Collin co-founded Michigan Online Group in 2001 (later merged with DayStarr) and DayStarr Communications in 2002. Born and raised in the Mid-Michigan area, he graduated from Baker College of Owosso with an Associate Degree in Applied Science Computer Systems and Internetworking Technology. As the president of DayStarr, Collin spends most of his time strategizing about the future of the company and facilitating the leadership team. He describes his most important job as "reminding the team about our mission, values, and strategy." Outside of work, Collin is actively involved in his church, enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and is an avid runner. He also serves as a paid, on-call firefighter and paramedic in his local community. When not busy with work and family, he finds time to cheer on his two favorite teams, the Detroit Tigers and Michigan Wolverines' Football team.
Director of Network Operations
Steve manages the day-to-day activities of DayStarr’s technical staff and also serves as the company’s resident programmer and network engineer. Originally born in California, he was raised in Owosso and graduated from Ferris State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Computer Information Systems. He joined DayStarr Communications in 2005. Outside of work, Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, playing golf, riding his bike and snowboarding.
Mark has lived in mid-Michigan for most of his life and currently resides in Fenton. He earned a bachelor of science from Central Michigan University and has worked at DayStarr Communications since 2005. Mark and his wife have four children and ten grandchildren.
Jared was born and raised in Owosso and attended Owosso High School. He started at DayStarr in March of 2015 and has had the privilege of working various positions within the company. He has a degree from Northwood University in Business Administration with a concentration on Finance. Jared and his wife Lauren reside in Owosso with their two dogs, Ozzie, and Chief. When he is not at work, you will find him doing a variety of outdoor activities. Hunting, snowmobiling, playing golf, riding his motorcycle or out on Higgins Lake.
Director of Engineering and Project Management
Brent was born and raised in Owosso. He came to DayStarr after 16 years in the entertainment industry designing temporary structures for special events. He began as Construction Manager in April of 2018 and since then has shifted to manage the activities of our Engineering Department, Network Operations and various projects within DayStarr. Brent holds an Associates of Applied Sciences degree in Architectural Technology from Lansing Community College. He and his wife Kari reside in Owosso with their four children, Reece, Ian, Anna and Zoie. Brent is a devoted follower of Jesus Christ and his wife is a local minister at Owosso First Church of the Nazarene. Brent spends his time with his kids at their various activities from sporting events to musicals, horse shows, and lends a hand in coaching some of his children’s sporting teams.
Customer Experience Manager
Cait was raised in Owosso, attended Owosso High School, and is proud to be a Michigan Wolverine. She and her husband live in Shiawassee County, enjoy being with others, deaconing at their church, watching sports, cooking, biking, and binging podcasts. Cait's love is for the customers of DayStarr, overseeing the day-to-day operations of our Customer Experience Team, which includes our front office. Her primary concern is for the care of the customer. She is always available to help!