Meet SVI

Robert Brentnall, President, CEO and co-founder of South Valley Internet.

RobertBob Brentnall established SVI in 1994 and has been the organization’s leader and guardian since its inception. With more than 20 years experience in telecommunications and data delivery services, Mr. Brentnall successfully transitioned the company from a traditional ISP to a technology-focused, IP-based communications company.

Prior to founding South Valley Internet Bob had a successful career as an Airline Pilot for Northwest Airlines from which he retired in 2001 as an Instructor Pilot and Captain on the Boeing 747. Brentnall also holds the rank of Colonel (Retired) in the United States Air Force and is a graduate of the University of Oregon where he received a Bachelor of Science degree.







Elise Brentnall, Vice President & COO

EliseWith more than 16 years of experience in technology you might say Elise grew up in the tech industry… and you’d be right. The daughter of founder Robert Brentnall, Elise joined SVI in 2002. Prior to joining the company Ms. Brentnall honed her business skills at various technology companies both large corporations and small start-ups such as Sun Microsystems. She was also a founding member and part of the Executive team at Eclectic Search Inc.

Elise is currently serving a 3-year term as a board member for the California ISP Association. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from Slippery Rock University. Ms. Brentnall continues to study and expand her knowledge about technology trends and has acquired multiple technological certifications.




Ally Lyles, Manager of Customer Experience

Ally Lyles joined the South Valley Internet team in the summer of 2016 as the Manager of Customer Experience. In this role, Ally and her team work together to ensure South Valley Internet is delivering an excellent customer service experience. In addition to making sure every customer receives exceptional support, Ally is the driving force of our Inside Sales Department.

With over 20 years of customer service experience with major corporations in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Ally has an overwhelming desire to ensure that every experience with South Valley Internet is outstanding. She will listen to your needs and will direct them to the proper personnel so that they are resolved in a timely manner and to your satisfaction. Her attention to detail and true concern for our customers provide you with an advocate on our team that will help make your partnership with South Valley Internet a rewarding one!