Leadership

To deliver on our mission, ý supports a diverse and experienced team of industry leaders. Highly accessible and committed to quality assurance, they are the people who love to work with you—and the people you love working with. They have guided the company through many significant milestones and play an instrumental role in our success.

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Executive Chair

Kevin Mason

Kevin Mason is the Executive Chair of ý and a Member of the Executive Board. Kevin started with the organization in 1992 and has served as Controller, Vice President of Operations and President. He has overseen the conversion of ý from a regional utility contractor to a multi-company, full-service organization with a tremendous depth of management, an emphasis on quality service, and the development of strong customer relationships. Kevin holds an MBA in Finance from Indiana University.
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President & CEO

Rajive "Raj" Beri

Rajive Beri serves as President & CEO of ý and is also a member of the Executive Board. Raj has industry experience dating back to 1990, holding numerous executive and operational leadership roles in Engineering and Field Operations for major operators, vendors, and service providers.

At ý, Raj focuses his experience on growth and operations. He emphasizes delivering quality services to customers with an emphasis on strong customer relationships. Raj holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Math Minor from Penn State University.

Chief Financial Officer

Andy Leake

Andy serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Andy has served in various Finance-related roles in the Manufacturing and Construction industries over the last 15+ years in firms ranging in size from $20M to multi-billion dollar publicly traded companies.

At ý, Andy leads teams focused on Accounting and Financial Reporting, Operational Finance, Data Analytics, and Information Technology. Andy holds a bachelor's degree from Illinois State University and an MBA from Syracuse University.

Executive Vice President, Business Transformation

Lisa Torres

Lisa Torres serves as Executive Vice President of Business Transformation. She has worked in telecom for 25+ years, holding various operational leadership roles for national carriers and service providers. Lisa’s experience has focused on engineering, construction, operations, and site development throughout her career. Her Business Transformation team includes Business Development, Project Management, and Business Operations (Fleet Management, Supply Chain, Contracts.) At ý, her team focuses on planning, processes, and change management strategies to increase efficiency and production. Lisa’s bachelor’s degree is from Duke University, and she has a master’s degree in urban planning from Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Senior Vice President, Midwest Telecom Operations

Scotty Likens

Scotty Likens has held several positions since joining ý in 2010. He currently serves as Vice President of Midwest Telecom Operations. Scotty has 30 plus years of knowledge and experience in telecom infrastructure implementations. Scotty also serves as Associate Member Chair for the Kentucky Telecom Association. Scotty values integrity and honesty in himself and others. He is committed to providing the best services available to his customers while promoting the highest degree of safety and satisfaction within Team ý.
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Vice President Operations, Energy ý

Billy Vincent

Billy Vincent serves as Vice President of Energy ý. He began his career with ý in 1996 where he has held various positions in addition to his current, such as Purchasing Agent, Field Coordinator and Manager. Billy holds a degree in Construction Management from Indiana State University. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Power & Communication Contractors Association (PCCA).
Senior Vice President Operations, Atlantic Southeast

JJ Hudson

JJ Hudson serves as the Senior Regional Vice President of the Atlantic Southeast for ý. JJ has over 20 years of knowledge and experience in telecom engineering and construction. After spending 10 years on the Engineering side, he began his career with Electricom in 2013 where he has held various positions in addition to his current, such as Sr Construction Manager, and Sr Director. JJ holds a bachelor’s degree from Lander University in Business Management. At ý, JJ excels in running large projects, delivering quality work, and building customer relations.
VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS, ATLANTIC SOUTHEAST

TONY PASQUARELLO JR.

Tony Pasquarello Jr. serves as the Regional Vice President for the Atlantic Southeast and Mid Atlantic for Electricom. Tony Jr.'s primary customer has already run over 2,000 miles of fiber optics in the last four years across the rural markets of Upstate South Carolina. Tony Jr. has been in the utility construction industry for over 20 years, starting with natural gas before focusing on telecommunications. Tony Jr. started his career with Electricom in 2013 as a General Foreman, working through various roles to get to his current position. Tony Jr. holds an associate degree in culinary arts with a minor in business management from Keystone College. At ý, Tony Jr. prides himself on building strong relationships with customers and employees.
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Vice President, Human Resources and Risk Management

Steve Putt

Steve Putt serves as VP of Human Resources and Risk Management for ý. Since joining ý in 2014, Steve has helped shape the HR, Training, and Risk Management functions to meet ý’s growth plan. Steve is focused on maintaining and celebrating ý’s “family oriented” culture and strives to make it a part of ý everyday life. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Human Resources Development from Indiana State University.
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Vice President, Business Operations

Brooke Newlin

Brooke Newlin is the Vice President of Business Operations with ý. Brooke began her career with ý in 2004 as a billing clerk and quickly advanced into a management role.

With a focus on operational support, Brooke emphasizes efficient and effective process development that sponsors strategic direction. Brooke holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Butler University.

Vice President Controller

Texlin Quinney

Texlin Quinney serves as a Vice President Controller of ý and is a vital senior leadership team member. Texlin has worked in various industries, including public accounting, healthcare, telecommunications, and utilities. She has worked in several capacities in Business Operations for prominent operators and service providers.

At ý, Texlin concentrates on streamlining processes, cultivating resources holistically, and maximizing the effectiveness of the General Accounting team's support services. She prioritizes the delivery of high-quality services for internal stakeholders with a focus on cross-functional partnerships and multi-level collaboration. Seton Hall University awarded Texlin a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a concentration in mathematics and an MBA in Business Management. She also possesses a doctorate in Humanities from Clark Atlanta University.