Making a real difference to the Midwest – that’s what KFN is all about.

At the heart of KFN is leadership. Every day, our singular mission is to ensure that KFN’s valued customers can connect with the Web and the rest of the world – seamlessly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.

Meet Our Team

Tom Marx

Tom Marx

President & CEO

Terry Talken, Director of Finance

Terry Talken

VP of Finance

Michael Morrissey, VP of Engineering & Operations

Michael Morrissey

Chief Technology and Product Officer

Jesse Parisoff

Jesse Parisoff

VP of Sales & Marketing

Jerry Kaufmann

Jerry Kaufmann

Director of Business Operations and Business Development

Brian Cornish

Brian Cornish

VP Network Development


John Hageman

VP of Engineering and Operations


KFN is continually improving our connectivity map by weaving the lines of communication throughout the midwest region. We have laid countless miles of fiber optic cable so rural and urban communities can connect across the nation.


Partnering with local access providers allows us to provide unrivaled reach throughout the Midwest.


KFN provides reliable, flexible Ethernet and transport long haul, dedicated Internet access, and wireless backhaul across the state on our 4,200-plus-mile backbone fiber network.


KFN operates a 100G statewide backbone for wholesale and enterprise customers and offers the best Ethernet coverage of any carrier in the Midwest.

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Member Companies

We Build Infrastructure

KFN is a mission-driven company made up of 27 independent broadband companies that aim to meet the communication needs of our region. By creating a communication network that crisscrosses the area, we connect these companies to other broadband companies and the world. 

Partner Companies

Our partner companies are instrumental in helping us fulfill our mission of connecting communities in the US midwestern region to the world.

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