 for: revenue growth of 25%; gross profit growth of 40%; reversing twenty years of losses to $1.5M net gain; and improving shareholder equity by more than 11%. Previously, Ms. Beranek served as president of Americable. She has held leadership marketing positions at Transition Networks; Tricord Systems; and Digi International. Ms. Beranek earned her Masters of Science at North Dakota State University.