DayStarr Communications Management Team

Collin Rose


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.

Mark Hudson

Business Sales Manager

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 Jackson

Outside Plant Manager

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.

Brent Klein

Business Analyst

Brent was born and raised in Owosso. He came to DayStarr after 16 years in the entertainment industry working as a Technical Director for special events worldwide. 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 special projects within DayStarr. Brent holds an Associates of Applied Sciences degree in Architectural Technology from Lansing Community College. Brent is now the Business Analyst at DayStarr Communications, serving as Scrum Master for the Network Operations department as well as Project Manager for various works being performed within DayStarr. He is fully remote, having transplanted from Owosso to Elon, North Carolina with his wife, Kari and their two youngest children, Anna and Zoie. Brent and Kari have two adult sons (Reece and Ian) that reside in Owosso and own a home there as well. Brent is a devoted follow of Jesus Christ, moving with his wife and children so that Kari could take on the Children’s Ministry at Powerline Church of the Nazerene in Elon, NC. Brent spends his time with his children and their various school, sports and arts events. He returns to Michigan periodically to work face to face with DayStarr’s teams and to see his sons.


Caitlin Brewer

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!

Jason Vardon

Network Operations Manager

Jason is an IT executive with over 25 years of experience across diverse industries, with extensive expertise in networking. He specializes in aligning technological strategies with business goals to drive growth and innovation. He believes in the power of strong teams and the potential of individuals, fostering a culture of shared ownership and camaraderie. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan State University and grew up in the Thumb. Now residing in Fenton, Jason is a son of God, a husband to his amazing bride Lara, a father of 12, and a grandfather to 15. He spends most of his time being a husband, dad, and grandpa but when he gets a spare moment, loves tinkering on anything that burns fuel.