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By December 8, 2023News2 min read
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Arvig’s Justin Sonnenberg Receives Prairie Business 40 Under 40 Award

Arvig’s Justin Sonnenberg has been named one of the upper Midwest’s top professionals younger than 40 by Prairie Business magazine.

Sonnenberg, 37, received the magazine’s 40 Under 40 award for 2023 and was featured in the publication’s December issue.

Sonnenberg serves as Arvig’s Systems and Architecture IT Manager, where he plays a pivotal role in overseeing the software architecture of developers and engineers who design and optimize Arvig’s technology infrastructure at-large—including websites, project management software, the customer portal, Customer Relationship Management platform, streaming TV platform and many others. In this management role, his focus is improving how the software engineering team can safely and rapidly deploy new features and services.

Sonnenberg has spent his entire 14-year IT career with Arvig, joining the company in 2010 as a computer programmer and database analyst.

“This recognition is certainly well-deserved,” said Shaun Carlson, Director of Enterprise IT at Arvig. “Justin stands out as a leader in our department and within the company, in part because of his willingness to mentor other people at Arvig. Sharing knowledge is one of the core values we share, and Justin exemplifies that trait through dedication to his crucial role.”

The full list of 40 Under 40 award winners—selected from a coverage area that includes North North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota. is featured in the December issue of Prairie Business, including its digital edition at

About Arvig
Headquartered in Perham, Minnesota, Arvig is a local, employee-owned broadband and full-service telecommunications provider. Committed to delivering cutting-edge technology to customers throughout the region, Arvig provides residential and business internet, television, phone and security services. Additionally, Arvig provides a wide variety of business technology solutions. Visit for additional information.