Meet the Team

Courtney Potthoff

Executive Vice President

Do you have a nickname Super Installer Years in the Satellite Business: 8 Where did you grow up at: Manning, IA What High School did you graduate from: Manning Community Schools Personal Likes: Golf, Anything Sporty Favorite TV Shows: Duck Dynasty, King of Queens, Tosh.0, Anything Sports Favorite Part of your job: Custom installs and commercial installs Least Favorite Part: Rain, cold weather, and the occasional 40’ ladder Most memorable customer you worked with at Satellite City: I don’t have a most memorable customer, but my favorite customers are the ones who have been disappointed by someone in our business and have low expectations and we can come in and absolutely make their day. The ones who treat us unfairly at the beginning and tell their friends about us later. What did you do before you got into the satellite business: I was a landscaper, hauling rock, pavers, and retaining wall block up and down the hill What quality trait do you bring to Satellite City and its customers? I'm energetic, hard working, and probably the nicest guy you could ever meet. What are your favorite types of customers to work with? See above…..If the customer isn’t happy, neither am I. What is your favorite sport and team: Hawkeye Nation, nothing better than being with 70,000 of my best friends on Saturdays. Of all of the skills you have for this job, what is your favorite skill to use? Thinking skills. My favorite jobs are the hard ones where I have to find the best way to hide wires and find unique ways of getting coax into a building or house.

Ryan Murphy

Executive Vice President

Years in the Satellite Business: 15 Where did you grow up at: Ankeny What High School did you graduate from: Ankeny High School Personal Likes: Golf, Hunting, Fishing Favorite TV Shows: American Pickers, American Restoration, Pawn Stars Favorite Part of your job: Working with customers to help them achieve the best TV and entertainment solutions. Least Favorite Part: Cleaning the bathroom Most memorable customer you worked with at Satellite City: Ruth. The day I started working with Ruth was shortly after the fair. I had a huge stack of paperwork on my desk and she lightened up my day with her amazing attitude and sense of humor. What did you do before you got into the satellite business: Operations Manager of a Dept. Store. What quality trait do you bring to Satellite City and its customers? I have a good personality, I am friendly and I have the ability to effectively communicate to our customers and co-workers. What are your favorite types of customers to work with? The customers who understand that we are here to help them and that we want the best solution for them. What is your favorite sport and team: Iowa Hawkeyes. Of all of the skills you have for this job, what is your favorite skill to use? My technical knowledge. While I don't get to use it everyday, I love to find creative, positive solutions for customers.