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ACS names Malikowski new chief financial officer

Pictured are representatives of Arvig Communication Systems, listed left to right: David Arvig, vice president/COO; Staci Malikowski, new chief financial officer; Rick Vyskocil, former chief financial officer; and Allen Arvig, CEO/president.

Staci Malikowski has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer at Arvig Communication Systems (ACS), a regional telecommunications company based in Perham.

Malikowski began her career at ACS in April of 1997 as an accountant, was promoted to accounting supervisor in 2000, and then to Controller in 2004. While working full time, Malikowski earned her CPA in 2001, and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Regis University in 2004. "Being with ACS for the past 13 years has been a great experience. I'm excited to continue to grow with and contribute to the future of ACS. It's a wonderful opportunity to be part of a proven, progressive, family and employee owned company," states Malikowski.

David Arvig, ACS Vice President and COO, stated that, "Malikowski's excellent leadership skills and keen business insight will have a significant impact on the company's growth initiatives."

Malikowski replaces the former chief financial officer, Rick Vyskocil, who retired from ACS on December 31, 2009. Vyskocil will continue to serve as treasurer for the ACS Board of Directors, allowing the company to continue to benefit from his years of leadership and experience.

Arvig Communication Systems is a full-service telecommunications company providing high-speed Internet, digital television, local, long distance, and wireless telephone service, and more to west central Minnesota. Visit ACS online at