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Dennis Bednar

Founder/ Chief Executive Officer

Dennis is the Founder & CEO of Meritech. He is a graduate of Ohio University where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Dennis earned his accounting certification while working at a local CPA firm. He started Meritech in April of 1978 on a five hundred dollar loan which has since grown into a multi-million dollar locally owned business. His passion & dedication has led to a successful business, employing over a hundred team members across multiple office locations.

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Mary Ann Bednar


Mary Ann joined Meritech in 1989 and is responsible for overseeing all operations of the organization. She focuses on responding to customer needs and believes that great customer service builds loyalty. Her core values reflect that success is achieved through passion and commitment to our customers and employees. Mary Ann believes that giving back to the community is key and is involved with many charities and non-profit organizations throughout Northeast Ohio.


Ken Vanden Haute

Vice President

Ken began his career at Meritech in 1992 as a warehouse employee. Through hard work and vision, he has taken on the role as Vice President. Ken focuses on driving revenue and market share growth for Meritech by leading sales channel transformation and evolving the company’s customer acquisition, retention, segmentation, brand and competitive strategies. With his leadership & drive, Meritech has achieved double digit growth over the past several years.