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ComNet is a leading telecommunications solutions provider for small, medium, and enterprise businesses in the Columbus, Dayton, Mansfield, and Cincinnati areas. Since 1974, we have remained on the cusp of the continuous evolution of communications technology; an industry that’s constantly changing and moving forward.

Our phone systems today are much more efficient and functional than those of yesterday.

In addition to providing top-notch Mitel, TPX, Nextiva and NEC systems, we strive to become your partner in telecommunications solutions by understanding your unique business priorities and challenges backed by a clear vision of deploying information and communication technology to meet those challenges.

ComNet Solutions provides application solutions that automate and integrate processes to help your business run efficiently and smoothly. We have the tools and resources to evaluate existing services effectively; and the experience to design, install, and implement a solution targeted to your needs.

We are your strategic, most trusted solutions partner.

Our Team

Ray Lewis: President and CEO


Ray is a Telecommunications Industry Professional with over 40 years of industry experience and customer commitment. After serving his country as a U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran, Ray began his industry career in the early 1970’s as a Columbus-based voice and wireless paging company systems engineer. After joining Business Telephone Systems as V.P. of Operations for several years, Ray became their Small Business Division president. Following the acquisition of Business Telephone Systems by Northern Telecom, Ray and his partners established ComNet of Ohio in 1985; in turn, with the acquisition of ComNet by Inter-Tel, he became Midwest V.P. for the national telecommunications company launching their successful customer-centric Managed Services Program.

As Partner and President of ComNet Solutions, Ray now leads a seasoned team of industry professionals providing the sales, installation, and management of industry-leading telecommunications systems for all sizes and types of businesses in the Columbus and Dayton area.

Jeff Blair: Vice President of Operations


Jeff is an Industry Professional with over 35 years of telecom experience. After college Jeff found his career in communications with a local telecom company. In 1985 the company was acquired, and ComNet of Ohio was started. Leading the operations group as ComNet of Ohio grew to three offices, the foundation for strong customer service and commitment to customers became the baseline for ComNet’s growth and remains today as ComNet Solutions grows and expands in the ever-changing landscape of telecom. As a founding partner in ComNet Solutions and Vice President of Operations, Jeff focuses his years of telecom industry technical experience to lead the company’s installation, implementation and managed services team. As a telecom industry veteran, grounded in years of formal and informal telecom industry training and manufacturer system certification, Jeff demonstrates on a daily basis the ComNet customer experience through professional customer support and responsive system service.