Steven C. Jones, Chairman of the Board
During his professional career, Mr. Jones has held various senior executive positions with both private and public early stage corporations and in investment banking. From 2001 until the present, Mr. Jones has been a Managing Director of Aspen Capital Advisors, a Naples, FL-based management consulting and financial advisory firm, which he founded. At Aspen, Mr. Jones advised early stage companies in different industries on growth initiatives, capital raising and mergers and acquisitions activity.
Prior to Aspen, Mr. Jones was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for CTC Communications Group. CTC is the largest competitive telecommunications carrier in the New England and Mid-Atlanta regions. At CTC, Mr. Jones was a key architect of repositioning CTC from NYNEX’s largest sales agent to a full facilities-based telecommunications carrier using IP + ATM packet switching technologies. During his tenure at CTC, Mr. Jones raised $135 million of capital and increased the market capitalization of the Company by 350%.
Prior to CTC Communications, Mr. Jones was an Investment Banker in Merrill Lynch’s Global Telecommunications, Media and Technology Group, headquartered in New York City. Mr. Jones received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Randall P. Henderson, Jr., Director, Vice-Chairman
Mr. Henderson has been involved in several entrepreneurial initiatives spanning almost three decades. From 1987 until present, Mr. Henderson has served as President of the Corbin Henderson Company, an Investment Real Estate Company located in Fort Myers, FL. Prior to that, Mr. Henderson was a Vice President, Commercial Lending at NCNB Bank from 1979-1986.
Mr. Henderson serves as the Mayor of the City of Fort Myers, a member of the Board of Directors of First Community Bank of Fort Myers, and is a past President of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Henderson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Mars Hill College.
Josh P. Reel, Director, President & CEO
Mr. Reel has 20 years of telecommunications industry experience and has led several telecom companies to market leadership in the communities they serve. Most recently, Mr. Reel served as President and CEO of NexGen Communications, a Midwest-based competitive local exchange carrier (“CLEC”), and was responsible for initiating and executing NexGen’s vision and business strategy. Mr. Reel received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
Stuart P. Conrad, CFA Director
Mr. Conrad has 24 years of experience in the telecommunications and related industries. Most recently, he was co-founder of 3 Squared Capital Advisors, a firm established to make investments in the telecommunications industry. Prior to 3 Squared Capital Advisors, he was Managing Director and Head of the North American Telecommunications Research Group at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. His focus included all segments of the telecommunications industry. In that capacity, he was selected, on multiple occasions, as a Wall Street Journal “All-Star” for stock picking.
Prior to that he held management positions in Investor Relations and Corporate Planning at MCI and was a Communications Officer with the U.S. Air Force. After leaving active-duty, he continued to serve as a member of the Air Force Reserves where his final assignment was Chief, White House Liaison Branch under President George H. W. Bush. Mr. Conrad has served as a member of numerous Boards of Directors including telecommunications companies, financial organizations, and charitable non-profitable organizations.
He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy and a Masters Degree in Corporate Finance from the College of William and Mary. Mr. Conrad was awarded the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 1994.
Tad M. Yeatter, Director
During his 27-year professional career, Mr. Yeatter has been involved in starting and funding numerous businesses and local real estate investment trusts. He is currently CEO of Schooner Bay Realty, Inc., a real estate development, sales and management firm. Mr. Yeatter is an expert in formulating and executing strategic marketing initiatives. Mr. Yeatter is currently providing this assistance to T3. He is also involved in numerous community activities. Mr. Yeatter attended Ohio State University.